In 1967 Michigan resident James Osterberg attended a concert by The Doors (made legendary by Jim Morrison’s lateness and drunken antics). He was so inspired and influenced that his own stage persona evolved into the performer better known as Iggy Pop.
During the 1990’s, Volkswagen sold three special editions of the Golf as part of sponsoring three rock bands’ European tours: The Golf Pink Floyd Edition, the Golf Rolling Stones Edition, and the Golf Bon Jovi Edition.
Paparokades was a rock band formed by a group of Greek priests in the mid 90s in order to boost tourism to their monastery.
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra has donated over $10,000,000 to charity since they started touring.
Maynard James Keenan of the band Tool has such a large problem with stalkers, that he’ll shoot at trespassers on his property with a paintball gun.