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Top 10 Facts - Music Bands #3
02.08.2016
Fact #1

In 2007 listeners of BBC Radio 2 ranked Queen as the 'top British band' of all time, better than The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, and The Rolling Stones.

Fact #2

Black Sabbath wrote the hit song "Paranoid" in 20 minutes to fill the remaining 3 minutes of time on their upcoming album. It is now regarded as one of the greatest rock and heavy metal songs of all time.

Fact #3

The Beastie Boys used to open for themselves in disguise as a heavy metal band

Fact #4

The Beastie Boys' album "License to Ill" was originally titled "Don't Be a Fag*ot" but it was changed when Columbia Records refused to release the album under its original title.

Fact #5

Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" spent 741 weeks on the billboard charts, from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album

Fact #6

Freddie Mercury is celebrated in Iran, a country where homosexuality is illegal, and Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was the 1st rock song officially approved post-revolution since he calls for God in Arabic ("Bismillah! We will not let you go") to help regain his soul from Shaitan.

Fact #7

The Stuxnet virus, which was the virus that shut down the Iran's nuclear plants, made emergency speakers blast "Thunderstruck" by AC/DC before shutting down all systems.

Fact #8

Rolling Stones drummer, Charlie Watts, was sleeping one day, when Mick Jagger phoned drunk to Watts' hotel room asking where was his drummer. Watts got up, suited-up, went to Jagger's room, punched him, and then replied: "Don't ever call me your drummer again. You're my fucking singer!"

Fact #9

The Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync had the same manager and he defrauded both of them out of millions of dollars.

Fact #10

Jon Bon Jovi has a community restaurant that has no prices listed for the food. You pay for it if you can afford to or volunteer in the kitchen in exchange for meals.

Fact #11
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