40 Bands You Don’t Want Showing Up In Your Living Room

Sure, the cheap shots involve anything with a large and/or dangerous animal, like Elephant, Cage the Elephant or Elephant Revival. The Turtles, even Trampled by Turtles, seem too easy a mark, as do the Monkees, the Arctic Monkeys or even Modest Mouse. The Beatles can’t even crack this list. The Police, Stray Cats, the Lost Boys and New Kids on the Block are welcome, but only under the “special circumstances” heading. Group Sex made the list briefly, but upon further reflection, that’s a personal choice.

10,000 Maniacs, A Flock of Seagulls, Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Bad Brains B-52’s, Bad Company, Band of Gypsys, Band of Heathens, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Broken Social Scene, Cold War Kids, Dead Kennedys, Deadmau5, Deer Tick, Earth, Wind & Fire, Explosions in the Sky, Goo Goo Dolls, Gov’t Mule, Guided By Voices, Hootie & the Blowfish, Iron Maiden, Leftöver Crack, Limp Bizkit, Megadeth, Minutemen, Panic! At The Disco, Poison, Prisoners of 2nd Avenue, Sex Pistols, Simian Mobile Disco, Simple Minds, Social Distortion, Talking Heads, The Dead Milkmen, The Zombies, Train, War Vampire Weekend, Widespread Panic

Bands You Don’t Want Showing Up In Your Living Room

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