Top Ten Music Genres That Shouldn't Even Be Considered MusicAngryByrd
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I've never heard of this genre. And judging by the name of it, I'll never check it out.
The music itself aside, the REAL reason why pornogrind shouldn't be a genre/subgenre is because it's the same thing as grindcore, just with pornographic lyrics. The same goes for goregrind. They should simply be considered "Grindcore" - ryanrimmel
@visitor who asked for explanation - "Pornogrind, also known as porno grind, porno-grind or pornogore, is a musical subgenre of grindcore and death metal, which lyrically deals with sexual themes." (wiki)
However, sex and porno have never been metal lyrical themes and I really doubt it's metal. Metal bands even avoid love themes and anything sensual, let alone sex and porno. It's more punk than metal in my opinion. - Metal_Treasure
I love this genre so I'm upvoting it, I don't want people making it popular like black metal or thrash has been recently. I love it because of the insane speeds like Last Days Of Humanity, and the gurgling puke vocals and the and the noisecore type guitar work. But most of the bands just chug guitar like devourment and use pig or broken sink vocals with punk type drum beat and trash can snare drum.V 5 Comments
Kendrick Lamar is good though...To Pimp a Butterfly, no need for anymore words.
The thing that made rap great was the mc's spitting knowledge. New rap is just a bunch of rappers talking bout nuthin really. - oliverpaw
Let me put it to you this way: Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Lupe Fiasco, Busta Rhymes, J. Cole, and many others still have careers. I'm done. *leaves* - WonkeyDude98
Drake is garbage (currently) but all the others you listed are legends - venomouskillingmachine
Mumble rap :(V 5 Comments
You may not like modern artists, trust me I don't either. But there was a time when people like Paul McCartney and Elton John were considered pop! - higgsboson2142
All right, there are some pop songs which aren't good. But we can't just forget there were artists like Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, The Beatles. From my point of view this list focuses on fake genres. Pop wasn't originated from fake music. Plus this list isn't about worst genres. - zxm
@AngryByrd As much as I respect your opinion, I found your reply to gemcloben's comment to be extremely ignorant and dim-witted. While you're wasting your time ranting about how pop "requires absolutely no talent", there are hordes of extremely talented pop artists out there like FKA Twigs and Janelle Monae making amazing music. It's foolish to form a conclusion by listening to a handful of bad artists from the genre. Every genre has a few bad artists, but it doesn't mean the genre sucks. - winner333
Yet again, we can't say a genre shouldn't be music based on its talent in the first place. - gemcloben
There was a time when Pop was at it's best and worst. I dislike Pop, especially Modern Pop, because nowadays it's about boobs and ass and most artists rely on Autotune.
Also, isn't "Pop" short for "Popular" music? - EpicJake
To be more specific, the term for modern country is bro-country, and yes, it's awful. It's probably the worst "music" I've ever heard. It makes me want to jab scissors into my ears. First of all, some country is good and some hip hop is good, but by all means, they DON'T go together. Second, 3/4 of everything they sing/rap about is girls, and not even in a romantic manner - just sexual, which is very degrading. This genre should've never been invented.
AutoTune + Repetitive Music + Sexual Lyrics + More AutoTune + Awful Voice = A Modern Country Song - 12cc
Modern country is not all bad there are still quality country out there now.
What is this johnny cash is betterV 4 Comments
In order to say what's not music, we obviously have to define music.
Several simple things may help:
1) there is musical and non-musical sound
2) musical sound is composed of structured noises
3) non-musical sound is composed of unstructured noises (we call it noise).
So we have Music and Noise.
From this viewpoint, the genres that shouldn't even be considered music, are those with the biggest share of noise at the expense of music. I added Noise Music and submitted a comment. Noise Music is a component of many punk subgenres. - Metal_Treasure
Why is Deathgrind #2? It takes the vocals and technicality of death metal and mixes it with the chaos of grindcore! Listen to Cattle Decapitation, Aborted, Brujeria, and Terrorizer. They are awesome bands - ryanrimmel
This is a good genre - Brobusky
Noise music uses noise within a musical context and noise as a primary aspect. This type of music tends to challenge the distinction between musical and non-musical sound.
So this is one of the several relevant items on this list that are on the borderline (music - not music) and pretty much deserves to be in the top 5, if not higher.
Noise music is an important component of several extreme punk subgenres.
However, probably it isn't a typical music genre - I think it's a style that can be applied to different genres. - Metal_Treasure
Noise is a really important part of music for some genres, and you won't get the feeling achieved without some of it, the homemade studio or garage band vibe, which makes or breaks a band in some cases. music is about making people feel one way or another when thinking about a listener, so including feedback and noise is very important.
Death core is awesome
Death Metals emo cousin. Atrocious vocals, retarted ass lyrics, there's too much to list. The genre that scene girls refer to as "metal."
Hate me, but there is good grindcore out there. It isn't for everyone obviously. If you hate bands like Napalm Death and Carcass, I urge you to give Pig Destroyer a listen, they are my all time favorite grindcore band. Some other really cool grind bands are Agoraphobic Nosebleed, Extreme Noise Terror, Terrorizer, and Repulsion - ryanrimmel
I love all types of metal, but I just found this specific kind of metal particularly hard to listen to
Grindcore is good - Brobusky
How this is below dubstep?
