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Who do you think is the coolest band ever?

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    (Original post by J_Dilla)
    Johnny Marr & Morrissey = coolest song writing partnership ever.
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    Bill clinton

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    Velvet Underground undoubtably, Lou Reed is a god
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    RIXTON!!!!!!!!!!! :dance::music:
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    Joy Division or The Smiths.

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    The Fat White Family

    The greatest band you have never heard of... :cool:
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Joy Division or The Smiths.

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    I second this.
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    (Original post by Spock's Socks)
    Joy Division or The Smiths.

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    Yes. I'd also say Echo and the Bunnymen, but maybe that's just because they're my favourite band and they're probably less cool now than they were back in the 80's
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    The Cramps. Or I could second the Smiths I guess.

    There are loads of very cool lesser-known bands.
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    Young Fathers. They won the Mercury Prize last year.
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    Immortal. They're so cool they're frostbitten.
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    People have already mentioned some of the greats such as Led Zeppelin and Queen, Pink Floyd and the Animals, Alice Cooper and Muse.

    I will contribute a few less well known bands I think:

    Diablo Swing Orchestra;
    Tiger Lillies;
    The Ocean;
    Mr Bungle;
    Rhapsody (of fire, and Luca Turilli's);
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    Not a band, but Tom Waits has always been pretty ****ing cool

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    For me, it's between The Doors...

    ...or The Specials

    Black and white just makes a band seem cooler to me, I guess
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    Mystify is just... timeless :love:
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    Led Zeppelin and The Who.

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