Five Famous Rock Stars Killed by Alcohol

When we think of rocks stars dying young — people like Kurt Cobain, Layne Staley, Phil Lynott or Janis Joplin — it’s usually because of hardcore drug use and it’s a long, long list of those who departed. But many rock stars have died way too young because of their addiction to alcohol and drinking. Here are five famous rockers who died from the bottle

John Bonham

Led Zeppelin’s drummer and resident fun guy, John Bonham died on Sept. 25, 1980 at the age of 32. Bonham was well-known for his drinking prowess, and ultimately, it…