Best Band/songs You Have Heard of

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In summary, the author's favorite bands are Lemonheads, Mazzy Star, Suede, Leonard Cohen, 311, The Smiths, Morrissey, and Bob Schneider.
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Inspired by the previous thread best bands you've neverheard of I decided to make one where people can just list their favorite bands that others will most likely reconize.

I will start with a few:

Bad Relgion
Green Day
Nirvana
Catch 22
Sublime
 
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michelle branch (not a band i know...)
our lady peace
feeder
hell is for heroes
lifehouse
black lab
placebo
no doubt
nickelback (how cud i forget...?*hits head* shud really go and look at my albums)
linkin park

okay...this is where i have a complete mindblank...
 
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Disturbed
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Creed
Metallica
Nickelback
Eiffel 65
 
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Red Hot Chili Peppers and Coldplay off the top of my head.
 
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Thumbing through my CD collection, I find...

Classic (60's-70's)
Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Stones, Cream, Early Van Halen, James Brown, Most Any Motown, Aretha Franklin, Janis Joplin, Maceo Parker, Otis Redding, Sly and the Family Stone, Bootsy Collins, Joe Cocker, Little Feat, Sam and Dave, Sam Cooke, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Most Any Blues (esp Chicago)

Contemporary (80's-present)
U2 (except that god-awful 'Pop'), Radiohead, Chili Peppers, Pretenders, Beastie Boys, Coldplay, Moby, Strokes, Stevie Ray, Early Smashing Pumpkins, Early Pearl Jam, Rage Against the Machine, Lucinda Williams, Buddy Guy
 
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Collective Soul
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
the Rolling Stones
the Beatles
the Wallflowers
the Cranberries
Pete Yorn
Cake
...Those are some of my favorites, but some other great bands I'm getting into recently are...

Rusted Root
Sleater-Kinney
the Replacements
Ours
Colplay
the Flaming Lips
 
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NIN
radiohead
Depeche Mode
Pink Floyd
Portishead
Alice in Chains
Tool
A Perfect Circle
U2
Yes
Pearl Jam
Nirvana
Luscious Jackson
Moby
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Cure
Dave Navarro
Led Zeppelin
 
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that's a stunning list kerrie, not much to add to that except:

the music
jeff buckley
queens of the stone age

and that's about it
 
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my list:
Bad Religion
Muse
The Music, They are great!
And you will know us by the trail of dead
Nirvana
Guano Apes
Rancid
Coldplay
After Forever
Heather Nova
The White Stripes
...
 
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I would like to add "Linkin Park" (Meteora Rocks!) and "Our Lady Peace" to my list.

Oh, and "Evanessence".
 
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I am currently listening to:

Muse
Scooter
Ben Folds
Nirvana
Various trance groups/ DJs
Mike Breaker
Coldplay
Hundred Reasons
 
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Originally posted by plus
I am currently listening to:

Muse
Scooter
Ben Folds
Nirvana
Various trance groups/ DJs
Mike Breaker
Coldplay
Hundred Reasons

At the same time??
 
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beastie boys
311
bush
green day
incubus (old stuff)
live
nirvana
foo fighters
goldfinger
sublime
red hot chili peppers
radiohead
rage against the machine
soundgarden
audioslave
weezer
pearl jam
phish
silverchair
pink floyd
led zeppelin
the cure
the doors
jane's addiction
bob marley
hendrix
george clinton/p-funk
smashing pumpkins
op ivy

that's enough for now
 
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Oumou Sangare
Eliades Ochoa
Taj Mahal
B52s
The Clash
 
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The Rolling Stones
Led Zeppelin
Aerosmith
Guns N Roses
Nirvana (nevermind)
Bon Jovi
 
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The Who
Styx
Supertramp
Boston
Pink Floyd
Van Halen
Led Zepplin
Journey
U2
Bruce Stringsteen
Bon Jovi
and probably some others
 
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My Current Playlist (condensed of course)

Breaking Benjamin
Chevelle
Cold
Dishwalla
Evanesence
The Cranberries
The Deftones
Finch
Fugazi
Guns and Roses
Hoobastank
Linkin Park
Nine Days
Queen
The Who (yeah baby)
Third Eye Blind
Trapt
Thursday


I've pretty much hit the whole spectrum of rock there
 
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Best music ever, eh?
Here are my favorites:
Lemonheads!: all albums are good, but "its a shame about ray" is great
Mazzy Star: all albums are GORGEOUS
Suede: "Nude" is my fave album of all time ever
Leonard Cohen: this guys kicks ass
early 311: fab
The Smiths/Morrissey: awesome, totally awesome! Plus, Morrissey is a great lyricist, like Leonard Cohen
~New faves : Bob Schneider, David Garza, Neutral Milk Hotel
 
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I can't believe i missed The WHO and Queen, god I am stupid!
 

1. What makes a band or song the "best"?

The concept of a "best" band or song is subjective and can vary from person to person. Some might consider a band or song to be the best based on their personal taste in music, while others might consider factors such as technical skill, popularity, or impact on the music industry.

2. How do you discover new bands or songs to listen to?

There are many ways to discover new bands or songs, including recommendations from friends and family, streaming services with personalized recommendations, music blogs and magazines, attending concerts or festivals, and browsing through music charts and playlists.

3. What are some qualities that make a band or song stand out?

Some qualities that can make a band or song stand out include unique and memorable lyrics, catchy melodies, strong vocals and instrumentals, emotional impact, and a distinct sound or style.

4. Can a band or song still be considered the "best" even if it is not widely known?

Yes, a band or song can still be considered the "best" even if it is not widely known. As mentioned before, the concept of the "best" is subjective and can vary from person to person. Some may discover and appreciate lesser-known bands or songs that others may not have heard of.

5. How do you determine the best band or song within a specific genre?

Determining the best band or song within a specific genre can be difficult as it depends on personal taste and preferences. However, some criteria that can be considered include technical skill, innovation, influence on the genre, and critical or commercial success within that genre.

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