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Intermediate Gods

    Big Band 
Big Band, God of Musical Gameplay (Band Camp, Ben Birdland, Detective Sax)
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    Daft Punk 
Daft Punk, Gods of House Music (Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo)
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  • Intermediate Gods
  • Symbol: Their robot helmets
  • Theme Music: Around the World; Da Funk; One More Time; Get Lucky
  • Alignment: True Neutral or Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: House Music, Kayfabe Music, Heterosexual Life-Partners, The Invisible Band, Cool Helmets
  • Domains: Music, France
  • Allies: Kevin & Sam Flynn, Tron, K. K. Slider, Sona Buvelle, Vinyl Scratch, Napstablook, Tali'Zorah
  • This French electronic musician duo consists of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. They have grown quite popular in the field of electronic music thanks to a variety of hit songs and they even had a hand in a film or two.
  • Both originally served as the High Priests to fellow electronic music group Kraftwerk, their German equivalent and potentially their predecessors in popularizing the genre (as well as having their identities during performances be that of robots).
  • While it's true that Thomas and Guy-Manuel are both known for their work as Daft Punk, they've actually done a few things separately. Among the contributions outside of Daft Punk include Thomas making the music score for a couple of independent art films.
  • Daft Punk's helmets serve as another notable aspect of the group and are almost always seen wearing it whenever they're in public. A wood sculpture of them without the masks exists with their approval and because of that, many deities have become interested in seeing the group without their masks personally. Reportedly, the duo without their helmets look like this.
    • As for why the two prefer to keep their helmets on much of the time? That's because they want people who are listening to their music to place more of an emphasis on the work rather than just the artists themselves.
  • The House of Friendship has plenty of respect for the group upon learning that the two men have known each other since they were young and have stuck around each other since then.
  • "Around the World" has been noted to be one of the duo's more weirder songs given the composition and the fact that the lyrics simply consist of "Around the World". The House of Travel has wondered how many times these words would be said (and how many times the song would have played) if someone were to literally go around the world, but no one is up for that challenge for the time being.
  • Within the House of Luck and Fortune, it was assumed that "Get Lucky" was a song about being lucky at life. That house was in for a surprise when they found out what the song was actually about (though the House of Love was able to understand the song's meaning relatively quickly).
  • A few find it ironic that in one of their cameos, the duo lost to a group of aliens (or more specifically, aliens that got forcibly turned into humans) that was playing Daft Punk's music during an awards ceremony.
  • K. K. Slider is already good friends with most of the musicians of the Pantheon, but the canine has taken quite a liking to Daft Punk. The electronic music duo has had experience with different genres, as had K.K. Slider and both have even had a bit of experience with being a DJ before (Daft Punk having made remixes of their songs before and K.K. Slider being a DJ whenever he isn't on guitar). The two are working on a collaboration project.
  • Every so often, Tali'Zorah can been seen at the DJ table with them helping their performance. Her helmet may have something to do with her getting along with the duo.
  • They are noted fans of Tron, Kevin & Sam Flynn and have managed to make music for them. Every so often, Daft Punk could be seen in cyberspace performing their music for those that happen to be interested.
  • Someone asked them about letting Tony Stark be a part of Daft Punk given Tony's party lifestyle and wearing his own cool mask. Thomas did consider the possibility, though he pointed out that Tony isn't quite that good with playing the bass.
  • Due to an infamous interview, Guy treads warily around Merlin and the house of Magic, because the wizard might show up and make good on Guy's answer to that question, for laughs.

    Dethklok 
Dethklok, Gods of Death Metal (William Murderface, Skwisgaar Skwigelf, Nathan Explosion, Pickles, and Toki Wartooth)
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  • Intermediate Gods
  • Symbol: A guitar with lightning and a bunch of flame decals
  • Theme: "Deththeme"
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Those Powered By Death metal, Crossing the Line Twice, Serious Business, Gorn, Music being made entirely of Nightmare Fuel, Fake Bands that became real, Death Metal, Nightmare Fuel Station Attendants
  • Domains: Death, Domination, Metal (duh!), Time, Prophecy, Fate
  • Enemies: Ronnie James Dio, Hokago Tea Time, 765 Production
  • Originally, they held the titles as the Gods of Rock before being dethroned from the Pantheon. They have since reascended as the Other Gods of Death Metal thanks to (albeit unintentional) assistance from Chuck Schuldiner.
  • It is however a known fact that the true power lies with the individual Charles Foster Ofdensen, a man that many of the higher deities would steer clear from.
  • Dethklok is kept under control by Ronnie James Dio, whom he has forced them to stop making Tenacious D do their dirty work. The only objectors to this are Dethklok themselves.
  • For some weird reasons, Dethklok absolutely hates Hokago Tea Time and their music due to them being incredibly sugary and that their popularity will eventually Dethrone Dethklok's influence as a Global Musical Superpower. Nathan Explosion, the band's leader, is trying to have a Battle of the Bands between Dethklok and Hokago Team Time set up, which is pending for approval by Wiz, Boomstick, Charles Offdensen and Ronnie James Dio.
    • So far, the battle has been approved, much to Dethklok's expectations, as a poster of the battle has been posted throughout the Pantheon. However, they are still waiting for a date for when the battle will occur.
  • With Anal Cunt's ascension, the band has teamed up with them to form "Dethkunt", with the goal of defeating the Hokago Team Time since their influence is driving out Dethklok's. Which ironically led to the latter's ascension.
  • Originally believed to be an incarnation of the four horsemen of the apocalypse (and Pickles), new developments have revealed they may actually be god-chosen saviors who are prophesized to use their music to kill an Eldritch Abomination.
  • None of them know what to make of Detroit Metal City.
  • Huge fans of Batman, specially ever since Bat Metal (which in turn the Dark Knight prefers not to comment on).

    Eddie Riggs 
Eddie Riggs, God of Roadies and Patron Saint of Heavy Mithril
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  • Intermediate God, but'll claim to be a mere Demigod if asked
  • Symbol: The Separator and his guitar Clementine crossed against each other
  • Theme Song: The Chosen Roadie
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral or Chaotic Good, depending on who you ask.
  • Portfolio: The Reliable One, Supporting Protagonists, Genius Bruiser, The Power of Rock, getting the job done without hogging the Spotlight, Hot-Blooded, Heavy Mithril, Born in the Wrong Century, Half-Human Hybrid, Living Macguffin
  • Domains: Darkness, Creation, Liberation, Metal, Productivity, Humility
  • Herald of: Ormagöden
  • Allies: Dethklok, I-No (who's "Kinda sexy in a weird way" by his admission), Raz, Elite Tauren Chieftain, Po
  • Rivals: Japanese-based performers like Miku Hatsune, Houkago Tea Time, and the Mermaid Princesses (none of them outright stated), Haruko Haruhara
  • "A good roadie knows his whole job is to make someone else look good. Keep someone else safe. Help someone else do what they were put here to do. A good roadie stays out of the spotlight. If he's doing right, you don't even know he's there. And once in a while he might step on the stage to fix a problem. To set something right. And before you even realize he was there, or what he did, he's gone."
    • For that reason above, as well as his adventure in his game, Eddie Riggs used to be the God of Roadies in the House of Music. However, due to it not being a trope, he was shafted to the Rework section until a better trope can be found for him.
    • Because of the fact that not many people are familiar with Ormagöden, his influence has begun to wane. Seeing his herald Eddie stuck in the Rework section because of the fact that Roadies is not a trope, he decided to sacrifice his title in order to bring Eddie back into the Pantheon proper.
  • Has served Dethklok and helped train their roadies.
  • Although he'll serve any musician without complaint, he has barely-hidden contempt for the J-Pop genre and their Idol Singers (though he knows not to complain) and can be seen Face Palming backstage during concerts.
    • His rivalry with Haruko Haruhara is considerably more friendly, or at least as friendly one can get with the likes of her.
  • His followers maintain the Pantheon's instruments when their users are not performing.
  • Once met with Po and looked at him weirdly, mostly due to having similar voices. Po is in awe at Eddie's rock and roll skills, while Eddie does admit that Po is pretty okay as a kung-fu fighter, which is then taken to the next level as the panda learns chi.
  • Given his music, he's garnered contention with Reinhardt.
  • In honor of the god who sacrificed his place in the Pantheon for him, Eddie rebuilt his shrine into the likeness of the Eternal Fire-Beast Ormagöden.
  • "Where I come from, this guitar makes noises. Here, it blows stuff up!"
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    The Guy (Disturbed
The Guy, God of Metal Band Mascots (The Hand of God, The Dark Messiah, The Vengeful One, Morbus, "Superman")
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As The Vengeful One 
His True Form 

