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Freya
09-08-2016, 05:43 PM
I don't like metallica. Not a big fan of Sublime. Both were ruined for me by their fans. They just wouldn't stop talking about it. In HS it was Sublime. Everyone else it's metallica. Their music is okay but I just cannot stand listening to it.

When I was in HS I lived an hour out and my cd player didn't work. It didn't have a port or whatever this was a decade ago, things weren't as streamingly nice. So I had to listen to the radio. THREE STATIONS had mandatory Metallica hour. Which happened to be when I was driving home. So so sick of metallica.

What are your unpopular Music Opinions?

Fynn
09-08-2016, 05:59 PM
I do not have a favorite band. Nor do I even get the concept of a favorite band or guitar worship.


It's ironic because my dad is a total rockstar wannabe.

Galuf
09-08-2016, 06:04 PM
I hate 90% of songs with singing. Dunno. Just annoys me.


and then people sing along with it.

yeah idk I like my tunes of videogame songs. That in of itself is unpopular. Just liking vgm songs

FFNut
09-08-2016, 07:02 PM
I'm with you on Metallica. Most metal now adays I just grew to dislike. I enjoy a softer sound now.

Also what are with kids now adays playing that rock and or roll in those Juckey Boxes at the malt shops until 10 at night. Dancing like the devil has possessed them.

Really though I am like Galuf in this now. I like music in the backround to help tell a story but I have been slowly phasing out a lot of it. It is weird though because I can play the piano, guitar, bass, and a few others. I just don't enjoy doing so.

DMKA
09-08-2016, 10:37 PM
Radiohead sucks.

Raistlin
09-08-2016, 11:04 PM
I hate the Beastie Boys.

Depression Moon
09-08-2016, 11:18 PM
Is disliking the Beastie Boys unpopular? Out of all the times growing up in the hood I never heard anybody talk about the Beastie Boys let alone playing their music. Out of all the rap groups, you'd hear Mobb Deep, Junior MAFIA, Outkast, Gang Starr, those, not Beastie Boys. Our radio station didn't even really play them.


Me? I think Beyonce's pretty weak. Out of all the songs I listened to by her I only like is "The Closer I Get to You" with Luther Vandross and "Daddy Lessons". The former I told people about and they always say it's too slow. Youngins nowadays. If Beyonce did more trout like that then I'd smurf with her. Daddy Lessons caught my attention with its swinging country-like sound. Again, I'd smurf with her if that was her main genre, but she does Pop which I don't think she's that good at.

Mister Adequate
09-08-2016, 11:20 PM
I hate the Beastie Boys.

70253

Some opinions are unpopular for a reason.

Raistlin
09-08-2016, 11:26 PM
Is disliking the Beastie Boys unpopular? Out of all the times growing up in the hood I never heard anybody talk about the Beastie Boys let alone playing their music. Our radio station didn't even really play them.

More often than not, I get strange looks from anyone born in the '70s and '80s whenever I say that, so in my experience it's definitely an unpopular opinion (at least for my generation).

Although the fact that Mister Adequate is so enraged only proves that I am objectively correct. QED.

Sephex
09-08-2016, 11:40 PM
*In terms of Tool albums, I really do like Aenima like most folks, but I think both 10,000 Days and Lateralus are better albums.

*Singing is very overrated. Don't get me wrong, I do love good singing, but I think there is far too much focus on it. I think instruments, especially something like skilled guitar playing, is far more interesting. Sure, at one point being skilled at an instrument was valued more (and still is in many circles of genres), but I'm strictly talking about mainstream stuff. Most of these supposed "best songs ever" are just people wailing. Like, it's cool and takes TREMENDOUS talent to pull off. I get that. But too much of WHHOOOAOAOAOAOAOAOAOAOAOOAOAOAOAOA is overkill.

