Yes, Game Of Thrones fans, that's right. Tyrion isn't just Hand Of The Queen and the man who showed Tywin Lannister to the great throne in the sky, but he used to front a punk-funk-rap band called Whizzy in New York. How's that for a plot twist?

As you can see in the pictures below, circa 1994, Peter Dinklage and his band Whizzy had a lot of sweaty fun playing around New York, blasting his trumpet and sporting some very suave shades.

But it wasn't all fun and games (of thrones), he revealed in an interview with Playboy that the scar he has running from his neck to his eyebrow came as a result of a rowdy gig in New York City.

"We played a show at CBGB, and I was jumping around onstage and got accidentally kneed in the temple. I was like Sid Vicious, just bleeding all over the stage. Blood was going everywhere. I just grabbed a dirty bar napkin and dabbed my head and went on with the show.


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