Top 5 Bands or Artists - Recent and Classic

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  1. So the Coldplay thread got an airing and it seems there are a lot of peeps interested in the old popular beat combos here.

    Post your top recent and your top five all-time classic artists/bands below. I have a sneaking suspicion that the overall outcome will be guitar-heavy.

    Recent

    Kaiser Chiefs
    Franz Ferdinand
    Scissor Sisters
    The Zutons
    Kings of Leon


    Classic

    The Who
    Motorhead
    Rolling Stones
    Supertramp
    Jethro Tull
     
  2. Recent? Eh?

    Classic:

    Deep Purple
    Focus (a bit obscure this one)
    Genesis before Phil Collins trashed it
    Pink Floyd
    King Crimson
     
  3. Focus? as in 'Hocus Pocus', by Focus?
     
  4. Recent
    Evanescence (amy lee - goth babe!)
    Rammstein (even tender love songs sound like an invite to invade poland)
    Bowling for soup
    Bloodhound gang
    Linkin Park

    Classic
    Rainbow/Purple
    Guns and roses
    Alice Cooper
    Joe Satriani
    Bon Jovi
     
  5. That's the crazy Dutch prog rockers! I've actually seen them live twice in the last couple of years.
     
  6. RTFQ

    RTFQ RIP

    Recent:
    Maximo Park
    The Duels
    Rufus Wainright (live, his albums are a bit morose - yes I know, not a band)
    Towers of London
    Magic Numbers

    Classic:
    Tiffany
    Bay City rollers
    Kid Creole and the Coconuts
    Kajagoogoo
    Iron Butterfly
     
  7. Nah, never heard of 'em. Okay I have, they're mentioned in Hi Fidelity (Nick Hornby novel/screenplay).
     
  8. To my eternal shame, I saw them several times in the 70s, can still sing "Sylvia" badly and even have an MP3 of Moving Waves somewhere on a hard disk.
     
  9. More of a Debbie Gibson man myself
     
  10. Classic:

    Pixies
    Nirvana
    Smashing Pumpkins
    Far
    The Beatles



    Recent:

    Pixies (they’ve reformed :D )
    The Disstillers
    Electric Six
    Foo Fighters
    Weezer
     
  11. Sixty

    Sixty LE Moderator Book Reviewer
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    Goku, how did you get on with seeing Pixies at Alexandra Palace (if memory serves)?

    Good/Bad/Excellent? :-D

    Recent:
    Libertines
    Belle & Sebastian
    Foo Fighters (playing fast and loose with the word 'recent' I know)
    P J Harvey
    Hefner

    Classic:
    Pixies
    Stone Roses
    The Specials
    The Smiths
    6o Foot Dolls (obviously)

    SFD
     
  12. Sixtyfootdoll, the Pixies were amazing – anything less and it wouldn’t be them :D
     
  13. maninblack

    maninblack LE Book Reviewer

    Recent

    Semisonic
    Barenaked Ladies
    Black Eyed Peas
    McFly
    Smashmouth

    Classic
    Fairport Convention
    The Stranglers
    The Skids
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Sandy Denny
     
  14. They're probably my main driving/working music :D

    Oh, and Thijs van Leer is now old & grey & fat but still has some fantastic bugger-grips on him!
     
  15. recent:
    Mazzy Star
    Neko Case
    Luna
    Jackie Leven
    The Handsome Family

    classic: Leonard Cohen
    Bob Dylan
    Velvet Underground
    Only Ones
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds