Top 10 Things People Feel They Have to Say About Music Even If They Don't Agree

zxm
The ultimate true .People have to say these things even if it's against their own will.

The Top Ten

1 The Beatles is the best rock band ever The Beatles is the best rock band ever

They're mediocre in my opinion not horrible but not great either. I wouldn't mind them so much if the fans weren't so damn defensive and irritating towards people that share a different opinion than them. Just because they were the first "Rock" band doesn't mean that they're free from criticism and it doesn't mean that EVERYONE has to like them. Sure they're ok but stop acting like everyone has to LOVE them when they're not that great to begin with. - SomePersonYouHate

True it is getting annoyed thinking that the Beatles are the most influential band/ artist ever when they're not. - SomePersonYouHate

I've found this. People find themselves saying it because it's, well, The Beatles!
I like them but they are overrated. - Britgirl

To begin with, it's inaccurate to label
the Beatles as a "rock" band, in part because "rock" has no firm definition. In the beginning, they were largely a rock 'n' roll cover band (rock 'n' roll is NOT rock), and they were excellent. When they began writing in earnest, they effectively founded what was "rock" at the time and for the next decade or so. They got weird in the psychedelic era, yet still offered premium "rock" mixed in with the "concept" stuff. At the end, Lennon's influence was still "rock" and rock 'n' roll, while McCartney became more and more pop. After the split, Lennon remained basically true to his roots, except for catering to Yoko's mindless, horrible, shrieking noise. McCartney became a purveyor of lightweight, sappy pop, and remains so today.

I haven't any big problem with them, but they are histericcaly overrated.

2 Freddie Mercury is one of the best singers ever Freddie Mercury is one of the best singers ever

I know every song of Queen and Freddie Mercury, and I can say, that it's a fact. He is the greatest singer of all time, no doubt.

I should've added "Freddie Mercury is the best singer ever". Anyway I know he is talented. But there are other singers better than him (for me). for example I like Robert Plant's singing and M.Shadow's singing more than him. So I'd say they are better than him (my opinion). I mean I can give my reasons why they're favorite to me, more than Freddie. I like Freddie's voice too. But a lot say that he has the greatest voice ever. I honestly think he doesn't have. not the best, one of the best (again my opinion). - zxm

I find people who don't listen his songs but say that he is the best or one of the best. - zxm

Seems like a fairly broad, objective statement. - truckturner

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3 Jimi Hendrix is the greatest guitarist ever Jimi Hendrix is the greatest guitarist ever

For me there isn't any best guitarist. Jimi Hendrix was great, influential but he wasn't the only guitarist who played good. Classical guitarists were more skilled than him. Even people born before him. Django Reinhardt is surely as much good as Hendrix. Sabicas. There were better guitarists before him. Or at least as equal. There are more skilled guitarists than him now. Plus, he was quite sloppy. - zxm

He's the most influential. Not the best. - Userguy44

4 Michael Jackson is the best pop artist ever
5 Iron Maiden or Metallica are the best metal bands ever

I honestly don't like Metallica. Their intros are too long for me, and it's alright if someone doesn't like something. (I think that some people need to hear that.) Iron Maiden is pretty good, I like some of their songs, but I wouldn't call them the best. If I had to choose which metal band I consider the best, I'd go with Blind Guardian. - Merilille

Iron Maiden and Metallica got me into metal, and I still love them. But I agree with Merilille - later I discovered Blind Guardian and they are really very special and damn good. - Metal_Treasure

6 Led Zeppelin is one of the greatest rock bands ever

If the criterion is "one of the greatest," there's no way to argue against.

Same here, I meant on top 5. - zxm

7 Linkin Park is the best rock band of the 2000s

If that's the case, it doesn't say much for rock in the 2000s.

I Like LP but honestly when it comes to 2000s bands I think Seether and Foo Fighters are better. - SomePersonYouHate

Meh... Porcupine Tree is better.

No. - Skullkid755

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8 John Lennon is one of the greatest singers ever

Again, "one of." Absolutely.

Well, honestly,I don't like John Lennon either.I know he is a great songwriter and singer but still I don't like his songs.But I have to say that he is one of the greatest singers ever. - zxm

9 Rush is one of the most talented rock bands ever

This one doesn't even qualify under the "one of" stipulation.

10 Whitney Houston is the greatest female singer ever

God rest her, but not even close.

The Contenders

11 Justin Bieber is the worst artist ever

Kinda true. I am sure a lot of people say this without hearing a single song of his. - zxm

"Artist? " Maybe in crayon.

12 Metallica is the greatest thrash metal band
13 Deathcore sucks
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