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They are the most unique band I have ever heard in my entire life, and I took a liking to them at the age of 6. It nay be a bit young, but they must be something special for a kindergartener to take such an interest. To this day, they still blow my mind, and chills run down my spine every time I hear the introduction to I Write Sins, Not Tragedies. They have such a unique style and theme, 1930's to be exact. Their first album was alternative, pop punk, and even cabaret or baroque. The album gives me this feeling of joy, strength, mystery, burlesque, and even a little lust at times. It's just hard to find the words that I feel when I hear them. Even though half of the original members left, their legacy will live on because nothing was the same without them. As the remaining two members rise to fame, the other two went off to create a new band. Now, they lay low, thinking that they were forgotten, but actually, some of us patiently wait for the day when they reunite to continue their ...moreV 1 Comment
How are Opeth not in the top 3? Their sound is so unique in the fact it seamlessly blends folk, death metal, and even jazz, with very beautiful melodic parts. The transitions between extremely heavy and melodic and beautiful work so perfectly, and never before have I heard growls mixed with cleans in such a stark contrast, but at the same time goes together so well. This is a unique brand of progressive rock/metal that will leave your mind blown, and at the same time utterly tranquil. The dark beauty of this band is completely addicting, and I have never heard anything like it. I know this rant is all over the place, but come on its Opeth we are talking about, they are all over the place too in a great way!
Opeth is one of those bands you really like, but sadly only a few people know them. - Pony
Definitely original. I don't know why he's so far down the list.
He should be ton top
THE New Wave band. Unlike any other band and they actually sound like themselves playing live. Please take a listen if you haven't yet.
I wouldn't say most original because I consider most original to be bands that pioneered and influenced the rock genre early on but this is definitely a unique band! They're different but not too odd, their lyrics are brilliant and their sound never stays the same but instead changes each album. Every Paramore song is very different from the other and they definitely stand out in the pop punk genre.
The most original band I've ever seen.
They are about as punk as Charlotte Church is death metalV 1 Comment
They're the exact opposite of original. No creativity, no uniqueness, no innovation, they're just another generic bland group. - naFrovivuS
One of the best bands of all time when it comes to integrating different kinds of music. Rap, edm, hip hop, classical. Lead singer Tyler Joseph can really put on a show as well. Their music is most unique for its message.
If you want to stump somebody, just ask them to name any band, past or present, that is even remotely the same as RATM. Those funky bass lines combined with Tom Morello's legendary and incomparable guitar riffs, plus Zack de la Rocha's intriguing pitch, flow, and temperament make RATM the most out there and musically unmatched band ever! I don't know how it could possibly be so far down on the list! Maybe the most unique band on the planet!
Everyone of their songs sounds like a different band
Original doesn't mean good, but they still are original
While not strictly "rock" music, abba's style was very unique. Their Swedish voices make it almost impossible to compare them to popular groups. The only music even similar to theirs, I think, would have to be the Hep Stars while Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus were writing the music together. ABBA's harmonies, with three singers taking turns as the lead, were always outstanding. They aren't one of those groups, like Boston, AC/DC etc. (no offense) whose songs tend to all sound the same after a while. No, each and every song told some sort of story or had some different twist that made it interesting to listen to. ABBA was one of the first bands, from a country other than England or America, to make it big worldwide. That's pretty unique.
All of ABBA's songs are very distinct, always quickly recognizable. Their sound unlike anything that came before or after.V 1 Comment
Every song and every music video is so inspiring. They make you think. And it is something that I really appreciate in music. They are so original and just amazing. I love them! ECHELON FAMILY FEELS
Unlike most of the bands on this list Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band actually made a lot of music that broke musical rules in very radical ways. Have a listen to Trout Mask Replica - Lick My Decals Off, Baby - Doc At The Radar Station - Ice Cream For Crow -... And
The last two songs on Clear Spot
Jim Morrison is the prototype of ALL "frontmen" for rock bands, and every one of them since then owes him a debt of gratitude. Before him, all such singers were solo acts. He defined the role then, and still defines it today as the GOAT; Greatest Of All Time.
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