The Interesting Origins Of Some Of Your Favorite Bands You Never Thought To Question
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While there are plenty of bands that need to stop touring and give up altogether, there are even more with interesting origin stories. Some of our favorite bands have fascinating origins, and we’re here to give credit where credit is due.
Although some of these bands have since lost their leading men to depression, drugs and the curse of the 27 Club, we still have a few of them left running around with great bits of rock history in their leather britches and long hair.
From rock greats like The Velvet Underground’s dirty little secret to how The Rollin’ Stones became The Rolling Stones, we’ve got a little bit of music history class right here for you. Bands you never bothered to question before, ’90s rockers like Incubus, Foo Fighters and Weezer on down to the latest and greatest of today’s music (alright, now we sound like an alt-rock radio station). Tune in, turn on and learn something that doesn’t make you sound like such an idiot when you speak. It’s Music 101 with Mandatory, kiddies.