    Necrodancer and the Golden Lute 
The Necrodancer and the Golden Lute, Co-Gods of Playing the Level's Music
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The Golden Lute's True Form 
  • Rank(s): Intermediate God wielding the Golden Lute, Lesser God without the Golden Lute, Intermediate Good (The Golden Lute itself)
  • Symbol: A Dancing Skeleton Mook, The Golden Lute The Dragon Form for the Golden Lute itself
  • Theme Music: Momentum Mori, Absolutetion for the Golden Lute
  • Alignments: Neutral Evil, Chaotic Neutral with slight lean towards Evil for the Golden Lute
  • Portfolio: A magical-inclined Lich whose power revolves around raising the dead, is absolutely killer with the Golden Lute, loves to REANIMATE a creature, was a normal bard, until he found the Lute, The Lute Behind the Man, will eat anyone's soul who has played it including the Necrodancer, takes the form of a golden lute normally, takes the form of a dragon if it's in danger
  • Domains: Necromancy, Music, Animate Inanimate Object, Souls
  • Herald: Cadence (Arch-Enemy of the Necrodancer)
  • Allies: Quan Chi, Ganondorf, Sauron, Gul'dan
  • Rivals: Nightmare (Soul Series), Alduin, Eddie Riggs (Sways between Rival and Enemy, mostly towards Enemy)
  • Enemies: All Good-Aligned Soul Series characters, Soul Calibur, Makoto Naegi, Hajime Hinata and Izuru Namukura, Ibuki Mioda, Sayaka Maizono, Death the Horseman, Nekron, Link, Zelda, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, Samwise Gamgee, Gandalf, Aragorn, and Legolas and Gimli
  • Fears: Miraak (For the Golden Lute)
  • Opposed By: The House of Family, The Lantern Corps
  • At one point, the Necrodancer was but a simple bard named Octavio, traveling as he played upon his lute. Upon finding the Golden Lute, however, he begun to lose himself as he played it, turning into the Necrodancer, a necromancer who rules over the Crypt he resides in with a disco iron fist. He eventually met his end when he faced off against Cadence and her family of gravediggers, who was looking for her lost father against the wishes of her uncle.
    • After his second defeat at the hands of Cadence's mother Melody, it was Aria (Melody's mother) who found out the horrible truth about the Golden Lute's form: it's sentient and eats away at the soul and humanity of those who pluck its strings. After an intense fight, the Lute is destroyed by Aria's hand, passing away only moments later from her heart wound inflicted by the Necrodancer.
    • Needless to say, due to his actions against the family in order to maintain the power of the Golden Lute, the House of Family promises they will not go easy on him if he tries anything funny with them.
  • At the request of the Court of Gods, Cadence ascended as a Herald, primarily to prevent the Necrodancer from using his necromancy abilities to take over the House of Music.
  • He often plays in the House of Music. Despite his affinity with his magic through music, his tunes often brings the entire house (with some outsiders) into a large dance floor. Just beware him trying to steal your heart, so that you'll be forced to dance by the beat of your heart by his magic.
  • Recognizing some of the Dragonronpa deities, he quickly reaffirmed them as his enemies, as they are capable of going toe-to-toe with his mortal lieutenants. He's preparing (while also dreading) for the time where Monokuma and Monomi will become a part of the collective group.
  • Upon learning that another being capable of eating away a soul ascended, the Soul Series characters who fought against Soul Edge and Soul Calibur made enemies with the Necrodancer. While intimidated by their proficiency with their weaponry, he stands firm and awaits their attack.
    • Elysium was disappointed with the ascension of yet another chaos-driven instrument and its puppet. Soul Edge and Nightmare were intrigued, though uninterested in the Lute, as they can just eat the souls of warriors it slays on the battlefield.
  • Adding onto the pile of enemies he already has, among them is Death the Horseman and Nekron. For the former, the Necrodancer and his Golden Lute are perverting the balance of life and death by bringing things into Undeath. The latter's reasoning is that he's disrupting the peace and order that death, and by his range darkness, brings.
    • Despite Nekron's animosity towards the Necrodancer's blatant necromancy, he doesn't get much sympathy from the Lantern Corps around the Pantheon, learning of the Lute's ability to resurrect the dead and how far its power extends.
  • One of the very few allies he has was with Ganondorf. With an adventure chronicling the adventures of Cadence going in and allying herself with Link and Zelda to stop a Golden Lute-like object, they feel like kindred spirits who knew each other.
    • This brought the ire of Link and Zelda to his scope. For his end, he hates them on principle for allying with Cadence and ending Octivo's/Ganon's madness in Hyrule. If he can, he will take care of them first, to make it harder for his herald to oppose him.
  • Upon hearing about Quan Chi and his powerful magic, the Necrodancer went up to him and pledged under his alligence. While there was some coldness from the Netherrealm necromancer, he accepted the Necrodancer's plead for help. Regardless of how powerful he thinks he is, Quan Chi sees him fit as a puppet to do his bidding.
    • Gul'dan approached the necromancer upon hearing about Quan Chi deciding to ally himself with the musical mage. They bound over their abilities to summon minions, with help of their magical items. He was impressed with the Golden Lute itself, as he could feel its evilness extruding from its golden body, if not for the rumors of its transformation alone. It may decide to go to the monsterous warlock first in the event its host dies, which he doesn't mind as he can suck the life out of other people to sate its hunger.
  • Has also went over to Sauron in the House of Villains, recognizing his power and dominion over an extensive army of Uruk-Hai, as well as those who hold the One Ring, which rings similar to the Golden Lute and his own army. While the Uruks' in Sauron's army could destroy the Necrodancer's army, he is impressed with the amount of power that the Necrodancer and the Lute holds over the dead.
    • This alliance earned him ire and hostility from the Fellowship of the Ring. It only got worse when they heard about what the Golden Lute's capable of in the hands of a master like him.
  • One day, Eddie Riggs went down into the Crypt, wondering why it appeared in the House of Musical Genres. He fought through most of the Necrodancer's army, blasting them or axing them off with his trusted Clementine and Separator. Upon meeting the Necrodancer himself, they engaged in a battle of music, as the Necrodancer summoned more of his army, while Eddie's Mooks throw themselves at his stage. While some spectators from the House of War came in to enjoy the carnage on the battlefield, it ended with a victory for the roadie, though their fights must now be done in the House of War now since the House of Musical Genre and parts of the House of Music are damaged from their battle.
  • The Golden Lute, in spite of its unassuming appearance, has sentience. While it stays near the Necrodancer, should he fall, it won't hesitate to find a victim to turn into the next Necrodancer.
    • Should its true nature be revealed, it's able to turn into its dragon form to retaliate against its enemies. Utilizing everything offered to it, it can summon anything from skeletons to dragons, though it's here that it's at its most vulnerable, as a capable fighter can destroy it by lobbing its head off.
  • In its dragon form, it has three main enemies that it will fight against. The first are the Monster Hunters, who are adept to fighting draconic creatures. After that, is the Dragonborn and Paarthurnax, whose dragon form brought attention of it to the two, and realizing the truth of the Lute's power, will resolve to end its miserable legacy.
    • Hearing about the power Miraak holds, if it's not in the hands of a Necrodancer, it will flee to avoid his Mind Control powers. Though even with this revelation, it won't intentionally seek out Alduin, as the World Eater regards it as a "pitiful excuse of a dovah" that he'll roast if it comes near him.

    Sabaton 
Sabaton, The Great Skalds of Historical Metal
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The post-Carolus Rex lineup.

