10 Rock Star Graves You Can (And Should) Visit

The news of an artist’s death is never easy, but the wave of support that follows is a reminder of how incredible their art was.

There are many ways fans remember musicians who have left Earth too soon: whether it’s rewatching live DVDs, buying T-shirts and albums, or even starting cover bands, it’s hard to let go of something that’s impacted your life so much.

Some artists have been buried in public lots, available for fans to pay tribute. Some of these get roses, photos, even paintings; others get graffitied or trashed.

Even when opinions are divisive, the fact still remains: this person made an impact while they were here.

Here are 10 graves of some of the greatest musicians that you can honour in person.


Nick Drake

Location: St. Mary Magdalene Churchyard, Warwickshire, England


Jim Morrison

Location: Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, France


Elvis Presley

Location: Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee


Johnny Ramone

Location: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, California


Buddy Holly

Location: City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Texas


Jimi Hendrix

Location: Greenwood Memorial Park, Renton, Washington


Rick James

Location: Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, New York


Duane Allman (The Allman Brothers)

Location: Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Georgia


Ronnie Van Zant

Location: Riverside Memorial Park – Jacksonville, Florida


John Bonham

Location: Rushock Parish Church – Worcestershire, England


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