*I still like Marilyn Manson and the recent albums still have good music on them. Manson will never get as good as Antichrist Superstar and people who are/used to listen to Manson need to get over it. Plus, if Antichrist Superstar was released today people would say its another crap Manson album. Hey, remember these classic lyrics? "When you get to heaven, YOU WILL WISH YOU'RE IN HELL!!" Yeah, sounds like something someone would make if they made a style parody of Manson. Point is, most people who were into Manson were in their teens. Manson was fresh and new, and that's why you were into the music. If anything Manson is guilty of not changing enough and trying to rekindle a fire that will never burn again instead of trying something new. In fact, he sort of did with the latest album and it is actually very solid! Manson is total garbage live now, I have grown and changed a lot since I first got into the band, and a lot of the lyrics are silly now, but I still have fun throwing on a Manson album and rocking out.

*Lyrics are completely overrated. Maybe that's why I don't really care for singing that much, too? Also why bad lyrics from bands I like don't bother me as long as the song sounds good. Again, the general sound of a song is way more interesting. I also tend to feel emotion through the sound of a song. If I make a playlist themed around an emotion or whatever, I mostly don't pay attention to the lyrics. I try to build a concept around how a song makes me feel stickily from the music itself. That said, when lyrics are very good I do enjoy them.

*Stop judging people so harshly for having different tastes than you. For example, DMKA said Radiohead sucks. I like Radiohead. That's great! The cool thing about people is that we all have different backgrounds and interests. I wouldn't want everyone to think exactly like me because besides the concept being incredibly creepy things would get boring. It's really sad that I have to point this out, but I rarely discuss music online because people get such a stick up their ass about it. Nearly every day I see someone complain that someone else has a different opinion about music. It would be like if people argued about food! How ridiculous would that be? ... Ohhhhh.....

*In the interest of fairness I'll actually attack one of my favorite genres! Well, actually more like the people who also like what I am about to talk about. Progressive rock/metal. Yes, like you I love it. But guess what? Not everyone has the patience for a 14 minute song. Or 40 some odd minute song. Or an album with an overall arc of sorts. Again, I LOVE it. But getting on a pedestal and thinking you are better than most people because you listen to music with odd time signatures isn't going to win people over. You want the genre to get more recognition and exposure? Don't be an ass about it! Maybe introduce people to a shorter song or something more accessible. I mean, are you really that surprised that most people feel overwhelmed when you throw a song at someone with constant blast beats and growling vocals? Don't be willfully obtuse.

Pike
09-08-2016, 11:51 PM
My unpopular music opinion is that unpopular music opinions are silly, you should listen to what you like and have no shame. like today I spent actual money on a goddamn song by Eurobeat Brony but I'm also super SUPER hyped for the new Bastille album tomorrow and I feel like those are about as opposite in style as you can get but idgaf I like them both

Slothy
09-09-2016, 12:12 AM
*In terms of Tool albums, I really do like Aenima like most folks, but I think both 10,000 Days and Lateralus are better albums.

That's an unpopular opinion? I'm not sure I've met anyone who thinks Aenima was better than Lateralus (which is a damn near perfect album in my opinion). I've seen lot's who don't really dig 10,000 days though, but musically I think it has their strongest songs by far. It's just not as cohesive and thought provoking an album as Lateralus, but I still like it more than Aenima.

But keeping on Tool for a moment, a lot of people seem to like Undertow and it was probably the album that really broke things open for them and helped them define their direction as a band. And I hate it. Seriously, it has two songs I like and the rest make me want to never listen to the album again. In fact, I started with Lateralus as my first album and worked my way backwards to Aenima and then Undertow. Almost didn't bother with Opiate because of it which would have been a shame.

MJN SEIFER
09-09-2016, 12:20 AM
My unpopular music opinion is that unpopular music opinions are silly, you should listen to what you like and have no shame. like today I spent actual money on a goddamn song by Eurobeat Brony but I'm also super SUPER hyped for the new Bastille album tomorrow and I feel like those are about as opposite in style as you can get but idgaf I like them both This, pretty much.

I have a lot of unpopular music opinions, I'm sure - simply because I love pretty much everything, I love the music I grew up with, the music from before my time, the music from today. I love songs from singers and bands the majority seem to hate, as well as those that everyone seems to love, and everything in between. I can listen to any genre, and it will sound beautiful to me.

I also love songs that sound similar to each other, and I love covers and samples, especially of songs I already liked/loved. I feel no shame in any of this.

