Music Artists Who Sold-Out

August 2, 2015 - When artists started out in one genre and then sold-out so they could make it on the pop charts. Let's discuss these artist who did this crime. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Metallica
In the eighties, they were the greatest metal band. Ever. They practically created thrash metal. There was nothing like it. What happened? For shame, Metallica, for shame...
1st 4 albums are amazing then they lost cliff and jason and they did it(stupid idea)

rockisgood132

it's a shame really because they were amazing

muckie


2X Japan
I'm pretty sure most of the people who voted for them here have no idea what this list is about, but this time I won't complain about their ignorance.

saaarsdej

I really don't see how they sold out but X-Japan rule most and deserve to be top of most lists. Pure awesome.
X Japan will always be at the top of the hierarchy. The top predator in a food chain if you will.

X Japan have kept to true to themselves even after the 10 year hiatus.

3Kiss
many people would say KISS is great, when they just know one or two songs from them... that's because they are the most commercial band, even their fans say this

rock2metal

from "rock" to disco... bad!

4Guns N' Roses
With every member that left Guns n Roses, they took a bit of talent with them. I hated Chinese Democracy and is nothing like Appetite For Destruction

Danielsun182


5Linkin Park
Linkin Park should be above Metallica

Nintendonix


6Nickelback
Who remembers their album Curb? No one, since their fans love their new poppy music. Like with Metallica, they were heavy and processed by money to make themselves softer.

7Rod Stewart

8Genesis

9Santana
This website is easy to troll

10Huey Lewis

The Contenders

11Kid Rock

12Billy Idol

13Pink Floyd

14Jefferson Starship

15Heart

16Megadeth

17Black Veil Brides

18Asking Alexandria

19Avenged Sevenfold

20L'Arc~en~Ciel

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