Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain never really settled into the limelight like his bass guitarist bandmate Krist Novoselic who guzzled champagne before they shocked the world by playing "Rape Me" unexpectedly during their performance. Krist threw his guitar into the air and instead of catching it with his hands caught it with his face.
When Van Halen reunited on the stage in 1996, the world rejoiced! The band was back together! And then the balloon deflated when Eddie Van Halen's body language told the real story: These guys hated each other.
Rage Against the Machine performed a set during which Tim Commerford scaled the set scaffolding and refused to come down. It was later revealed that his Tarzan impression was a Michael Moore-fueled stunt.
Britney Spears presented Michael Jackson with a 44th birthday cake during the 2002 VMAs and said he was the "artist of the millenium" TO HER. But MJ thought the styrofoam cake was a legit award and gave a thank you speech. For the award that wasn't. AWK-WARD.
Eminem, for reasons no one's really sure about, decided he hated Moby. (Does Eminem need a reason?) He launched an attack against the techno-musician in 2002 complete with Insult the Comic Dog in his corner.
It was the kiss(es) heard round the world when Madonna locked lips and tipped tongues with both Britney AND Christina in 2003. But since everyone knew it was coming, it was a little less than shocking.