Wolf Kanno
09-09-2016, 01:41 AM
While it's nice that music is trying to move away from the more processed hype BS that has been Pop music since the late 90s, I am really not digging this return to 60s/70s era singer/songwriter/folk music that is sweeping in. Every time I listen to modern music it's either a music industry pop group or some whiny artsy coffee shop songwriter who should have never left Burning Man to pursue a music career. I guess it's just that awkward period where the over-analyzed processed stuff is going out the door and the underground art stuff is coming in, but lacks the filter to make it stronger for a wider audience. Granted, it's not like we haven't seen this happen before, it just kind of sucks when you feel like you're in that in-between stage of musical eras.

Oddly enough, a lot of music I used to hate growing up is starting to really grow on me. I feel like I've bought more music from bands/artists/genres that I used to seriously hate than stuff I would usually listen to.

Freya
09-09-2016, 02:05 AM
Oh. I actually really enjoy Taylor Swift. I don't get all grumpy about her music or persona, I just think her music is fun. :gator:

Lot of people like to trash her for whatever reason. That's more popular with people i know than not.

Sephex
09-09-2016, 02:14 AM
*In terms of Tool albums, I really do like Aenima like most folks, but I think both 10,000 Days and Lateralus are better albums.

That's an unpopular opinion? I'm not sure I've met anyone who thinks Aenima was better than Lateralus (which is a damn near perfect album in my opinion). I've seen lot's who don't really dig 10,000 days though, but musically I think it has their strongest songs by far. It's just not as cohesive and thought provoking an album as Lateralus, but I still like it more than Aenima.

But keeping on Tool for a moment, a lot of people seem to like Undertow and it was probably the album that really broke things open for them and helped them define their direction as a band. And I hate it. Seriously, it has two songs I like and the rest make me want to never listen to the album again. In fact, I started with Lateralus as my first album and worked my way backwards to Aenima and then Undertow. Almost didn't bother with Opiate because of it which would have been a shame.

Most Tool fans get really irate if yo don't say your favorite album is Aenima. At least in my experience. However, I will concede that I have seen more people say Lateralus in recent years. I also agree with you on Undertow. Sober is a fantastic song. There was another song I liked on there too, but I can't remember the title. Otherwise it is a very forgettable album.

FFNut
09-09-2016, 02:51 AM
Oh. I actually really enjoy Taylor Swift. I don't get all grumpy about her music or persona, I just think her music is fun. :gator:

Lot of people like to trash her for whatever reason. That's more popular with people i know than not.

the big issue people have with her is they think it's cool to make fun of her. I am guessing most maybe heard a few songs but never listened to her really. Since she is famous she is a easy target for their attacks where she can't really fire back. I heard a few songs from her that honestly I didn't mind. It's not my cup of tea but she writes all her own music and performs it so give props where props are due I say.

sharkythesharkdogg
09-09-2016, 12:36 PM
I like Led Zeppelin's sound fine, but I can't get into Robert Plant's vocal style.

I like a lot of different vocal styles too. Something about his man-gasms just kill a lot of their songs for me.

Sephex
09-09-2016, 01:00 PM
I like Led Zeppelin's sound fine, but I can't get into Robert Plant's vocal style.

I like a lot of different vocal styles too. Something about his man-gasms just kill a lot of their songs for me.

Put Led Zeppelin on random. Take a shot whenever the words love, woman, and baby are said.

Bubba
09-09-2016, 01:25 PM
Put Led Zeppelin on random. Take a shot whenever the words love, woman, and baby are said.

NEVER do this. It's the same as doing a shot every time the word "Jammin" is said in the Bob Marley song Jammin'

Most people know that I have an intense hatred for Abba and I don't understand their inexplicable popularity.

Also, The Smiths are one of the most famous bands from my hometown of Manchester and I CANNOT STAND Morrissey (the lead singer). He has the worst voice in recorded music history. I do have a lot of time for Johnny Marr (the guitarist) though.