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Lesser Gods

    David Bowie 
David Bowie, God of Reinvention (David Robert Jones, Major Tom, The Man Who Sold the World, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, Halloween Jack, The Thin White Duke, Thomas Jerome Newton, John Blaylock, Major Jack Celliers, Jareth the Goblin King, Detective Nathan Adler, Ramona A. Stone, Algeria Touchshriek, Leon Blank, Baby Grace Blue, Boz, Nikola Tesla, Lord Royal Highness, etc., etc.)
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    Epica 
Epica, Sextet Gods of Symphonic Metal (Sahara Dust [former band name])
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The Band circia 2017
  • Lesser God(desse)s
  • Symbol: The Band Logo; An Inverted Triangle enveloping a capital E and the triangle encircled by a Snake.
  • Signature Song: Cry for the Moon, Chasing the Dragon, Kingdom of Heaven
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Members: Simone Simons, Mark Jansen, Issac Delahaye, Coen Janssen, Rob van der Loo, Ariën van Weesenbeek
  • Portfolio: Symphonic Metal, Being Hard about their Messages (Sometimes a bit too Much), Epic Rocking, Having Long Orchestrated Introductions, Five-Man + One-Woman Band (Said Woman being the Fromtwoman), Being more Darker than Bands from their Genre, Dual Clean Vox and Death Growls, Being Experimental with Each Album, Having Power Ballads and Songs Criticizing Religion
  • Domains: Heavy Metal, Symphony, Orchestra, Vocal Duality, Perseverance
  • High Priest: Nightwish
  • Herald: Kamelot
  • Followers: Within Temptation, Delain, Sirenia, Sonata Arctica
  • Allies: Metallica, Megadeth, Sabaton, Eddie Riggs Christopher Lee, Neo, Eren Yeager, Mikasa Akerman, Kousei Arima, Lain Iwakura, House of Costumes (Given Simone's secondary job as a Makeup Artist)
  • Friendly Rival: Dethklok
  • Opposes: YHVH and the Grand United Alliance of Law, Judge Claude Frollo, Agent Smith, Maestro Forte, Masama Eiri
  • Opposed By: Mayhem
  • Mark Jansen is a musician who initially played for the band Kamelot. However, his creative choices tended to butt heads against the other band members and hence, he decided to quit the band in early 2002 to instead look for other musicians to create his own. He soon formed Sahara Dust later that year. Initially having vocalist Helena Michaelsen of Trails of Tears fame, she was later replaced by Simone Simons, then-Jansen's girlfriend. In a little while, Sahara Dust would soon change it's name to Epica, taken from Kamelot's sixth album of the same name and paving it's way to becoming one of the most sought-out and respectable bands in the Symphonic Metal genre.
  • Much like the more influential artists beforehand, Epica made it's way into the Pantheon thanks after a formal invitation was sent by Ugo. The band announced a Pantheonic Tour, starting with the House of Music and Theatre and Spectacle to much acclaim and success. It's going to take a while before Epica is fully settled into the Pantheon, given that they're just introduced to whimsical and bombastic nature of the world.
    • In a rather odd perspective, Epica isn't actually the most influential band in it's genre, though they are among the most acclaimed and respected. That title goes out to Nightwish. For that reason, Epica chose to have them as their High Priest as a form of respect and appreciation.
  • Not surprisingly, Epica chose to have Kamelot as it's herald, though there are a lot more deeper reasons than that. It turns out that the latter's keyboardist, Oliver Palotai, is married to Simone and the two have a son together. As a result, it's an uncommon sight to see Simone and Mark take their child Vincent G. Palotai to the House of Family, preferably in the sub-sections of Children and Offsprings where he gets to play with the residing children in the Pantheon in the hopes that he has some sort of social interaction and friends during their time in the Pantheon. This gesture has Simone and Oliver earn the respect of the House of Family.
  • They have a series of long and drawn out tracks, some of which clock at 10-13 minutes. Not that anyone has a problem with it. They have some influences from Progressive Metal, a pretty well-respectable trait given how much effort it takes to construct such tracks from the sub-genre. Metallica respects them for that (They themselves have influence towards Progressive Metal with some of their more notable tracks) and have even allowed Epica to join along in their Pantheonic tours every once in a while. They also understand Simone wanting to spend time with her son, given that all of Metallica's members are fathers themselves.
  • Epica is not afraid to showcase criticism towards religion as much of their discography displays. Naturally, this didn't bode too well for the Grand United Alliance of Law, with YHVH considering many of their songs to be a direct insult to him. This made Epica very unpopular towards the GUAL and it's members. Lucifer, on the other hand, finds this pretty amusing and shows a modicum of respect towards Epica for having songs about having to stand up for one's self.
  • While Dethklok tends to be rather critical towards most music artists at worst and simply ambient at best, Epica seems to be a strange exception. Maybe it's because of the dual vocal style with Mark Jansen partaking in the occasional death growls, adding a layer of aggression and abrasiveness that's pretty rare in Symphonic Metal. Heck, they even don't seem to mind touring with them, though circumstances have gotten in their way, especially regarding Dethklok.
  • They have a track called "Beyond the Matrix". Contrary to belief, it's not about the film, though the lyrics describe a theme and setting that is similar to said film. Neo finds this interesting and sees Epica as good friends in return.
    • On a similar note, they've covered tracks about humanity's resistance against a horde of titans. Eren Yeager and Mikasa Akerman have taken notice of it and have appreciated their gesture of paying homage to them. That said, Epica isn't involving themselves in their battles for obvious reasons.
  • Simone has a part-time job hosting a beauty and lifestyle blog known as SmoonStyle, detailing her personal life, promoting and talking about her sets of cosmetics and fashion design. This won her over in the House of Costumes and some of the residential deities there are happy to give her tips, advice and a few collaborations here and there. Conversely, some metalheads are not happy with Simone's choice of secondary work and think it heavily contradicts with the tone of her music.
  • Are intrigued by the story of Lain Iwakura and Masami Eiri and their contrasts with one another. Epica are interested enough to consider writing a track about them, a fact that Eiri doesn't like as he thinks a song about them is obviously going to be against him narratively. Lain on the other hand, is honored by Epica's gesture. Though Epica have stated that their tale is something that simply interests them a lot and they've dome a few tracks similar to it.
  • While not to the same extent as say, Metallica and Megadeth, Epica have proven to be a celebrated act in the Pantheon. Though they're not exactly immune to criticism as Mayhem have demonstrated (Though that is more on Euronymous than anyone else). Epica is unsurprisingly close friends with Sabaton, with both bands having even toured together in their mortal lives anyway. They've currently planned out their tours for the Houses of Music, Heroes and Technology. Simone considered Family and Love, but felt that Jansen's death growls might intimidate some listeners somewhat. Not that Jansen has a problem with it.

    Gorillaz 
Gorillazmembers , Divine Band of Genre Roulette (2D: Stuart Pot, Murdoc: Murdoc Niccals, Noodle, Russel: Russel Hobbs)
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From left to right: Russel, 2D, Noodle, and Murdoc

    Green Day 
Do you have the time, to listen to me whine, about nothing and everything, all at once?

Green Day, Divine Pop Punk Gods (Sweet Children, Foxboro Hot Tubs, The Network)
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The Band during their American Idiot Phase.
  • Lesser Gods
  • Symbol: A clenched Heart Grenade
  • Signature Songs: Basket Case, Good Riddance (Time of your Life), American Idiot, Boulevard of Broken Dreams, 21 Guns, Revolution Radio
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Members: Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tré Cool
    • Touring Member: Jason White
  • Portfolio: Punk Rock Band that firmly established Pop Punk, Very Politically Charged, Encouraging their Fans to Sing Alongside Them, Having Connectable Intros and Endings with their Albums, "Get your ass up Here!", Swearing Repeatedly, Track Transitioning with Each Album, Heterosexual Life-Partners, Billie Singing in a rather Mumbly Fashion, Love Nostalgia Songs, An Occasional Hard Scream on Billie's Part, Making Musically Varying Albums that is Bound to Have a Divided Opinion, Older Than They Look, Often Smashing their Guitars during Live Concerts, Rock Trio, Often Criticized for Being Popular
  • Domains: Punk, Rock, Alternative, Politics, Protest, Dissatisfaction, Anger
  • High Priest: blink-182
  • Heralds: Jakob Danger (a band fronted by Billie Joe's son)
  • Followers: Sum 41, Paramore, The All-American Rejects, Afterglow
  • Allies: The Beatles, Freddie Mercury, Metallica, Weezer, Linkin Park, Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Optimus Prime, Houkago Tea Time, Kira Ford, Kousei Arima, Kaori Miyazono, Josiah "Jed" Bartlet
  • Enemies: Frank Underwood, Cioccolata, Yuuki Terumi, Big Brother, O'Brien
  • Respects/Respected By: Rebels in the Pantheon, including Jim Raynor, Guy Montag, Katniss Everdeen, Yuri Nakamura, V
  • Green Day; a band from Oakland, California that picked up where Punk titans like The Ramones, The Clash and Bad Religion had established and proceeded to build up a new scene generation and a spurring community of newcomers that eagerly embraced that they represented. Green Day would ultimately come to herald and firmly represent the Pop Punk genre. Green Day would project its influence with two albums, Dookie which is still seen as a benchmark for the Pop Punk movement and American Idiot, which represented the strife and difficulties of 2000s United States regarding social discontent and political controversy, whilst also experimenting on creating something akin to a Rock Opera.
    • The band themselves have confirmed that they themselves went through a tough time prior to the formation. Many of the context behind their songs tend to say it; "Wake Me Up When September Ends" detailed how lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong struggled to cope with the death of his father, "Brain Stew" was Billy Joe struggling to take care of his son and "X-Kid" was the band themselves dealing with a friend who committed suicide.
  • Green Day ascended into the Pantheon after playing a gig in... Springfield where they died by drowning after their concert barge was flooded by water pollution. Still, they chose to ignore this weird notion of events and continue to play their music towards a brand new audience from several different houses.
    • Surprisingly enough, Green Day held their first tour in the House of Cultures where they immediately attracted a large audience. Despite their themes of protest, they proved popular, with Green Day later working on a new studio album based on their experiences in the Pantheon.
  • All three members of the band are family men and thus often come to the House of Family. Frontman Billie Joe's son, Jakob Danger, is an aspiring rock musician himself and fronts a band named after himself. That said, Green Day aims to play some of their softer songs and, conversely censor some of their tracks should they choose to plan a tour there.
    • The song "Brain Stew" is unsurprisingly not a popular song for families and children, something which the band expected. Billie Joe himself notes that the song itself is frustrating in nature, given that it was written in a time and was about him trying to deal with his second son crying, which made him wide awake at night. This does not stop Billie Joe from loving Jakob Danger, mind you.
  • The band is rather comfortable with some of the jokes centred around their music... except when someone tries to use the song, "Wake Me Up When September Ends" as one of them (i.e. sending alarm clocks to their temple on October 1). Billie hates this for very personal reasons; his father died when Billie was young and turning that song into a joke seems like a mockery to Billie's father. The House of Family is rather understanding about that and have made it a notice that "Wake Me Up When September Ends" not be used in a ridiculing manner.
  • They've maintained a good friendship with Linkin Park, with the band personally sending their condolences regarding Chester Bennington's suicide. Green Day themselves know how it feels to lose someone close, as can be attested to "X-Kid" and make an effort to encourage their fans to think about themselves better and to seek help if they're contemplating suicide.
    • Bassist Mike Dirnt has some respect for Metallica, citing them, especially former bassist Cliff Burton for being one his main influences for Dirnt to play bass guitar. Like Metallica, Dirnt was rather mellow to see that Cliff doesn't exist in the Pantheon, though that doesn't stop him from trying to pay tribute to him to some extent.
  • Regarding their genre, they have a fan in Kira Ford, the Yellow Dino Thunder Ranger who herself is an aspiring musician. Before she and the rest of her fellow rangers ascended, Kira wanted to represent the Pop Punk genre as she personally associated her music with that the most, but then decided to lay it off, thinking someone else would be better for the representation. Surprise, the band who best represent it is the icon for Pop Punk in the Pantheon. Kira squeed in response and is eager to try to play with Green Day as a supporting act one day.
    • The Houkago Tea Time once auditioned to play s gig for Green Day during their debut, which the band allowed, much to the girl's delight. It proved successful, with Yui squeeing at the opportunity to sing out one of their songs. The other girls cringed a little after Yui began to swear via some of the song's lyrics. Not that Green Day had much of a problem, if anything, they found it rather humorous.
  • Being one of the most famous and most influential rock bands of the 21st Century, Green Day has seen numerous tributes and homages paid to the band. While most of them are generally appreciated by them, they take great insult to one of them, mainly the name of a stand wielded by a demented doctor named Cioccolata. Cioccolata himself finds the fact that he named after Green Day rather amusing, but the band themselves want nothing to do with him and they panicked for a while when they learned that Cioccolata's stand was used to create a mould that corrodes people's flesh.
  • As a Punk band, Green Day has a penchant of being loud and aggressive when it comes to their lyrics, and it's especially prominent when they decided to get political when working on American Idiot, with lyrics being directed at George W. Bush, American Politics, Mass Hysteria and Social and Societal Discomfort. It didn't take long before the band learned of the schemes and deceptions that Frank Underwood pulled off in order to become U.S. President and his terms being responsible for further schism in the U.S. plus the deaths of many lives mainly as a Pretext for War. While not much information is known about Green Day's newest studio album in the Pantheon, some have expressed that some tracks may as well be about President Underwood.
  • Have some sort of a relationship with Optimus Prime, which the band found odd. It's actually something to do with the fact that one of their songs, "21 Guns" has something to do with being associated with the Transformers, plus it sounds like something that would fit for a eulogy, which may be attributed to the Autobots that fought and died for Optimus and Earth. For that, Optimus has Green Day's approval and gratitude and the band has performed "21 Guns" in remembrance to the fallen Autobots.
  • Will often call out to someone in the crowd during their live performances and invite them to sing alongside them with the microphone. Billie Joe has done this with Kira and Yui and is happy to give it to anyone, mainly as a wish fulfilment for fans. At times, Billie Joe also asks for a guitarist in the audience, and at times he's lucky that a deity that happens to know that instrument is present.
  • Due to their political nature, Green Day is seen with respect by rebels, who feel like their musical sound and theme are, in a sense, relatable to how they tend to fight against freedom and rights. While Jim Raynor is more involved with more intergalactic affairs, he respects Green Day's musical direction, and others like V and Yuri can take some of their more aggressive tracks as a battle anthem of sorts, most notably "Know the Enemy".
Sometimes I wish someone out there will find me, til then I walk alone...

