They say money can't buy happiness -- but making a ton of cash and then losing it can certainly leave you singing the blues, right?

While most indie and alternative rockers get into the business for the pure joy of making music, there's always the hope of raking in the big bucks. And although not every single band can do it, some acts do surprisingly well for themselves.

In fact, some do so well that when they lose it all, it's a major, major blow. Don't believe us? Just ask the seven rock stars in the photo gallery above -- each one went through hard times (some harder than most).

And when you're done perusing the gallery, check out the video below and quiz yourself on obscure facts surrounding the one and only Courtney Love (who is no stranger to financial struggles):

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