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27 Club

Quiz: all are members of the '27 Club' who died at the age of 27

  1. The musician who came up with the band name the "Rollin' Stones"?
  2. 1969 Woodstock headliner who was the world's highest-paid performer?
  3. It was this musician's death at the age of 27 in 1994 that brought the "27 Club" to light?
  4. Portrayed in a 1991 Oliver Stone biopic film featuring actor Val Kilmer?

  5. Richey Edwards disappeared in 1995 aged 27. Which Welsh rock band did he play guitar for?
  6. A statue was unveiled of her at Stables Market in Camden Town, north London, in 2014?
  7. English poet who died aged 27 on a French hospital ship in 1915?
  8. Pete de Freita died in a motorcycle accident in 1989. He was the drummer of which English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978?
  9. Which country's own goal led to the murder of Andres Escobar after the 1994 FIFA World Cup?
  10. After appearing on the reality show "Big Brother" in 2002, this television personality became a household name?
  11. Lead singer of a little-known rock band who rose to prominence in 1967 at the Monterey Pop Festival?


  1. Brian Jones
  2. Jimi Hendrix
  3. Kurt Cobain
  4. Jim Morrison
  5. Manic Street Preachers
  6. Amy Winehouse
  7. Rupert Brooke
  8. Echo & the Bunnymen
  9. Colombia
  10. Jade Goody
  11. Janis Joplin