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Sometimes a lead singer gets kicked out of a band, or leaves when their head gets too big for them. How well did they do on their own?

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Laughing Hyenas John Brannon The Laughing Hyenas' lead singer, he formed the group with Larissa Strickland(previously of L-7) in 1985. After the band broke up in 1995, Brannon later formed Easy Action, and reunited with Negative Approach. - Cotton Lorraine
Perfume Yuka Kawashima Yuka Kawashima left the group in order to pursue her studies. She later joined another group called Risky, and then attempted a solo career as Yuka. She graduated from the Hiroshima University of Economics in 2011. Nowadays she lives in Hiroshima and works at YNN47. - music
Play Janet Leon Since the discontinuation of everGirl during the disbandment of Play, Janet Leon went solo and recorded some of her music. - Brandon Reina
The Germs Belinda Carlisle The Germs' first drummer for a very brief period, under which she was known as "Dottie Danger," Carlisle later became the singer for the Go-Go's. - Alan the Ottoman
Platinum Blonde Kenny MacLean After Platinum Blonde broke up in 1991 Kenny went on to release a string of successful solo albums which netted him a Juno nomination for Most Promising Male and a SOCAN award for songwriting. - Celeste
Tears For Fears Roland Orzabal Well, I'm only saying this because he should have more solo projects under his name personally and not as TFF. - Estekay
Van Halen Michael Anthony The bass player for the classic VH lineup and Van Hagar, Mike now plays in all of Sammy Hagar's solo endeavors, including Chickenfoot and The Circle. After he left VH, he was replaced by Wolfgang Van Halen. - GlamRockNinjaLord
Slayer Dave Lombardo Dave was fired from Slayer and now plays in an interesting supergroup called Philm. - GlamRockNinjaLord
The Sex Pistols John Lydon Otherwise known as Johnny Rotten, after the Pistols disbanded, Lydon formed the group Public Image Ltd, who still release new music and perform on occasion to this day. - GlamRockNinjaLord
The Stooges Iggy Pop After The Stooges broke up Iggy had a successful solo career. - Celeste
The Stooges Iggy Pop After The Stooges broke up Iggy had a successful solo career. - Celeste
The Stooges Iggy Pop After The Stooges broke up Iggy had a successful solo career. - Celeste
Davy Jones and the Lower Third Davy Jones No, not the one from the Monkees -- this one later became David Bowie. - Alan the Ottoman
Bluesology Reggie Dwight Dwight became famous after he legally changed his name to Elton John - Alan the Ottoman
Ratt Jake E. Lee Jake E. Lee was in Ratt very briefly, then he was in Rough Cutt even more briefly, then he joined Ozzy Osbourne's band after the death of Randy Rhoads. He remained Ozzy's lead guitarist for 4 years and later formed the underrated group, Badlands. As of 2014, he has a new band, Red Dragon Cartel - GlamRockNinjaLord
Metallica Dave Mustaine Dave has been the frontman and guitarist for Megadeth for the last 30 years or so. - GlamRockNinjaLord
Whitesnake Steve Vai Let's face it, no one would know his name if not for his solo stuff! - GlamRockNinjaLord
Europe John Norum John has a surprisingly good solo discography and he also played guitar on Don Dokken's solo album, "Up From The Ashes". - GlamRockNinjaLord
Ratt Robbin Crosby Aside from Ratt, Robbin Crosby played guitar on Jon Bon Jovi's solo album, "Blaze Of Glory". He also played on an album by a band called Rumbledogs. Unfortunately, his career was cut short by HIV. - GlamRockNinjaLord
Dokken Jeff Pilson Jeff is the current bassist for Foreigner. It's a band who have way more prominent bass playing than Dokken. Enough Said! - GlamRockNinjaLord

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