Bands with a distinctive sound

Discussion in 'Music' started by pro2A, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. pro2A

    pro2A Hell, It's about time!

    What bands can you listen to a new song and know its that band before the radio tells you what it is. Some bands have distinctive sounds to them that makes you go "Oh thats (insert band name here)"

    One band that I can always pick up on right away is the Foo Fighters. No matter the song, old or new I can always tell its them. All thier songs sound the same.
     

  2. EXQEX9

    EXQEX9 Yep.

    Queen, Hendrix, Clapton, Miles.

    Im convinced if you have heard Miles play once in your life, you can distinguish his style for the rest of your life.
     
  3. padd

    padd Registered Member

    U2
    RHCP
    Smashing Pumpkins
     
  4. Corona

    Corona Registered Member

    NIN, Hed PE, Rammstein, Avenged Sevenfold, Muse.
     
  5. padd

    padd Registered Member

    A7X sounds like every other band out there on the radio to me.
     
  6. Corona

    Corona Registered Member

    The singers voice and how they play their guitars always gave them away to me.
     
  7. generalblue

    generalblue Where is my Queen?

    Blue October has that distinctive noise that only they can play.
     
  8. Spackerchip

    Spackerchip Registered Member

    Does anyone else think that The Killers have a distinct sound, despite being indie? Or is that just me?
     
  9. English-Emo-Boy

    English-Emo-Boy Supreme System Lord V.I.P. Lifetime


    I kind of agree, I love A7X but they do sound similar to over heavy metal bands such as Dragon Force etc.

    I think Muse are a very dinstictive band, their sound is instantly recognisable.

    Also the Killers are easy to recognise as Brandon Flowers's voice gives me a warm glow.
     
  10. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    Nazareth
    Led Zeppelin
    Queen
    Scorpions
     

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