We often only hear good things coming out of the music industry. Well, at least form the publicist, for more juicer stories we sometimes need to dig a bit deeper behind the shell of both the public relations and the paparazzi to find stories about our favorite musicians that may not exist in the mainstream. We gathered our top five stories from the past and present that you may not have read or even heard of yet.
If by now, you have not seen Bohemian Rhapsody, then you must be reading this story from another planet. ‘It’s a movie about the legendary rock band Queen, and their frontman Freddie Mercury. The band’s lead guitarist Brian May is pictured here, but why is he wearing an Academic dress here. Well, ‘that’s because he is also an astrophysicist. Please welcome to the stage Dr. Brian May!
“‘You’re probably wondering why ‘I’m here and so am I, so am I.” ‘That’s the lines from an old Frank Zappa song. Deep Purple was wondering why he was in Lake Geneva holding a concert that was so lit, (I mean literally lit.) As is, someone took a flare shot it into the ceiling and the whole venue ended up burning to the ground, along with a studio Deep Purple was supposed to use the next morning to record an album.
Sometimes our taxes get used to building playgrounds. There was once a time when they were used to buy school books and supplies. In other instances, they feed nice state dinners that we ‘don’t get invited to, and in 1964 they were used to spy on musician Richard Berry, as the CIA, and FBI investigated his lyrics to see if there was some kind of secret communist coding in them? Well, ‘let’s hope they were right cause if they were wrong, man, what a waste of Uncle ‘Sam’s funding.
So now for some more untold stories that are more current. Feast your eyes on the sinister Carrie Underwood. This Hollywood star started her career on American Idol, as one of the very first women to win the competition. Underwood was recently surrounded with more controversy than paparazzi after plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging that she has ripped off their song to produce a theme song for the “Sunday Night Football” game on commercial. Not cool Carrie, not cool! ‘You’ll never believe who got sued next!
According to ‘Shakira’s public ‘relation’s firm. The Columbian pop musician has denied any wrongdoing after the ’90’s pop star testified before a judge as part of an investigation into her alleged tax evasion in Spain. Prosecutors in Spain claim that Shakira has withheld a total of 16.4 million dollars in taxes between the years of 2012 and 2014.