Top Ten Bands Banned in Various Countries

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The Top Ten

1 Judas Priest  was banned in Soviet Russia, got labelled for anticommunism
2 The rolling stones are banned in japan from 1973 because of their  drug convictions which had put them in Japan's blacklist
3 Behemoth Banned in Russia, Nergal Calls Putin an 'Idiot',they  were jailed in Russia before being deported .
4 Carcass faced a ban to perform in Malaysia, as the band got their visas declined on the basis of their lyrical content
5 Rammstein Banned in Germany for Promoting Unprotected Sex

This surprised me the most. - Metal_Treasure

6 Slayer's 'Christ Illusion' Banned in India , accusing that it will affect Indian Christians and muslims
7 Lamb of God is banned in Malaysia since 2013 for it's "Blasphemous " content
8 The Beatles were once banned (In 1964) from Israel after a committee decided the group had no artistic merit and would cause hysteria among youths
9 Led zeppelin was banned in Singapore because they had long hair

Long haired guys look awesome though.

Yeah I saw it in newspaper once.very silly reason.for long hair.I guess the man who made this decision was bald and jealous for their long hair - zxm

10 The Clash was banned from East Germany because they thought their music was too politically charged.

The Contenders

11 The Kinks were banned from playing in the USA from 1965-1969 because they were denied permits after a conflict with the American Federation of Musicians
12 Cradle of Filth Banned in China, Their Music Branded 'Unsuitable to Play in Mainland China'
13 Dire Straits' Money for Nothing was banned in Canada for being homophobic, especially the word "f***ot"

It was banned in 2011 because "like other racially driven words in the English language, ' f***** ' is one that, even if entirely or marginally acceptable in earlier days, is no longer so." - Metal_Treasure

14 Cannibal Corpse's albums were banned from stores & songs were banned from being performed in Germany

They were also stopped from performing after religious protests.

15 Limp Bizkit was banned from Ukraine (In 2015). The band stemmed from Fred Durst's interest in moving to Crimea which was annexed by Russia in 2014

You sure Fred Durst wasn't banned for just being Fred Durst?

16 The Bloodhound Gang was banned from Russia in 2013 because their bassist shoved a Russian flag down his pants at a Ukraine gig
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1. Judas Priest  was banned in Soviet Russia, got labelled for anticommunism
2. The rolling stones are banned in japan from 1973 because of their  drug convictions which had put them in Japan's blacklist
3. Behemoth Banned in Russia, Nergal Calls Putin an 'Idiot',they  were jailed in Russia before being deported .
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