    Mayhem 
Mayhem, Satanic Lords of Black Metal
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The Band's most (in)famous lineup
  • Lesser Deities (Euronymous does not like to address himself as a God, while the other three band members are neutral about it)
  • Symbol: The Band's Font Logo
  • Signature Song: De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas, Freezing Moon
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil (Euronymous), Neutral Evil (Hellhammer), Chaotic Neutral (Dead and Necrobutcher)
  • Members: Euronymous (Øystein Aarseth), Necrobutcher (Jørn Stubberud), Dead (Per Yngve Ohlin), Hellhammer (Jan Axel Blomberg)
  • Portfolio: Black Metal Pioneers, Tenuous Band Relationship, The Controversial Deaths of Dead and Euronymous, The Original Lineup has Remained Popular and Infamous, Genre Popularizer, Having Long Songs And Drawn-Out Intros, Showcasing the Darkest Sides of Black Metal, let alone the Music Industry, Bad Audio Quality by Choice
  • High Priest: Gorgoroth
  • Followers: Immortal, Marduk, Darkthrone, Emperor
  • Domains: Heavy Metal, Satanism, Misanthropy, Controversy, Death, Outrage
  • Allies: Melkor and the Grand United Alliance of Evil, Satan, The Beast, Damien Thorn, Yuuki Terumi, Griffith and the Godhand, (All of these apply exclusively to Euronymous), Lord Raptor, Ember McLain
  • Opposes: Cosmos and the Grand United Alliance of Good, YHVH and the Grand United Alliance of Law, Dethklok, The Angels Sub-House (Barring Castlevania Satan), The Guy, Judge Claude Frollo, Palutena, Samael, Spawn, Eddie Riggs, μ's (Muse), Michael Jackson, Houkago Tea Time, Hatsune Miku, Rise Kujikawa
  • Opposed by: All Homosexual Deities, especially Jack Harkness, Lexa, Jill Stingray, Haruka Tenoh, Michiru Kaioh, Haruka Takayama, Yuu Sonoda, Jack Twist and Ennis del Mar (Regarding Hellhammer)
  • Respects: Metallica
  • Throughout the history of music, one can barely come across as controversial, mysterious, dark and sensational as the band known as Mayhem. A Black Metal band formed by guitarist Øystein Aarseth and bassist Jørn Stubberud, whom would soon take up the stage names of "Euronymous" and "Necrobutcher" respectively, they main focus was to create music that delved into hatred, misanthropy and Satanism. They were soon joined along by vocalist Per Yngve Ohlin and drummer Jan Axel Blomberg who would take up the monikers of "Dead" and "Hellhammer" respectively. Their music was some of the most raw, darkest and most macabre in its years with distorted guitar play, devilish shrieking courtesy of Dead and their willingness to be as chaotic and violent as they could get (Dead would take shards of glass and mutilate himself during live performances, an act which Euronymous supposedly enjoyed). Then, on 8th of April, 1991, Dead committed suicide, leaving behind a note that started with "Excuse the blood". The moment he discovered his corpse, Euronymous bought a disposable camera and took photos of Dead's body to use as an upcoming album cover for a live album, Dawn of the Black Hearts. The event and the resulting reaction drove Mayhem into further controversy, with Necrobutcher feeling disgusted and leaving the band. The vocalist position was taken over by Varg Vikernes who went by Count Grishnackh. More tensions, arson attacks on churches and increasing controversy still played a role on Black Metal's lifetime, yet Mayhem would continue with it's disproportionately chaotic and dysfunctional position. Then, one of the greatest controversies in music history occurred on the 10th of August, 1993; Euronymous was murdered by Varg over a dispute. Thus, began a series of arguments that would ask whether Euronymous deserved it or not. Nonetheless, Varg was sent to prison until 2009, though he was able to make material for Burzum during his jail time.
    • Despite Euronymous's murder, Mayhem would continue and would eventually move past it's controversial nature. While the band broke up after Euronymous's sudden death, Necrobutcher would return to reform the band in 1994 eith new band members and continue working on the band ever since. That said, Mayhem would be synonymous with the dark and ominous past it has had and it hasn't escaped with Hellhammer outright praising Emperor drummer Faust for killing a homosexual man. Regardless, Mayhem has left behind a very notable and significant part of the Second Wave of Black Metal and music history, in spite of it's dark nature.
  • In his first few days in the Pantheon, Euronymous and Dead reunited, though they engaged in a brawl against one another. They kept going on, even after bystanders jumped in to break it up. After exhausting themselves, Euronymous and Dead would go their separate ways... until the latter encountered Necrobutcher who was surprised to see Dead alive after nearly three decades. Despite uneasy relations, Necrobutcher has decided to try helping him out as much as he could. His reunion with Euronymous was rather tense, though they decided to try playing a gig, even bringing along Hellhammer. Their setlist attracted Yuuki Terumi, who decided to jam in and play some Black Metal with one of the more infamous bands in it's time. It payed off; Terumi was thoroughly impressed and got along splendidly with Euronymous thanks to their misanthropic views in life.
  • Melkor decided to invite Mayhem to play at a specific venue in one of the GUAE's established settlements. They've since become one of the most successful acts playing there, with a few GUAE members even jumping in to try playing with them. However, as of now, Terumi is the only one who's got the privilege and that's mainly he's Euronymous's friend (as much as Terumi can muster and define said relationship). Despite his overall hatred for the House of Music, Melkor will make an exception for Mayhem, given their lyrics are centered around misanthropy, death, hatred and discord, all of which Melkor advocates for.
  • Euronymous has made it very clear that he doesn't call himself a "God" just because he is ascended into the Pantheon. Not for the typical reason, but because he sees it as some sort of association to the Judeo-Christian God and he's a proud Theistic Satanist. Dead, Necrobutcher and Hellhammer don't seem to mind it all too much. Additionally, Euronymous doesn't call Melkor the God of Evil either because associating the Dark Lord with the "God" label makes no sense and that Melkor should instead go by his other acquired titles, most preferably "The Supreme Dark Lord" or "Dark Enemy of the World".
    • Melkor appreciates what Euronymous states, though he does assert that God of Evil is his formal title in the Pantheon and that the guitarist has to make do with it. That said, Melkor did figure out that there are a few tracks about him made by Varg himself, a fact that Euronymous does not take kindly.
  • They completely scoff the idea of the Grand United Alliance of Law and clearly see YHVH as a "Satan wannabe" or at least in Euronymous's eyes. They're currently writing a track about how the GUAL is defeated by the GUAE with Melkor brutally mutilating YHVH to permanent death. The Dark Lord is rather pleased to see a band write about Melkor killing his enemies with style.
  • Mayhem also dislike the Angels Sub-House for pretty obvious reasons. The Sub-House, in return are pretty much adamant in Mayhem never coming to their pace if they ever considered touring. However, there is a Satan who actually likes Mayhem for their image and personality and the band have made him an exception in return.
  • They have some form of respect towards Metallica, with Euronymous admitting that he was a fan before forming Mayhem. Although he's not happy with their success, he does feel somewhat prideful in that Metallica did pay tribute to Mayhem in some way via "ManUNkind". Mayhem aren't too sure if they're able to tour with Metallica, given the latter often plays in Houses where Mayhem would obviously feel uncomfortable in.
  • Mayhem is arguably the most controversial music artist in the Pantheon, and it's not really surprising given their history. It makes the band somewhat uncomfortable, given they're a victim of sensationalism and there are plans for a film and books about the history of Mayhem. So far, Euronymous is unhappy, mainly because most of the adaptations tend to make him out as a sociopathic monster who took advantage of Dead's suicide. The other band members are also unhappy, but mainly because they feel that the adaptations don't exactly depict them accurately.
    • It doesn't help in that each and every concert they're in, Dead is resorting in macabre activities that he had also done in his mortal life. This time around, Necrobutcher is trying to make sure he's there for Dead and provides him with some sort of therapy and guidance. Dead seems rather quiet about the subject.
    • Seeing Euronymous and Dead together several years after their deaths has been a pretty creepy thought and moment for many people. Even more so is the reason that Dead simply goes on with his usual antics and plays long with Euronymous in gigs, despite the latter having a pretty good reason to hate the latter. That said, there are rumors that the two have violent fights against one another, if a few bruises and cuts from them have indicated according to a few eyewitnesses.
    • On another subject of controversy, Hellhammer is pretty much despised by any homosexual deity in the Pantheon. While Hellhammer hasn't exactly done anything towards gay people, it's the fact that he praised Emperor Drummer Faust for killing a gay man that's landed him into most homosexual's shit-list. Jack Harkness and Lexa are pretty dead-set on taking Hellhammer to the Court of the Gods. Many on the Couples Orientation Sub-House also want to beat him down as a lesson. Hellhammer isn't fazed, and instead lashed out with more insults than usual. That said, he's keeping a safe distance from the House of Love just in case.
    • The only ostensibly gay being that Mayhem tolerates is Griffith and that's because he's a member of the Godhand. Griffith sees Mayhem's works as being pretty commendable, but flaunts about the fact that he already has songs about him. Euronymous is determined to start writing a track about Griffith and the Godhand at some point.
  • Oddly enough, Mayhem hates Dethklok, mainly because despite the fact that Dethklok is a proud Death Metal band, they're also one of the most famous and most successful musicians in their world. In Euronymous's eyes, they're "pathetic sellouts who sold themselves to those bastard corporations". Dethklok on the other hand see Mayhem as tough wannabes and couldn't care less about their standards. They also have this feeling towards Gorillaz, thinking that their hopping from one genre to another only makes them tryhards in spite of them playing an entirely different genre.
    • In Euronymous's philosophy, to truly define themselves as Black Metal means to be as distant as possible from the mainstream and to embrace yourself in darkness, even through the music you're playing. Hence, he's a major contributor to many a fandom considering themselves "Trve Kvlt" in their stance in their musical preferences and list anything that goes against their expectations as garbage, even if there's a slight improvement in musical quality or commerce. It's overall a mixed bag, given that Mayhem has amassed quite the fanbase for itself, a dedicated and loyal one at that, though others see them as obnoxious and pretentious assholes.
  • Other music artists that Mayhem takes an issue against are μ's, Houkago Tea Time, Miku Hatsune and Michael Jackson. They couldn't comprehend the general personality and musical take of the former three, with Mayhem even stating that the Houkago Tea Party are "perverting" Rock music. They also see μ's attempt at saving their school to be a joke and Euronymous and Hellhammer are not afraid of taking potshots at the band members. Funnily enough, Michael is the only one who actually notices Mayhem's disdain for him; the former three are too entrenched by their popularity and the love they have for each other and their band members to really notice Mayhem's hate for them.
    • In the same House, they also dislike The Guy, although they have the more petty reasoning in that they represent Disturbed, which Euronymous obviously sees as another "joke and insult to the name of Metal". That said, they have become aware of what he is really capable of and avoid any altercation altogether.
  • Unsurprisingly, Necrobutcher is the only sane member in the band, a fact that he does not take kindly. He describes his experience with Euronymous as being "chaotic as all fuck" and the fact that he's trying to do his best possible to keep in check of Dead is an incredibly daunting task, given the latter suffers from clinical depression, self-harms himself constantly and buries his clothes under dirt. he fact that he's reunited with Euronymous just makes things worse.
    • Apparently, Necrobucher was "also on his way to kill Euronymous". Unfortunately, the way death works in the Pantheon isn't going to make the sitaution permanent, plus Varg had already done the deed before Euronymous could. Still, while he's continuing to play Mayhem, given that he's led the band since 1994, working with Euronymous again seriously pisses him off.
  • Enemies with Eddie Riggs, mainly because Eddie is a hero who happens to be a metalhead and is firmly on the side of good, a fact which Mayhem cannot get by. Conversely, they get along with Lord Raptor and has even been a guest performer in their live plays, a rare feat shared with Terumi. Necrobutcher is known to get along with Ember McLain. The latter thinks it's cool to work with some of the darkest music artists out there and has agreed to help out Necrobutcher with helping out Dead in some way. While Ember would enjoy playing with Mayhem if given the time, she has difficulty with Euronymous, who insists on telling her to become a Satanist if they want to continue playing with them. She's rather neutral about Hellhammer, though she thinks he's an asshole of the highest kind, despite his experienced and masterful drumming skills.
  • Thanks to Mayhem, demands for music venues and shows have become a possibility in areas and lands occupied by the GUAE. Euronymous has also managed to reestablish Helvete (Norwegian for Hell), a record store company dedicated to Black Metal music. Originally a small store that served as a social hub-spot for dedicated Black Metal players, It has soon expanded to other areas with occasional GUAE supporters and fans coming over to buy their albums and other sorts of Satanic souvenirs. The business-based GUAE members see this as a great opportunity to build up profit while Melkor sees this money-making business as a good means to invest for technological weaponry. So far, Mayhem haven't disclosed on what the others are thinking about the profits they themselves have earned.

