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    17 Wild Things Artists Did On Stage From Good To Bad

    Taylor Swift's stage dive doesn't even cut it.

    Let's face it, we can all blame Taylor Swift for what I'm about to do.

    Sure, if we see the clip without any context, it does look weird. I mean, she's diving head first into a pit.

    But, the viral hype around her stunt got me thinking.

    1. Red Hot Chili Peppers have performed shows in just their socks (and ahem, those socks were not on their feet by the way).

    Red Hot Chili Peppers performing on stage - with only socks covering their manhood

    2. The Notorious B.I.G. had a go at his DJ and threw a bottle of water at him.

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    Notorious B.I.G. was performing at a Summer Jam concert with DJ Big Kap, but clearly, the rapper wasn't gelling with the DJ! In the viral video, Notorious B.I.G. can be seen moaning and swearing at the DJ for apparently messing up, and even ends up throwing his water bottle at him. The whole thing is just a bit unprofessional and weird, and must have been a disappointing watch for the fans!

    3. Dave Grohl kicked a fan out of the show for fighting. And it was awesome.

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    This one is wild, but the best kind of wild! 

    To me, there's nothing worse than having people fighting near you or ruining a live show with stupid behavior, and the fact that Dave Grohl noticed people fighting during a Foo Fighters performance AND stopped singing so that he could call them out, AND tell them to leave is just plain brilliant. Grohl just wants everyone to have a good time, and this is why this clip is worth remembering!

    4. Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose stormed off after trying to take someone's camera away.

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    This is a prime example of having a bad day, and not keeping yourself in check at work. In the middle of performing, Axl Rose noticed someone with a camera and called for security to take it away, and when no one responded quickly enough, he took it upon himself to get down off the stage and try to grab the camera himself. When his efforts fail, he gets back on stage and says he's going home because of the security team, before throwing his mic and storming off set early. This is one wacky moment that is just not cool for fans!

    5. Miley Cyrus humping every inflatable in sight on her Bangerz tour.

    Miles Cyrus on top of a gold car on her Bangerz Tour

    6. Lady Gaga having green "vomit" spewed over her as part of her show.

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    When Gaga took to the stage in Texas to perform at the SXSW festival in 2014, she was joined by an artist called Millie Brown. Whilst performing "Swine," Brown vomited green milk onto Gaga's breasts, but wait, it gets worse. ... Brown then drinks a bottle of black milk and climbs onto a mechanical bull with the singer to do it all over again. Not only is this disgusting, and I personally don't understand how it is meant to be "art," but the worst part for me was also watching Brown put her fingers down her throat to encourage the vomiting. The whole performance was just wacky, and ironically, left me feeling a bit sick!

    7. Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off of a bat. And I'm still traumatized about it.

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    Oh, this one is definitely up there with the worst on the list for me. The infamous bat-eating performance saw Ozzy Osbourne pick up a bat that someone threw on stage and bite its head off. Naturally, this sparked a lot of conversation and controversy, with Osbourne stating that he genuinely thought it was a rubber bat when he picked it up on stage until he bit into it. I can't deal with the footage from this one, and the whole thing is just horrible. Worst of it is, the fan that brought the bat claimed it was unconscious but alive, whilst the rockstar said it was definitely now, I'll be forever worrying just how much animal cruelty was involved here.

    8. Madonna exposed a 17-year-old fan, and I have no idea why.

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    Back in 2016, Madonna was performing in Brisbane when she pulled down the top of a female fan. In the much-circulated clip, Madonna can be seen looking at the fan whilst saying, “She’s the kind of girl that you just want to slap on the ass and pull…” as she pulled, the fan's corset top came down. As the fan's breast is exposed, Madonna makes a joke about sexual harassment.

    I was never sure if this was a weird publicity stunt, but either way, it's just a strange thing for an artist to feel the need to do on stage. Luckily, follow up reports saw that the fan was happy and not embarrassed by the incident, but I still think it can go down as one of the strangest and most pointless on-stage incidents. Why, Madonna, why?!

    9. On an Oasis tour in LA, Liam Gallagher hit his brother, Noel, over the head with a tambourine, and I WISH there was video evidence.

    Liam Gallagher playing the tambourine on stage

    10. Dave Grohl broke his leg in the middle of a show and still carried on playing like the legend he is.

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    I couldn't help but put Dave Grohl on here twice, okay? He's a legend, and his on-stage actions seem to fall into the wow and wild factors. 

    When touring Sweden, Grohl fell, dislocating his foot and breaking his leg. In his memoir, he recalls how it didn't hurt at first, and it was only the second song in, so he grabbed a microphone and told everyone he would fix it and come back. And that's exactly what he did; off-stage his ankle was put back into place and Grohl brought his paramedic doctor back on stage with him to hold his ankle in place for the rest of the set. Can you imagine how surreal the entire event would have been for that doctor and all of the fans watching? Iconic.

    11. Jimi Hendrix set his guitar on fire.

    Jimi Hendrix sets his guitar on fire

    12. Akon physically picked up and threw a fan off of the stage. WHY?!

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    In one of the weirdest and perhaps surprising on-stage fiascos is the moment Akon decided to pick up a 15-year-old fan and toss him into the crowd. The viral clip clearly shows the actions were a hostile reaction after Akon believed the fan threw something at him. The musician was eventually charged for his actions.

    13. Matt Healy chomped on what looked like raw meat as part of a 1975 show.

    Matt Healy performing and drinking alcohol on stage during a tour

    14. Keith Moon endangered the Who and concert attendees by setting off explosives in his drum kit.

    The Who drum kit smoking after explosion

    15. Iggy Pop literally sliced an X onto his chest.

    Iggy Pop in the middle of performing as his chest bleeds after cutting himself

    16. Chris Brown took a fan's phone off them and threw it into the crowd.

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    Again, I really can't tell if this was a staged stunt because all of the signs are there. Staged or not, though, the moment occurs when the singer is performing "Take You Down" to a fan who seems way more interested in recording the moment than living in it. 

    After seemingly asking the fan to put the phone down, the singer later plucks the phone from the fan's hand and hurls it into the crowd with sheer force and determination, and it's a scene to be reckoned with. The underlying anger, obnoxiousness, and downright disregard for anyone potentially getting smacked in the audience is second to none! 

    17. And lastly, punk rock artist GG Allin would defecate on stage, and this one disturbs me the most.

    GG Allin the punk rock musician posing for a photo

    There you have it. That's my round-up of weird, wild, and wacky on-stage behavior, but what moment stands out for you the most?