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What are various bands best known for outside of their musical abilities? Kiss for example are best known for their makeup.

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First Glam Metal band - Van Halen
Van Halen, who formed in the mid-1970s, are widely considered to be the first Glam Metal band, due to the fact that they succeeded in mixing the sounds of Pop and Heavy Metal, had a virtuoso lead guitarist and a flamboyant frontman and wrote songs about Sex, Rock And Roll and just plain having a good time, which is pretty much every Glam Metal band's requirements.
GlamRockNinjaLord
Not Having Brown M&Ms - Van Halen
The Brown M&M never gets respect (there's no Brown M character) and Van Halen is no exception. They used this policy because they wanted to make sure that their promoters have read the contract, since in one of their venues a roadie nearly got killed and wound-up with a damage bill of 85 grand!
Paul Warren
Big Dud Movie - Vanilla Ice
"Cool As Ice" debuted in the cinemas in October 1991 to generally terrible critical reviews. It was released on VHS in early December, shortly before Christmas. This movie had none of the marquee value Vanilla Ice had earlier that year with his role in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II and his song "Ninja Rap".
I Remember Now
arrest for theft - Vanilla Ice
he got arrested in 2015 for theft from a house in Florida that's in his home improvement reality TV show. In 1991 he was busted for another kind of theft by David Bowie and Queen. (Editor's note: Please do not refer to items as "recent". At some point, they won't be.)
U Got Criminal Cred Now
messing with the Material Girl - Vanilla Ice
he was in an 8 month romantic relationship with Madonna during 1990 - 1991. Some of the pictures in her 1992 porno book "Sex" feature Vanilla Ice.
I Remember Now
home improvement reality TV show - Vanilla Ice
that's right. It's been on the DIY network for four seasons now.
Am I Hallucinating?
Portraying the Devil in "Jesus Christ Superstar" - Vernon Reid
Guitarist Vernon Reid passed some of the time away from his band, Living Colour by appearing as Lucifer in a stage production of the iconic musical. From what I hear, he was good.
GlamRockNinjaLord
Crossdressing - Versailles
The members of the all-male Japanese band Versailles, are also known for cross-dressing in Victorian-style outfits. Some people who are not familiar with them (especially Hizaki), have mistaken them for women.
Lefty Lucy
Being married to a football (soccer) star - Victoria Beckham
Victoria Beckham, nee Victoria Adams, has been married to David Beckham since shortly before the turn of the millennium. She's probably much better known for that nowadays than for her music, including her time as Posh Spice (1/5 of the Spice Girls)
helena
Costumes And Performing In Gay Bars - The Village People
They were named after Greenwich Village, New York, which has a large gay/male cross-dressing population.
Disco
Their outfits - The Village People
They have always worn costumes on stage. There's a Native American, a Cowboy, a Construction Worker, a Biker/leather-man, a Cop, and a Soldier. The soldier, however, is sometimes dressed as a sailor (if they're going to do "In the Navy")
Ra'akone
Notoriously bad live singing - Vince Neil
Vince, the frontman of Mötley Crue, is known for forgetting the lyrics, coughing and employing backup vocal recordings during the band's last decade or so of touring.
GlamRockNinjaLord

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