    The Teensies 
The Teensies, Divine Group Of The Gratuitous Disco Sequence
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A Green Teensy, the most common kind of Teensy
The Grand Minimus 
Ales Mansay the Magician 
  • Lesser Gods on average
  • Symbol: The crown of the Grand Minimus, their primary ruler
  • Theme Songs: The Teensy Highway and their Rayman M/Arena theme
  • Alignment: Neutral Good on average; Ales Mansay, however, is more Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Disco Tech, Gag Nose, Gratuitous Disco Sequence, I Have to Go Iron My Dog (in Rayman 3), Master of Unlocking (one method utilizes That Russian Squat Dance)
  • Domains: Magic, Dance, Music (especially disco), Royalty (Grand Minimus), Machinery (Ales Mansay; especially Steampunk)
  • Heralds: Otto Psi, Roméo Patti, and Gonzo
  • Allies: Rayman, Betilla, Globox, Samus Aran, The Guardians, Amigo, Jon Arbuckle
  • Enemies: Razorbeard, the Eliksni, Ridley, Felix, Black Manta, other evil pirates and robots, nightmarish villains, Balthazar Bratt (to most Teensies)
  • Wary of: Pirates and robots in general
  • Intrigued by: Zinogre
  • The Teensies, a race of small, magically-inclined people, have a rather strange quirk common among them: They seem to really like disco. In fact, they tend to do it at some rather inappropriate times (at least, from the viewers' perspective). For this reason, the race has been deified to represent this trope. Take a wild guess what kind of welcoming party Pinkie threw for them.
  • The leader of all the Teensies is the Grand Minimus, though the tiny folk have a lot of kings and queens. The Grand Minimus has thus been chosen to be the representative for his people.
    • The three Teensy doctors — Otto Psi, Roméo Patti, and Gonzo (not to be confused with the Muppet) — have been chosen to be the Teensy heralds.
    • Less thrilling to the Teensies is that Ales Mansay — lately known as the Dark Teensy — is to share the same temple as them, at least until he can have his own trope(s) to rule over.
  • Of course Rayman, Globox, and Betilla were happy to see this ascension; familiar, friendly faces in this pantheon are a welcome sight. They hope to see friends like Ly and Barbara ascend at some point, but aren't holding their collective breath.
  • Inversely, the Teensies were not pleased to know Admiral Razorbeard was also in the Pantheon, after he and his crew of robotic pirates had enslaved the entirety of the Glade of Dreams.
    • Because of the actions of Razorbeard and his crew, the Teensies are wary of robots and pirates in general, rightly so in the case of the more wicked individuals.
      • Ridley being a space pirate, combined with his shocking brutality, guaranteed that the Teensies would be terrified of him. Samus promised them that if her parents' killer ever gunned for them, she would fight him off to the best of her ability.
      • Other nasty pirates they try to avoid are Felix — false friendship is a huge no-no — and Black Manta — who killed Aquaman's son.
  • The good-aligned Teensies are none-too-crazy about Balthazar Bratt, a villain who is a fan of disco. They claim people like him make the genre look bad. Ales Mansay, on the other hand, likes Bratt's style.
  • The lupine monster Zinogre has intrigued the majority of the Teensy populace. After all, whoever heard of a wolf that break-dances as it fights?
  • The Teensies found a very similar group of creatures in the Guardians. The Guardians are the last hope for the humanity of their world and are perfectly capable of taking on actual gods, yet have the odd tendency to dance at strange times, even if there's no music playing.
    • The Guardians warned the Teensies about an enemy of theirs that was also in the Pantheon: the Eliksni, an entire race of cutthroat space pirates that revere technology. To the Teensies, the Eliksni are too similar to Razorbeard and his crew.
  • They learned of Amigo's tendency to make people around him dance to his music. They approve very much of this, and have suggested some disco songs he could play. Amigo said he would consider it.
  • A former follower of theirs, Jon Arbuckle, ended up ascending alongside his girlfriend, Liz. They celebrated the only way they knew how: invite Jon to a disco party. While Jon accepted ecstatically, Liz was embarrassed.

