GG Allin

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Birthday
29, 1956
Birthplace
Lancaster, NH
Death Date
Jun 28, 1993 (36)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
29, 1956
Birthplace
Lancaster, NH
Death Date
Jun 28, 1993 (36)

About

Punk rocker best known for his live performances featuring transgressive acts like coprophagia and self-mutilation.

Before Fame

He was a drummer for various bands. He was inspired by the British Invasion bands of the 1960s, such as The BeatlesRolling Stones, and the Dave Clark 5.

Trivia

He drew annual media attention by vowing to commit suicide each Halloween beginning in 1989, but he always ended up in prison on the fatal day. He eventually died of a heroin overdose in 1993.

Family Life

He was born Jesus Christ Allin. He and his brother Pinky founded Little Sister's Date, his first band, while they were in their teens. He married Sandra Farrow in 1980, but the couple divorced in 1986. He welcomed a daughter named Nico Ann Deneault in 1986 with his then-girlfriend Tracy Deneault.

Associated With

His musical hero was Hank Williams, and he felt they were both from the same ilk: loners, addicts, and workaholics.