It's incredibly rare that a band retains one lineup over the course of its career. Groups tend to, at some point, churn members or split up entirely, due to creative differences, personality clashes, and business crises.

In some cases, differences have led to public and longstanding feuds, leaving fans to sometimes take sides in the debate as they abandon hopes of a reunion. It gets particularly ugly when legal battles ensue as members scrap over finances, often making the notion of getting back together even less likely.

In the gallery below, we look at 10 unlikely reunions, examining why the split happened in the first place to how it got pieced back together.

How 10 Reunions We All Feared Would Never Happen Actually Happened

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