Top Ten Weirdest Bands of All TimeMeIzGrEg
The Top Ten
Weirdest band ever. - Userguy44
Jerry was a race car driver. He drove so god damn fast. Never did win no checkered flags but never did come in last. Like. what. I don't know where the hell they get their ideas I just know their songs are fun as hell to sing along to. Hope I don't cause controversy saying this, but les claypool is the Jimi Hendrix of bass. Insane techniques, funky playing and amazing riffs.
Primus sucks! - Userguy44
It seems a normal thing for Primus. I'm not a Primus fan, but it sounds funny. - Userguy44
The perfect blend of weird lyrical genius, and masterful grooves and riffs.V 25 Comments
I love a lot of the bands on this list, I find them all unique in their weird way(although some bands are questionable, like System of a Down), but although I love Primus, the Residents should be the definite number 1 of this list. They experimented even more than the bands on this list, had a unique style that in each of their albums, they were absurd, silly, basically the Kings of the Kings of weird music.
They are strange musically and visually. Plus, the disguises make them extremely
Weirder than Primus.
No-brainer, everything weird since has been derivative of the heights they took weirdness to.V 14 Comments
This guys go from weird to s tier in 3.5
"Ever seen a bassist witha ten inch long beard? "
Yes. Dusty Hill.
They definitely are weird. Just listen to songs like Bounce, Vicinity of Obscenity, She's like Heroin, and Peephole. Also, how could I forget I-E-A-I-A-O.
Very unusual and original. Ever seen a bassist with a 10 inch long beard? I don't think so! And check out Vicinity of Obscenity, that song is insane.V 30 Comments
People who voted for the above bands have no idea who Frank Zappa is. If they did, they'd vote for this
He has an album called (‘) - Ninjaturtlesforpresident
Definately the weirdest in the list. Take a listen to Inca Roads from One Size Fits All.
p.s. Jethro Tull isnt weird... theyre just ummm, unorthodox. - fireinside96
Lumpy gravy, uncle meat, burnt weeny sandwich, weasels ripped my flesh, studio tan, the list goes on.V 2 Comments
Listen to their Disco Volante album it's one of the strangest pieces of music I've ever heard they are nothing like any band I've ever heard the way I can describe them is a cross between Oingo Boingo and The Residents they are also one of the best bands out there and Mike Patton is a great vocalist
Actually sounds pretty good and the weirdness is what makes it special!
Just listen to their song "quote unquote."
Are all of you stupid?
Mr. Bungle is the weirdest
Look em' up
I didn't know the villains from Power Rangers formed a band
Just look them up and you'll understand
But they are good - Ananya
I can not comprehend how System of a down is weirder than this. I'm honestly floored, who votes on these kind of things?
Awesome and innovative music
Their music is in a whole other dimension, you really question what is music after hearing them.
Listen to Dachau Blues, if you don't think its weird, you are not human. Funny how they influenced almost every indie band. But, without a doubt Beefheart's band was the apotheosis of weird brilliance.V 3 Comments
The name comes from famous sex symbol marilyn monroe and famous criminal charles manson. Manson joined these two together because he wanted a name combined with good (monroe) and evil (manson).
The other members of the band have their stage names combined with the first names of famous pop icons and the last names of famous serial killers.
It was originally the name of the band manson played in, but the name just stook with manson himself.
I'm a big fan of manson but his music videos are insane check out Dope hat. Manson is definitely in my top 10 favorate bands along with System of a down and misfits
I'm not even a fan but wow this guy is weird. What do you get when you mix Marilyn Monroe and Charles Manson? This guy.V 2 Comments
Pink Floyd isn't weird. - Userguy44
They're not weird. - Userguy44
Listen to their album Ummagumma. Enough said. - MaxPap
Pink Floyd is great and my brother LOVED their bandV 6 Comments
"Ha ha ha holocaust
Ha ha ha holocaust."
They are pretty hilarious. I just hope they don't mean what they say in their songs. - Fiend
Their lead singer sounds like Beavis - DoroExploro13
They have some of the most offensive songs you'll ever hear in your entire life.V 2 Comments
Rather evil than weird. - DarkBoi-X
One of the most evil bands of all time.
