Top 10 Craziest People in Music

The Top Ten
1 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... read more

GG Allin BELIEVED in everything he said and did. He wasn't some showy shock rocker. When he threw feces at the crowd or urinated onstage, it was because he believed his body was a temple of rock and roll, and his flesh, blood, and bodily fluids were a communion to the people.

Quotes from GG Allin's interviews with Jane Whitney and Jerry Springer:

"... How many of you can, at 35 years old, sleep with 16, 12, 13 year old girls and boys and animals? Hey, this is the life."

"... I'm out for violence, chaos, lawlessness all the way. I don't care about anybody or anything except myself and my mission..."

"I've been doing this ever since I was a child... When I wake up tomorrow morning, I'll still smell the same way, I'll still look the same way. This is not a show, this is not an act; I am that guy."
"How many Christians are in the audience? You're the biggest hypocrites... You worship a false God. The real God's up here. (Points to self)"

2 Marilyn Manson Brian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
3 Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath... read more

Everyone knows Ozzy is a madman! The dude is 66 and still just as pissed off as he was 30 years ago! He smeared his own feces on the wall of a hotel and, on the same day, snorted a line of ants. Don't forget the bird... and the bat... yeah, Ozzy should be #1. Anyone who says otherwise doesn't know who he is!

To be honest, it's a miracle Ozzy is still alive today with all the wild parties, alcohol, and drugs during Black Sabbath and his solo career. Then there are the rumors of the bats and doves' heads he bit off and the line of ants he snorted (although he claims he never did that). So you see why I say it's a miracle that he's still alive.

4 Sid Vicious John Beverly, born John Simon Ritchie, later named Sid Vicious, was an English musician, most famous as the bass guitarist of the influential punk rock band the Sex Pistols, and notorious for his arrest for the alleged murder of his girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.
5 Varg Vikernes Louis Cachet, (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The... read more

Should be higher. This guy is obviously mentally ill and dangerous.

6 Euronymous Øystein Aarseth (1968-1993), who went by the pseudonym Euronymous, was a Norwegian guitarist and co-founder of the Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. Euronymous was stabbed to death by band member Varg Vikernes in August 1993... read more
7 Jim Gordon

He stabbed and killed his mother. He worked with Eric Clapton and co-wrote "Layla". Also worked for The Beach Boys, Alice Cooper, Joe Cocker, The Everly Brothers, and Glen Campbell.

It's a shame his mental illnesses were left untreated. He was a very talented drummer, and it (and the rest of his life) all went to waste.

8 Jim Morrison James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
9 Kurt Cobain Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his... read more
10 Keith Moon Keith John Moon was an English drummer for the rock band the Who. He was noted for his unique style and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour. His drumming continues to be praised by critics and musicians.

Crazy due to too much drugs and alcohol. He even killed his bodyguard (ran over him in a tragic drunk driving accident).

The Contenders
11 Gary Glitter Gary Glitter is a former glam rock singer and songwriter. He sold over 20 million records and regained media attention in 1999 when child pornography were found on his laptop and committed sex offences with children. He was sentenced to 17 years in prison in 2015.
12 James Brown James Joseph Brown was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. A progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance, he is often referred to as the "Godfather of Soul".
13 Axl Rose William Bruce Rose Jr., better known as 'Axl Rose', is an American singer born on February 6, 1962, in Lafayette, Indiana. He Is the founder and lead singer of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses. He is a celebrated but controversial figure in the world of rock.
14 Iggy Pop James Newell Osterberg, Jr., known professionally as Iggy Pop, is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor.
15 Kanye West Ye (born Kanye Omari West; June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer and fashion designer. He is regarded as one of the most influential, as well as controversial, artists of the 21st century... read more
16 Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce... read more
17 Miley Cyrus Miley Ray Cyrus (born Destiny Hope Cyrus), known professionally as Miley Cyrus, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on November 23, 1992, in Franklin, Tennessee, to Tish Cyrus and Billy Ray Cyrus. Her voice type is Mezzo-Soprano and spans 4 octaves... read more
18 Michael Hutchence Michael Kelland John Hutchence (22 January 1960 – 22 November 1997) was an Australian musician and actor. He was a founding member, lead singer and lyricist of rock band INXS from 1977 until his death in 1997.

He practiced and died from autoerotic asphyxiation (the intentional restriction of oxygen to the brain for sexual arousal). I had to read some really gross stuff while making my list "Top 10 Famous People Who Died from Autoerotic Asphyxiation".

19 Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette... read more

Justin Bieber is a crazy boy who uses his powers for evil!

20 Sid Wilson
21 Arthur Lee Arthur Taylor Lee was an American singer-songwriter who rose to fame as the frontman of the Los Angeles rock band Love, widely recognized as one of the most influential rock bands of the sixties.

Leader of the band "Love", he served six years in prison on firearm and assault charges.

22 Ian Watkins Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer and convicted sex offender, best known as the former vocalist for the rock band Lostprophets. He was convicted of sexually assaulting multiple young children and babies, and was sentenced to 29 years in prison.
23 Joel Johansson (Vinesauce)
24 Ginger Baker Peter Edward "Ginger" Baker (19 August 1939 – 6 October 2019) was an English drummer, best known as the founder of the rock band Cream. His work in the 1960s earned him the reputation of "rock's first superstar drummer," while his individual style melds a jazz background with African rhythms.
25 Dead Per Yngve Ohlin, better known by his stage name Dead, was a Swedish black/death metal vocalist and lyricist best known for his work with Norwegian black metal band Mayhem. He committed suicide in 1991 in which former guitarist Euronymous took a few pictures of his corpse and used one of them as the... read more
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