23 Insane True Stories Behind Famous Musician Stage Names

Sometimes you're born with an awesome name like Dave Grohl, and other times you're given the unawesome name of Marvin Lee causing you to make it awesome by renaming yourself ... Meat Loaf. We asked you to tell us surprising true stories about how famous musicians came up with their fake names. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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