Study Confirms That Being A Rock Star Can Shorten Your Life "The conclusion: If longevity is your objective, choose another line of work. And if you must be a pop musician, join a band. Solo performers were twice as likely to die early as members of a group were. ... Lest anyone miss the point, [the co-authors] titled their paper 'Dying to be Famous'."
The Wall Street Journal 12/19/12