The rock singer Shannon Hoon passed away at age 28, this age of death has to be considered too young. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Shannon Hoon and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Lead singer of the rock group Blind Melon whose career was cut short by a drug overdose. He has also collaborated with groups like Guns N’ Roses.
Rebelling against the glam rock scene in 1990s Los Angeles, he and his band were inspired by classic rockers Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Best known for their single “No Rain,” Blind Melon was a staple on MTV and had their debut album peak at #3 on the Billboard chart.
How did Shannon Hoon die?
Shannon Hoon's death was caused by drug overdose.
Today, we mark the latter, as it’s been 20 years since Blind Melon singer Shannon Hoon died of a heart attack brought on by a cocaine overdose.
|Cause of death
|Age of death
|September 26, 1967
|October 21, 1995
|Place of death
|New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
|Place of burial
Quotes by Shannon Hoon
"There's no leader of this band, and there never will be. That's the key. You can't control how the public perceives you-people see rock'n'roll bands as the guitar player and the singer."Shannon Hoon
"I made a living out of being a class clown."Shannon Hoon
"I want to do more. I'm never satisfied with what I've done."Shannon Hoon
"I really enjoy the therapeutic value of writing songs."Shannon Hoon
"I hate the word 'hippy'. I hate a lot of people, and hippies don't do that!"Shannon Hoon