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A musical museum where visitors can listen to and learn about various genres of music. Each musical genre has its own section and the subgenres (such as different types of metal or rock music) are within these sections.

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Intermediate Gods

    Big Band 
Big Band, God of Musical Gameplay (Band Camp, Ben Birdland, Detective Sax)
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    Killer B 
Killer B, God of Gratuitous Rapping (Killer Bee)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His tattoos.
  • Theme Music: Killer B's theme, alternatively, his rap
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: The Ace, Beware the Silly Ones, Big Brother Mentor towards Naruto, Bunny-Ears Lawyer, Cloudcuckoolander, The Empath, Lightning Bruiser, Master Swordsman, Painful and Gratuitous Rapping, Gets along with his Tailed Beast, Friend to All Living Things
  • Domains: Rapping, Mentors
  • Herald: His brother, A
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Madara Uchiha, Kisame Hoshikage
  • Complicated Relationships: Sasuke Uchiha, Obito Uchiha, Nagato
  • Worthy Opponent: Ghauri of the Seven, EpicLloyd & NicePeter
  • Respects: Many sibling deities, such as Seita and Setsuko Yokokawa, Yu Narukami, Son Gohan, Edward Elric and Alphonse Elric, Ichigo Kurosaki, Byakuya Kuchiki
  • Killer B is the jinchūriki of Gyūki, the Eight-Tails. Unlike his predecessors as a jinchūriki, Killer B was able to bond with the Tailed Beast and hone his powers for Kumogakure's sake. After escaping from Sasuke and Taka, Killer B would go on to train Naruto to fully utilize his power as a jinchūriki of Kurama, participating in the war against Akatsuki.
  • B would make his debut in the Pantheon's House of Music, writing lyrics and rapping. When asked how he got here, he would tell everyone how the Court of the Gods took interest in his rapping and decided to ascend him as the God of Rapping, somehow missing the gratuitous part.
  • Naruto would immediately run to the House of Music to greet his old mentor, giving him a fist bump and congratulations for making it into the Pantheon. Other deities from their home universe also came greet Killer B as well, including those who fought alongside him such as Kakashi and Might Guy, as well as Minato Namikaze (who showed great respect for B's abilites as a jinchūriki and gave him the title "Killer") and Kushina Uzumaki. Naruto's parents showed gratitude towards B for helping their son with Kurama, and for watching over during the Fourth Shinobi World War.
  • Killer B's relationship with some of his former adversaries is complicated, since while he's not the type to hold grudges, interactions with him tend to be awkward for Sasuke, Obito, and Nagato. They did try to capture him to acquire Gyūki after all, so it's not surprising. B on the other hand is one of the few to put aside their past differences just like Naruto.
    • Madara Uchiha on the other hand, B is still wary of because unlike the above 3, Madara really hasn't changed his attitude towards others. B really doesn't like how Madara looks down on the Tailed Beasts and sees them as mindless creatures.
    • Kisame had once fought against B with Samehada, with the sword actually betraying him for B. Because B had returned the sword to Kumogakure in the World of the Living, he was not expecting Kisame to have regained his weapon. While the jinchūriki is suspicious of Kisame, the latter isn't looking for trouble, but is eager to battle him and see how strong he's become after his own death. Of course, Samehada is more eager to fight alongside B than Kisame due to enjoying the taste of his chakra, so the sword ends up hindering Kisame's progress.
  • Being a friend to all living things, B is shown to get along with many creatures in the House of Beast, especially the giant ones. He has fist bumped them as a greeting and to show that he's a friend.
    • Among some of the big animals include the Catbus and Clifford the Big Red Dog, both of whom can reach an understanding with B through a fist bump. Killer B is rather quick make rhymes for the two, the Catbus for being a cross between an animal and a vehicle, and Clifford for growing up from a small puppy to a giant dog.
    • B also gets along with several Pokémon, including many of the Legendary and Mythical Pokémon, mostly likely due to his experience with Gyūki. B is willing to fight alongside several Pokémon, though some of them are a bit perplexed by his habit of rhyming in battle.
  • Ghauri and B have so much in common that they become Worthy Opponents and friendly enemies. Ghauri often likes to rhyme, even if it's in poor taste, and is also quite dangerous despite his eccentrics. The two like to spar with each other and have rap battles in their spare time.
  • After hearing about EpicLloyd & NicePeter's tendency to have rap battles, B decided to become their next opponent. Their rap battles soon became the top news of the Pantheon, with both of them showing themselves to be good rappers and respecting the other as a worthy opponent.
  • The Straw Hat Pirates became fast friends with B. On his side, B is interested in their rather infamous intro in the 4Kids Entertainment English dub of their story, actually singing it himself. The Straw Hats' reactions to his rhymes vary, but Luffy admits he would have great addition to his crew if they each other in his world.
  • Killer B greatly respects his older brother A, so naturally, he respects a lot of older brothers in the Pantheon, especially those who are loving. This allowed to get along with the likes of Ichigo, Gohan, Yu, and even the Elric brothers. B does show sympathy for Seita and Setsuko after learning of their tale and how war ruined their lives.

    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.

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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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    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

    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'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.
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Demigods

    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.


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