Mister Adequate
09-10-2016, 01:44 AM
*I still like Marilyn Manson and the recent albums still have good music on them. Manson will never get as good as Antichrist Superstar and people who are/used to listen to Manson need to get over it. Plus, if Antichrist Superstar was released today people would say its another crap Manson album. Hey, remember these classic lyrics? "When you get to heaven, YOU WILL WISH YOU'RE IN HELL!!" Yeah, sounds like something someone would make if they made a style parody of Manson. Point is, most people who were into Manson were in their teens. Manson was fresh and new, and that's why you were into the music. If anything Manson is guilty of not changing enough and trying to rekindle a fire that will never burn again instead of trying something new. In fact, he sort of did with the latest album and it is actually very solid! Manson is total garbage live now, I have grown and changed a lot since I first got into the band, and a lot of the lyrics are silly now, but I still have fun throwing on a Manson album and rocking out.

My dude you are my brother and I love you but the best Manson album is Mechanical Animals. But you're right about the rest.

Sephex
09-10-2016, 02:24 AM
*I still like Marilyn Manson and the recent albums still have good music on them. Manson will never get as good as Antichrist Superstar and people who are/used to listen to Manson need to get over it. Plus, if Antichrist Superstar was released today people would say its another crap Manson album. Hey, remember these classic lyrics? "When you get to heaven, YOU WILL WISH YOU'RE IN HELL!!" Yeah, sounds like something someone would make if they made a style parody of Manson. Point is, most people who were into Manson were in their teens. Manson was fresh and new, and that's why you were into the music. If anything Manson is guilty of not changing enough and trying to rekindle a fire that will never burn again instead of trying something new. In fact, he sort of did with the latest album and it is actually very solid! Manson is total garbage live now, I have grown and changed a lot since I first got into the band, and a lot of the lyrics are silly now, but I still have fun throwing on a Manson album and rocking out.

My dude you are my brother and I love you but the best Manson album is Mechanical Animals. But you're right about the rest.

I am actually not sure what my favorite one is. I bounce between the big three (Antichrist, Mechanical Animals, Holywood). But my god, will I defend Mechanical Animals for life. SEVERELY underrated album. Love it so damn much. I only said Antichrist Superstar in my rant because that's where most people go when they talk about "GUD MANSIN!"

Pheesh
09-10-2016, 02:33 AM
The Beatles, man. I just don't get it. I just find them boring and not particularly talented musically, and it seems like the only thing going for them was that they got popular with teen girls at the right time. I understand being an influential band, but compared to acts like Elvis, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix or Black Sabbath they just come up completely short in my eyes.

Freya
09-10-2016, 04:10 AM
I second that. And often times I find covers of their songs better than the originals. Whoops.

DMKA
09-10-2016, 04:25 AM
More often than not, I get strange looks from anyone born in the '70s and '80s whenever I say that, so in my experience it's definitely an unpopular opinion (at least for my generation).

From my experience The Beastie Boys are one of those weird musical acts that are held sacred, but I don't know anyone who seems to actually enjoy their music. Like I know people who will give you dirty looks for saying they suck, but I don't know a single one of them who actually listen to their albums.

I do like some of their songs, however the overwhelming majority of their work simply isn't my cup of tea. But their success and significance in the history of hip hop is undeniable.

Pumpkin
09-10-2016, 05:00 AM
The Beatles, man. I just don't get it. I just find them boring and not particularly talented musically, and it seems like the only thing going for them was that they got popular with teen girls at the right time. I understand being an influential band, but compared to acts like Elvis, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix or Black Sabbath they just come up completely short in my eyes.

This.

Also I hate Weezer with an abnormal passion. Like most bands that I dislike, I just... don't listen to, whatever, no biggie. I HATE WEEZER SO MUCH I WANT TO DESTROY ALL OF THEIR STUPID SWEATERS I HATE THEM

Also, I don't like "albums" so much as songs. I'm not an album person, I guess. I mean, I can listen to an album, but I'd rather just get the few songs I like off of them.

Loony BoB
09-10-2016, 09:49 AM
I like mainstream pop music *and* lesser known artists at the same time.

Nickelback is good. I like some songs by Bieber, One Direction, etc too.

People screaming in music sounds awful.