    Voltaire 
Voltaire, God of the Neo-Victorian Gypsy Pirate Vaudeville Band (and Gothic Country) (Aurelio Voltaire Hernandez)
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  • Lesser God (Intermediate God if he taps into the power of the Vorutanian Key Blade)
  • Symbols: His Top Hat or the Vorutanian Key Blade
  • Signature Song: When You're Evil
  • Portfolio: Perky Goth, Dashing Hispanic, Nice Hat, Badass Beard, Coming to celebrate on Friday the 13th, being accompanied by an extraterrestrial bear named Deady, going from Goth to Children and Country songs
  • Domains: Goth, Steampunk, Acoustics
  • Followers: Donna Lynch and Steven Archer, Cab Calloway, Orville Deadenbacker (actually more like a Vitriolic Best Bud).
  • Allies: Artix Von Krieger, Sora, all gothic gods in the Pantheon.
  • Annoyed with: Ebony Dementia Way
  • Enemies: Lord Dominator, Any god hailing from New Jersey (Long story)
  • Fan of: All gods hailing from Star Trek.
  • Ascended into the Pantheon once he received his own place known as "Voltaire Town". There, he guides people to venture through all the Friday the 13th events he goes through with Artix and holds concerts and costumes for any and all visitors. Meets up with Artix every Friday the 13th to fight down bad guys in the name of Lore.
    • These events so far included a trip to Skull Punch Island, a concert celebrating the Day of the Dead, a trip to find the legendary Vorutanian Key Blade, fighting off a giant mechanical girl while riding a black unicorn down the side of an erupting volcano, and fighting off the Beastmaker of the Neverworld. Many gods are willing to join in on the fun whenever Friday the 13th arrives in the Pantheon.
  • His weapon is the Vorutanian Key Blade which is in no relation to the other Keyblade of note.
    • Speaking of which, Sora heard about the Keyblade and once challenged Voltaire into a fight. Voltaire's ability to shadow step thanks to the Keyblade helped him keep up with the more experienced fighter. After which, Sora decided to train Voltaire in the ways of his Keyblade so that he could easily defend himself when time comes.
  • Has once ridden on a black unicorn down the side of an erupting volcano while drinking from a chalice filled with the laughter of small children. It was awesome.
    • Princess Luna has actually chased him once while he was riding that black unicorn down the side of an erupting volcano. Her only response to it was that, "The fun has been doubled!"
  • Once met up with Mandy and performed songs known as "In the Land of the Dead" and "Brains!" for her. Sources say that Mandy put him on her "Do not kill now" list.
  • Is very popular amongst Gods that are Evil due to his song "When You're Evil", which becomes a smash-hit and must have for all Gods of Evil. Naturally, he's very annoyed by this.
    • Got asked by Lord Dominator since she's also had trouble with various evil gods playing her song in the House of Villains. His advice was just that it was now her problem and he left it at that.
  • Stays away from Coop at all times and vice versa. Mostly due to the fact that Coop is from New Jersey (where Voltaire grew up and hates talking about it) and due to the fact that Voltaire also wrote a song describing said hate which is known as "Bomb New Jersey." Basically anything about New Jersey is one of the only times he gets annoyed.
  • Once when Yotsuba complained about monsters in her bed, Voltaire sang "Goodnight Demon Slayer" to her. Yotsuba fell asleep immediately after that. Everyone else went "Awww...."
    • Since there are many children who listen to his music, he crafted an album specifically for them called Spooky Songs for Creepy Kids so as to deter them away from his other adult-oriented songs.
  • Is usually accompanied by a corpse dressed in a nice suit named Orville Deadenbacker, who snarks at everything he says.
  • Is actually a big fan of many of the Star Trek gods in the Pantheon, although he still questions some of their decisions as noted in his song "The U.S.S Make Shit Up".
  • Performed this for Mami Tomoe's birthday. She admitted it was pretty catchy.
  • When he heard that Sora and Riku needed his Keyblade expertise for the Friendship Asylum, he agreed to help out. After learning that Artix von Krieger is also going in, the two have teamed up to face the asylum's darkness. When the Iron Giant crushed Takatora, Voltaire was able to quickly get him to safety. He's also been journeying through Limbo with Tsukasa Kadoya for a secret investigation.
  • When he's not on tour or working on a new album, he actually teaches classes on stop-motion in the Celestial Academy. This lead him to become really good friends with Jack Skellington and Coraline Jones and was awed to find Ray Harryhausen in the Pantheon. He's made a note on the door to his temple for gods to not disturb him when he's teaching.
  • Gets along very well with various Gothic gods in the Pantheon and has become the Team Dad to the Gothic Girl trio of Lydia Deetz, Samantha Manson and Tomoko Nozama. However he has nothing nice to say about Ebony Dementia Way and has been doing his best to write a song that explains that.
    • He's a fan of the Elegant Gothic Lolita trope and there just so happens to be Margaret Moonlight in the same house as him. Voltaire had to admit her song was "catchy as hell" and hopes to colaborate with her one day.

Demigods

    EpicLloyd & NicePeter 
EPIC RAP BATTLES OF HISTORYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!! Your Life! VERSUS! TV Tropes! BEGIN!

Lloyd Ahlquist and Peter Shukoff, Gods of Rap Battles (EpicLloyd and NicePeter)

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    Pink Floyd 
Pink Floydmembers , Gods of Concept Albums
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Pink Floyd, circa 1968. From left to right: Nick Mason, David Gilmour, Roger Waters, Syd Barrett and Richard Wright
  • Demigods
  • Symbol: The Dark Side of the Moon album cover
  • Theme Music: "Astronomy Domine" for the Barrett-led era, "Echoes" for their wilderness years, "Wish You Were Here" or "Comfortably Numb" for the Waters-led era, and "High Hopes" for the Gilmour-led era
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio : Codified Bookends, have songs lasting for nearly half an hour, Psychedelic Rock, Progressive Rock, most of them snark frequently, Everyone Went to School Together, Fading into the Next Song, can be at each other’s throats but love each other very much in the end, were all stoners at some point, Sophisticated as Hell, Deranged Animation, Siamese Twin Songs
  • Domains: Music, Groups
  • Heralds: Kate Bush, Brian Wilson, Floyd Pinkerton
  • Allies: The Beatles, Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Dream of the Endless, The Doctor, Vinny
  • Eats Pie With (Specific to Nick): Dean Winchester
  • Enemies: All Nazi Deities, War the Horseman, YHVH, En Sabah Nur, Severus Snape, Agatha Trunchbull, Dolores Umbridge, Napoleon
  • Poor Relations: The Nostalgia Critic
  • Since their inception in 1965, Pink Floyd is a British rock band that has gone through a lot and their musical output has had varying styles. Some of their most notable works came in the 1970s, when bassist Roger Waters became leader of the band to the point of influencing much of their output during that time. It was during that time period where the band released several albums that had a certain theme conveyed by several songs on them. Among these albums are The Dark Side of the Moon, which is about how time negatively affects a person, Animals, which takes aim at capitalism, and The Wall, an album that tells the story of a person who blocks themselves from society and falls into drug-induced insanity.
  • Roger Waters showed up in the Pantheon one day, unsure what he did to get himself in such a place and was told to find a position so that he can stay. Although the paperwork was done reasonably quick, he didn't realize that the rest of his Pink Floyd bandmates were also a part of the Pantheon until he saw them in what was supposed to have been his temple. It more than surprised him to see his former bandmates back together, especially given the turmoil that the band has gone through, but he rolled with it.
  • One of the more notable symbols of the band is related to pigs; more specifically inflatable pigs with the first one appearing in one of the band’s album covers and has since showed up in their concerts, with the rights of the inflatable pigs going to Roger Waters after he went solo. Animals, the album that introduced the inflatable pigs, was critical of capitalism and depicted pigs as ruthless despots, in addition to being a loose adaptation of Animal Farm. When Napoleon got word of the band, that particular album, what it was ultimately about, and the inflatable pigs being associated as a protest symbol of sorts, he came to thoroughly despise the band as a whole (especially Waters given his heavy association with the inflatable pigs) and is plotting retaliation against them.
  • As noted, The Wall is one of the band’s most notable albums put out, especially given the story of a man whose life spirals out-of-control. One of the songs is very much a scathing critique of teachers (with Waters hating his time at school and Gilmour having apparently stated he’s had a horrible education experience at one point), something that many of the more callous teachers take great offense towards. Many deities who have suffered from mental illness seem to relate to the album’s themes and the troubles that Syd (who was apparently the inspiration for the album’s main character) had suffered from.
  • The Wall was later turned into a feature film that was notable for the surreal and disturbing imagery that was used to convey the story. The Nostalgia Critic reviewed it once and hated it to the point where he basically made a parody album that mocked the original thing. Even if the band themselves has some misgivings about the film, they really have no interest whatsoever in what The Nostalgia Critic is talking about, nor the album used to evoke his unsubtle opinion.
  • As was the case in the real world, the band has plenty of fans in the Pantheon, as do people who listen to their music. Vinny, who has made some rock music in his spare time, is among those who has listened to the band’s output and has even mentioned a few of their albums as among the music he likes. He has even provided a few opinions of his own, such as not being too big on Waters’ solo career.
  • Syd Barret, real name Roger Keith Barret, was one of the co-founders of Pink Floyd and served as the band’s original lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He ended up leaving the band as a result of bouts of mental illness from drug use and after a solo career, he opted to live in private and very rarely spoke to the public, especially when it comes to his musical past. Outside of music, Syd has done artwork and photography, and is noted to like gardening.
    • As was the case when he retired from music, Syd isn’t all that interested in having a public presence even in the Pantheon. Despite this, he’s continued his hobbies related to art, photography, and gardening, with Syd making rare and brief visits to the House of Plants during that house’s more quiet moments, as well as the other gardens that the Pantheon has.
    • His use of psychedelic drugs played a role in his personality changing for the worse and eventually being a factor in Syd leaving departing from Pink Floyd. Some have tried to get Syd to meet up with others that have been affected with drug addiction, but none of these attempts have been successful. That said, he was put-off by hearing about what happened to The Son as a result of drug addiction and had a hard time understanding how Norman Jayden’s drug addiction benefits the latter’s line of work.
  • Roger Waters is one of the co-founders of Pink Floyd and originally was the bassist in the band’s early years. Following Syd’s departure, Waters more or less took over the band, effectively setting the direction of their most notable work for about 10 years. After leaving the band and getting into a lawsuit with them over the name and material, Waters has taken on a solo career and has performed many of his works (both when he was with Pink Floyd and as a solo artist) for a number of tours across the world.
    • A significant part of Waters’ work outside of music involves activism, mainly encouraging people to fight back against any sort of corruption that befalls the world. Even with the more fantastical elements that pervade the place, the Pantheon is no stranger to dealing with issues that the real world has put up with. He has made it a point to protest against many of the Pantheon’s more corrupt political figures and powerful figures that hold politically incorrect views.
    • Of the members related to the band, Waters is highly critical of war, given how one of his solo albums was critical of war being used as an entertainment subject. The fact that the Pantheon is stuck in a Forever War dismayed Waters greatly and he harbors plenty of hatred towards deities who not only perpetuate war, but actively encourage it. Contributing to that mindset is how Waters’ father was a soldier during WWII and killed during that time, alongside Waters remembering the V-J Day celebrations.
  • David Gilmour joined the band as Barret’s behavior became more troubling. Following the latter’s departure, Gilmour served as lead vocalist and after Waters left (relations between Waters and Gilmour soured during that time), Gilmour assumed duties as leader of Pink Floyd. In addition to his work for the band, Gilmour has done solo work and has worked with other musicians such as Roy Harper and Kate Bush.
    • Much like Waters, Gilmour has brought attention to a number of problems affecting the world, though in his case they’re related to homelessness, the rights of animals and humans, poverty, and environmentalism. He has donated to various charities dedicated to these issues and has continued to do so in the Pantheon, with him supporting a number of Pantheonic organizations focused on saving nature and providing support for the less fortunate.
  • Nick Mason is the son of a documentary filmmaker, the drummer for Pink Floyd and the only member of the group that has stuck around with the band even as the other members come and go. Whenever he isn’t working with the band, he’s into the world of motor racing, having competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans a few times and has an extensive collection of cars, including several different Ferraris.
    • The Pantheon has given Mason more time to explore auto racing and given what kind of place the Pantheon is, it would have a lot more than what Mason was used to. There have been a few professional racing contests that Mason participated in and he’s willing to let visitors take a look at his car collection. He doesn’t appear to be all that interested in street racing however and found it weird to meet Lightning McQueen and Herbie given that they’re cars that can function on their own (and speak in Lightning’s case).
  • Richard Wright’s primary role in Pink Floyd was playing the keyboard and as a songwriter and arranger for the band’s compositions. As the band continued on, Wright’s contributions began to diminish as Waters started getting more active with writing the group’s music, leading Wright to leave the band as a result of financial troubles Pink Floyd was going through at the time. After Waters left the group, Wright rejoined the band as a part-time musician, eventually becoming a full member once more.

