Top 10 Music Artists Mentioned in Weezer's Heart Songs
Heart Songs is a song by Weezer that mentions a lot of music artists and here's some of the artists mentioned.
The Top Ten
1Michael JacksonMichael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
Briefly in one of the verses but worth mentioning. - CaptainMowzker
2Iron MaidenIron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
"Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, and Slayer taught me how to shred." - CaptainMowzker
3Judas PriestJudas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.
Mentioned briefly but worth including. - CaptainMowzker
4ABBAABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Briefly mentioned in the life I've quoted for Pat Benatar - CaptainMowzker
5Quiet RiotQuiet Riot is an American heavy metal band. The band was founded in 1973, by guitarist Randy Rhoads and bassist Kelly Garni under the name Mach 1. They then changed the name to Little Women, before settling on Quiet Riot in May 1975. The band's name was inspired by a conversation with Rick Parfitt of ...read more.
Like other items Quiet Riot was briefly mentioned. - CaptainMowzker
6Joan BaezJoan Chandos Baez is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and activist whose contemporary folk music often includes songs of protest or social justice.
Briefly mentioned though. - CaptainMowzker
"But Hippie songs could be heard, in our pad Eddie Rabbitt sang." - CaptainMowzker
8Pat BenatarPatricia Mae Andrzejewski, known professionally by her stage name Pat Benatar, is an American singer, songwriter, and four time Grammy Award winner.
"He loved a rainy day, Abbo, Devo, Benatar" Seems like it's referring to Pat Benatar not sure though. - CaptainMowzker
9Bruce SpringsteenBruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. He is known for his work with the E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana, working class and sometimes political ...read more.
He's referred as "Mr. Springsteen" in the song for some reason. - CaptainMowzker
10John LennonJohn Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40.
"John Lennon died." One of the lyrics from the song itself. - CaptainMowzker
11SlayerSlayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King. They rose to fame with their 1986 album Reign in Blood, and is credited as one of the big four of thrash metal bands, the others being Metallica, Megadeth, and Anthrax. ...read more.
13NirvanaNirvana 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.
"Had a baby on it, he was naked on it. Then I head the chords, that broke the chains I had upon me." - These lyrics indirectly reference Nirvana. - CaptainMowzker
14Rick AstleyRichard Paul "Rick" Astley (Born February 6, 1966 in Newton-le-Willows, U.K.) is a British singer/songwriter, also known for "Rickrolling" . However before that he started in a church choir and a couple of local bands, before attaining success as a popular singer in the late 80s and early 90s, known ...read more.
He wasn't mentioned in the song... at all so this item is FILLER. - CaptainMowzker