The Cemetery of Rock

(or the Rock n Roll graveyard)

Last updated 22 February 2000



This site contains the final resting place, tombstone, gravesite, death site, memorial or tribute to many great dead rock stars. No musical or international boundaries are recognised here. This site acknowledges all genres of popular music from the 50's through to today regardless of creed, colour, musical style or level of success. All were great contributors to the musical force known universally as Rock.






Click on the artist's name to visit their grave site and pay your respects.

Duane Allman - The Allman Brothers Band 

Florence Ballard - The Supremes

Michael Bloomfield - Paul Butterfield Blues Band & Bob Dylan Band

Marc Bolan - T Rex

Jeff Buckley

Tommy Bolin - The James Gang & Deep Purple

John 'Bonzo' Bonham - Led Zeppelin

Sonny Bono - Sonny & Cher

Cliff Burton - Metallica

Glen Buxton - Alice Cooper

Karen Carpenter - The Carpenters

Eric Carr - KISS

Harry Chapin

Kurt Cobain - Nirvana

Suicide note & death certificate only

Eddie Cochran

Sam Cooke

Jim Croce

Ian Curtis - Joy Division

'Mama' Cass Elliot - The Mamas & the Papas

Bobby Fuller - The Bobby Fuller Four

Steve & Cassie Gaines - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Andy Gibb

Jimi Hendrix - The Jimi Hendrix Experience

Buddy Holly

Shannon Hoon - Blind Melon

Michael Hutchence - INXS

Brian Jones - The Rolling Stones

John Lennon - The Beatles

Phil Lynott - Thin Lizzy

Ronald 'Pigpen' McKernan - The Grateful Dead

Bob Marley - Bob Marley & The Wailers

Keith Moon - The Who

Jim Morrison - The Doors

Rick Nelson

Berry Oakley - The Allman Brothers Band

Roy Orbison

Jerry Nolan - The New York Dolls

Gram Parsons - The Byrds

Elvis Presley

Randy Rhoads - Quiet Riot & Ozzy Osbourne

Otis Redding

J.P. 'Big Bopper' Richardson

Minnie Riperton

Bon Scott - AC/DC

Stuart Sutcliffe - The Beatles

Johnny Thunders - The New York Dolls

Robin Tyner - MC5

Ritchie Valens

Ronnie Van Zandt - Lynyrd Skynyrd

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Carl Wilson - The Beach Boys

Ricky Wilson -The B52s 

Frank Zappa - The Mothers of Invention


For the Record....

Of the fifty-four listed dead rockers here are their causes of death:

Drug overdose or related: 13
Disease or medical condition: 11
Aviation crash: 11
Motor vehicle crash: 7
Alcohol related: 3
Suicide: 3
Other accidental death: 2
Homicide: 2

Average age at death: 31


Thankyou to all of you who have sent new pics or corrections to this site. This site cannot exist without your input so if I've made a mistake, let me know.   


Gone, But Not Forgotten:

The following greats are missing in action so if anyone can help with a picture of their grave or memorial please email me.

This list was last updated 22 February 2000

Paul Butterfield
David Byron - Uriah Heep
Chas Chandler - The Animals
John Cipollina - Quicksilver
Gene Clark - The Byrds
Michael Clarke - The Byrds
Steve Clark - Def Leppard
Albert Collins
Allen Collins - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Brian Connolly - The Sweet
Bobby Darin
John Denver
Tom Evans
Pete Farndon - The Pretenders
Tom Fogerty - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Jerry Garcia - The Grateful Dead
Marvin Gaye
Lowell George - Little Feat
John Glascock - Jethro Tull
Keith Godchaux - The Grateful Dead
Rick Grech - Blind Faith
Pete Ham - Badfinger
Bill Haley - Bill Haley & The Comets
Tim Hardin
Dan Hartman
Donny Hathaway
Bob Hite - Canned Heat
Randy Hobbs - Johnny Winter Group
James Honeyman-Scott - The Pretenders
Nicky Hopkins - The Jeff beck Group
Marc Hunter - Dragon
Janis Joplin - Big Brother & The Holding Company
Terry Kath - Chicago
Paul Kossoff - Free
Nicolette Larson
Frankie Lymon
Linda McCartney - Wings
Jimmy McCulloch - Wings
Robbie McIntosh - Average White Band
Richard Manual - The Band
Steve Marriot - The Small Faces
Jonathan Melvoin - Smashing Pumpkins
Freddie Mercury - Queen
Billy Murcia - New York Dolls
Brent Mydland - The Grateful Dead
Nico - The Velvet Underground
Notorious B.I.G.
Brad Nowell - Sublime
Laura Nyro
Phil Ochs
Wendy O'Williams - The Plasmatics
John Panozzo - Styx
Felix Pappalardi - Mountain
Lawrence Payton - The Four Tops
Kristen Pfaff - Hole
Cozy Powell - Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Michael Schenker Group, Whitesnake, Warlock, Black Sabbath, Yngwie Malmsteen Band
Jeff Porcaro - Toto
Keith Relf - The Yardbirds
Mick Ronson - David Bowie Band
David Ruffin - The Temptations
Stephnie Sargent - 7 Year Bitch
Hillel Slovak - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Ian Stewart - The Rolling Stones
Gary Thain - Uriah Heep
Steve Took - T-Rex
Peter Tosh - The Wailers
Fred 'Sonic' Smith - MC5
Tupac Shakur
Gene Vincent
Danny Whitten - The Rockets
Alan Wilson - Canned Heat
Dennis Wilson - The Beach Boys
Kurt Winter - The Guess Who
Andrew Wood - Mother Love Bone
Chris Wood - Traffic

in fact anyone who is a departed Rocker....


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