News Flash: Rock Stars Bad at Living

Posted September 5th, 2007 by Kevin Langston · 1 Comment

In case every biopic about every musician ever (including Amadeus) wasn’t a tell-tale sign, Reuters reports a recent study has concluded rock stars are better at dying than their pedestrian counterparts.

The Centre for Public Health at Liverpool John Moores University tallied more than 100 deaths among 1,064 musicians between 1956 and 2005. Particularly interesting was the trend that musicians are most at risk within the first five years of making it big.

You hear that, Chris Daughtry? The clock’s ticking …

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  • 1 Hope I die before I get old, Drawer B // Sep 6, 2007 at 11:37 pm

    […] bad as rock stars seem to be at living, some simply refuse to die. And in the same report that, uhh, brilliantly concluded that rock stars […]