British music stars deceased in Heroin overdose

Here are 1 famous musicians from United Kingdom died in Heroin overdose:

Sid Vicious

Sid Vicious (May 10, 1957 Lewisham-February 2, 1979 Greenwich Village) also known as John Simon Ritchie, Vicious, Sid, John Beverley, The Sex Pistols, John Simon Richie, Simon Ritchie, Spikey John or John Simon Beverley was a British singer, musician, songwriter, composer and bassist.

His discography includes: Sid Vicious & Friends, Live at the Electric Ballroom, Never Mind the Reunion Here's Sid Vicious, Sid Dead Live, Sid Sings, Too Fast to Live... and The Vicious White Kids feat. Sid Vicious. Genres he performed: Punk rock and Rock music.

Sid Vicious rose to fame as the bassist of the influential punk rock band, the Sex Pistols. He joined the band in 1977, replacing original bassist Glen Matlock. Despite only being in the band for a short period of time, Sid Vicious became a cultural icon for his rebellious attitude and infamous antics both on and off stage.

Vicious struggled with drug addiction throughout his life, leading to numerous arrests and legal issues. He famously took the blame for the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, although the true circumstances surrounding her death remain a controversial topic to this day.

In addition to his work with the Sex Pistols, Vicious also pursued a solo career and collaborated with other musicians. Despite only releasing a handful of songs, he remains a highly influential figure in punk rock and is often regarded as a symbol of the movement's rebellious spirit.

Sid Vicious died tragically from a drug overdose at the age of 21, leaving behind a lasting legacy as one of the most iconic figures in punk rock history. His music and legacy continue to inspire new generations of punk rockers and rebel youth around the world.

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