Biggest Sellouts of the History of Musica7x,antar
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While they've always been pop rock, they at least had some alternative leanings when they started out. Now they've gone completely pop, which while more successful utterly angers their die hard fans, and casual listeners for making boring music. - Mrveteran
How are they not #1? Songs like shiver and clocks were incredible. And now listening to their newer songs like paradise and magic, just sound generic and empty. Much like today's pop music.
Going from "Don't Panic" to "A Sky Full of Stars" in fourteen years.V1 Comment
Just compare On Through The Night with Hysteria or Adrenalize.
This piece of garbage always raps about one thing--himself. How interesting.
Why do Jay-Z and Dr. Dre look the same? - SirSkeletorThe3rdV1 Comment
Worked with Kanye of all people. I can't respect him anymore.V3 Comments
There's no way in check that they sold out. If anything Dave Grohl sold out. He makes pop crap rock music. He even said every song he writes he tries to make a hit and hits are all about a poppy chorus. In utero was even less mainstream then Nevermind.
How were Nirvana sellouts? Cobain himself said that he didn't like Nevermind and released Utero, which was, like, 0% sellout.
Nirvana wasn't selling out, they got a ton of sales, but Kurt didn't want to be famous and known by the world, he just wanted to make music. He was doing the opposite of selling out.
Not even closeV4 Comments
"Supper's Ready" is my favorite song of all time. "That's All" is my least favorite song. Definitely sold out after Gabriel left, probably because he was the driving force in their creativity.
Genesis should definitely top this list. Went from being an amazing progrock band in the 70's to a lucrative catchy pop band. I don't blame Phil Collins. Both he, Peter Gabriel and the rest of the band sold eventually, and I don't mind some of their pop tracks. They just used to be so much better...
You are spot on my friend... Gabriel also went along for the cash ride too. Hey it was the 80's...V1 Comment
I'm officially done with Three Days Grace.
What the heck happened to you guys? You guys were so awesome! Then Adam Gontier left and got replaced with Matt Walst (the same guy who sang Porgy Star Dancing).
I agree, I like to remember the good, old TDG than the crap they've become.
After their masterful debut, Lunar Strain, and EP, Subterranean, In Flames released The Jester Race. While it was good, it was nowhere near the level that the last two releases were at. They continued to simplify and streamline their sound until they decided to drop Melo-Death all together and just become a bro metal band.
Happy and Blurred Lines are some of the weakest excuses for selling out ever.
He went from classy trash to just trash - jordanlyon
Here's the truth: They started off as leather jacket-wearing dudes who played German titty bars and chomped on chicken between songs. Then they were asked to overhaul themselves entirely and BOOM, the band that changed the face of the world.
The Beatles aren't sellouts, Paul McCartney is.
Personally, I don't even hold his corny movie career against him, but when you go from the militant anti-sell-out of 1991's Death Certificate etc. to producing such garbage as 2014's "Drop Girl", that's probably the biggest act of SELLING OUT in the history of music, and certainly within hip-hop which is saying something since practically the whole genre sold itself (with a few noble exceptions, of course. )
Went from nwa gangster rap to Disney movies and commercials. I think he should be number 1 hands down.V2 Comments
Another Metamusel metalhead who has chosen to pitch everything from Bridgestone tires, to office supplies, to hotels. Plus, he's got some sports bar in Phoenix that serves "Nightmare" nachos and "No More Mr. Nice Guy" Chipotle Chicken Pasta. I'm not kidding. - a7x,antar
Madonna, in my opinion, is THE BIGGEST SELLOUT.
Wanna know why? Get ready for a lot of sadness people. I'm really sorry you people had to hear this but, she made two songs with Nicki Minaj!
I'm not kidding. It's true.
Someone please bring her 1985 self back...
Starting to make music with nicki minaj and drake.
Hail to the king... The king being consumerist America looking for a shallow Pantera rip-off.
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