Top Ten Music Artists and Bands Who Shouldn't Record a Children's Album
Whether their musical style is not exactly cheerful or a majority of their lyrics are inappropriate, if these artists would release children's album, you'd hesitate to buy them for your kids.
The Top Ten
1 Cannibal Corpse
Cannibal Corpse is a American death metal band from Buffalo, New York, formed in 1988 . The band is known for their graphic album covers, explicitly violent lyrics and song titles like "I C** Blood" The group got into mainstream after performing the song "Hammer Smashed Face" in the 1994 film Ace Ventura: ...read more.
Sneak peak at the lyrics "Go to sleep child, or I'll cut your limbs, chew your eyes out and stick your heart in the deathly flames, sweet dreams little one." - cjWriter1997
I don't think I have to clarify why they would fail on any basic level of how children's music works. - Martin_Canine
I'd buy it. - djpenquin999
@cjWriter1997: And I thought the lyrics were "roar roar roaroaroaroaaarrr / roar roar roaroaroaroaaarrr / roar / roar roar" - Martin_Canine
2 Marilyn Manson
Marilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s. ...read more.
Creepily sounding music, screaming vocals and lots of controversy... I have no doubt Brian Warner couls write children's music, as he is very intelligent and knows when it is appropriate to portray his stage persona and when not, but his band definitely shouldn't perform it. - Martin_Canine
Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
Now, imagine thd following: Shakepeare's "Titus Andronicus" recited over heavy Industrial rock instrumentals, and you remotely have an idea what Rammstein sounds like to someone who understands their lyrics. Now imagine the same band recording a children's album. - Martin_Canine
Angelspit is an Australian Industrial music project in the cybergoth subculture that formed in 2003. Current members are Zoog von Rock (vocals, production) and George Bikos (guitar), former members include Amelia Arsenic (vocals, production, 2004-2013), Valerie Gentile (guitar, 2011-2012) and Chris ...read more.
With their punk-ish Industrial outfit, weird fashion, sampled noise, distorted vocals and rebellious attitude, they are perfect for every teen that doesn't give in to mainstream... but please think twice if you want to play songs like "Vena Cava" or "Maggot" to your three year old child. - Martin_Canine
5 Bloodhound Gang
The Bloodhound Gang is an American rock and pop band currently consisting of Jimmy Pop (vocals, guitar), "Evil Jared" Hasselhoff (bass), Q-Ball (DJ, keyboards, synthesizers, producer), The Yin (percussion) and Daniel P. Carter (guitar) that formed in 1988. ...read more.
"From the guys who brought you "The Bad Touch", "A Lapdance is So Much Better When The Stripper Is Crying", "Screwing You on the Beach at Night" and "Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo", here comes The Bloodhound Gang's next smash hit, "Mary Had a Little Lamb"! " - Martin_Canine
6 The Singing Butts
In fact, this is the only band on this list where it wouldn't surprise me if they released a children's album... - Martin_Canine
7 Insane Clown Posse
Insane Clown Posse is an American hip hop, horrorcore and rap rock duo consisting of rappers Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope, that was formed in 1989 in Detroit. ...read more.
Horrorcore are definitely the best choice to record music for young children. - Martin_Canine
E-Rotic is a German eurodance group. The band originally consisted of the duo, the lead singer Lyane Leigh, the rapper Raz-Ma-Taz and the group's producer David Brandes.
Does it need an explaination why it isn't such a good idea for a band called E-Rotic to record an album aimed at pre-schoolers. - Martin_Canine
9 Kanye West
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.
If he did, it would be horrible. Imagine "Twinkle Twinkle Little Kanye" - Cartoonfan202
10 Paris Hilton
Paris Whitney Hilton is an American businesswoman, socialite, television personality, model, actress, singer, DJ, and author .
No more songs from that spoiled brat! She can't even sing!
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 Royce ...read more.
11 Kat McSnatch
She's one of my favourite singers, but lets face it, her songs' lyrics... - LemonComputer
Skrillex is an American (Born in 1988, in Los Angeles, California) 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 ...read more.
"Mary had a little... D-D-D-Drop the bass... Wubwub blingblingblingbling Wuuub wubwub wub wuub! " - Martin_Canine
13 Anal C***
Anal C*** was an American grindcore band founded by vocalist Seth Putnam in 1988. The band is known for their highly offensive lyrics which included themes of misogyny, homophobia, racism, Nazism, antisemitism, and schadenfreude (ridicule of the unfortunate). Their music has been received negatively ...read more.
14 Blood on the Dance Floor
Blood on the Dance Floor is an American scene duo currently consisting of Dahvie Vanity and Fallon Vendetta that formed in 2006. Former members include Jayy von Monroe (2009-2016) and Garrett Ecstasy (2009). All of them provided vocals to the project. ...read more.
No, please never, they would make songs worse than Barney The Dinosaur. They will make the stupidest, most annoying kids songs ever. - AnimeDrawer
15 Aphex Twin
Richard David James (born 18 August 1971), known by his stage name Aphex Twin, is an Irish-born English electronic musician and composer. He is known for his influential and idiosyncratic work in electronic music styles such as IDM and acid techno in the 1990s, for which he won widespread critical acclaim. ...read more.
The children's brains would possibly melt trying to understand what they are listening to right now. - Martin_Canine
16 Lil Wayne
Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop "artist" and is often referred to as one of the worst "rappers" of all time. 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 talking ...read more.
17 Miley Cyrus
Miley Ray Cyrus is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Miley Cyrus's voice is contralto. She became a teen idol starring as the character Miley Stewart in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana in 2006. Her father Billy Ray Cyrus also starred in the show.
18 Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath were 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.
19 Tom Waits
Thomas Alan "Tom" Waits, born December 7, 1949 is an American singer-songwriter, composer, and actor. ...read more.
20 Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian 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.
What is even more depressing is that ABC actually called her a role model for children. I'm gonna go cut my wrists now. - Aragorn98
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