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Encyclopedia > 50 Bands To See Before You Die

50 bands to see before you die was a list published by British music magazine Q Magazine in September 2002. Like most lists created in a similar vein, the bands and the order in which they appeared were the subject of some dispute. Music is sound expressed in the structures of tones and silence. ... A collection of magazines A magazine is a periodical publication containing a variety of articles, generally financed by advertising and/or purchase by readers. ... Q is a music and entertainment magazinepublished monthly in the United Kingdom. ...


The contents of the list actually belies its title, as several of the 'bands' listed are not actually bands or groups but solo artists and duos.


Unless one has already begun working through the list, it is now impossible to see them all, as some of the groups, such as Orbital have since disbanded. Orbital was an English techno duo formed in 1989, consisting of brothers Paul (born 19 May 1968) and Phil Hartnoll (born 9 January 1964). ...


The 50 bands to see before you die and their respective music genres

 1. AC/DC Heavy metal music 2. Ash Indie rock 3. The Beta Band Folktronic 4. Tony Bennett Jazz Singer 5. Pink Floyd Progressive Rock 6. Kraftwerk Electronica 7. The Who Rock and roll 8. The Pogues Folk-rock 9. The Fall Rock and roll 10. Oasis Rock and roll 11. Hundred Reasons Rock and roll 12. The White Stripes Rock and roll 13. D'Angelo Soul music 14. The Flaming Lips Psychedelic 15. Femi Anikulapo Singer-songwriter 16. Badly Drawn Boy Indie rock singer-songwriter 17. Ian Brown (Stone Roses) Rock and roll 18. Guns n' Roses Hard rock 19. Bob Dylan Folk-rock singer/songwriter 20. Rolling Stones Rock and roll 21. Neil Young Rock Singer-songwriter 22. New Order Indie rock 23. The Prodigy Electronic dance music 24. Kylie Minogue Pop singer 25. Paul Oakenfold DJ 26. Fatboy Slim DJ 27. Mr. Scruff Acid jazz 28. Osymyso Electronica 29. Eddie Halliwell DJ 30. DJ Hell DJ 31. Erick Morillo DJ 32. Tom Stephan DJ 33. High Contrast DJ 34. DJ Yoda DJ 35. Primal Scream Rock and roll 36. Rl Burnside Blues 37. P.J. Harvey Indie rock singer-songwriter 38. Slipknot Nu metal 39. Radiohead Rock and roll 40. Red Hot Chili Peppers Rock and roll 41. U2 Rock and roll 42. Fairport Convention Folk-rock 43. The Vines Garage rock 44. Madonna Pop singer 45. The Soundtrack of Our Lives Indie rock 46. Ryan Adams Rock and roll 47. The Strokes Rock and roll 48. Outkast Hip hop 49. Orbital Electronica 50. The Hives Garage rock 

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THE WHO : Encyclopedia Entry (7742 words)
Townshend was at the centre of the band's tensions, as he strove to write challenging and thoughtful music, while Daltrey preferred energetic and macho material (Daltrey would occasionally refuse to sing a Townshend composition and Townshend would thus sing it himself), while Moon was a fan of American surf music.
The band's appearance at The Concert for New York City in October, 2001, was the most fervently cheered of any act by the audience of New York police officers and firefighters.
The band was arrested for this on at least one occasion, in Montreal, and were for many years banned from the Holiday Inn hotel chain.
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