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Music Trivia You Should Know

Bands/Musicians
379.6k views10 Famous Rock Bands That Were Struck By Horrifying & Violent TragediesSometimes being in a band isn't all it's cracked up to be. Just ask these bands, all of which suffered terrible fates. All of thes...
Singers
898 votersPop Star Rumors That Are Shockingly 100% TrueWhen you're a pop star, the rumors circulating about you are ever-present; it is, in a very real way, simply another aspect of the...
Bands/Musicians
1.5k votersSingers Who Had Meltdowns on StageSingers are emotional people: can you blame them for having an on-stage meltdown every once in a while? Neither can we. Even singe...
Curses
7k voters20 Otherworldly Curses in the Music IndustryIt shouldn’t be surprising that there are a bevy of curses, superstitions, and creepy coincidences interwoven into the fabric of t...
Controversy
1.7k votersThe 17 Most Controversial Music Videos Of All TimeIf you enjoy art that makes you question its very right to exist, look no further than scandalous music videos, which litter the p...
True Crime
293.2k viewsFamous Musicians Who Were MurderedThe cost of fame can be high, and these musicians paid with their lives. It's always gut-wrenching to hear that a musician has bee...
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233.1k viewsRock Stars Who Were Nerds When They Were KidsAny time a rock star steps into a room, they are the automatically coolest person there. Rock stars are just inherently smoother, ...
Musician/Band Trivia
1.2k votersThe Weirdest Musical Feuds EverWhere there is art, there are artists fighting. Musical feuds are nothing new. Artists clash over stylistic differences, or simply...
Myths & Legends
202k viewsThe Most Infamous Rock and Roll Urban LegendsThe mythos of rock and roll music started as soon as Elvis and his swiveling hips hit the stage. But with a powerful mystique come...
Weird
2.4k voters24 Extremely Peculiar Personal Quirks that Historic Musicians HadJust because someone is a musical genius, doesn't mean that they don't deal with their own interesting, um, quirks, right? Hey, wh...
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2.7k votersPettiest Reasons Bands Broke UpSome of the greatest bands in music history called it quits at the height of their fame - sometimes because the band legitimately ...
Rock
5.7k votersRock Bands That Have Tarnished Their LegaciesEven the most successful bands have had their share of problems – it’s the nature of the beast. Personal tensions can become bigge...
Grammys
11.4k viewsHow Does The Recording Academy Of Music Actually Select Grammy Winners?Grammy Award recipients are chosen by a select group of professionals with accomplished careers in the music industry. Therefore, ...
Music History
843.4k viewsBands That Are (Or Were) CouplesMusic is a very personal outlet that can unify people in a unique way. It's no surprise that many successful bands feature romanti...
Entertainment
142.9k views70+ Musicians Who Became Famous ActorsList of musicians turned actors, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous rock stars, pop singers, and rappers have a...
Music History
8.1k votersThe Most Famous Guitars Of All TimeOftentimes, musical instruments are just as recognizable as the people who play them. Some of the greatest guitar players in histo...
Singers
7.4k votersThe Best Solo Artists Who Used to Front a BandMusic groups, no matter how successful they may become, tend to have an expiration date. When a rock band or rap group eventually ...
Bands/Musicians
91.2k views16 Famous Bands Whose Members Died,  And How They Handled ItHow do bands go on after a core member dies, especially at the very height of their fame? Every group handles band member deaths d...
Culture
394 voters21 Most Notoriously Introverted Rock Stars Of All Time, Ranked By How Much They RockDespite the fact that you can usually find them rocking out on stage in front of a sold-out crowd, several of the biggest rock sta...
Bands/Musicians
3.8k votersFamous Bands That Changed Lead SingersWhen it comes to putting together a killer band, it's all about the chemistry. There are so many groups that switched lead singers...