Top bands of each genre?

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  1. Cam

    Cam Active Member

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    I'm curious. What are your favorite bands out of the pantheon of musical genres?

    Classic Rock:
    . The Rolling Stones
    . ZZ Top
    . Boston
    . Aerosmith
    . Pink Floyd
    . Rush [It's prog, but whatever.]
    . Journey

    Modern/Alternative Rock & Punk:
    . Bloc Party
    . Interpol
    . The Bravery
    . The Pixies
    . Smashing Pumpkins
    . Muse
    . Jane's Addiction
    . The Cure
    . Coheed And Cambria
    . GG Allin
    . Alkaline Trio
    . Agent Orange

    Rap & Hip-Hop
    . Kanye West
    . Dr. Dre
    . Brotha Lynch Hung
    . Trick Daddy
    . Nas
    . Ice T
    . Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz
    . Tech N9Ne
    . Jay-Z

    Hard Rock & Metal:
    . Dream Theater
    . Black Sabbath
    . Iron Maiden
    . Judas Priest
    . Van Halen
    . Velvet Revolver
    . Tool
    . Slayer
    . AC/DC (Although 90% of their songs sound the same.)
    . Ozzy Osbourne
    . Megadeth

    Dance, Techno, & Electronic:
    . Shpongle
    . Daft Punk
    . 1200 Micrograms
    . Coburn
    . Benny Benassi
    . DJ Q*Bert
    . Infected Mushroom
    . Ronald Jenkees
    . Scissor Sisters
    . POLYSICS
    . Mindless Self Indulgence (Before the Emos ruined it)

    Other:
    . Kool & The Gang
    . The Isley Brothers
    . Philip Glass
    . Robin Beanland
    . M.I.A.
    . Joe Satriani
    . Frank Sinatra
  2. Axis

    Axis Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Add Black Sabbath and AC/DC to Hard Rock/Metal, and Led Zeppelin to either Classic Rock or Hard Rock and you've got a complete list as far as I'm concerned.
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    thechungster Super Moderator Emeritus

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    Queen for the classic rock.
    I would like to see Linkin Park in the modern rock.
  4. Cam

    Cam Active Member

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    I find AC/DC and Led Zeppelin extremely overrated.

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