Top 10 Most Common Music Stereotypes

Martinglez
There are many music steriotypes, there's probably at least one for every genre. These are the most common ones.

The Top Ten

1 Metal fans are satanists

Our opinions are more well-founded and well-defended, except the extremely narrow-minded elitists. Not to mention that only a small percentage of metal fans are actual satanists.

That's not true. Just think about how great Ghost (doom metal + pop) are. If you don't know them, listen right now. - Songsta41

I am definitely not a satanist. And not all metal is that "screamo" stuff. There's Power Metal (I like to call it fantasy metal), Symphonic Metal, Alternative metal, even Pirate Metal (etc.). Whilst exploring these I have found very few satanic themes. - Merilille

Depends upon your definition of "talent," and the threshold thereof.
Then there's talent abused. No doubt many metal musicians are talented, but chose to pursue sub-genres that range from dark and extremely disturbing, even psychotic, to mind-numbing noise and shrieking "vocals."

Ever heard of Symphonic Metal and other metal subgenres? They have clean vocals, and have creative songwriting.

It's a very false stereotype I might add - christangrant

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2 Rap fans are criminals

Lol that cracked me up. In my country, people think metal fans are criminals.

This is commonly associated with black people, which is racist on its own. - SwagFlicks

Most Hip-Hop Heads like myself don't have time for a life of crime because we're too busy listening to hip hop/rap - KrazzyMadd

This, being accoiated with being black, is racist. However, only the old songs have lyrics about them but don't get me wrong, old rap is phenomenal. - AlphaQ

3 Justin Bieber fans are crazy fangirls

Nah, those are the Directioners.

I don't like JB but I know fans of him that aren't crazy fangirls. - Martinglez

True, but some are shy and quiet. I used to be one (When I was 5...fml).

Those are the Selenators!

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4 Reggae fans are rasta marijuana smokers

Who put this on the list? Why does it exist? - DynastiNoble

5 One Direction fans are crazy fangirls

Actually more than half of those I see are actually really crazy about their looks.

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6 Pop fans are crazy fangirls

This is 50% true 50% not. Only Beliebers, Directioners and other bad singer fans are crazy fangirls - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

I'm a crazy fangirl, and pop is the bane of my existence. But this stereotype is true, most pop fans I've met are obsessed. - RiverClanRocks

7 Rock fans have long hair

I actually do have long hair, it's safe to say that most metalheads have long hair now, but most of Classic Rocks fans are in their 40's now so they probably have short hair - KrazzyMadd

Do dreadlocks count? Cause I have them. - AlphaQ

I'd like to have long hair.
"When everybody has their hair short, The Rebel grows his hair long." - Swellow

Actually now rockstars also have short hair (Billie Joe Armstrong, Matt Bellamy, James Hetfield etc). It was just a style of 60s and 70s. Its not only rockstars or rock fans who had long hair in 60s and 70s. - zxm

8 Rap fans wear chains

I (hip hop head) have a few chains, I only wear one though and not often because they're just to much to carry around - KrazzyMadd

I have a chain but I don't really care much about it. - AlphaQ

9 Opera fans are sophisticated

Lisa Loud is an opera fangirl like I am. She is so sophisticated and so am I. I love opera. - DynastiNoble

10 Christians can't listen to metal

No, a lot of Christians listen to Metal. - AlphaQ

Christians listen to Britt Nicole and of course, teen pop girl 1 Girl Nation. - DynastiNoble

The Contenders

11 Classical fans are old

I hate this one so much. I'm 14 and classical is one of my favorites. - CommanderLudwig

12 Rap nowadays sucks

I think they're has always been bad rappers, but there were more good rappers back then, than there are now, if you wanna find a good artist nowadays, don't listen to the radio - KrazzyMadd

Rap Now in days SUCK there may be a god bat but there's no good singing!

Nah, trap is worse.

Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, Danny Brown, Eminem, Dr Dre, Rakim, Tech N9ne, Busta Rhymes, Run the Jewel, MF Doom and Ghostface Killah Suck? Hmm I never knew that... - AlphaQ

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13 Anything with unclean vocals is automatically "screamo".
14 Metal fans hate pop

Most metal fans I see usually hate on pop but don't worry I respect your opinion but I'm a bit sick of the bashing. - AlphaQ

Totally wrong. Even metal musicians like pop. - zxm

I don't hate all pop music - christangrant

15 Punk Rock fans have crazy hairdos
16 Rap is only about sex, drugs and money
17 Jazz is only listened to by the working class people

I'm 13. I have the radio in my bedroom perpetually turned onto a jazz station. - RiverClanRocks

I'm a working class girl and I love jazz. - DynastiNoble

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