My understanding is that these are unpopular opinions at EoFF and other various locations of the internet. Like Pike, I think people should just enjoy what they enjoy. Hating on someone's music taste/preferences is as useful as hating on someone's food preferences or even sexual orientation. All it does is pressure people into being ashamed of themselves and hiding such things from others.

Because of this, while I do like most music, I envy those who like other stuff I don't because it means they don't feel anything negative when they hear those songs. Similarly I wish I liked every food like some do. But I'm me, and that's okay.

NeoCracker
09-18-2016, 11:13 AM
I really like the following songs from Carly Rae Jepsen:

Run Away With me, Your Type, and I Really, Really like you.

Mirage
09-18-2016, 11:22 AM
Radiohead sucks.

I think this is a popular opinion

maybee
09-19-2016, 06:07 AM
I like some songs by One Direction.



Yeah same here !


You and me got a whole lot of history (ohoooh ) ~




Nickelback is good.

They are not that bad as the internet makes them out to be. Everybody used to love them too, and then this bandwagon happened ??

NeoCracker
09-19-2016, 08:52 AM
I like some songs by One Direction.



Yeah same here !


You and me got a whole lot of history (ohoooh ) ~




Nickelback is good.

They are not that bad as the internet makes them out to be. Everybody used to love them too, and then this bandwagon happened ??

This trend has been going on since their second album. It's nothing new. :p

I don't think they are as bad as everyone says, but they are pretty terrible. It's more just how all of their songs sound practically the same then the actual quality of the tracks.

krissy
09-23-2016, 01:28 PM
i like drone and noise genres

also i haven't listened to the last radiohead im just like have no drive to do it
sorry thom
im sure you wont suffer cause of it tho

ttokkii
10-02-2016, 11:32 PM
I can't stand the Beatles and Michael Jackson.

I hang my head in shame.

Tavrobel
10-03-2016, 02:41 AM
Radiohead sucks.

That's certainly an unpopular opinion. From anyone I've ever talked to, they either didn't know who they were, or thought that they were perfectly mediocre.

The Andy Dalton of musical acts; but then again, if you're a Bengals fan, you think Andy Dalton sucks, too.

The Summoner of Leviathan
10-04-2016, 04:44 AM
I really am indifferent to Beyonce. Apparently, gay guys are supposed to love her, I don't.

blackmage_nuke
10-05-2016, 08:42 AM
Complaining about auto-tune is like complaining about guitar distortion. It's an effect and a tool, auto-tune in itself doesn't detract from the quality of the song. There are times when it might sound bad if poorly utilized but the fact that it means the singing is more on pitch with less importance singing skill does not effect song quality

Pheesh
10-05-2016, 10:30 AM
I agree it's pointless to complain about auto tune in pop music (where it is most prevalent). Using auto-tune in a recorded setting is to singing, what recording a guitar part at a slower tempo and then speeding it up in your DAW is to guitar playing. They are perfectly viable options if you want to get something to sound perfect in pitch or timing, but if you can't sing/play the part live then that is a reflection of your musical skill. In pop that usually isn't an issue because it's more about having a catchy beat and melody rather than showing off musicianship, and it's not any kind of secret that a lot of pop stars use auto tune. It's only an issue if you're pretending you don't use auto-tune when you actually do. The same goes for lip-syncing.

Rocket Edge
10-05-2016, 03:56 PM
Seconding Beyonce & The Beatles. Beyonce in particular though.

I hate depression music from artists such as Adele. I appreciate she has a great voice, but if it comes on on the radio, I'm skipping channel.

I dunno if this is deemed unpopular, but I adore Irish traditional music.

Formalhaut
10-05-2016, 04:00 PM
I really am indifferent to Beyonce. Apparently, gay guys are supposed to love her, I don't.


Seconding Beyonce & The Beatles. Beyonce in particular though.

I hate depression music from artists such as Adele. I appreciate she has a great voice, but if it comes on on the radio, I'm skipping channel.

I dunno if this is deemed unpopular, but I adore Irish traditional music.

Agreed on Beyonce. I love what she represents to black women, but I'm indifferent to her music. it's... okay?

And Adele too. Great role model, I just find her songs too depressing, all of the time.