The Las Vegas coroner blames the singer's death on an accidental cocaine overdose

By Howard Breuer
December 10, 2007 08:15 PM
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Kevin DuBrow, the lead singer for Quiet riot, died of an accidental cocaine overdose, the coroner in Las Vegas said Monday.

Clark County coroner spokeswoman Samantha Charles confirmed the cause after toxicology results were received, the Associated Press reports.

The 52-year-old DuBrow was found dead in his home Nov. 25.

“The cause is cocaine intoxication,” Charles said.

Quiet Riot was best known for “Cum on Feel the Noize” in 1983 on the album Metal Health, the first by a metal band to reach No. 1 on the Billboard chart.

DuBrow didn’t hide his appreciation for drugs. His most recent album with the band was titled “Rehab.”

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