Top Ten Music Artists With the Craziest Concerts

Was there ever a concert for a band that you went to, and you were like "woah this is crazy". Well that's what I'm countin down today. These are the top ten bands and artists with insane, elaborate, violent, and totally unpredictable actions when they perform live.

The Top Ten

1 GG Allin GG Allin Kevin Michael "GG" Allin (born Jesus Christ Allin; 1956-1993) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer, who performed and recorded with many groups during his career. He was best known for his graphic live performances which included self-mutilation, parading around the stage naked, fighting more.

He makes Marilyn Manson look like a monk.

There's no other eay to put this, GG Allin was a lunatic. I would put a picture of him up on this site, but it would most likely get reported and flagged since most of his photos he's either bleeding all over the place, showing off his explicit tattoos ("Life Sucks Scum F***, F*** you with a drawing of a middle finger under it), or naked and harassing a fan at the concert. Allin would wear nothing but underwear or sometimes nothing at all as he sang for his Hardcore Punk band, but no matter the band concert, GG Allin would always be fighting ruthlessly with fans weather the liked it or not. Allin promised his fans that he would commit suicide live onstage at one of his concerts, but he died offstage from a drug overdose in 1993. GG Allin is the definition of hardcore, and that's the way he liked it. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

2 GWAR GWAR Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, United States, in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc.

GWAR is a crazy band already. The band is made up of giant monsters with balls hanging from their chin that clam to have come from an alien planet in space that revolves around heavy metal music. GWAR is basically like non gay, hardcore Kiss. At concerts, there's a tradition to kill a hated famous person as violently as possible. Over their long history of senseless, awesome deaths, some of the most notable ones have been:
Adolf Hitler
Barrock Obama
Justin Beiber
Marilyn Manson
Sarah Palin (eaten by a giant space worm)
Michael Jackson
Osama Bin Laden
Lady Gaga
Kanye West
And hopefully Donald Trump. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

3 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. more.

Corey Taylor of Slipknot is an onstage maniac. He vandalizes concert halls and stages, throws his microphones at people, and lighting stuff on fire. A microphone fiend indeed. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

4 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . more.

Their performance of Buck Dich got two of the members arrested.

FIRE! Apparently Rammstein concerts are suoer-hot! - Britgirl

They light themselves on fire every live concert and everything around them with flamethrower backpacks. It gets pretty "heated" at their concerts! HAHAAHA hehe hehe heee... - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

5 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. more.

Nirvana's concerts were quite... interesting...(? ) They almost always trash their set of drums, guitars, amps, plug in fans, basses, and surroundings at the end of their concerts (probably not Unplugged in New York though lol). Kurt Cobain broke his wrist by diving in Grohl's drum set 3 times at one concert. At the Paramount Theater in 1991, Kurt ended with "Endless, Nameless" (the only time they played it live, since the concert on Halloween) by being running around in circles, being wrapped around in his own guitar cord, falling onto the floor and countined strumming the guitar rapidly as well as spinning on circles on the stage floor. Meanwhile, Dave is banging on his drums and Krist is smashing his bass. Kurt gets up and destroys a small fan with his guitar, then smashes it until the - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

6 Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

typical Anthrax fan moshing at one of their concerts.
But seriously, their mosh pits are insane. Their was a guy who got half his ear bitten off, put it in his pocket, and jumped back in the pit! - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

7 The Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips are an American rock band formed in 1983 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The group recorded several albums and EPs on an indie label, Restless, in the 1980s and early 1990s.

If you're planning on going to a FL concerts, don't seem surprised to see a man dressed in tinfoil walk down a strobe light covered runway holding a giant golden staff with a giant multi-color hamd that shots lazers everywhere. Imagine what the comcerts would look like if you did a ton of LCD? - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

8 Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. more.

I want to go see him so bad in July. It's with Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, and Of Mice & Men. I might ask to go for a birthday present, because my birthday is the day before the concert. - music-is-life

He performed a sex act with a fan onstage one time.

Imagine that Katy Perry's SBHS took a load of cocaine, changed the wardrobe to something out of your worst nightmare, and replaced Katy Perry with a sepressed Kevin Arnold that screams a lot. Congrats, you have Marilyn Manson's concerts. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

9 Mayhem Mayhem Mayhem is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1984 in Oslo, regarded as one of the pioneers of the Norwegian black metal scene. The band is also known for the infamous events surrounding them including the 1991 suicide of vocalist Dead (in which former guitarist Euronymous took pictures of Dead's more.

