Rage Against the Machine, GNR, Oasis: Messiest Band Breakups - Rolling Stone
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The 10 Messiest Band Breakups

The bitter ends of the Clash, the Police, Guns N’ Roses and more

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Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine.

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A rock band can be a lot like a romantic relationship. People meet, sparks fly and, hopefully, magic is made. Some of these relationships end quickly, some last for decades, and some end in a flurry of lawsuits, flying fists and misguided solo projects. These 10 bands went through particularly painful splits — here’s hoping your relationships fare better than these.


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