Crash, Darby

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Crash, Darby Gender: M
Jan Paul Beahm
born on 26 September 1958 at 23:00 (= 11:00 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 03°38' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 26°27 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 24°42'

Portrait of Darby Crash 
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Darby Crash
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American punk rock vocalist and songwriter, front man of the band 'The Germs' who committed suicide by intentional heroin overdose on 7 December 1980 in Hollywood, California at age 22. His death was largely overshadowed by that of John Lennon, who was killed by Mark David Chapman in New York just one day after Crash's suicide.

Crash/Beahm was depicted by his band mates as an "embattled and confused soul who struggled with drug use and his homosexuality." Despite his struggles, the musician was able to induce a cult-like adoration among his fans. He was featured in the film The Decline of Western Civilization 1 (1981) and his first solo album was recorded in 1979.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • compare to chart of Ant, Adam (born 3 November 1954). Notes: Crash adopted an Adam Ant-inspired look that included a mohawk


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1979 (first solo album)
  • Death by Suicide 7 December 1980 (Heroin overdose, in Hollywood, age 22)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provides data from birth certificate as reproduced in the biography "Lexicon Devil: The Fast Times and Short Life of Darby Crash and the Germs" by Brendan Mullen, Don Bolles, and Adam Parfrey (Los Angeles: Feral, 2002), p. x.


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Personal : Death : Suicide
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Germs; Darby Crash Band)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Punk rocker)