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Overdoses, Electrocutions, And Other Times Musicians Nearly Died On Stage

Updated 23 Jan 2019 14.8k views10 items

Some musicians have nine lives. There are stories of performers who've died while performing and legendary tales of rock stars who've supposedly died and come back to life. Others are seemingly un-killable, as the true stories about Keith Richards prove. Music history is filled with terrifying stories about artists who have been electrocuted, collapsed, or experienced other near-death scenarios while performing for fans.

Some of these musicians ultimately died after being transported offstage, while others barely made it out alive. Whether it's an overdose on tranquilizers or a brain aneurysm, musicians have had some truly unthinkable on-stage experiences over the years. 

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