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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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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.
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Celeste
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.
Celeste
Their outfits - Babymetal
The members of this all-female metal band from Japan are known for wearing red-and-black punk-themed outfits onstage.
Brian
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.
Celeste
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.
Celeste
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
Celeste
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.
Celeste
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.
Rich
Joining The North Carolina Boycott - Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam joined Bruce Springsteen and others in boycotting North Carolina over their Bathroom laws.
Celeste
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.
Celeste
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
Getting Caught In the Middle of a Terrorist Attack - Eagles of Death Metal
In November of 2015, terrorists attacked several locations in Paris including a concert hall where the Eagles of Death Metal were giving a concert. Dozens of their fans were killed, but the band survived.
Brian Kelly
Advocating Fan Safety At Concerts - Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters)
Dave Grohl has been a staunch advocate for fan safety at concerts and will stop a show just to talk about fan safety.
Celeste
Inspiring a classic movie - The Psychedelic Furs
The 1986 John Hughes movie "Pretty In Pink", was inspired by the Furs' song of the same name and the band contributed a re-recorded version of that song to the film's soundtrack.
GlamRockNinjaLord
Being the butt of a joke on a TV show - Winger
In the '90s cartoon "Beavis & Butthead", the dorky kid, Stuart, always wears a Winger shirt, as opposed to the two title characters' Metallica and AC/DC shirts.
GlamRockNinjaLord

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