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Death at 27 for Kristen Pfaff: Conspiracy or Coincidence?

Tweet For Kristen Pfaff, love and death seemed to be very close together – and the pun is intended. It doesn’t take much searching on the Internet to find the concept put forward that her death by a heroin overdose just a few months after Kurt Cobain’s supposed suicide was not a coincidence, but a conspiracy. She and Kurt were close friends, and some have questioned exactly how close. Kristen was the bass player for Courtney’s band Hole, and naturally became part of an inner circle. The suspicions about the way she died center on the idea that she was … Continue reading

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Kristen Pfaff Conspiracy – Death And 27 Club, Just Months After Kurt Cobain

Tweet Kristen Pfaff died on June 16, 1994, of an overdose of heroin. She was a bass guitarist and a founding member of the Minnesota group Janitor Joe, and more famously, Hole. She was 27 years and 21 days old at the time of her death. Pfaff was classically trained in cello and piano when she formed her first band and learned to play bass guitar. Janitor Joe was a band in the grunge mode of Pacific Northwest bands, but was based in Minneapolis, where they rapidly became a must-see group on the local circuit. They had some success with … Continue reading

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