A weird band? They are black metal legends - Ananya
MSI are unusual but in a good way. Every new album is different from the last and they're lyrics are twisted and strange which is what makes them funny and awesome.
Jimmy Urine is an eccentric weirdo legend lead singer. Steve Righ? Is the weirdest guitarist you've ever seen on stage sometimes I wonder what goes on in his head! Kitty is a super smiley and enthusiastic drummer, and I've never seen someone look so excited on stage, she makes all of her strange frilly punk dresses herself. Lyn-Z is a badass bass player who really rocks the punk schoolgirl look and her backbend id freaky but amazing.
Creative and weird industrial/punk band. Just look at the video for their song "Straight to Video". Come on! How they could not be in the list is just messed up. Also, The Offspring aren't weird. Seriously.
Best and only weird band in this lot. MSI makes the rest of these pricks sound like mainstream rubbish. Thank god for Jimmy
Go listen to "Panty Shot" and tell me that they're not broken! I love 99% of everything that they have ever written. Jimmy Urine is my hero. Also go listen to "Stalker", it's one of their best tracks to date.V 5 Comments
Radio Gnome Invisible? What was running through their minds? - BrideiMacBella
Just looking at the song titles of their album Angel's Egg can make some people believe that these Aussies are in a special class of weird people.
Flying teapot is best album. - Brobusky
OCEAN MAN! - FLIPMODE
Ween is the weirdest band out there people just don't really know them
Scathe with a lathe all the days in the past, I can't put my finger on it!
If you make a song with the lyrics, H... HIV...H... HIV, then you're weird.V 4 Comments
Really how is this not number one and why is Pink Floyd and marliyn Manson on the list
What kind of name is butthole surfers?
A good metal band but theirs songs and album names are seriously messed up and so are their live shows.
They aren't metal. They are noise rock which is more classified as a genre of punk. Still a really great band. - Oliwally
If you name yourself Butthole Surfers and still have a hell of a lot of fans, then you're pretty good mate :D
They are not weird either, they have created such great metal songs - Ananya
Look them up and you'll realize what the weirdest band truly is.
You truly are one in a million if you like this band. Good job.
But they are brilliant - AnanyaV 2 Comments
Weirdest band ever! - Userguy44
Fink you Freeky is a creative freekout video alone. Check out Umshini Wam, more a mini film but weirdly wonderful how the socked it to Lady Ga Ga in Fatty Boom Boom..
The Strangest Band I Ever Listened
But I Like it - Glauberson
Three teenage Asian chicks who don't even play instruments and don't really know what metal is...that's why they sound weird but they're not that bad - JCHOW
Love this band. - Phantasian
Yep, BabyRoachmetal is weird..They bark :( - Ananya
21 huh? If people looked into this one more, they'd figure out this is easily top three. Abnormal & Intelligent band this one is.
Maynard James Keenan hides behind a shower curtain covered in blue paint, naked during live concerts. Their bassist paints himself red and white. Their guitarist shows off his pictures of Stimpy. Their drummer is in a Lakers jersey. Wut
Singer Maynard James Keenan is a psychopath, guitarist Adam Jones symbolic art and messed up videos, drummer Danny Carey with his esoteric Kabbalah symbols... The most normal guys in Tool have been the bassists Paul D'Amour and Justin Chancellor... D'Amour is out (he was still weird), and Chancellor isn't the most expressive guy, plus he tends to do weird things in concerts...
They invented their own language
THEY SING IN AN INVENTED LANGUAGE,THEY USE SCREAMS AND WHISPERS AND AN ENTIRE MYTHOLOGY WAS BUILT BY THEM COMMON DUDES THIS IS 200 TIMES WEIRDEE THAN PINK FLOYD AND THEIR SOUND EFFECTS
Why are they weird?
A really creepy group known for using actual screams of terror in their songs.
Ya this should be one of the creepiest because it's just screaming in creepy ways
It's mcdonalds plus Black Sabbath
When I heard the sweater song by them, I swear that was one of the weirdest things I have ever heard. It WAS pretty catchy though. Plus their other songs are awesome.
