Biggest Sellouts of the History of Musica7x,antar
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I am surprised he is even on here. I'm pretty sure it's cause he didn't bring the Nirvana sound to Foo Fighters. News flash people; two completely different people. If he was the singer for Nirvana then maybe I'd expect him to keep the same vibe like how Maynard did with Tool and Perfect Circle, but he isn't Kurt and he doesn't have to bring that sound to his band.
I don't think he necessarily sold out because I still really like Foo Fighters but it definitely does sound different than Nirvana. I like both Nirvana and Foo Fighters but I can understand why many Nirvana fans don't like Foo Fighters, because they're two totally different bands with totally different sounds
Dave has put out so many great songs some albums may only have 2 or 3 great songs on them but the first 3 Foo albums are amazing. Dave and the rest of the Foo's are one of the best bands in the last 25 years.
He didn't sell out, he started the Foo Fighters. - The01BroV 8 Comments
In my opinion, she should be #1. She started out a perfectly respectable up in comer in the music and film industry. Now she makes me embarrassed to be In Her age group. She completely abandoned her initial fan base to represent what? White trash and anarchy? It would be one thing if that's who she was when she first made her debut but there was never a glimmer of that person before this "transformation". She says it's because she "grew up". Hah, I won't even dignify that with a response. Sure her controversial demeanor has made her relevant. But at what cost? She's a joke and an embarrassment to my generation. You're not an artist my dear, you're a sellout.
Either she's a good girl pretending to be bad, or a bad girl who faked being good. Either way, she was a role model for me at one point. Now if she's in a magazine, I rip out that page. What happened to her?
There wasn't anything to sell. She grew up doing a tween sitcom on Disney about a herself. All she did was start humping things in her underwear, swear and drink, and scared a lot of parents.
Devil worshiperV 1 Comment
Listen to their first 2 albums, then listen to slang. Hear the Difference?
Just compare On Through The Night with Hysteria or Adrenalize.
Started way before dark horse.
This piece of garbage always raps about one thing--himself. How interesting.
Why do Jay-Z and Dr. Dre look the same? - SirSkeletorThe3rd
Worked with Kanye of all people. I can't respect him anymore.
He worked with Rihanna and kanye. Nough said
PAUL MCCARTNEY SUCKSS - matthewwilliams2
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.
TDG is literally the definition of sellouts. By the time of Transit Of Venus, all they cared about was writing hits for the radio and that's part of why Adam left. So now with Matt, TDG just rips off their old hits because they know it'll make them money.
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...
"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.
You are spot on my friend... Gabriel also went along for the cash ride too. Hey it was the 80's...
How is Genesis not on this list!? There first 5 albums (or 6 if you count From Genesis to Revelation [The band considers Trespass to be the first Genesis album, so I do as well]) are some of the most interesting and unique rock music there is! It almost gives you a fantastical feeling listening to it. No one in rock music has seemed to recreate or sound like early Genesis in anyway (Although Marillion came close). But once Peter Gabriel quit and Phil Collins took over the vocal duties, there music became bland quick. Then in the 80's the stopped making progressive rock music and made generic pop music that are 90% cheesy love songs. It does not even sound like the same band!
Happy and Blurred Lines are some of the weakest excuses for selling out ever.
He went from classy trash to just trash - jordanlyon
They didn't sell out. They became popular unexpectedly. - The01Bro
They sold out bad. They went from fresh crap to nasty crap to abominations. Vessel and Blurryface are Poser City
How were Nirvana sellouts? Cobain himself said that he didn't like Nevermind and released Utero, which was, like, 0% sellout.
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.
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.
Bleach, Then Nevermind.V 7 Comments
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.
How did in flames ever sell out? They changed their musical style to survive in a changing scene. Reroute to remain is just as good an album as colony or whoracle. Granted they released some trash after reroute, but Battles(their latest album) makes up for those garbage releases.
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.
How the hell is he even on this stupid list? - IIBK
He is NOT a sellout! That's ridiculous! Here's one of the only true rock and rollers or there that's left!
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
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