Top 10 Music Artists that Use Sound Effects

Have you listened to any song with any sound effects in it? Well how about the artist itself? You got one? Put it here on the list and I will know. Here's the list:

The Top Ten

1 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. 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 Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters more.

Sound effects everywhere. Every album and probably every song. Contains this and that and everything they could think about that would be the most fitting things for what they are talking about in music. It's just done right. - LightningStrike

It's a big part of their music. It fits very well with their psychedelic and progressive music. - Userguy44

Their use of sound effects was incredible. They really do add some flavor to the song. - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

Comfortably Numb, and Wish you were here are really good. - RadioHead03

2 Rush Rush Rush was a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.

2112 is one of the longest songs of all time and you can also hear lots of sound effects kind of like how Pink Floyd does it. - LightningStrike

3 Metallica Metallica 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". more.

Thunderstorms, laughing gods, laughing a lot of things, machine guns and war sound effects, they are totally epic especially with the work they've done. - LightningStrike

4 Eminem Eminem 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 more.

Rap God contains explosions and gun reloading sounds. What a fun way to listen to rap music am I right? - LightningStrike

One Shot 2 Shot is chock full of them

This guy used the sound effects that creates his own music with Rihanna “love the way you lie” is definitely awesome, but it’s like a great song.

Eminem rapped this song for worlds best rapper

5 The Beatles 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 more.

Anything familiar from white album? - LightningStrike

6 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, singer John "Ozzy" Osbourne, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. more.

The beginning of black Sabbath? Rain. The beginning of paranoid? A train. Hey that sounds catchy. - LightningStrike

7 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

Now how could I ever forget this. - LightningStrike

8 Weird Al Yaknovic Weird Al Yaknovic Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.

His polka songs? You guessed it, it contains weird sound effects. There's also a lot of his songs and parodies that can do other sounds too. - LightningStrike

It's a crucial part of his music - iliekpiez

9 Sabaton Sabaton Sabaton is a power metal band from Falun, Sweden formed in 1999. The band's main lyrical themes are based on war and historical battles.

Mostly war sounds on many songs - some of them are: Screaming Eagles, Primo Victoria, To Hell And Back - Metal_Treasure

10 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. more.

Space Oddity am I right? Space sounds and stuff like that, totally nice. I love it. - LightningStrike

The Contenders

11 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury more.

Another one bites the dust has a cool and fitting sound effect... to just feel the beat. - LightningStrike

+ Bicycle Race - Metal_Treasure

12 Dio Dio Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

Off the top of my head 'Lock Up the Wolves' also starts with sounds - clock ticking and some other sounds. - Metal_Treasure

The beginning of holy Diver contains that sound. Very good intro I must say. Very nice and fitting! - LightningStrike

13 Drake Drake Aubrey Drake Graham, known professionally as Drake, is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor, born on October 24, 1986 in Toronto, Canada. He started his career on Canadian reality show "Degrassi: The Next Generation".

Energy has gunshots - ShrekTheGoat

14 Bathory Bathory Bathory was a Swedish Black/Viking Metal band formed in 1983 by Quorthon and Jonas Åkerlund. Bathory's first 4 albums layed the blueprint for Scandinavian Black Metal. Quorthon is often credited with creating the "shrieking" vocal style of Black Metal. Their 5th album, Hammerheart (1990) displayed more.
15 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.
16 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American nu metal/ alternative rock/ alternative 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" .

Songs like Indestructible, Decadence, Inside The Fire, The Infection, Ten Thousand Fists, and more - TheDarkOne_221b

*David Draiman noise* - Cyri

17 Judas Priest Judas Priest Judas 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”. more.

Painkiller - LightningStrike

18 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative more.

Yes, that's another one. - LightningStrike

19 DragonForce DragonForce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

Ever feel like Pac-Man found a metal song? - Cyri

20 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. more.
21 Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention The Mothers of Invention were an American rock band from California that served as the backing musicians for Frank Zappa. Their work is marked by the use of sonic experimentation, innovative album art, and elaborate live shows.

Massive pioneers of musique concrète in rock music. - JoLeKosovo

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