Top 10 Rock and Metal Musicians with a Bad Reputation
The Top Ten
1 Jimmy Page
James Patrick Page is an English musician, songwriter, and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and founder of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Including all three of Metal_Treasure's points, Jimmy has also bad reputation for heavily addicted to drugs and involving in satanism. - zxm
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2) He had sex with a 14-year-old girl when he was 28 and this secret relationship with Lori Maddox lasted for several years.
3) In her words, Page had Zeppelin manager Richard Cole "kidnap" her. - Metal_Treasure
2 Ian Watkins
Ian Watkins is a Welsh singer and convicted sex offender, best known as the former vocalist for the rock band Lostprophets.
He should be number 1. He was caught possessing child and animal pornography. This guy is just sick!
3 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.
For his personality and bad temper. - Metal_Treasure
4 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.
Gary Glitter was caught with child pornography. - HardRockSam
5 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.
Crazy. He driven a kid's mind to suicide. What worse can it be than this? - zxm
6 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.
Besides GG Allin’s tendencies to fbeat people up and throw feces at people, his lyrics are infested with themes of misogyny, anti-semitism, pedophilia, and sexual violence. He is just a scumbag in general. - HardRockSam
7 Ted Nugent
8 Liam Gallagher
William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher is an English musician, singer, and songwriter. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Oasis, and later as the singer of Beady Eye.
9 David Bowie
David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
The 14-year-old girl, kidnapped by Jimmy Page, actually lost her virginity to David Bowie, before her affair with Jimmy Page. Also, Bowie wife caught him in a bed with Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones. - Metal_Treasure
Never knew this ( I mean the info for this item ) - Ananya
10 Noel Gallagher
Noel Thomas David Gallagher is an English musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist. He served as the lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and principal songwriter of the rock band Oasis.
11 Billy Corgan
William Patrick "Billy" Corgan Jr. is an American musician, songwriter, producer, television writer, poet, and professional wrestling promoter best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing Pumpkins.
12 Gene Simmons
Chaim Witz, known professionally by his stage name Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor and television personality.
He’s just an egotistical airhead. - HardRockSam
13 Varg Vikernes
Varg Vikernes stabbed fellow band mate Euronymous to death. You cannot get much worse than straight up murder. - HardRockSam
14 Lars Ulrich
Lars Ulrich is a Danish drummer and one of the founding members of the American thrash metal band Metallica.
15 Keith Moon
16 Courtney Love
I don’t necessarily believe that she hired a hit man on Kurt Cobain, but I still think she’s an awful human being. She is constantly trash talking Dave Grohl and I’m sure we’ve all seen the video of her insulting the nicest man in rock. I believe I’ve heard that she did heroin while pregnant too. - HardRockSam
17 Fred Durst
William Frederick "Fred" Durst is an American musician and film director. Durst is best known as the vocalist of the nu metal band Limp Bizkit, formed in 1994, with whom he has released six studio albums.
Becouse he is a douchebag - emilk
Durst is very egotistical and won’t shut up about allegedly doing the deed with Britney Spears. - HardRockSam
18 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.
Allegedly, Vicious stabbed his girl friend Nancy. There is a lot of conspiracy about this one, but once he got out of jail, Sid committed suicide by overdosing on heroin. The true answer to the question can therefore, never be answered. I personally thing he did it though. Drugs make you do crazy things and you are bound to do bad things when you wear a shirt with a swastika on it. Maybe it was an accident, I don’t know to be honest. - HardRockSam
19 John Bonham
20 Dave Mustaine
David Scott "Dave" Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, actor and author. Mustaine is best known as a pioneer in Thrash Metal, being the former lead guitarist of Metallica before his dismissal in 1983, leading to finding and becoming the front man of his own ...read more.
His ego is bigger than the Milky Way. Besides, he's very authoritarian - his dictatorship ruined many good things in his own band and he lost many great band members. Also, he is known for not being a very generous employer. - Metal_Treasure