Scientist proves that rock’s ’27 Club’ is a myth

The so called 27 club of rock stars dying at that certain age has been scientifically proven to be a myth, researchers with lots of time on their hands have claimed.

The report says that rock stars are likely to die at any age, although it was likely to be young. Interest in the ’27 Club’ was sparked earlier his year by the sad death of Amy Winehouse at that age joining Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Brian Jones and several others…



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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


  1. It’s quite simple – a certain percentage of the population will die at the age of 27 (and at every other age).

    The percentage of ‘rock stars’ (or dinner ladies or bankers or scuba divers) dying at that age will be approx the same. It’s just that no-one is interested when dinner ladies die!!!!


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