311's name masks sinister ties to white supremacy, because 'K' is the eleventh letter of the alphabet, and three times 'K' equals KKK
Aerosmith once decided to play their set list in reverse, then opened with their encore
and walked off the stage.
Violinist Joshua Bell
plays in the subway.
announces every time he claps a child in Africa dies; someone from the audience tells him to stop doing that.
David Bowie's wife once caught him in bed
with Mick Jagger.
Mariah Carey said she'd love to be skinny
like "starving children."*
When asked for a reaction to the death of King Hussein of Jordan
, Carey mourned the loss of the greatest basketball player of all time.*
R&B singer Ciara
was once a man.
A vicar advised Eric Clapton to take "a few months to practice" before playing his guitar
After the beleaguered lead guitarist of a band responds to heckling
by asking if anyone in the audience thinks he can do better, Clapton steps onto the stage and shows him up.
"Tears in Heaven
" was composed as a tribute to Conor Clapton, Eric's preschooler son who died in an accident.*
Phil Collins orders all Jews to leave
Phil Collins wrote "In The Air Tonight
" after witnessing a man refuse to come to the aid of a drowning swimmer.*
John Denver was a U.S. Army sniper
John Denver orders all Jehovah's Witnesses to leave
Elliot, "Mama" Cass:
Mama Cass choked
to death on a ham sandwich.
Singer "Mama" Cass Elliot experienced an increase in her vocal range after she was hit in the head by a pipe
God Bless the USA
singer-composer Lee Greenwood dodged the draft
by fleeing to Canada.
Deborah Harry was once abducted
by serial killer Ted Bundy.
Jimi Hendrix was dropped as an opening act from a Monkees tour because the Daughters of the American Revolution
complained that his stage act was "too erotic."
During a "Tonight Show" appearance, Jimi Hendrix proclaimed Phil Keaggy
to be the greatest guitarist of all time.
Lauryn Hill once announced she'd rather die than have
buy her albums.*
The airplane in which Buddy Holly died was named American Pie
Buddy Holly's group named themselves "The Crickets" because the sound of a chirping cricket
accidentally appeared on one of their recordings.
favorite William Hung
died of a heroin overdose.
Michael Jackson owns the rights
to the Beatles' songs.
Michael Jackson has a prosthetic nose
and it fell off during a recent TV special.
Mick Jagger was caught with Marianne Faithfull and a Mars bar
during a drug raid.
Joan Jett sent an angry letter
to Rolling Stone
to complain about their "Women in Rock" issue.
Elton John collapsed at a party and had semen
pumped from his stomach.
is the son of Hank Williams, Jr.
KISS bassist Gene Simmons had a cow's tongue
grafted onto his own.
from KISS band members was mixed with the red ink used to print the first KISS comic book.
is a hermaphrodite.
Fame, Lady Gaga's perfume
, is made with blood and semen.
Members of Led Zeppelin once employed a mud shark
on a female groupie.
Lil' Bow Wow:
Rapper Lil' Bow Wow was raped
by his driver or bodyguard.
Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes:
Lisa Lopes of TLC was murdered
in a revenge killing.
Marilyn Manson was Paul Pfeiffer in TV's The Wonder Years
Marilyn Manson slaughters puppies
as part of his stage show.
Marilyn Manson became Evil Incarnate because a church youth group
The Masked Marauders:
A group of 1960s rock superstars recorded an album under the name The Masked Marauders
, singer of "Don't Worry, Be Happy," killed himself.
auditioned for the Monkees.*
Michael Nesmith's mother invented Liquid Paper
Mike Nesmith learned to play guitar to regain dexterity in fingers injured by a firecracker
Willie Nelson said it was a good thing he was caught with a bag of marijuana rather than spinach
else he'd have been dead by now.*
Violinist Itzhak Perlman once finished a concert on an instrument with only three strings
after one string broke.
Elvis once said: "The only thing a nigger can do for me is buy my records and shine
Elvis was told: "Stick to driving a truck
, because you'll never make it as a singer."
Elvis' backup singers walked out during a concert after his remark that their breath "smelled like catfish
Keith Richards beat a heroin addiction by having all his
replaced at a Swiss medical clinic.
Jefferson Airplane singer Grace Slick named her daughter 'God
Producer Phil Spector deliberately recorded an unreleasable song called "The Screw
" in order to cheat his former partner out of royalties.
Rod Stewart collapsed at a party and had semen
pumped from his stomach.
The band 10cc
was so named because the term represents the amount of semen in an average male ejaculation (or a little bit more).
Shania Twain is the great-granddaughter of Mark Twain
Keith Urban orders all Canadians to leave
Van Halen's standard performance contract contained a provision calling for them to be provided with a bowl of M&Ms, but with all the brown
Sergio Vega murdered
scant hours after dispelling rumors about reports of his death.
Williams, Hank Jr.:
Hank Williams, Jr.
is the father of Kid Rock.
Guitarist Ron Wood
lost a chance to join the Rolling Stones in 1969 because he missed a phone call.
Frank Zappa was the son of TV's Mr. Greenjeans.
Frank Zappa won a gross-out contest
by eating excrement on stage.
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