Top Ten Hobbies of Musicians


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1Lemmy - Collects Nazi Memorabilia

Oh yes he did, he used to collect Nazi memorabilia, lol but he did say " I only collect the stuff, I didn't collect the ideas", 19 years worth daggers, swords, guns, flags and armor fill the walls and cabinets, beyond his apartment, the items included general's cap, bullet belt and the iron crosses, which he used to wear around his neck and encrust on his base guitar. - Ananya

2Steve Vai - Keeps Bees

What?! I never knew he collected bees...

The hobby started when he noticed that a hive of bees in his neighbor's wall was descending upon his wife's garden and then stared fertilizing it. he now proudly tells about having had one hundred thousand bees.
now he maintains five colonies of bees in his backyard and harvesting the honey himself. Vai auctions all the nectar he makes - named Fire Garden Honey, after one of his records and donates all proceeds to charity. - Ananya

3River Cuomo - Knits

Once he said in an interview that he enjoys knitting in bed besides his wife. - Ananya

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4Bruce Dickinson - Fences
5Flea - Plays Chess

The entire lineup of the band has a thing for chess, but Flea stands out with superior skills, they challenged the world's no. 1 chess player Magnus Carlsen. and Carlsen won, but Flea impressed everyone by displaying great creativity in his defeat and lasting longer than any of this bandmates. - Ananya

6Bruce Dickenson - Flies His Own Planes

Yeah, "Scream for me passengers! " But yes, I watched BBC videos about his high profile fights - there was one from North Africa, too. - Metal_Treasure

Fully licensed top be a captain for an aircraft, It is actually his hobby, their own plane named - dubbed Ed Force one. When asked why he would want a second job, he said " Sadly, I can't afford my own airport and jumbo like John Travolta so I thought, I'm going to have to get a job." His dedication has eared him some high profile fights, which include returning of a group of British RAF pilots from Afghanistan in 2008 and 200 UK citizens from lebanon during the Israel /Hezbollah conflict in 2006. - Ananya

7Dave Mustaine - Skydives, Breeds Horses and Practices Martial ArtsV1 Comment
8Kerry King - Collects SnakesKerry Ray King is an American musician, best known as a guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer.

He owns a reptile house and herpetology nursery called Psychotic Exotics. - Metal_Treasure

9James Hetfield - Customizes Cars and MotorcyclesJames Alan Hetfield was born on August 3, 1963. He is an American musician, singer and songwriter known for being the co-founder, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and main songwriter for the American heavy metal band Metallica.

Among others, he built a car that could survive nuclear blasts and earthquakes. - Metal_Treasure

10Brian Johnson - Races and Collects Cars

His show based upon his love for cars used to come on Discovery Turbo - Ananya

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11Eric Clapton - FishingEric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.

He even caught the largest salmon recorded in Iceland this year.

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12Snoop Dogg - Smokes WeedCordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper and actor from Long Beach, California.

Is it really a hobby? Or is it that snoop doggy dogg lifestyle?

@Music_Lover123 Both. But it's not harmful whatsoever.

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13Kirk Hammett - Surfs and Collects Horror MoviesV1 Comment
14Cozy Powell - Races CarsColin Trevor "Cozy" Powell was an English rock drummer, who made his name with many major rock bands and artists like The Jeff Beck Group, Rainbow, Robert Plant, Whitesnake and Black Sabbath.

He even raced for Hitachi on the UK saloon car circuit. He was quoted as saying "I drive like I drum - madly". - Metal_Treasure

15David Bowie - Played Chess

This one should be first people. Seriously. Of all people...

16Rob Stewart - Builds Model Trains

He like model trains, A LOT. His Beverly Hills estate is home to a 1,500 square foot model he calls " Three Rivers city" - Ananya

17Slash - Collects Pinball MachinesSaul Hudson, known professionally as Slash, is a British-American musician and songwriter. He is best known as the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
18Steve Harris - Plays SoccerStephen Percy "Steve" Harris is an English musician and songwriter, known as the bassist, occasional keyboardist, backing vocalist, primary songwriter and founder of the British heavy metal band Iron Maiden.
19Nick Mason - Race drivingNicholas Berkeley "Nick" Mason is an English musician and composer, best known as the drummer of Pink Floyd.
20Keith Moon - Destroying Hotels

Lol. I laughed so hard after seeing this. - 12cc

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List StatsUpdated 5 Dec 2016

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Top Remixes

1. Lemmy - Collects Nazi Memorabilia
2. Steve Vai - Keeps Bees
3. Bruce Dickenson - Flies His Own Planes
1. River Cuomo - Knits
2. Bruce Dickinson - Fences
3. Steve Vai - Keeps Bees
1. Dave Mustaine - Skydives, Breeds Horses and Practices Martial Arts
2. David Bowie - Played Chess
3. Brian Johnson - Races and Collects Cars



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