Musicians who sued their own bands

Sex Pistols -
Former Sex Pistols members (drummer Paul Cook and guitarist Steve Jones) sued ex-front man John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotte

Oasis -
Liam then sued Noel, denying the allegations and stating that he couldn't perform because he had laryngitis. 

The Beatles -
Paul McCartney sued the Beatles in 1970 to dissolve the band's partnership, and consequently stop Allen Klein from managing their finances.

Aerosmith -
In 2019, drummer Joey Kramer suffered an ankle injury, and when he was ready to return and perform at the Grammys in 2020.

The Doors -
John Densmore didn't like that the word "Doors" was considerably larger than the others in the logo, and that the image of the late Jim Morrison was being used.

Black Sabbath -
Despite all this, the dispute was "amicably resolved" by 2010.

Pink Floyd -
Tensions ran high in the band for many years, and in 1983 Roger Waters decided to leave Pink Floyd.

Fleetwood Mac -
In 2018, the band's guitarist, Lindsey Buckingham, learned that Fleetwood Mac was planning to go on tour without him.

Ghost -
The Swedish band was fronted by Tobias Forge, aka Papa Emeritus, and masked band members known as Nameless Ghouls.

The Offspring -
The band countersued, with Bryan "Dexter" Holland and Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman claiming that they tried to negotiate his leaving terms at the time.

Live -
In 2012, Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer, and Chad Gracey sued Kowalczyk for US$2 million. 

Violent Femmes -
In 2007, bass player Brian Ritchie sued singer Gordon Gano over royalties, claiming he co-wrote most of the band's songs.

Grand Funk Railroad -
This included him performing as "Mark Farner's American Band," which is similar to the title of the Grand Funk Railroad's song 'We're an American Band.'

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