Top Ten Favorite Bands (because we haven't had one)

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#1 Posted by LJS9502_basic (149332 posts) -

We need a music thread at least once with the site update....they were always my favorite threads and I can't remember the last one.....it's okay to discuss the bands not just list them as well....without further ado....

1. The Cure

2. Placebo

3. Joy Division

4. Depeche Mode

5. Smashing Pumpkins

6. Echo & The Bunnymen

7. The Clash

8. Pearl Jam

9. The Black Keys

10.Psychedelic Furs

But I like a lot more bands.....had to cut it off somewhere.

#2 Edited by Celldrax (14528 posts) -

I dunno. Just picking whatever appeals to me right now...

Nevermore, Megadeth, Slayer, Testament, Kreator, Iced Earth, King DIamond, Dismember, Amon Amarth, Behemoth.

#3 Posted by megagene (22968 posts) -

Not necessarily in order:

1) Depeche Mode

2) Smashing Pumpkins

3) The Cure

4) Soundgarden

5) Tears For Fears

6) Radiohead

7) New Order

8) Porcupine Tree

9) Daft Punk

10) Alice in Chains

#4 Posted by deeliman (2200 posts) -

1 3 Days Grace

2 Disturbed

3 Bullet for my Valentine

4 The beatles

5 Rolling Stones

6 Linking park

7 Avenged Sevenhold

8 Foo Fighters

9 Journey

10 Led Zeppelin

These aren't in any particular order, just 10 bands that I like a lot.

#5 Edited by LJS9502_basic (149332 posts) -

@megagene said:

Not necessarily in order:

1) Depeche Mode

2) Smashing Pumpkins

3) The Cure

4) Soundgarden

5) Tears For Fears

6) Radiohead

7) New Order

8) Porcupine Tree

9) Daft Punk

10) Alice in Chains

I've actually been listening to some Tears for Fears....first time in a long long time. Seem better than I remember.

#6 Posted by ferrari2001 (16643 posts) -

Just a few no particular order.

The High Kings, Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, The Eagles, Guns N' Roses, and of course most importantly, Justin Bieber.

#7 Posted by deeliman (2200 posts) -

Just a few no particular order.

The High Kings, Zac Brown Band, Darius Rucker, Garth Brooks, The Eagles, Guns N' Roses, and of course most importantly, Justin Bieber.

1 Direction >>>> JB

#8 Edited by 3eyedrazorback (16368 posts) -

I can't really nail it down to a list, but in no particular order of recently:

The Royal Concept, Foster the People, The Maine, things of the like. The Maine is probably at the top currently.

#9 Posted by megagene (22968 posts) -

@LJS9502_basic: That's actually how I got back into them. I liked them in the 80's, but then "outgrew" them in my teens because I thought they were just fluffy pop. Then I gave them a re-listening to as an adult, and I realized that they actually are mad talented and have some really good lyrics.

#10 Posted by bob_toeback (11267 posts) -

Sonic Youth
MGMT
Weezer
The Beach Boys
The Shangri-las
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Band
Poppy Family
Rolling Stones
Velvet Underground

something like that...

#11 Posted by redstorm72 (4505 posts) -

1) Rise Against

2) The Gaslight Anthem

3) Bruce Springsteen

4) Flogging Molly

5) The Dropkick Murphy's

6) Bad Religion

7) The Wonder Years

8) No Use For a Name

9) Bon Jovi

10) Against Me!

#12 Posted by LJS9502_basic (149332 posts) -

1) Rise Against

2) The Gaslight Anthem

3) Bruce Springsteen

4) Flogging Molly

5) The Dropkick Murphy's

6) Bad Religion

7) The Wonder Years

8) No Use For a Name

9) Bon Jovi

10) Against Me!

Drunken Lullabies rules....

#13 Posted by TheFlush (5412 posts) -
  1. Morning Musume
  2. AKB48
  3. Hercules & Love Affair
  4. Azari & III
  5. The Prodigy
  6. Underworld
  7. Neon Indian
  8. Mr. Children
  9. Spitz
  10. Memory Tapes
#14 Edited by the_ChEeSe_mAn2 (8464 posts) -

In no particular order:

1) Rammstein

2) Nightwish

3) Aerosmith

4) Boston

5) Iron Maiden

6) Judas Priest

7) Disturbed

8) Foreigner

9) Dire Straits

10) The Alan Parsons Project

I wasn't sure if you were referring to bands vs. musical acts in general, so I just put down my top 10 bands and left out solo artists/trance producers that I listen to.

#15 Posted by redstorm72 (4505 posts) -

@LJS9502_basic: It does. I saw them in concert this summer and half the set list was Drunken Lullabies songs. Twas a great concert (minus the part where I was briefly kicked out for sneaking in a bottle of whiskey).

#16 Posted by KHAndAnime (13094 posts) -

No Order...

