Friday the 13th: 13 Bad Luck Rockers
When it comes to the ranking the unluckiest people in the world, rock stars on the whole fall somewhere between lottery winners and heirs to vast oil fortunes. Not many people have sympathy for famous musicians, who rake in buckets of money, tour the globe, bask in the adoration of fans and tend to have success with members of the opposite sex — all while never having to punch a clock at a nine-to-five job.
But rock stars don’t always have it easy, and sometimes things can go very, very wrong. There seem to be significant dangers associated with the career, whether it’s from the constant traveling or simply just living the care-free, drug-addled rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle. Beyond that, things don’t always pan out the way they are supposed to — some bands never quite make it, other bands go on to stardom while leaving former members in the dust.
With that in mind, join us on this Friday the 13th as we take a look at 13 artists and bands who have had their rock dreams sullied by extreme cases of bad luck: