Top 10 Music Artists Accused of Being Satanic
These people in The top 10 of This list have been accused of being satanists. They're not satanic at all. While there are some satanic black metal bands out there, these artists don't worship Satan. They only do this kind of stuff just as a gimmick and don't really condone or encourage satanism. They're normal people in real life.
A lot of people think Marilyn Manson is a Satan worshiper, but he's actually a nice guy in real life and does not at all condone satanism in people. If you dig deeper, his songs actually have positive meanings. It's a way of saying don't judge a book by it's cover.
The Top Ten
1 Marilyn Manson
Everyone thinks he's satanic. Well he's clearly not!
Marilyn Manson is a LaVeyan Satanist and even a honorary priest. He however also stated that he doesn't agree with everything they stand for, but is friends with Anton LaVey.
He is however not a devil worshipper, as LaVeyan Satanists are an atheistic subculture that most likely chose their name to troll christians. - Martin_Canine
Well, the media thought Slayer was satanic because their logo is a pentagram formed by swords and because they have satanic lyrics. They do, but they're definitely not Satanic. Their lead singer is a devout Catholic - SirSkeletorThe3rd
3 Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward . The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback . In 1978, ...read more.
Black Sabbath is a philosophical band. They are not and they were never satanists.
For all we know satan could like smooth jazz.
Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa . The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.
In Greece church asked to not allow them set concerts.
5 Cradle of Filth
Cradle of Filth are a British extreme metal band that formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band's musical style evolved from black metal to a cleaner and more "produced" amalgam of gothic metal, symphonic black metal and other extreme metal styles.
6 Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. They were known for some big hits such as The Trooper, and The Number of the Beast, and have released 16 studio albums . The New Wave of British Heavy Metal Pioneers would ...read more.
7 Tommy Lee Sparta
Death was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.
9 Lady Gaga
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, known professionally as Lady Gaga, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She is the first female artist to ever since Cher to get nominated by the Grammys and Emmys . In 2013, during her era on Artpop, she was chosen to perform in a concert from iTunes . ...read more.
I don't know what is she, but whatever she is she's awful & her music & videos destruct people much more than some dark bands E.G. 30 seconds to Mars or Awolnation. - Fan_of_Good_Music
People claim she has Illuminati imagery in her music videos - SirSkeletorThe3rd
10 Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., also known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age . He has been critically acclaimed and even more panned throughout his career . He's often criticized for constantly talking about money, girls, and ...read more.
11 Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
This should be number one. Stairway is NOT satanic! - MontyPython
Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time . In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with ...read more.
Others say that he is illuminati or Catholic...LOL.He is the most successful rapper ever so he has a lot of haters that want to tell something "bad" about him...
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13 Rob Zombie
Rob Zombie is an American heavy metal musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. His career launched in 1985 when he formed the heavy metal band White Zombie. Following their breakup, he began a successful solo career. Zombie began directing in the early 2000s. His most famous movies are ...read more.
14 Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is an American rapper / pop music artist. Nicki is most known for songs like "Anaconda", "Only", "Truffle Butter", "Super Bass" and "Stupid Hoe" . Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James Trinidad and Tobago. ...read more.
Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
Trivium are an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. After getting signed to Roadrunner Records in 2004, the band has released seven studio albums and nineteen singles.
My mom thinks two of their album covers has demons on it.
17 Miley Cyrus
Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning ...read more.
Skrillex is an American EDM producer who is known for popularizing dubstep. He is part of the bands Jack Ü (DJ) and From First To Last (Lead Singer). His album Recess debuted at 4 on the BB200, tying him with Zedd for the highest debut for an EDM album on that chart. He is best known for Scary Monsters ...read more.
Surprisingly he's not a satanist. I found out at a concert
20 Justin Bieber
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claiming he was Part-Indian) and he's Christian . He's the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. ...read more.
And the cover art of his new album looks satanic at some angle.