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Ozzy Osbourne / Dave Grohl

Kruddy Korn – Worst Rock Tattoos

This is what happens when you try to save a few bucks by visiting a "do it yourself" tattoo studio. 

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Johnny Thunders
Jungle Records

Johnny Thunders – Found in Pretzel State

New York Dolls guitarist Johnny Thunders passed away on April 23, 1991. Though many rumors surrounded Thunders' death, it was ruled that he died of drug-related causes. Thunders had been staying at the St. Peter House in New Orleans and by the time he was discovered, rigor mortis had set in.

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Mayhem Per Dead Ohlin and Euronymous
Mayhem

Per ‘Dead’ Ohlin and Euronymous – Suicide Precedes Murder

Mayhem vocalist Per "Dead' Ohlin committed suicide on April 8, 1991, but not before several conflicts with guitarist Euronymous, who reportedly encouraged Dead's suicidal tendencies and once sent him shotgun shells that the singer used to take his own life.

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Dead Boys
Sire

Stiv Bators – Hit by Taxi

Veteran New York punk rocker Stiv Bators met his end on June 3, 1990 when he struck by a taxi while crossing the street in Paris. Bators, best known for his stint playing with Dead Boys, was reportedly taken to a Paris hospital after the incident but left before receiving any treatment. The rocker claimed that he was fine, but then passed in his sleep later that evening.

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Sid Vicious and Mother
Express/Hulton Archives, Getty Images

Sid Vicious – Overdose by Mother?

Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious was to stand trial for murdering his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen, but never lived to see the trial. After being released on bail from jail in 1979, a small gathering attended a party to celebrate at his New York apartment. The rocker's mother, a registered drug addict herself, had some heroin delivered to the apartment. Vicious, who had been clean while behind bars, overdosed on Feb. 2, 1979.

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Avaejee
Facebook: Surrender of Divinity

Avaejee – Murdered By Satanist?

In the most recent of these strange deaths, Samong "Avaejee" Traisattha, vocalist for the black metal band Surrender of Divinity, was stabbed to death in his home on Jan. 8, 2014. The Thai musician was discovered by his wife, who had just put the couple's child to bed.

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Angela Gossow / Lzzy Hale / Cristina Scabbia
Century Media (2) / Atlantic

The Pretty Reckless’ Taylor Momsen – Supreme Rock Goddesses

After a very successful acting career, Taylor Momsen chose to leave it all behind and focus on music. Momsen formed The Pretty Reckless in 2009, and the band has since released two EPs and one full-length album, with another set for 2014.

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The Yellow Dogs
Tell All Your Friends PR

Rockers We’ve Lost in 2013: The Yellow Dogs’ Sourosh Farazmand + Arash Farazmand

Yellow Dogs guitarist Sourosh Farazmand and drummer Arash Farazmand were tragically killed by a gunman in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 11.

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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Blackheart

Rockers We’ve Lost in 2013: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts’ Lee Crystal

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts drummer Lee 'Crystal' Sackett passed away on Nov. 5 due to complications from multiple sclerosis. 

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Vixen
Jay West, WireImage

Rockers We’ve Lost in 2013: Vixen’s Jan Kuehnemund

Founding Vixen guitarist Jan Kuehnemund passed away from cancer at the age of 51 on Oct. 10.

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