Born Richard Shannon Hoon in Lafayette, Indiana. Died of a drug overdose at the age of 28. He was found dead on Blind Melon's tour bus in a parking lot in New Orleans. The band was on tour supporting its second album, "Soup" at the time of his death.
Born September 26, 1967 in Lafayette, Indiana.
Died: October 21, 1995 in New Orleans, Louisiana.