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They are very unique, and I love the fact that there is a girl in the band who is treated as an equal. As an aspiring female guitarist, the music industry doesn't have many bands with girls in them, that are still taken seriously. This band reminds me that yes, I can do this. Also, I loved the uniqueness of Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. It was nothing I had ever seen or heard before. They changed lives, and they influenced other bands to be unique and have unique themes. Panic! At the Disco for example were highly influenced by the theme of Tonight, Tonight from Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness. Their whole album theme was influenced by the one video. The Smashing Pumpkins be whoever they want to be, and are accepted for it, and not judged. I just love them, and I will live and die as a fan.
Definitely original. I don't know why he's so far down the list.V 1 Comment
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
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.
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.
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