Their lead singer Dead would throw pug heads at the crowd and cut himself. He also carried around crosses on them. At some concerts, they carried Dead in a coffin. He would also have a dead bird in a bag and would smell it to feel the taste of Death. - SirSkeletorThe3rd

The former lead singer used to cut himself onstage with glass and throw pig heads at the audience to weed out the posers.

10 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

They were crazy for the early 70s standards,not know. - HEAVYMETALTHUNDER12345

It’s like watching a psychotic play.

The Contenders

11 Cryptopsy Cryptopsy Cryptopsy is a Canadian technical death metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 1988. The band has sold over 300,000 records.

The lead singer would always dig up and ingest worms on stage.

Should be above NIN.

12 Iggy and the Stooges Iggy and the Stooges The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, are an American proto-punk band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003. Although they sold few records in their original incarnation, and often performed for indifferent or hostile audiences, the Stooges are more.

Iggy invented the stage dive. They created the punk rock movement, which had the most agressive concerts ever (especially hardcore). If you can mosh today, thank these guys. - JoLeKosovo

We all knnow punks are the craziest guys
and iggy and the stooges invetedd punk rock
so they have the craziest live performances
and by craziest we say the best

13 The Who The Who The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964. The most recognizable lineup was Roger Daltrey (lead vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar), John Entwistle (bass guitar), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and more.

Bashin' guitars back in the golden days, (YEAH PETE TOWNSHAND! ) back when ciggies were only a dime. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

14 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive/alternative/post-metal band, that was formed in 1990. more.
15 Gorgoroth Gorgoroth Gorgoroth is a Norwegian black metal band based in Bergen. Formed in 1992 by Infernus, the band is named after the dead plateau of evil and darkness in the land of Mordor (a fictional location in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings).

They had models covered in blood on crucifixes and would have severed pig and sheep heads on stakes - SirSkeletorThe3rd

Their concert in Krakow, Poland. Enough said.

16 The Germs

They would vandalise every town they played in and would give their fans cigarette burns as a souveneir. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak

17 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. more.
18 The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan
19 Slayer Slayer Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. They rose to fame with their 1986 album Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the big four of thrash metal bands, the others being Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax. more.
20 Watain Watain Watain are a Swedish black metal band from Uppsala, formed in 1998. The band's name is taken from a recording by the American black metal group Von.

They've poured blood on the audience.

21 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
22 KISS KISS Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.
23 Travis Scott Travis Scott Jacques Webster, better known by his stage name Travis Scott, is an American hip hop recording artist, record producer and musician from Houston, Texas.
24 Shining

This black metal band had one of the most violent concerts in history.

25 The Murder Junkies
26 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk, punk rock, and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1986. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative more.
27 Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies Suicidal Tendencies is an American crossover thrash band founded in 1980 in Venice, California by vocalist Mike Muir, who is the only remaining original member of the band. The band is often credited as one of "the fathers of crossover thrash".
28 Pantera Pantera Pantera was an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The band started out as a Glam Metal act in the 1980s with little success. After discarding their original lead vocalist and enlisting Phil Anselmo, the band signed a major record deal with more.
29 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian more.
30 White Zombie White Zombie White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985. Based in New York City, White Zombie was originally a noise rock band, and was known for its later heavy metal-oriented sound.
31 Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Symere Woods, better known by his stage name Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist and songwriter.
32 Guns N' Roses Guns N' Roses Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also more.
33 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. more.
34 Jojo Siwa Jojo Siwa

The little girls go crazy

35 Black Flag Black Flag Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. Initially called Panic, the band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one of more.

Well I don't know when I wrote this comment but I seem to have forgotten about black metal. - JoLeKosovo

Hardcore punk. Concerts don't get more extreme than that. You go there to get hurt, and you get your money's worth. - JoLeKosovo

36 XXXTentacion XXXTentacion Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (born January 23, 1998), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter.
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1. GG Allin
2. Cryptopsy
3. Mayhem
1. GG Allin
2. Rammstein
3. Alice Cooper
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