Shannon Hoon

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Birthday
26, 1967
Birthplace
Lafayette, IN
Death Date
Oct 21, 1995 (28)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
26, 1967
Birthplace
Lafayette, IN
Death Date
Oct 21, 1995 (28)

About

Lead singer of the rock group Blind Melon whose career was cut short by a drug overdose. He has also collaborated with groups like Guns N' Roses.

Before Fame

Rebelling against the glam rock scene in 1990s Los Angeles, he and his band were inspired by classic rockers Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Trivia

Best known for their single "No Rain," Blind Melon was a staple on MTV and had their debut album peak at #3 on the Billboard chart.

Family Life

He had a daughter named Nico Blue with his longtime girlfriend, Lisa Crouse.

Associated With

At their height, he and Blind Melon opened for Neil Young, Ozzy Osbourne, and The Rolling Stones.