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Top 10 Most Notorious Metal Bands Ever

Metal is one of the most notorious and controversial music genres out there. The genre has been associated with violence, and it’s not hard to see why. To the average listener, metal songs can sound rather hostile and angry. Metal bands are synonymous with loud music, weird costumes, and radicalRead More

10 Music Genres That Died Out Quickly

Music has been around for thousands of years, with each generation adding new takes that reflect their cohort better. Over the decades, a myriad of genres and subgrenres have been spawned; it’s only natural that some types of music would become dated and burn out quicker than others. Although theRead More

10 Dark Secrets From The Surprisingly Twisted World Of K-Pop

The sugary-sweet sounds of Korean pop music seem pretty harmless. Simple songs like Psy’s “Gangnam Style” or the music of Girls’ Generation don’t exactly seem like hotbeds of corruption, but behind every hit song out of the K-pop machine are years of torment and exploitation. Aspiring stars are pushed throughRead More

10 Musicians Or Bands That Flirted With Nazism

Musicians have enjoyed courting controversy since the dawn of the culture surrounding popular music. Whether it’s reactionary, to gain notoriety, or just vacuous attention-grabbing, it usually makes for a strong statement when delivered to a mass audience. Entire subcultures have established themselves by utilizing controversy to drive a particular setRead More

Top 10 Fascinating Stories Behind The Lyrics Of Popular Songs

Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler) delivers the following line in The Wedding Singer: “I think that’s the hardest thing, to write a song. A song, you know, when people hear it they go: ‘Ooh, I know what that guy was feeling when he wrote that.’ ” It is ultimately up to theRead More

Top 10 Tragic One-Hit Wonders

A musician whose single has charted on the Billboard Top 40 without ever repeating that success is deemed a one-hit wonder. More often than not, the sudden rise and subsequent hasty fall leaves irreparable scars on the soul. The following entries focus on the tragic lives of those who fellRead More

10 Groupies That Majorly Impacted The History Of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Groupies usually don’t show up as much more than a footnote in music. They’re the girls who hang out backstage with the band, usually troubled girls from unhappy homes, struggling to find an escape by diving into the sex and drugs that go with rock ‘n’ roll. They’re treated asRead More