20 Outrageous Rock Star Myths That You Never Knew Are Totally True

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The rock world is renowned for its outlandishness, excess and general sense of debauchery. But it’s still capable of producing stories which will truly make your jaws drop. From on-stage attacks to bizarre kidnappings, here’s a look at 20 wild true-life tales that sound like the stuff of pure fiction.

20. Iggy Pop was beaten up by a biker crew while performing

Whether it’s drawing blood by cutting himself or generally just acting like a madman, veteran rocker Iggy Pop has built a reputation for pushing the boundaries on stage. But he went one step too far during one particular gig in the 1970s. The singer was given a thorough beating by a gang of bikers after he threw various insults their way. But ever the professional, a bruised and battered Iggy still managed to get up and finish the show.

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