10/26/2011 01:18 pm ET | Updated Dec 26, 2011

Divorced Bandmates Whose Music Outlasted Their Marriages

Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, who recently split after 27 years of marriage, shocked the indie rock world, leaving many fans wondering about the band's future.

They may be the most recent bandmates to split, but they certainly aren't the first. These other five couples also had trouble sustaining marriages in the spotlight.

Click through our picks and weigh in: Does a successful band make for a successful marriage?

Couple Divorces In Bands