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What are various bands best known for outside of their musical abilities? Kiss for example are best known for their makeup.

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Relearning To Drum After Losing His Arm - Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
After Rick's car accident he had to retrain himself to use his right arm and his feet to drum.
Getting murdered while performing onstage - Dimebag Darrell
Dimebag Darrell (real name Darrell Lance Abbott) was performing with his band Damageplan in Columbus, Ohio on when 25-year old ex-Marine Nathan Gale opened fire and shot Darrell three times, along with 3 other people. The audience thought initially that the shooting was part of an act. Although Gale was killed by a police officer, Darrell was pronounced dead on the scene. His dispute with ex-Pantera bandmate Phil Anselmo was thought to be a catalyst for the shooting before investigators ruled that out.
Opie M.
Wrestling entrance themes - Motorhead
Motorhead performed three different themes for professional wrestler Triple H, most notably "The Game", his longest running theme.
Knighthood! - Ray Davies (Kinks)
Ray Davies of The Kinks recently got knighted by the Queen of Great Britain for his inciteful contributions to music.
Art Lover City Boy
Coming Back To Music After Having A Stroke - Alan Frew (Glass Tiger)
For Glass Tiger singer Alan Frew seems like one of the lucky ones to be alive after having suffered a stroke in his sleep. He ingored the signs of having a stroke and went to play golf with his son and spent several weeks in the hospital and several months in rehab to get in shape and to get the mobility back on his right side.
Filming Their Earlier Videos In Exotic Locations - Duran Duran
Duran Duran filmed their earlier music videos in exotic locations such as Sri Lanka and South America.
Their outfits - Babymetal
The members of this all-female metal band from Japan are known for wearing red-and-black punk-themed outfits onstage.
Designing and Building Personal Observatory Domes - Wayne Parker (Glass Tiger)
Wayne Parker not only was the bassist for Glass Tiger but he's also an amateur atronomer and designs Sky Shed P.O.D.s or Personal Observatory Domes.
Crossdressing - Versailles
The members of the all-male Japanese band Versailles, are also known for cross-dressing in Victorian-style outfits. Some people who are not familiar with them (especially Hizaki), have mistaken them for women.
Lefty Lucy
Public Speaking - Alan Frew (Glass Tiger)
Alan is known for speaking out publically about the struggles he's had with mental illness and how he medicated his troubles.
Sussudio - Phil Collins
We all know about Phil's #1 hit "Sussudio". BION, there are now women today who have that name. Google it, look in Classmates, look at FB, whatever. That name is there.
Sussudio Is My GF
Lead singer getting murdered - The Gits
It is sad that the only notoriety this Seattle band got was their lead singer Mia Zapata's brutal slaying. She was killed on July 7, 1993, and it would be about a decade later before the killer was arrested and sent to 36 years in prison.
Sheila Oh
Becoming Nobel laureate in literature - Bob Dylan
In 2016, Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. The reason give for this honor was "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
Toni Minot
Fishing Vacation In Northern Ontario - The Tragically Hip
After the Kingston show on their Man Machine Poem tour The Tragically Hip decided to take a fishing trip up in Northern Ontario
Constant comparisons to The White Stipes - Blood Red Shoes
Blood Red Shoes is a two person band from Brighton, England with a boy and a girl, and that's the only thing they really have in common with The White Stripes.
The Skuz
Announcing His Brain Tumor Diagnosis - Gord Downie(The Tragically Hip)
Gord Downie lead singer of the Canadian band the Tragically Hip announced through their band's website that he had been battling a giloblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor, for 6 weeks.
The band announced that they would work on their new album and a summer tour which would be their last one.
being married to a Major League Baseball player - Julianna Zobrist
Julianna met Kansas City Royals' second baseman Ben Zobrist on MSN Messenger during the early 2000's, and the couple have been outspoken about their Christian faith. During the Royals run to the 2015 World Series, a pregnant Julianna sang the national anthem at the Royals home games.
Joining The North Carolina Boycott - Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam joined Bruce Springsteen and others in boycotting North Carolina over their Bathroom laws.
Boycotting North Carolina Over Bathroom Laws - Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen canceled his band's concert in North Carolina over the state legislature's anti-transgendered law.
The law in North Carolina prevents transgender people from using the bathroom of the gender that they identify with.
Being wanted by Joan Rivers to sing at her funeral - Bobby Vinton
He was the favorite singer of the late comedian Joan Rivers. She had stated that she wanted him to sing at her funeral. Vinton, at the time of her death, was recovering from flu and pneumonia, and unfortunately his doctor wouldn't clear him to make the trip to her funeral.
Holly Stefan

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