Top 10 Music Artists that Don't Belong in the List Called "Biggest Sellouts of the History of Music"
Why are these bands in this list they don't belong there so here are music artists that don't belong in that list
The Top Ten
1 Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), ...read more.
They never sold out so they don't belong there - christangrant
Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Again Anthrax never really sold out - christangrant
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.
They shouldn't be on this list in my opinion if they had to be included then they shouldn't be number one on the list like they are now at the time of me making this - christangrant
Do you know what sell out means?
Dive in quality, not genre change. - ProPanda
Meaning like a consistent dive in quality. For example, (all my opinion), Selena Gomez. Her work with The Scene continues to be some of the best teen pop of the decade. Then she went solo and released a garbage album. For all of 2013 she had sold out. Then, she "cashed in" with the Revival era. - ProPanda
4 The Faceless
The Faceless is an American technical death metal band from the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
Why was this on the list to begin with? - christangrant
5 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.
While they are the most overrated rock band they never really sold out they always stuck to their roots - christangrant
6 The Ramones
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.
Always Punk from beginning to end they never sold out - christangrant
They never sold out. They were one of the oldest pure punk rock bands. They just mixed pop styles in 80s and 90s. But that doesn't mean they sold out. - zxm
Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
While yes they are overrated Nirvana never sold out they were always a grunge band - christangrant
Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.
They never sold out to be honest their music just started to decline - christangrant
9 The Beatles
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.
10 The Beastie Boys
The Beastie Boys are an American Rap/Rock group that was formed in 1981 by its three original members, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Adam "MCA" Yauch.
11 System Of A Down
System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
Sellouts? they never sold out even if they are Nu Metal at least they always keep their sound - christangrant
12 Green Day
Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.
They never "sold out." Clearly no one knows what a sellout is. - isaaonrtdmtr
They always sounded the same - christangrant
13 Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
14 Arctic Monkeys
The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.
15 Linkin Park
Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.
Still debating on whether these guys sold out.
'Heavy' sounds like every other pop song out there, but if they went back to Nu Metal, then that would be selling out.. - wrests
16 Twenty One Pilots
Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.
They didn't sell out. They became popular. Gaining popularity =/= selling out. Better examples of selling out would be Coldplay and Maroon 5. They had songs that became very popular on the radio, and decided to change their style to pop and try to sound mainstream.
Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .
Staind was a heavy metal band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995. ...read more.
19 Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.
20 Blink 182
Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.
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