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Do you believe the music industry has gone downhill during the 2000s?

Yes 79 69.91%
No 29 25.66%
Maybe 5 4.42%

Because you need to stop listening to KIISFM

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Well there is a huge divergence over what is good over what is popular with everyone.

Rap was much more popular in the early 2000's and mid 90's then it is now.

Marks said:
Yeah its not as good but at least there's some:

- Rise Against
- Linkin Park
- Pearl Jam
- Foo Fighters (Thank God Cobain killed himself so Grohl could go make this amazing band!)
- Blink 182
- Airbourne
- Cage The Elephant
- A Day To Remember
- Lupe Fiasco (best rapper of today)
- Mumford and Sons

But yeah I do agree the best music was pre 2000...I'd even say pre 1990. Boston, The Clash, Fleetwood Mac, Rush, Sex Pistols, Ramones, Tragically Hip, Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, etc.

Nice, I just started listening to them and they are awesome. Very mellow music.

Out of all those bands..

Linkin Park is the only one to become very well known and mainstream...

Pearl Jam is mostly known by everyone for the songs from the album "Ten".

However they are good bands.

Mad55 said:
rap/hiphop is better now than the 90's or 80's most 90s and 80s music sucks.

Somehow I knew before viewing your age on your profile that you would be under the age of 21.

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it's not my kind of music but my brother hears this maybe you like it he's 45 but yeah not from 2000s

flogging molly (from 1997)
dropkick murphys (1996)
Volbeat (2001)

lordmandeep said:
Lady Gaga's new stuff is not good.

Nowhere near as popular as Bad Romance and such.

Isn't Bad Romance her new stuff? >_>; 

and what does Popularity have to do with good music? (this question i'll probably keep asking over and over and over till the day i pass away)

the good thing is great music never ages in my opinion. I'm 19 but 95% of the music I listen to is classic rock from the 1960s and 1970s. I would agree there isn't many rock bands putting out music on the same level as in the 60s and 70s but there are groups trying to keep rock alive.

Rath said:
There is just so much great music made in the 2000's
For example all these were made by bands whose first album released in the noughts:

i remember you suggesting pretty good songs and bands on another thread that most got into my "Favourite" list on youtube, good stuff man.

sethnintendo said:

While there are a few songs that are decent made the past decade, I have yet to be impressed by any new band, old band, or song since about the 90s.  Perhaps, I am just getting too old but I feel that music has gone way down hill since the 90s.  Most rap/hip hop sucks when compared to 80s/90s.  Almost all rock completely sucks now a days compared to the previous decades.  I can enjoy a ton of songs from the 50s,60s,70s,80s (I suppose when in comparison to 2000+), and 90s.   I think the entire auto-tune bullshit has ruined a lot of music.  You used to have to be able sing now you just need a hot body and a semi decent voice.  They will be able to fix everything up in the studio.  Singers from the previous decades actually had to be able to sing.  I suppose I am just getting old but I'd have to say most recent music sucks "hardcore".  Please list some suggestions to help me change my mind.

PS.. The Righteous Brothers can out sing anyone.

I Feel your pain, dude.  I don't know if this is just me getting old or something, but I can't put on the radio without being bombarded with waves and waves of garbage anymore.I have to put it on an 80's, 70's, or 60's station.  I'm 25 years old, mostly raised on late 80's stuff and stuff from the 90's...and yet I 'discovered' bands like Metallica, Megadeth, Iron Maiden, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix (etc), and that's infinitely better than the shit we get now.  

Old pop was decent. Modern pop is garbage.  I shouldn't have to investigate the indie scene or more obscure stuff like Progressive Metal (Dream theater) to find something that doesn't suck.  

Lady GaGa, Lil Wayne, Chingy, 50 Cent...who else is popular right now?  

I like a couple Katy Perry songs, and I think one by LMFAO (party rock anthem).  I'd  rather be stuck in a room with Slipknot on repeat than suffer through a w hole lady GaGa album.  in fact, Slipknot would be awesome.  Say what you will about MEtalcore, their drummer is a beast. well, "they are beasts"

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