    Trent Reznor 
Michael Trent Reznor, God of Industrial Metal
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The band logo (two mirroring N's with an I in between, inside a rectangle)
  • Signature Song: Closer, alternatively Head Like a Hole
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Concept Albums, Protest Songs, Dark Is Not Evil, Despair Event Horizons, Nightmare Fuel, I Am the Band
  • Domains: Rock, Metal, Dystopia
  • Herald: Atticus Ross
  • Allies: David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Linkin Park, Lisbeth Salander, Kousei Arima, The Doom Slayer, Vinny
  • Opposes: Lionel Starkweather, dystopian leaders
  • Wary of: Master Hand and Crazy Hand
  • Nine Inch Nails is an Industrial Metal band that has been around since 1988 and their career has largely been defined by Trent Reznor, who has not only been the only member to stick around since the band’s beginning, but is more or less the only member of the group for most of the band's time. Although not the first to play the style of that genre, he was the one who popularized it with his albums Pretty Hate Machine and The Downward Spiral. Since then, he has done a wide variety of projects both in and out of the band, with Atticus Ross being a prominent contributor in Reznor’s later years.
  • While continuing to work on his music, Reznor heard rumors of an unusual place known only as the Pantheon, where a variety of people, including skilled musicians reside and visit. He was understandably skeptical about those rumors at first. During one of his tours, he ended up coming across a large gate and was told that he was in the Pantheon and that he was welcome there for the kind of music that he’s done. While he isn’t staying at that place full-time, he does make visits and play music there as part of his tours.
  • Isn't really amused by the fact that one of his most notable songs, "Closer" is known mainly by its legendary chorus. Plenty of beings (mainly the more brazenly horny ones) have taken the song to be about sex rather than the Obsession Song that Reznor has stated it is and have even tried to use it as sort of a twisted love song for the more intimate and mature parts of the Pantheon. While it does work for loud clubs, it’s very clear that it does not work in a romantic atmosphere at all.
  • David Bowie has generally been seen as a major influence on Reznor’s work. Not only is Reznor a fan of Bowie’s work, but he toured with Bowie in 1995, did a remix of I’m Afraid of Americans (alongside being in that song’s music video), and later did an instrumental cover of another Bowie song (Life On Mars). As far as musical tours in the Pantheon are concerned, the two have been a fairly popular pick for double acts.
    • Besides Bowie, there are a few other musicians that Reznor holds in high regard. Queen served as another inspiration for him and he’s even stated that Freddie Mercury’s death had more of an impact on him than that of John Lennon’s death. Reznor is a fan of Roger Waters’ work and was even excited when the two were being interviewed together. Reznor actually didn’t have any issue with Waters admitting to not having listened to any of Nine Inch Nails’ songs.
  • Much of his earlier work has some dark themes and lyrics, making some wonder about Reznor’s state of mind. While he is a nice person all things considered, he has had bouts of depression at some point in his life (and The Downward Spiral revolved around someone who was depressed and on the brink of suicide). He was eventually able to recover from it and his later work mostly hasn’t been as bleak as before. He’s become good friends with Kousei Arima for being another skilled musician that had to deal with a troubled life.
    • Linkin Park, a band that was partially influenced by Nine Inch Nails, had a member (Chester Bennington) that had gone through several personal problems similar to Reznor. Bennington’s story, despite going through a good career with Linkin Park and out of that band, didn’t end nearly as well as Reznor did. Regardless, Both Reznor and Linkin Park do have a habit of being experimental in their music and Bennington cited Nine Inch Nails as an influence on his work.
  • Besides making music in the band, Reznor has done his fair share of music for certain films. Lisbeth Salander, a deity having come from a film that Reznor did the score for, heard of Reznor and expressed interest in briefly meeting up with him. A meeting between the two later happened, with Lisbeth expressing gratitude towards him, and in turn, Reznor gave her a special device that had his music stored so that she can have something to listen to while at work.
  • In addition to his work on film, Reznor has done some work on video games. He has provided music for Quake I, the theme music for Call of Duty: Black Ops II, was involved with an alternate reality game based on one of his albums, and is a fan of the original Doom. He was also going to have been the sound engineer for Doomguy’s third outing, but was unable to finish his work due to time. Some people also mistakenly thought that Reznor used the actual Polybius cabinet for one of his music videos, but it turned out to be for an unrelated game of the same title and many don’t know how things will turn out if he actually did use the cursed arcade cabinet (or something similar such as Pony Island) for a music video. Speaking of games, Vinny, who happens to be a gamer and musician, is a fan of Reznor’s work and will sometimes play a song from Reznor on his streams during breaks.
  • Reznor is rather unsettled when around Master Hand and especially Crazy Hand, as a work of his, Year Zero portrays a similar entity as responsible for The End of the World as We Know It. Master Hand understands Reznor's fears somewhat, while Crazy Hand has taken to intentionally replicating The Presence's pose to scare Reznor for a few laughs, much to his and Master Hand's annoyance. On a more serious note, given the album’s theme of a dystopian future, Reznor has a pronounced animosity towards those in the Pantheon that are actively trying to turn that place into a dystopia much like what’s been described in the album.
  • One fairly dark project of his was something known as The Broken Movie, which serves as a short film based on one of his Extended Plays and can be described as something resembling a snuff film. Lionel Starkweather, who has made a living working on snuff films, saw it and believed that it fell into such a category regardless of it being used to promote music. Reznor clearly wasn’t happy with the fact that someone took the idea of it being a snuff film too seriously and was more upset at the fact that the person who believed that has made a number of them.

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