Quick Answer: Rock Band Member Who Was In Auto Accident In Australia?

What really happened to Bon Scott?

Legendary AC/DC frontman Bon Scott died of a heroin overdose. He also made quintessential and uncredited lyrical contributions to the band’s multi-platinum opus, “Back in Black.” The commonly accepted version of Scott’s death is that after a night of hard drinking in London in February 1980, Scott passed out in a car.

What happened to Thirsty Merc?

They were joined by Baker and Robertson, and formed a pop rock band, initially called Thirsty; soon after they moved to Sydney and were renamed, Thirsty Merc. A car accident on 22 September 2015 at Streatham, Victoria during a Thirsty Merc tour killed the band’s stage manager and injured drummer Mick Skelton.

Where is Steve Gilpin buried?

On 25 November 1991, while driving home from an Under Rapz gig at nearby Byron Bay, Gilpin was involved in a car accident. He sustained serious head injuries that left him in a coma. He never recovered consciousness and died in Southport Hospital on 6 January 1992, aged 42. He was buried on his property.

Which member of AC DC died recently?

Bon Scott
Died 19 February 1980 (aged 33) East Dulwich, London, England
Genres Rock and roll blues rock hard rock
Occupation(s) Musician, singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals

How did Shirl die?

Strachan was killed in a helicopter crash on 29 August 2001. He had been a fixed-wing pilot for many years and had been undergoing training for a helicopter pilot’s licence, with a view to buying a helicopter and taking friends and family on surfing safaris.

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