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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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Their masks they never remove - The Network
The reason they don't take them off is probably becasue thay're an alias band of Green Day.
Optimus Lime
Screaming Female Fans - New Kids On The Block
New Kids On The Block, and other bands such as Take That, and Backstreet Boys are notorious for attracting hordes of screaming female fans to their live shows.
Changing Their Image - New Kids On The Block
In 1994, several months before they broke up, New Kids On The Block were under new management and their manager suggested that they change their image from sweet and clean cut kids to 5 remarkably sexist and male chauvenistic men. The image change didn't hide the fact tha t the guys album Face The Music tanked and they broke up soon afterwards.
Milli Vanilli Syndrome - New Kids On The Block
After Milli Vanilli were exposed as frauds in 1990 tabloids began to dig around to find out who else had fallen prey to Milli Vanilli Syndrome. All lipsyncing accusations fell into the laps of the New Kids after a disgruntled ex-employee accused the group of lip syncing at their concerts. Proctor appeared on the Arsenio Hall show to tell his side of the story. That then manager Maurice Starr was some sort of a musical wizzard and he could imulate any of the New Kids's voices. The New Kids appeared on the Arsenio Hall show a week afterwards to refute the accusations that they lip synced at their concerts by performing live.
His curly hair - Nick Jonas
Nick's trademark curls let him stand out from his brothers Joe and Kevin.
Being the love interest of Kim Kardashian - Nick Jonas
Even though she's about ten years older than him, Kim actually confessed to a tabloid magazine about her much younger crush.
Promoting Lip Gloss - Nicki Minaj
Recently, "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj was in central London to help launch lip gloss for MAC Viva Glam.
Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Pandering to Barbara Walters - Nicki Minaj
Despite rapper Nicki Minaj's shout out to "Barbs" at the American Music Awards, she is NOT on Barbara Walters list of the Top 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year for 2012!!! Seven positions are filled leaving the top 3 open. They will be revealed on Dec 12th on ABC's "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year." (Wouldn't it be nice if Mariah Carey filled one of those? Minaj would go insane!)
Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Gun Threat Against Mariah a Hoax? - Nicki Minaj
Recently on "American Idol" judge Nicki Minaj threatened fellow judge Mariah Carey with violence uttering the words "Shoot the Bitch" as a taped session erupted in a fierce argument between the two. Minaj walked off, but made several threats against Carey which included the gun bit. Since she was not fired for the incident many believe that Mariah's anger and Minaj's remarks are fake, intended to increase ratings. Mariah has stated that she never wanted Minaj on the show and that she in fact does not like her, nor her theatrics. Minaj just laughs and tweets the rumors off... so what's the truth??? The viewers are left wondering...
Robert D. Arndt Jr.
HUGE fan of Bic Runga AND Lewis Hamilton's GF - Nicole Scherzinger (Pussycat Dolls)
Nicole may be the lead singer of Pussycat Dolls), but she is now dating Lewis Hamilton, who could clinch the Formula One driver's title of 2008 on 2nd November. Also in the band's upcoming tour to New Zealand, she revealed in an interview that she is a HUGE fan of Bic Runga.
Rocky Mak
Having An Out-Of-Body Experience - Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue fame told his tale of surviving a drug binge to Behind The Music. He told that he was in a hotel room with a friend getting high and this friend decided that he wanted to give him a humongous dose of heroin and he was so messed up that he said "do it." This friend injected him with the heroin and they decided to drag Nikki to the bathtub and douse him with cold water. When Nikki didn't wake up the friend called an ambulance and on the way to the hospital he was clinically dead. Nikki described his experience as being like he was floating over top of his body until a doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline.
Drug Abuse - Nikki Sixx
He almost died from heroin overdose.
Suicide - Nirvana
The band broke up when lead singer Kurt Cobain shot himself.
Ned Riley
No One understanding them - Nirvana
Kurt sang very indistincly
Pulling Offensive Video - No Doubt
No Doubt has pulled its new cowboys-and-indians themed music video and is apologizing to Native Americans and others offended by the clip. In a posting on its website the band says the video for "Looking Good" was "never to offend, hurt, or trivialize Native American people." The video features Gwen Stefani and bandmate Tony Kanal in traditional Native American clothes, while Adrian Young and Tom Dumont are in cowboy get-ups with guns. Dumont and Young tie up Stefani while Kanal is behind bars. The band says it consulted Native American friends and experts but realize people have been offended and "sincerely apologize."
Robert D. Arndt Jr.
Acting - Noah Reid
Actor/singer Noah Reid is a musician but also stars on the CBC series Schitt's Creek, Patrick. a love interest of David Rose played by Dan Levy.
Talking in a deeper voice than she sings in - Noria Shiraishi
Noria from BeForU sings in a very high, cute voice. However, she talks rather normally.
DJ Blaze
Autopsy Report Release Controversy - Notorious B.I.G.
An attorney for the family of Notorious B.I.G. said recently it's "ridiculous" that LAPD have not arrested anyone for the rapper's 1997 killing, which has returned to the spotlight after coroner's officials released a long-sealed autopsy report. The report revealed that injuries caused by a single bullet killed the rapper, whose real name was Christopher Wallace. Wallace, during a drive-by shooting in 1997, was hit by 4 bullets after leaving a music industry event. One bullet hit his heart, left lung, and colon, causing his death, the 23 page report states. The attorney, Perry Sanders criticized police for not closing one of LA's highest profile unsolved murders, especially since he had been told that police knew who was responsible. Police spokesman Richard French declined to comment, saying Wallace's killing was still an open investigation. Most believe it was the East Coast-West Coast rap rivalry turned deadly in the 1990s. Wallace's killing came months after Tupac Shakur was was gunned down in Las Vegas.
Robert D. Arndt Jr.

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