The Last Songs Performed by Rockers Who Died Too Soon

Okay, I admit, this post might be a little BIT morbid. But, I think it’s interesting enough to overcome that. Loudwire put together a list of the last songs performed LIVE by rockers who passed away way too soon. Here are some of the highlights from the list, in chronological order:

1.  Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham:  “Whole Lotta Love” in 1980

2.  Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Randy Rhoads:  “Paranoid” by Black Sabbath in 1982

3.  Metallica bassist Cliff Burton:  “Fight Fire with Fire” in 1986

4.  Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain:  “Heart-Shaped Box” in 1994

5.  Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley:  “Man in the Box” in 1996

6.  Ronnie James Dio:  “Neon Knights” by Black Sabbath in 2009

7.  Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland:  “Unglued” in 2015

8.  Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell:  “Slaves & Bulldozers” in 2017

9.  Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington:  “Bleed It Out” in 2017

10.  Tom Petty:  “American Girl” in 2017

11.  Rush drummer Neil Peart:  “Working Man” in 2015

12.  Eddie Van Halen:  “Jump” in 2015

13.  Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins:  “Everlong” in 2022


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