Thankfully, after being pronounced dead and being brought back to life, these eight rock stars didn’t develop a hankering for human flesh. Nope, they just kept making great music, but with a new appreciation for the fragility of life.

While some of the rockers fell victim to rock and roll excess, dabbling too much with drugs, there are a few others who suffered a fate far worse with a laundry list of injuries added on from vehicle accidents.

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Scroll through the list and see which rockers we thankfully still have that briefly were no longer with us, including Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx, Pantera's Philip Anselmo and some others.

8 Rockers Who Died and Came Back to Life

These musicians died and came back.

Gallery Credit: Loudwire Staff

10 Rock + Metal Musicians Who Became Pastors + Worship Leaders

There are many rock and metal musicians who became Christian preachers or evangelists down the road — specifically as the pastor of a church, or as a minister of music in a congregation. Here is a list of just 10 particular examples from within rock and metal.

Gallery Credit: Philip Trapp

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