5. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sid Vicious[/lastfm]
Volatile godfather of punk rock, Sid Vicious of the band the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sex Pistols[/lastfm], was also known for his tumultuous, drug-riddled relationship with Nancy Spugen. In October 1978, Vicious woke up in the Hotel Chelsea to find Spugen stabbed once in the abodomen, apparently bleed to death.
Vicious was arrested and charged with her alleged murder, saying : “I stabbed her, but I didn’t mean to kill her. I loved her, but she treated me like shit.”
After an attempted suicide and an assault charge, Vicious was sent to Rikers Island and was later released on bail. Vicious died of a drug overdose while out on bail.