Rolling Stone Readers’ Poll on The 10 Bands Who Should Break Up

With the announcement that Motley Crue will break up after one final massive world tour comes this story from Rolling Stone.  They surveyed readers with this question: Of all the bands still together, which ones should also break up for good? Here they are in reverse order:

10.  Limp Bizkit

9. The Who

8. Coldplay

7. U2

6. Bon Jovi

5. Fall Out Boy

4. The Rolling Stones

3. Lynyrd Skynyrd

2. Beach Boys

1. Nickelback (Please.  You didn’t see that coming?)


Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

3 thoughts on “Rolling Stone Readers’ Poll on The 10 Bands Who Should Break Up

  • January 30, 2014 at 11:41 am

    Not really a bad list but Weezer needs to be on it.

  • January 30, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    U2 should broke up 20+ years ago… after AB or zooropa.

  • January 30, 2014 at 10:30 pm

    There many Toronto bands who have been at it for a long time, but have missed the boat. After awhile it’s like beating a dead horse


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.