Top 10 Quotes from Famous Metal and Rock Musicians

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These are quotes from famous Rock and Metal musicians.

The Top Ten

1 "The hell with the rules. If it sounds right. Then it is." - Eddie Van Halen

Probably the most truthful quote I've heard from a metal musician. - BoredJeff02

Eddie Van Halen isn't metal he's rock/hard rock sure for a little while when they had Sammy Hagar they were metal but it was only for a couple months basically Eddie Van Halen is more rock than metal - Thecyanryan

2 "Our music doesn't go out of fashion, because it's not about fashion. AC/DC has survived because, we've never changed direction. All it is, is Rock N'  Roll." - Brian Johnson

He does have a good point. - BoredJeff02

3 "For every moment of truth, there's confusion in life." - Ronnie James Dio

Quite a quote I'll add. - BoredJeff02

4 "I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of the soul. I never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honest as I can.. But I still believe in peace, love, and understanding." - John Lennon

Probably one of the deepest quotes I've ever read. - BoredJeff02

5 "There are areas of music that are more compassionate, more tolerate, more open, more accepting and more aware. What I think I've done is destroy the myth that heavy metal bands don't have that capacity." - Rob Halford

Now that's what I call a quote. - BoredJeff02

6 "We're better than Metallica. We're better musicians, better players. Put it this way, they can try to walk onstage after a Iron Maiden show if they want." - Bruce Dickinson

That's something that requires a lot of courage to do... enough said. - BoredJeff02

7 "I won't be a rockstar, I will be a legend." - Freddie Mercury

Indeed he is a legend. - BoredJeff02

8 "All television gives you is somebody else's life to watch" - Geoff Tate
9 "Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous. Have you noticed that? I'd like to find the bastard that thought that one up." - Lemmy Kilmister
10 "I would rather regret doing something, than not doing something." - James Hetfield

Probably one of his best quotes in my opinion. - BoredJeff02

The Newcomers

? "I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not." - Kurt Cobain

The Contenders

11 "Home is in here [tapping temple]. Where you live is just a geographical preference." - Lemmy Kilmister
12 "Pop and metal aren't friends. Each knows exactly where the other lives and tries to keep its distance. They choose different streets, neighborhoods, zip codes" - Dave Mustaine

The bittersweet truth!

13 "You can't embrace your whole life, if you're shut down. I found that out that I just can't run away, and shut down. I'm losing the rest of my life, doing that." - Steve Perry

Another truthful quote. - BoredJeff02

14 "Glam stands for Gay Los Angeles Metal" - Dave Mustaine
15 "Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are." - Kurt Cobain

It's a very truthful quote. - BoredJeff02

16 "We are taking great benefit from the performance of our loyal fans who really sing throughout the whole concert. That also makes my job a little easier" - Hansi Kürsch
17 “I fly airliners and in my spare time I sing a bit” - Bruce Dickinson
18 "I’ve got what’s called a Low Tonal Register, which, loosely translated, means I sound like a gorilla on Valium." - Lemmy Kilmister
19 "Guitar is the best instrument to pose and look cool playing. You can't pose playing a tuba, can you?" - Lemmy Kilmister

Lol, Lemmy was amazing RIP - cjWriter1997

20 "I'm not a lyric writer to make statements. What I enjoy doing is making painting with lyrics, creating colorful images. I think that's more what entertainment and music should be." - Chris Cornell

RIP - naFrovivuS

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1. "The hell with the rules. If it sounds right. Then it is." - Eddie Van Halen
2. "I'm not claiming divinity. I've never claimed purity of the soul. I never claimed to have the answers to life. I only put out songs and answer questions as honest as I can.. But I still believe in peace, love, and understanding." - John Lennon
3. "Our music doesn't go out of fashion, because it's not about fashion. AC/DC has survived because, we've never changed direction. All it is, is Rock N'  Roll." - Brian Johnson
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1. "For every moment of truth, there's confusion in life." - Ronnie James Dio
2. "All television gives you is somebody else's life to watch" - Geoff Tate
3. "Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous. Have you noticed that? I'd like to find the bastard that thought that one up." - Lemmy Kilmister
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