Inquisition

Esoteric

Katalepsy

Wormed

Drowning the Light

Morbid Angel

Njiqahdda

Paysage D'Hiver

Skagos

Suffocation

Really hard to narrow it down to ten, but I'd say these are most representative of my tastes.

#17 Posted by LJS9502_basic (149332 posts) -
#18 Posted by mAArdman (1612 posts) -

1. Massive Attack

2. Portishead

3. Nine Inch Nails

4. Foetus

5. Coil

6. Current 93

7. Skinny Puppy

8. Tangerine Dream

9. Tricky

10.Boards Of Canada

No particular order, no harm intended.

#19 Posted by Fightingfan (38011 posts) -

1) Queen, but mainly cause of Freddy.

2) Brick Squad, only Gucci Mane.

3) Glory Boyz, but only cuz of Young Chop.

#20 Edited by Revixe06 (1021 posts) -

These aren't in any particular order:

  1. Avenged Sevenfold
  2. Foo Fighters
  3. Hollywood Undead
  4. KoRn
  5. Chevelle
  6. Tool
  7. A Perfect Circle
  8. Nirvana
  9. Breaking Benjamin
  10. Rise Against
#21 Posted by konvikt_17 (22090 posts) -

Hollywood Undead

Tool

Breaking Benjamin

Disturbed

Carrie Underwood

NERO

Paramore

Clyde Carson

Evanescence

Ke$ha

#22 Edited by destinhpark (4700 posts) -

@TheFlush said:
  1. Morning Musume
  2. AKB48
  3. Hercules & Love Affair
  4. Azari & III
  5. The Prodigy
  6. Underworld
  7. Neon Indian
  8. Mr. Children
  9. Spitz
  10. Memory Tapes

Neon Indian and Memory Tapes = Total win.

The Strokes are easily my favorite band of all time.

1. Ze Strokes

2. Purity Ring

3. CHVRCHES

4. Kurt Vile

5. Sigur Ros

6. Vampire Weekend

7. Girls

8. Beck

9. Boards of Canada

10. Here We Go Magic

#23 Posted by CleanPlayer (9762 posts) -

In no particular order,

Mumford and Suns

Passion Pit

MGMT

Red Hot Chili Peppers

U2

The Black Keys

Foo Fighters

Blink 182

Sigur Ros

Incubus

#24 Posted by nomsayin (1141 posts) -

LJ, The Cure is actually really really good. Thanks for introducing me to them. At first I thought they were dumbasses b/c of how they looked, but I was surprised when I gave them a listen.

#25 Edited by the_plan_man (1543 posts) -

1. Muse

2. Red Hot Chili Peppers

3. Death Cab for Cutie

4. The Postal Service

5. The Killers

6. The Pretenders

7. The xx

8. Rise Against

9. Sleigh Bells

10. Aerosmith

#26 Edited by Evil_Saluki (4870 posts) -
#27 Edited by Revixe06 (1021 posts) -

Hollywood Undead

Nice to see a fellow fan. I seen them live a few months ago, and it was, hands down, the coolest concert I've ever been to.

#28 Edited by konvikt_17 (22090 posts) -

@Revixe06 said:
@konvikt_17 said:

Hollywood Undead

Nice to see a fellow fan. I seen them live a few months ago, and it was, hands down, the coolest concert I've ever been to.

Am extremely Jelly.

#29 Edited by the_ChEeSe_mAn2 (8464 posts) -
#30 Edited by certifieddata (46046 posts) -

Slough Feg
Iron Maiden
Graveyard
Rammstein
Judas Priest
Megadeth
Bruce Dickinson
Rush
Black Sabbath
Motorhead



#31 Posted by DrvoJavorovo (40 posts) -

No particular order.

1. Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention

2. Parliament Funkadelic

3. Jethro Tull

4. Fleetwood Mac

5. Herbie Hancock

6. Pink Floyd

7. Grand Funk Railroad

8. The Who

9. Grateful Dead

10. WAR

#32 Edited by GreySeal9 (23855 posts) -

These threads are always fun.

In no particular order (except for number one):

1) The Beatles

2) Outkast

3) Madonna

4) Prince

5) Radiohead

6) Kate Bush

7) Elton John (70s Elton John to be clear; with the exception of a few excellent songs, like I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues, and a couple good albums, like The Fox and Sleeping With the Past, his music totally fell apart in the 80s)

8) The Rolling Stones (60s/early-mid 70s Rolling Stones)

9) Genesis

10) Mozart

#33 Edited by Tqricardinho (340 posts) -

1. Guns n' Roses

2. Queen

3. Pearl Jam

4. AC/DC

5. Pinkfloyd

6. Radiohead

7. Coldplay

8. Muse

9. Arctic Monkeys

10. Maroon 5

#34 Edited by lonewolf604 (8507 posts) -

Bands and Classical arists:

1. MUSE

2. Green Day

3. Red Hot Chili Peppers

4. Megadeth

5. Rage Against the Machine

6. RUSH

7. Chopin

8. Debussy

9. Rachmaninoff

10. Liszt

#35 Edited by GreySeal9 (23855 posts) -

Hollywood Undead

Tool

Breaking Benjamin

Disturbed

Carrie Underwood

NERO

Paramore

Clyde Carson

Evanescence

Ke$ha

Evanescence is not the kind of band I'd usually like, but they have some surprisingly good stuff.

