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Pinball Wizard's Journal: The full list(Blender's 50 worst artists) 6

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For those who read the article on yahoo today, and then followed the link to Blender's site only to find the bottom ten, rather than the full 50 worst artists of all time.

Of course, Kenny G and Michael Bolton are obvious. But ELP at #2?! C'mon, get real. Keith Emerson was the greatest keyboardist ever - not only an incredible live performer, but the only musician ever to play with both Jimi Hendrix and the London Symphony Orchestra. He took compositions by Ginastera and Holst and made them better(in fact Ginastera said so himself.) He was the pioneering synthesist, recording the first ever synthesizer solo(Lucky Man) not to mention working with Bob Moog himself.

Anyhoo, here's the list. Post your rants below.

1. Insane Clown Posse
2. Emerson, Lake and Palmer
3. Michael Bolton
4. Kenny G
5. Starship
6. Kansas
7. Asia
8. Vanilla Ice
9. Lee Greenwood
10. Air Supply
11. Latoya Jackson
12. Tin Machine
13. Mick Jagger
14. Yngwie Malmsteen
15. Yanni
16. Oingo Boingo
17. Benzino
18. Pat Boone
19. Dan Fogelberg
20. Howard Jones
21. The Alan Parsons Project
22. Primus
23. Creed
24. Bad English
25. Jamiroquai
26. Celine Dion
27. Colour Me Bad
28. Crash Test Dummies
29. Skinny Puppy
30. Richard Marx
31. Arrested Development
32. The Hooters
33. Japan
34. Live
35. Paul Oakenfold
36. 98 Degrees
37. The Doors
38. Nelson
39. Bob Geldof
40. Blind Melon
41. Whitesnake
42. Rick Wakeman
43. Mike and the Mechanics
44. Manowar
45. Gipsy Kings
46. The Spin Doctors
47. Goo Goo Dolls
48. Master P
49. Toad the Wet Sprocket
50. Iron Butterfly

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  • Ok, lets go over this list.
    1. Insane Clown Posse : Is Gwar so much better that it is not listed as first?
    2. Emerson, Lake and Palmer : Bullshit. Not strong enough...BULLLLLSHIIIITEEEE!!!!
    3. to 11. : All crap!
    12. Tin Machine : Kinda sucked but a good try with couple of good tunes.
    13. to 15. : All three suck sooo bad.
    16. Oingo Boingo : Bullshit again. Fun band.
    17. Benzino : ???
    18. to 21. : Drop above 4 from all playlists NOW!
    22. Primus : Tim-Meah!!!!!
    23. and 24. : Oooh stinky.
    25. to 28. : All four
  • This is really a rant with no real content, so you don't have to even bother reading it :)

    Emerson, Lake and Palmer? Mick Jagger? Creed? Live? The Doors? Blind Melon? Rick Wakeman?!?!?!?! Goo Goo Dolls? Come on, who was smoking what when they made this list cause I don't even think crack explains Wakeman and ELP. Most of the formentioned bands have some great songs, so I wouldn't consider them the worst ever. When a band has no good songs at all, then I could see it going on the worst ever list, and Wakema
  • 1. Insane Clown Posse - I'm still wondering what inept and deaf music executive actually signed these guys and gave them studio time.

    2. Emerson, Lake and Palmer - Umm, obviously whoever compiled this list never owned a stereo.
    Replacement: Dave Koz - While we're rippin' on Mr. Kenny G, we need to throw in Dave Koz. Another in the group that claimed to be a "jazz musician," but really wouldn't know jazz if it sat on his face.

    3. Michael Bolton - Not #1? This guy still thinks he has "soul." And the whole
    • 1. Insane Clown Posse - I'm still wondering what inept and deaf music executive actually signed these guys and gave them studio time.

      I'm sure it was the same moron who thought that a .com didn't need a business plan. I can forgive this, it was the roaring '90s.

      8. Vanilla Ice - "Drop the zero and get wit da hero." Need anything more be said about this guy?

      Oh, a lot more phrases come to mind. "What's it like having a Ronnie" or something stupid like that. Now he's all punk....*cough* poser *cough*.

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