Cracked Archive - Music

'Neckbeard Deathcamp' Is The Protest Band We Need Right Now

Pure, simple, unfiltered mockery.


Reggae Black Panther's The Craziest Thing You'll See All Day

God bless you, Spice, for this service to thirsty nerds everywhere.


5 Famous Songs That Mean The Opposite Of What You Think

Most songs are about boning.


The Crazy Implications Of A Gorillaz/Powerpuff Crossover

Ace, the new Gorillaz band member, might just destroy our reality.


6 WTF Post-Fame Lives of One-Hit Wonders

Some one-hit wonders refuse to go quietly into the night.


5 Depraved Things You See Working Backstage At Concerts

Pro tip: you don't want to be the venue worker who doesn't recognize My Chemical Romance.


6 Absolutely Godawful Follow-Ups To Hit Novelty Songs

Having your novelty song go big is bittersweet, which is why it's no wonder that most bands follow them up a with some weird, embarrassing, desperate stuff.


6 Movie Soundtracks With Secrets You Totally Missed

How awesome is John Williams? So awesome that he used musical notation to tell us that Anakin and Padme boning will eventually lead to galactic genocide.


Meet The One Woman Who Inspired Every Love Song Ever

This woman is literally one of the most sung-about humans in the history of the species, and her name is Pattie Boyd.


19 Songs You Didn’t Realize Have Weird Hidden Meanings

Surprisingly, drugs are rarely involved in the composition some of the most famous songs of all time.


Why History Should Have Prepared Us For Ja Rule's Trickery

Ja Rule? More like 'Ja Fool,' right guys? Right? Hello?


Realities of the Rock Star Life 50 Years After Fame

Once upon a time, the Hermits were bigger than the Beatles. Here's what we learned talking to one of the band members.


12 Well-Known Bands With Weird Stories Behind Their Names

No origin story for a group name will ever top the one for the Dave Matthews Band.


7 WTF Musical Supergroups (That Almost Happened)‬

Our dream supergroups will never actually exist -- but some have gotten closer than others.


How Defining Yourself By The Art You Consume Is Destructive

To challenge DMB's perfection was like arguing that the sky wasn't blue or that sailing wasn't the best thing ever or that Toyota pick-up trucks weren't reliable.