Stevie R. Vaughn
"Don't believe the hype!"
The only artists that can get me to change the channel or just turn something off is Taylor Swift & Kanye West
"Ride the Barrel and get pitted... So Pitted."
Ya know, they aren't Better Than Ezra. Most days, they aren't even As Good As Ezra, let alone Better.
Guns 'n Roses
I ride tandem/with the random/Things don't run the way I planned them.
Peter Gabriel, "Humdrum"
Anything country from about 1970 till now.
Rolling Stones (saw them just to say I did)
I'll edit as I come up with more
I've got to leave out much of the music produced over the past 15 years or so because there isn't much that sticks with me, except for maybe Arctic Monkeys and Kings of Leon, but the bands which have been popular but which I have never been able to appreciate include
Hootie and the Blowfish
Plenty more but I have to run.
The Beatles. Plenty of respect; no denying their talent or impact. But they're just a little too precious for me.
Nirvana. Same deal; plenty of respect, and they needed to happen when they happened. But just not my cup of tea.
Steve Miller. Lots of hits. But I can't escape the feeling that this must be the kind of stuff Homer Simpson listens to. In fact, I can imagine most Steve Miller songs being sung in Homer Simpson's voice...
Amy Winehouse. Good voice, but I've heard it before.
The Grateful Dead. Probably because I associate them with my first gf's mom, who was a Deadhead and basically a half-zombie junkie when I met her. Just lots of associations with bad memories.
Virtually any disco. The Bee Gees did have one or two good tunes.
I hesitate to Say "Fleetwood Mac," because the Peter Green era was pretty good. But when he's out of the picture and they start bringing in their girlfriends and writing songs about their personal problems with each other-big ol' bag of "nope." Those are two different bands.
"Only a fool fights in a burning house."-Kang
"If you listen to fools....The Maaahhhhb Ruuuules....."-Ronnie James Dio
Who do I hate? The guys who keep yelling, "Driver's seat ...ooooh......driver's seat ... yeah....driver's seat..."
Quite a few mentioned that I don't understand but especially the Chairman of the Board.
I'll echo two that have been mentioned: U2 and Bruce Springsteen
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I know the Dead isn't for everybody but I also think many who don't like them haven't heard many of their songs.
Friend of the Devil
Uncle Johns Band
and this one:
I don't hate anyone or any music really. I guess that's what makes my life pretty easy at times.
But I will tell you, if you answered Fleetwood Mac in this thread, they are my existence and you can go straight to hell.
On the McVie baseline from the Chain alone you're nuts. Good day to you sirs.
...and Stevie Nicks still rocks and is not only not a "girlfriend in the band" but one of the better songwriters in rock history.
Every race I run in is in preparation for the Indianapolis 500. Indy is the most important thing in my life. It is what I live for. - Al Unser Jr.
Everything I ever wanted in my life, I found inside the walls of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. - Eddie Sachs.
Funny, I was just talking about this with a friend of mine last week. Okay, here goes.
Dave Matthews Band
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Beastie Boys (not even a band actually)
John Mellencamp (yeah, blasphemy as I live in Indiana)
My Morning Jacket
Most country music and most rap and hip hop ****.
Not many I dislike, but I have a strange category for Lou Reed and Elvis Costello--two "icons" that I first heard when they were mailing it in later on, and I wondered why they were icons. Then I heard their "iconic" stuff, and my opinion of them didn't change.
Big Star, Gram Parsons, The MC5--always heard what legendary, influential acts they were, so I finally searched out their music, and didn't hear anything to write home about.
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