Artist who have killed/murdered someone
The bands drummer Eduardo Arturo Vazquez murdered his wife Wanda Taddei on February 21, 2010 by dousing her in alchool and then setting her on fire. He was sentenced to life in prison on September 19, 2013.
This band were also playing on December 30, 2004 at the República Cromañón nightclub fire which claimed the lives of 194 people and Argentine courts deemed that the band shared some of the responsibility for the tragedy
The lead singer Bertrand Cantat murdered a French actress he was having an affair with named Marie Trintignant while at a hotel room in Lithuania with the cause of death being several blows to the head.
He was sentenced to 8 years however he only served 4 of those years sparking outrage.
In 1983 the bands drummer Jim Gordon who was suffering from undiagnosed schizophrenia bludgeoned his mother with a hammer before stabbing her to death. He kept claiming that he heard voices telling him to kill.
He was sentenced to 16 years to life in the California Medical Facility
Even before the murder the vocalist Dieter "Otze" Ehrlich was discovered to be an agent for The East German Secret Police.
In 1999 Otze would kill his father with an axe. He was then sentenced to a psychiatric hospital, where he died of a heart attack in 2005
In August, 1998 he shot and killed a 28 year old acquaintance of his at his home who he mistook to be a burglar. In October, 1999 a Texas jury acquitted him on the charge of murder
On May 8, 1976 the body of a hostess would be found in the trunk of a car in the parking lot of Haneda Airport. The car was traced back to Shigeru who was sentenced to 16 years in prison.
He was released on good behavior but would get in further legal trouble due to drug crimes.
He passed away on February 27, 2013
In 1973 he killed his wife and fellow artist Adriana Doriani in the tiny micro nation of San Marino.
He was sentenced to 7 years but only served 4 due to good behavior.
He passed away on August 27, 2005
In December, 1963 Pat shot dead his girlfriend and wounded a police officer who came to investigate. He died in prison on September 26, 1980.
The only song of his on this site "I’m Gonna Murder My Baby" has been called "doubly morbid because he did just that"
The bands singer Cristian Gabriel Alvarez Congiu otherwise known as Pity Alvarez is currently in a psychiatric ward awaiting trial for the murder on his neighbor Cristian Diaz who he is alleged to have shot several times with a pistol after an argument before trying to dispose of the weapon in a sewer.
He has yet to be sentenced or found guilty as it's been argued he's not fit to stand trial.
In 1993 Varg Vikernes murdered fellow band member Euronymous and was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the murder and an arson of which he only severed 15 of before being released in 2009 and moving to France. Also despite his denials he is accused of being a white supremacist and Neo-Nazi. He was also arrested in France under suspicion of planning a terrorist attack but the charges were dropped
In 2003 Phil Spector one of their members was arrested and charged with the infamous murder of actress Lana Clarkson. In 2009 he sentenced to 19 years in prison before passing away of COVID-19 in 2021
DaBaby was involved in an incident in Huntersville, North Carolina where a 19-year-old man was shot in the abdomen and died soon after. He confirmed his involvement in the shooting and said he acted in self-defense. The most serious charges were dropped in March 2019, and he pleaded guilty to carrying a concealed weapon, a misdemeanor.
In 1997 after getting in an altercation with his 30-year-old Sotiris Gialamas a friend of his daughter suddenly shot Sotiris dead. He was sentenced to life imprisonment but due to failing health he was soon released and passed away in 2000
Was involved in a crash which led to the death of a 58-year old woman in 2018. He was prosecuted, found guilty was sentenced to serve 18 months, but was not arrested.
Band member Gavin Makuma Yunupingu killed his sister when he was 25 years old with a kick to the head. He was sentenced to 15 months
He was convicted in the death of a woman under unclear circumstances in his apartment. His sentence was criticized for being too lenient. He passed away in 2013
Frontman Richard Horne, better known by the pen name Harry Horse, killed his wife Mandy, who had been terminally ill with multiple sclerosis, before killing their pets and himself on 10 January 2007.