Worst "going solo" decisions in rock history?

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    Which rock frontmen do you think screwed the pooch the most when they decided to shitcan the band and go solo? And I don't necessarily mean commercially.

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    Ian Gillian.
     
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    Beat me to it. :clap2:
     
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    Oh, and Peter Green. Disappeared into a world of his own for over 20 years.

    Interestingly, I saw him gig with John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers in London about 5 years ago. He's still an exceptional guitarist.
     
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    who?

    my vote ....the jump guy....o hell....o hell ....david lee roth....van halen....(i think)
     
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    deep purple, really guys?
     
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    Ian Gillan. Ex Deep Purple.
     
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    isnt that kinda of an old band? deep purple....i mean that is a trip in the way back machine
     
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    damn my sig line is friggin massive....just noticed that in contrast to yalls
     
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    By the end, Blackmore and Gillian couldn't stand each other so it was inevitable.

    Did I mention that I bought Gillian's solos album?
     

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