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  1. In 1969, The Beatles originally planned to have an album titled Everest. However, the band didn't want to travel all the way to Mount Everest for the album cover photoshoot. This lead album title changing to Abbey Road, which was the street right outside their studio.

  2. The opening track to Slipknot’s album “Iowa” titled “515” wasn’t just random screaming. Sid Wilson was having an emotional breakdown in the studio because he wasn’t able to make it home to tell his grandfather goodbye before he died.

  3. When Nick Drake released his album Pink Moon in 1972 it only sold 2,000 copies. In 2000, 25 years after his death, Volkswagen used the title track for an advertisement and the record sold 5,000 more copies. He was known to have despised commercialism.

  4. On American metal band Tool's 1996 album, Ænima, there's an aggressive and intimidation song sung in German titled "Die Eier Von Satan" ("The Balls Of Satan"). However, when translated to English, the lyrics reveal themselves to be a recipe for hashish sugar cookies.

  5. A day before 9/11, George Carlin recorded a live show for a album that was titled 'I Kinda Like It When a Lotta People Die" which was shelved due to the events of the next day. The title was later planned to be re-used for a special in 2004, but was again discarded due to Hurricane Katrina.

  6. The lead singer of Slayer is Christian and when asked about the album title "God Hates Us All" he replied "God doesn't hate, but it's a great fucking title"

  7. Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx from Mötley Crüe had a bet over who could go the longest without showering and still score with groupies. The bet ended after a groupie vomited pasta on Sixx' shoes in the course of fellatio, which inspired the title of the Guns ‘N Roses album The Spaghetti Incident.

  8. Pete Best released an album titled Best of the Beatles which contained no Beatles songs. The Beatles tried suing him, but lost because he was Pete Best, of the Beatles.

  9. Funk band Vulfpeck released an album on Spotify titled "Sleepify" consisting entirely of silence. They encouraged listeners to stream the album while sleeping, and used the royalties (nearly $20,000) to fund an admission-free concert tour.

  10. Leonard Nimoy released multiple albums, including a two sided record titled "Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy". One side featured him singing songs as Spock; the other side featured songs related to his personal interests.

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Led Zeppelin decided not to title their fourth album, to confuse the hated rock press

The title for Guns N'Roses classic 1987 album "Appetite For Destruction" comes from its original cover art, a surrealist painting by Robert Williams which "depicted a robotic rapist about to be punished by a metal avenger." The cover was replaced after stores refused to stock it.

Foo Fighters' front man Dave Grohl is such a huge fan of UK rock band Killing Joke, he did all of the drumming on their self-titled 2003 album free of charge.

The Prog rock band Yes broke up,members of Yes started a new band called Cinema. Cinema wrote an album largely based off of songs by Yes. While recording the Yes vocalist joined Cinema. Cinema changed its name to Yes. Yes released the album, titled 90125. 90125 became their most successful album

Nigerian Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti released an album titled "Zombie" in 1976 that criticized the Nigerian government. As result, they murdered his mother and destroyed his commune.

Sideshow performer Francesco Lentini was born in Sicily in 1889 with 3 different length legs, 4 feet, and 2 genitals - a result of a partially absorbing his conjoined twin. He married, had 4 children, and lived to be 85. His photo is on the back cover of Alice In Chain’s self-titled album.

Pete Best, the original drummer for 'The Beatles', released an album of original songs titled "Best of the Beatles" at the height of their popularity. Fans bought it thinking it was a compilation album.

Jon Benjamin, creator of Bob's Burger, recorded an experimental jazz album without knowing how to play any instruments. Includes several tracks titled "I Can't Play Piano."

Kurt Cobain wanted to name Nirvana's final album "I Hate Myself And Want To Die" but didn't because bassist Krist Novoselic convinced him that the band might end up with lawsuits if Cobain stuck with the original title

Black Sabbath's "Paranoid," title track to one of the most influential rock albums of all time, was written in the studio in 30 minutes as a filler track. It is also the Finnish equivalent of Freebird in terms of getting obnoxiously requested at concerts.

In 1970, Billy Joel wrote a suicide note and attempted to commit suicide by drinking furniture polish, stating it looked ‘tastier than bleach’. He later published his suicide note as a song in his first album, “Cold Spring Harbor”. The song would be titled, “Tomorrow is Today.” - fact check

Paul McCartney originally wanted to title the Sgt. Pepper’s album “Dr. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”, completely unaware of the soft drink. Later, John Lennon fell in love with the drink so much that he would often request crates of it to be shipped to him from America.

The NOFX album 'White Trash, Two Heebs and a Bean' originally had title that was deemed offensive by Eric Melvin's mother, who threatened to tell his grandfather. The title was therefore changed.

The Black Sabbath song "Paranoid" was quickly recorded as album filler. However, it ultimately became the album title song after the record company declared "War Pigs" to be too offensive of a title.

In 1965, dismissed Beatles drummer Pete Best released an album "Best of the Beatles"; a play on Best's name, leading to disappointment for record buyers who neglected to read the song titles on the front cover and expected a Beatles compilation.

Black Sabbath's self-titled debut album Black Sabbath (1970) was recorded in a day and essentially live.

Eminem was the best selling music artist of the decade 2000-2010. Number Two was the Beatles (who also had the Best selling album of the decade titled 1)

In the early 90's, there was a parody rap group called 2 Live Jews and their album "As Kosher As They Wanna Be" climbed to 150 on the Billboard album chart. Their hit song was titled, "Oy' It's So Humid."

Ray's final album was released two months after he died, titled "Genius Loves Company".

Pressed for time and opportunity, Black Sabbath recorded their self-titled debut album live-in-studio, in one day. The album went on to be among the most significant in hard rock history.

Kendrick Lamar's album 'To Pimp a Butterfly' was originally titled 'To Pimp a Caterpillar', but was changed since it abbreviated to 2Pac. - fact check

Diana Ross" second solo album was released in 1973, titled Touch Me in the Morning. The title track was her second #1 hit solo song, following Ain"t No Mountain High Enough from her first solo album.

Queen's third album is the one that sent the band to the top of the charts, titled Sheer Heart Attack.

Tupac was in jail when his album hit #1 on the Billboard 200. Me Against the World was the album title.

In the 90s, after Talking Heads broke up, the remaining members formed The Heads and released an album titled "No Talking, Just Head". David Byrne sued his former bandmates for being too evocative of the Talking Heads brand.