Top 10 Comedy Music Acts in Rock and Metal


The Top Ten

1 GWAR GWAR Gwar, often styled as GWAR, is an American heavy metal band formed in Richmond, Virginia, United States, in 1984, composed of and operated by a frequently rotating line-up of musicians, artists and filmmakers collectively known as Slave Pit Inc.
2 Tenacious D Tenacious D Tenacious D is an American comedy rock duo that was formed in Los Angeles, California in 1994. Composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jack Black and lead guitarist and vocalist Kyle Gass, the band has released three albums – Tenacious D, The Pick of Destiny and Rize of the Fenix.

Why it is not first?

3 Cannabis Corpse Cannabis Corpse Cannabis Corpse is a marijuana-themed death metal band, formed in Virginia in 2006. Their band name is a parody of Cannibal Corpse. Cannabis Corpse songs are fully original but their album and song titles are parodies of many death metal bands' album and song titles (e.g. "Tube of the Resinated" vs more.

Still better than Cannibal Corpse.

*starts laughing* - 445956

Their name is a parody of Cannibal Corpse and they play real death metal but their song titles / lyrics are parodies of death metal songs, mostly by Cannibal Corpse.
Some of their song titles:
Skull Full of Bong Hits, I C** Bud, Individual Pot Patterns, Reefer Stashed Place, Mummified in Bong Water, Addicted to Hash in a Tin, I Will Smoke You, Gallery of Stupid High, Blaze of Torment, Dead by Bong, and more.
(by the way, I made a list about them - Funniest Parody Song Titles by Cannabis Corpse) - Metal_Treasure

4 Steel Panther Steel Panther Steel Panther is an American comedy glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that parody the stereotypical 1980s "glam metal" lifestyle.
5 Ten Second Songs

A project of Anthony Vincent - metal musician from NYC. He's pretty popular on YouTube.
I like what he does, it's very funny and original, and I even made a list - Best Parody Song Covers by Ten Second Songs - Metal_Treasure

6 Spinal Tap Spinal Tap

They invented the 11 amp you may ask what's the point, well it's one louder - christangrant

7 Bob Rivers

He does comedic parodies of Christmas songs and more - christangrant

Bob Rivers is incredible, I love him. - Metal_Treasure

8 Stormtroopers of Death Stormtroopers of Death Stormtroopers of Death, known as S.O.D., was an American crossover thrash band formed in New York in 1985. They are credited as being among the first bands to fuse hardcore punk with thrash metal into a style sometimes referred to as crossover thrash, and is also known for reuniting Anthrax members more.

I added S.O.D. and Anthrax because they several joke songs (More-So S.O.D. than Anthrax) - christangrant

9 Tankard Tankard Tankard is a thrash metal band from Frankfurt am Main, Germany, founded in 1982. Along with the bands Kreator, Destruction and Sodom, Tankard is often considered one of the "The Big Teutonic Four" of Teutonic thrash metal.

They aren't a typical comedy band and this is the reason they aren't higher on this list although they are better musicians than some acts I put higher.
They are a German thrash metal band and they play thrash music pretty good. But what makes them funny is that almost all lyrics are about drinking - beer in particular, although they don't limit their lyrics to beer.
Rules For Fools, Die With A Beer in Your Hand, Need money for beer, Medley (Alcohol, Puke, Mon Cheri, Wonderful Life), R.I.B. (Rest In Beer), The Morning After, and more. - Metal_Treasure

10 Tragedy

A US glam metal band that makes parody covers of Bee Gees songs. The band was also named after a Bee Gees song - Tragedy.
They describe themselves as "All Metal Tribute to the Bee Gees & Beyond"
Song to start with - You Should Be Dancing (Bee Gees cover) - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Harmonica Lewinski

Wack ass name but I gotta give it up anyway. dirty rock and roll music, definitely not for squares

Their name comes from Monica Lewinski (Bill Clinton's sex affair).
They are a lo-fi Rock 'n' Roll band from Rochester, NY
songs - The Lewinski Stomp, She's So Sweet, The Slug - Metal_Treasure

12 Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

I know what you mean by this, christangrant, and I agree with you ;-) - Metal_Treasure

13 Mac Sabbath

They play Black Sabbath songs with McDonald's themed lyrics. They are dressed as McDonalds characters and their lead singer's name is Ronald McDonald - Metal_Treasure

14 Psychostick
15 Alestorm Alestorm Alestorm is a heavy metal band originally from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase.

Not a typical comedy band but I think they can be on this list - Metal_Treasure

16 "Weird Al" Yankovic Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.

He has several Rock songs but he isn't entirely rock - christangrant

17 Mojo Nixon
18 Dread Zeppelin
19 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Alternative Metal group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. more.
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