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Best Episodes of Behind the Music

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Behind the Music follows the careers of famous rockers, chart-toppers, and singer-songwriters. The best episodes of Behind the Music often find bands dealing with tragedy before finding success. Some good episodes of Behind the Music also focus on the personal lives of the musicians some of which get involved in scandalous affairs.

What are the best episodes of Behind the Music? Metallica's edition is a fan favorite. It finds the iconic metal group coping with the death of a bandmate and follows them through their rise on rock radio. Red Hot Chili Peppers also is an engaging episode of Behind the Music.

Aaliyah is the subject of another good episode from Behind the Music as is Shania Twain who overcame adversity to become one of the best-selling artists of all time.

Do you have a favorite Behind the Music episode? Give the best episodes a vote up and vote down any episodes you may not have liked.

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    Motley Crüe

    The hard rock band whose lifestyle, based entirely around drugs and groupies, become symbolic of the decadence of the 1980s heavy metal scene....
    • Original Airing: Dec 13 1998
    • Season: Behind The Music - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 14
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    Milli Vanilli

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    The photogenic dance pop group that was disgraced after it was revealed that it did not sing on its album....
    • Original Airing: Aug 24 1997
    • Season: Behind The Music - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    8
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    Def Leppard

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    The British pop metal band, which released such multi-platinum albums as Pyromania and Hysteria....
    • Original Airing: Jun 21 1998
    • Season: Behind The Music - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 34
    7
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    Rick Springfield

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    The popular rock singer/actor, who was propelled to fame by a stint on a soap opera....
    • Original Airing: Nov 29 1998
    • Season: Behind The Music - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 11
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