The R.I.P. Rockstars is a standard, poker size playing and fortune-telling deck of cards. Each of the 53 cards of the deck celebrates the life and legacy of a rock star who has passed away in tragic circumstances.
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R.I.P. Rockstars Playing & Fortune-telling Cards – 42 USD shipping included.
Compact package: 53+2 cards, plastic card case and printed mini-booklet.
Card dimensions: 63mm x 88mm, 2.48″ x 3.46″.
Card stock: S30 professional standard card stock.
Plastic case for 55 poker size playing cards. 2 parts, container and lid.
Printed instruction mini-booklet is fit for a deck of poker size playing cards. Bi-folded, 8 sides on 128 gsm art paper. There are showcased and explained 4 card spreads from simple 3 and 4 cards reading to 7, respectively 21 cards spread.
The cards were attributed according to the date of birth of each featured artist. The average age of these artists, sadly, does not pass 40. Willie Dixon died of heart failure at age 76 while both, Billy Murcia and Sid Vicious died of an overdose at the age 21. Alarmingly, the most frequent cause of death is due to overdose, alcohol poisoning, suicide or different disease, but two of these artists were victims of murderers. Playing rock’n’roll is not only milk and honey! Keith Relf of Yardbirds died in the basement of his home in 1976 at age 33 from electrocution while playing an electric guitar.
Five of the legendary members of “Club 27” are here: Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Keith Moon, Ron McKernan and Kurt Cobain. The list of the featured artists includes a large variety of musicians. Just to mention a few: Gary Moore, Michael Starr (Alice In Chains), Hillel Slovak (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Paul Gardiner (Tubeway Army), Wendy O. Williams (Plasmatics), Prince, Ian Curtis (Joy Division), Bon Scott (AC/DC), Chris Cornell (Soundgarden), Layne Staley (Alice In Chains), Keith Flint (The Prodigy), John Lennon, Tom Petty, Scott Weiland, Wayne Static, Frank Zappa, Lemmy, Janis Joplin, Cliff Burton (Metallica), Chester Bennington (Linkin Park), Roy Orbison, John Bonham (Led Zeppelin), Dimebag Darrell (Pantera), Freddie Mercury, Kevin DuBrow (Quiet Riot), Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, and Jeff Hanneman (Slayer). You can check all the featured artists in the promotional video.
The R.I.P. Rockstars Playing and Fortune-telling cards are an excellent gift idea, a deck to own and a valuable collector item.
Portable and fancy, light and fits in any pocket, a great item to have it on you at any occasion.
The high-quality deck of cards virtually are suitable for any type of card game. Moreover, due to the specific theme of the deck, you can be creative and can come up with your own, music related game.
In order to facilitate fortune-telling, each card features upright and reversal meaning, respectively psychological profile, which makes learning and reading easy and enjoyable. The 8-sided printed mini-booklet presents instructions to lay down and read the cards.
Playing card games or fortune-telling with the R.I.P. Rockstars Playing and Fortune-telling cards is fun and easy. Everything one’s have to know is printed directly on the cards!
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