Fantastic but a bit odd to me - Ethansics
My Name is Jonas makes NO sense.
That's why I love it so much.
They are still one of the best bands.
They are very weird because they all look like freaks but they make great music and actually they are very col :D weezer for live!V 5 Comments
Men in blue spandex and mustaches drawn in marker on their face performing nerd rock.
Yes this belongs at no. 37. *hint hint* - Drum_Solo
Quote: "Soon the gypsy queen will perform on guillotine, in the stage of vasoline, what a scene, what a scene" Karn Evil 9 Part II. I do not even know if this quote is correct, but the song contains lyrics like that. Very rare was this band in terms of musicianship or unusuality.
Why the hey wasn't this added earlier even the name us weird and they're creepy.
System of a down? SLIPKNOT? korn? Tool? Foo Fighters? The offspring? And Many more before this band..just kill yo self
Come on. These guys deserve to be top 5.
How is this not one of the highest?
This is an new wave band that mixed in dance music and called themselves Devo their look is strange with their hats and many other weird things.
This is a band that is only well known for one song and the other songs are unbelievably weirdV 6 Comments
Beatles and Metallica?
This is the invention of hybrid rock
This band continues to push their music in a new direction with each album. They are quality musicians with a one-of-a-kind sound and lyrics that could stand on their own as art. These guys certainly aren't afraid afraid of their weirdness! As always, look forward to what they bring us in the future.
This band is weird (absolutely great too) even when they aren't trying to be weird, plus the fact that they do like to incorporate some shock value every now and again makes the even the weirder.
Once you see the video for obscure by dir en grey you can't unsee it...
Their music is an acquired taste.
Its named after a sex game_-_ I rest my case
Erm, this isn't a "worst bands" list. If it was, then this would be #1
Amazing band amazing, edgy lyrics...
"Little pig, little pig, let me in! " - BAKAYAROU
I wonder where they got the band name from. Have you people ever wondered that?
The name is a pun. Beat =Music beat. Beetle=Insect. Therefore the name is the Beatles. It's a pun. - RiverClanRocks
Their song I am the walrus is just weird.
One of the first bands to be weird.
This band is so weird the song yellow submarine sucks
I wouldn't say it sucks it just gets annoying when you hear it too much. - theOpinionatedOne
Mike Patton, who is also in Mr. Bungle, is in this band. - Pony
Where's that black metal band that the lead singer would take laxativesbefore concerts, crap in his had an throw it into the crowd, then comtted suicide in a shack and had an open casket funeral that he demanded that his friends would be able to it heroin on him at and get high off of that heroin later that night... I expected to see them here
Thick as a brick is a strange masterpiece of music. They're incredible musicians though.
Ian Anderson (of Jethro Tull) is really weird, but then again, so is
Peter Gabriel. Really, watch some of the old Genesis videos live.
WHY IS THE Beatles IN THIS LIST NOW COME ON don't BE STUPID AND ADMIT THAT they're THE BEST
They are weird as all shyte and sti produce awesome music
These guys are weirder than weird. Seriously, check them out.
They're awesome - PatrickStar3
Listen to Pretty fly (for a white guy) - Userguy44
Offsprinthey my favorite band of all time
Why are they on this list? Why are they weird?
I highly suggest that you listen to a couple of songs by some of the bands higher up on here (preferably by Primus, Mr. Bungle, or The Residents) before blindly voting for this. - The_Crimson_King
But I love this band!
They are their own genre. They have so many different styles, and I love every one of them! Everything they do is a masterpiece and there's no denying that.
They are weird, but very sexy. Just watch their music video for"But It's Better If You Do". That's too sexy to handle.V 1 Comment
Kind of creepy. - Phantasian
LOVE THEM! love em love em love em! - cutiepiestarlight
Some of the most creative metal music you will hear. - scaryness
This band has a very weird and unconventional mechanical sound to them. No other metal band sounds like them, though they also pioneered a playing style known as "Djent"
Defiantly different. But they don't sound bad at all
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