Why are his teeth so bad?
- Beat up by police
- Fell off of bicycle
- Sugar in booze rotted 'em away
- Never brushed his teeth.
- Who in UK/Ireland has good teeth?
- Joe Strummer kicked them out when a young Shane rushed the stage at an early Clash concert.
- Yummy, yummy crack pipes.
Note: At least two of the rumors above were started within the answer to this question.
Also note: These are rumors and speculation on the part of fans, press, and glib comments by Shane, nothing more. Each and every one of them should be considered pure fiction.
Is Shane coming to (COUNTRY) any time soon? Do Shane & The Popes have a tour schedule available?
Is it true that Sinead O'Connor turned Shane over to the police for heroin use?
Is it true that Sinead O'Connor named her son "Shane," after Shane MacGowan?
Did Shane really eat a Beach Boys vinyl record?
What is Shane's official site address? Is that the same as his fan club's address?
Why did Shane leave the Pogues? Was he sacked?
The band in general was very exhausted from constant touring, sometimes being on the road for 300+ days at a time. During the Japan leg of the "Hell's Ditch" tour Shane began to become increasingly unreliable, sometimes missing shows entirely, sometimes being too intoxicated to be able to perform. Eventually the band decided that they could no longer work this way, and Darryl Hunt was given the dubious task of asking Shane to leave.
Is there a new Shane CD forthcoming?
In which films has Shane appeared?