Music’s 30 Fiercest Feuds and Beefs

Creative differences, financial disputes, drug abuse, love triangles – in the music industry, the opportunities to butt heads are basically limitless. The bigger the star, the bigger the ego, and when two tangle, you get a supernova of spite and bile that holds the world in rapture, turning mature adults into spit-flecked children chanting "Fight, fight, fight!" in a circle at

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Big Black on ‘Songs About F–king’ at 30: ‘We Wanted to Make Filthy Music’

At their peak, Big Black were some of the nastiest noisemakers in rock. Their sound was an industrial-strength miasma of piercing, static-like guitar (played with metal picks), drum-machine battery and frontman Steve Albini's unapologetically hateful and acrimonious lyrics about the worst aspects of humanity. So when they decided to break up in 1987, they did so with a furious kiss-off to the

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