not to be unsympelagic, but ...
This whole saga seems ripe for a musical rendition on stage or film...
Thick as a Brick/Aqualung (Jethro Tull)
OK Computer/No Surprises/The Bends (Radiohead)
The Lucky One (Paddy "PADI" Casey)
Broken Household Appliance National Forest (Grandaddy, "The Sophtware Slump")
All Apologies (Nirvana) / The Apologist (R.E.M, "Up")