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Jimmy Cauty

The KLF - Jimmy Cauty and Bill Drummond - won best British group along with Simply Red in 1992. While Mick Hucknall offered to give his prize to Queen as a tribute to Freddie Mercury, the KLF showed their gratitude in a different way.

They had planned to throw buckets of blood into the audience while playing a thrash-metal version of 3am Eternal. But BBC lawyers advised them not to, and their vegetarian backing group Extreme Noise Terror objected to their next idea - throwing a dead sheep into the audience.

Instead, they fired blanks from a machine gun, before leaving the awards with the message "KLF have left the music industry". A motorcycle courier was sent to pick up their award.







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