Worst Things About The Term Dad Rock


The Top Ten

1 Rock music was originally made for the young

Just because its original fanbase got older, it does not mean the music itself would become more appealing to the older audience than to teenagers. - Alkadikce

2 Rock/metal music is for rebellious people

It is absurd how people present metal as something designed for older men. - Alkadikce

3 It is not used in the original meaning

I think this term was originally invented to describe music that only its own generation likes. However, now it is used for every kind of old music instead. - Alkadikce

4 It judges music by how old it is

Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd, Beatles are all called dadrock sometimes although they are entirely different genre. - Alkadikce

5 Baroque music is still enjoyed, and it's ten times older than rock

I hate it when I see "2018? " comments below a 2017 song on YouTube. Who enforces you to listen this year's music? - Alkadikce

6 This attitude encourages who's watching in [year] YouTube comments

People think they are the only ones who still like [insert classic rock song], because they are told it is for "straight, white men'. - Alkadikce

7 Teenagers don't necessarily listen to old bands because they are old
8 It uses validity with time

I wanted to write, It LOSES validity with time. Sorry. - Alkadikce

1. In a few years' time Tame Impala or Linkin Park will be dadrock, then Led Zeppelin will be grandpa-rock? Or are we going to talk about dadrap?

2. I noticed how people are never worried if somebody listens to music older than 60 years (jazz songs from old musicals, great classical composers), just if they listen to 1960s-1970s-1980s hits. - Alkadikce

9 A parent showing his/her child his/her favorite music is a good thing
10 Some recent music is similar

Compare Marooned (Pink Floyd) with Waves (Naxatras) - Alkadikce

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1. Rock music was originally made for the young
2. It is not used in the original meaning
3. Rock/metal music is for rebellious people


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