For the past few years, it seemed like the Kings of Leon were going to avoid the fate of most bands of brothers and actually get along with each other. Caleb Followill’s mid-show departure this past July – and the angry Tweets by his brother Jared that followed — seem to suggest this may not be the case. “There are internal sicknesses & problems that have needed to be addressed,” Jared wrote. “I love our fans so much. I know you guys aren’t stupid. I can’t lie.” It remains to be seen how this is all going to play out, but rock history has proven time and time again that brothers often don’t make the best bandmates. It just makes everything too complicated.
Rock history is filled with bands whose members just couldn’t keep the peace. Here’s a look at 11 more of them.