#36 Edited by Michael0134567 (28651 posts) -

Green Day

Paramore

Three Days Grace

Bullet for my Valentine

Evanescence

Disturbed

#37 Posted by br0kenrabbit (12586 posts) -

In no order:

Led Zeppelin

Pink Floyd

Jane's Addiction

Bush

The Beatles

U2

Pearl Jam

Radiohead

The Doors

Joe Bonamassa

#38 Posted by xdude85 (4300 posts) -

1. Nirvana

2. Smashing Pumpkins

3. R.E.M.

4. Nine Inch Nails

5. Alice In Chains

6. My Bloody Valentine

7. Pixies

8. Pearl Jam

9. The Ramones

10. U2

#39 Posted by konvikt_17 (22090 posts) -

@konvikt_17 said:
*list*

Evanescence is not the kind of band I'd usually like, but they have some surprisingly good stuff.

i really like the addition of the piano. and the vocals.

#40 Posted by GreySeal9 (23855 posts) -

@GreySeal9 said:

@konvikt_17 said:
*list*

Evanescence is not the kind of band I'd usually like, but they have some surprisingly good stuff.

i really like the addition of the piano. and the vocals.

Amy Lee indeed has a gorgeous voice.

#41 Edited by tocool340 (20399 posts) -

Hmmm....

1. The Killers

2. Maroon 5

3. Rolling stones

4. Pink Floyd

5. Led Zeppelin

6. The Eagles

7. The Gap Band

8. Earth Wind & Fire

9. Beastie Boys

10. Queen

#42 Posted by Trail_Mix (2021 posts) -

I don't nessarily have "favorites," but I'll name some bands I listen to.

No order

1. All Shall Perish

2. Make Them Suffer

3. Fleshgod Apocalypse

4. Job For a Cowboy

5. Fallujah

6. In Dying Arms

7. Between The Buried And Me

8. Born of Osiris

9. Disarmonia Mundi

10. Fair to Midland

#43 Posted by eggdog1234 (828 posts) -

Iron Maiden

Pink Floyd

Afghan Whigs

Malignus Youth

Massive Attack

Peter Gabriel

Seaweed

Creedle

OutKast

Almost any John Zorn project

#44 Posted by Pierst179 (10663 posts) -

1- R.E.M.

2- The Clash

3- The Velvet Underground

4- The Rolling Stones

5- Led Zeppelin

6- Queens of the Stone Age

7- Pixies

8- Pink Floyd

9- Metallica

10- Creedence Clearwater Revival

#45 Edited by byof_america (1328 posts) -

Not all are bands, but I don't think I have 10 'favorite' bands

1. Two Steps from Hell (not a band, more of a music production group, but still amazing)

2.Tech N9ne

3. A Day to Remember

4.CCR

5.We Came as Romans

6. Avenged Sevenfold

7.Enya

8.Jason DeRulo

9.Silverstien

10.Bastille

#46 Edited by Commander-Gree (4929 posts) -

Radiohead

The Beatles

The Smiths

Animal Collective

Vampire Weekend

Daft Punk

Blur

Gorillaz

Arcade Fire

Sigur Ros

Not including solo artists. This is pretty accurate right now. The top 3 are pretty static for me and the rest might fluctuate a bit depending what I'm in the mood for.

#47 Edited by AK_the_Twilight (285 posts) -

1. The Mars Volta

2. Deftones

3. Mastodon

4. At the Drive-in

5. Coheed and Cambria

6. Primus

7. Alice in Chains

8. R.E.M.

9. A Perfect Circle

10. Tool

#48 Posted by VaguelyTagged (10023 posts) -

1- the twilight sad
2-the chromatics
3- the horrors
4-biosphere
5-carbon based lifeforms
6-the prodigy
7-CFCF
8-marconi union
9-yello
10-com truise

#49 Posted by LJS9502_basic (149332 posts) -

@nomsayin said:

LJ, The Cure is actually really really good. Thanks for introducing me to them. At first I thought they were dumbasses b/c of how they looked, but I was surprised when I gave them a listen.

Come on...you think I'd listen to dumb asses.

#50 Posted by Trail_Mix (2021 posts) -

No Order...

Inquisition

Esoteric

Katalepsy

Wormed

Drowning the Light

Morbid Angel

Njiqahdda

Paysage D'Hiver

Skagos

Suffocation

Really hard to narrow it down to ten, but I'd say these are most representative of my tastes.

Katalepsy, Wormed, Suffocation?

You, sir, have some great taste in music.