Top Ten Weirdest Bands of All Time
The Contenders: Page 3
41 Panic at the Disco
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.
They are weird in a good way. Really good way.
Meshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten ...read more.
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"
43 One Direction
One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.
They're weird because they're horrible
I died reading this comment. Whoever you are, know that you made my day (or morning, as it's 2:01 AM as I'm typing this). - QueenOfUnsociable123
The worst band ever...
They're not weird, they just suck - JCHOW
More like the least weirdest band ever. Not unique at all.
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Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. Ghost consists of 5 masked instrumentalists, known as The Nameless Ghouls, and a demonic anti-pope known as Papa Emeritus. They have released 3 studio albums, 1 live album and 2 EPs. Each album brings in a new version of Papa ...read more.
I love Ghost. They're not weird at all. - Ku
Defiantly different. But they don't sound bad at all
45 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
46 The Cure
The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
47 Van Der Graaf Generator
So weird they make Jethro Tull and early Genesis sound positively mainstream. Unusual in that they had no guitars in most of their line-ups, but they did have wailing saxophones. Peter Hamill's vocals are interesting to put it mildly. I am surprised that Comus aren't on this list!
Definitely one of the weirdest-sounding 70s bands, with heavy saxophone and growling organ (! ) instead of lead guitar. Plus Peter Hamill's crazy vocals. They make early Genesis sound positively mainstream!
48 The Death Grips
Slipknot is a Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.
Just because you think a band sucks doesn't mean the band is weird.
Honestly I love this band
I'm a metal fan but screaming n growling doesn't make a song metal. This band is so overrated as heavy metal pioneers but I can listened to only three of their songs.
The only weird thing about them is the mask, and a couple other really good bands have mask on. other than the mask this band is amazing
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Mushroomhead is an American Nu Metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well as ...read more.
52 Half Man Half Biscuit
53 The Flaming Lips
54 That Handsome Devil
So strange and unique, but so addicting. Godforbid's lyrics and vocals in addition with the bizarre instrumentals make this a highly enjoyable music adventure.
Alestorm is a heavy metal band originally from Perth, Scotland. Their music is characterized by a pirate theme, and as a result they have been dubbed a "pirate metal" band by many critics and their fanbase. V 1 Comment
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
I call there brand of metal Pedo-metal cause it's so damn creepy.
Screw you. You have no idea what Jonathan Davis went through and what he's going through right now. I bet you never had the experience of being molested as a child.
Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.
One of the most popular bands in Germany.
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58 Throbbing Gristle
Throbbing Gristle were an English music and visual arts group formed in 1976 in Kingston upon Hull. The band comprised Genesis P-Orridge, Cosey Fanni Tutti, Peter "Sleazy" Christopherson and Chris Carter.
Their music is an acquired taste.
59 Weird Al Yankovic
Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic is an American singer, songwriter, parodist, record producer, satirist, actor, voice actor, music video director, film producer, and author.
I mean...it's in the name
60 Prussian Blue