Deserves to be №1!
I like this better than pop rap like pitbull
That's because it's not actual music.
I think we can shorten this to just rap. - PositronWildhawk
1990's gangsta rap was good.Lists to Tupac.-TheCoolGuy1V 2 Comments
Djent is a guitar playing style, not a genre. That's like naming a genre shredding. Anyway, some really cool bands have been labeled as djent, them being Meshuggah, Animals as Leaders, and Periphery - ryanrimmel
Not because it's bad, but because it's a style of playing, not a genre. That would be like calling a metal genre "pinch harmonics." - AngryByrd
I guess the name stuck and it became some sort of pseudo "genre", heh. But really, it's a guitar sound style, not something for other instruments in a given djent band. Listen to ERRA though, they are fantastic. - NuMetalManiak
A lot of people don't consider it as a genre. Some say it's a part of prog metal. - zxmV 1 Comment
Worst &donot have music
Worst &donot have music
I actually like dubstep. - Jordansalesguy2392
Worst genre of noise
As a metalhead I appreciate electronic music, too, but dubstep is simply c**p. - somekindofaguy
I don't even wanna know what this is...
Pornogore = Pornogrind (just synonyms).
I don't know why both are on this list. - Metal_Treasure
Pornogore = Pornogrind (just synonyms).
I don't know why both are on this list as different items. - Metal_Treasure
Ugh! Worst music genre in the history of music and genres.
This is already on here.. IT'S THE SAME AS MODERN COUNTRY - -ddlovesyou-
Say what you want about crunk: it at least has its place. - WonkeyDude98V 2 Comments
I can't believe my eyes. Death Metal is one of the most technical (sub)genres ever and it's very demanding (requires talent!).
Great drummers and guitarists out there. First came to mind George Kollias (Nile) - his drumming technique is gonna be studied in percussion departments.
Growls also require very good technique(s), otherwise you are gonna lose your voice in no time.
By the way, I'm not sure that talent is the most appropriate criterion to identify 'Music Genres That Shouldn't Even Be Considered Music'.
Talent is the most important thing in general but it doesn't work very well as a criterion here, in my opinion. - Metal_Treasure
What about Amon Amarth?
Aw come on! Not all death metal is about gore and killing.
Metal is the besttV 3 Comments
There are some great trap songs out there that are meaningful and melodic. You just have to dig deeper and look past the mainstream, like with any other genre.
It's a mix of trash and crap!
Get this to #1 - CommanderLudwig
Terrible! IT ALL SOUNDS EXACTLY THE SAME
Jesus Christ this should be #1.
I guess this isn't a genre, maybe it's just a group of bands from different metal subgenres focusing on certain lyrical themes.
Never heard of this genre before (if it's a genre). - Metal_Treasure
Rape rock is a thing, though this is not real. - Lucretia
I think someone misspelled this "rape". - zxm
You mean rap metal? Rap metal is actually great in my opinion! Listen to Rage Against The Machine, they're rap metal and make great, meaningful songs. Rape metal bands must love and support rape (if this genre even exists).
It's not a music genre, it's just black metal with specific lyrics.
And we can't say it's not music based on its lyrics because it's already another type of art - literature, or "poetry" if you wish. - Metal_Treasure
This isn't a genre. - ryanrimmel
Now what is pure satanic black metal? - zxm
This literally isn't music. It's some kind of post-modern avant-garde performance art. And by that I mean it's absolute garbage. You thought black metal was just some guy screaming? How about watching a guy on stage literally just scream with no rhythm or melody and knock stuff over.
Tf is that?
Who the heck put this here? - Elijah_Cook
What Why Is Punk Rock Here? - FettiMC
Punk was very influential towards other genres. Even metal. Punk rock doesn't mean swearing in songs. - zxm
Why Is Punk Rock Here? - FettiMC
It's awful - some music genres just don't mix.
But it's still music because it's not only some unstructured noise. - Metal_Treasure
Disagree completely. Nu-metal is very interesting and full of genre-mashing. It's a great genre. - AngryByrd
Some genres just don't mix, don't go together. Nu metal is the worst musical idea ever. And rap metal, too. - Metal_Treasure
I'm surprised that no one has bashed the person who put this here yet. Music doesn't have to be beautiful to be music, and sometimes it is. Listen to the more melodic bands, Rhapsody of Fire, Blind Guardian, Ghost, etc. - Caleb9000
These are pretty much great genres. The only genres that can't be considered as music are happy or sad metal, (I saw recently). - zxm
Metal is not beautiful! It has howled vocals, and a distorted guitar, all the ugly music instruments. It should not be music!
So ugly! Listening to metal is useless! Black Sabbath is the worst band out of music of all time. Just hate it. I hate Ac/DC too.V 1 Comment
Some say it's a standard form of rock music, some say classic rock are famous old rock songs. Like Smoke On the Water. Which is hard rock but also considered as a classic rock song. - zxm
I don't think it's a genre. Its just songs which are classic. - zxm
Classic Rock is more likely a term. - malamJONES
Uhh, this is the greatest genre of musicV 1 Comment
This shouldn't be called music cause it's not an actual genre. It's just heavy metal with viking themed lyrics. You're literally making a genre out of a lyrical theme. - Aragorn98
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