Even the gifted artists, musicians and songwriters have claimed their lives due to alcohol. Each of this musician untimely end from either alcohol or drug overdose. Some of them are:
- John Bonham (Led-Zeppelin Drummer) – Found dead from asphyxiation from vomit after a night of heavy drinking.
- Steve Clark (Def Leppard Guitarist) – Died in home due to lethal combination of alcohol and drugs.
- Michael Clark (The Byrds Drummer) – He died of liver failure, cause by three decades of heavy alcohol use.
- Brian Connolly (Lead Singer of Sweet) – Problems with drinking and died of liver failure.