Recycled In Space /
- Take a guess what Space Rock is about. Hawkwind can be described as Blue Cheer IN SPACE!
- AC/DC are Slade DOWN UNDER!
- Afroman is "Weird Al" Yankovic AS A RAPPER!
- By the 21st century, aha have turned into Coldplay FROM NORWAY!
- Alabama is The Eagles WITH COUNTRY INSTRUMENTATION! (The same could also be said of almost any 1980s county band, such as Restless Heart or Exile.)
- Anaïs Mitchell's Hadestown Concept Album/Folk Opera is the story of Orpheus and Eurydice SET IN A GREAT DEPRESSION-LIKE POST-APOCALYPSE!
- The video to A1's cover of Aha's "Take on Me" is set IN CYBERSPACE!
- Bell Biv DeVoe is New Edition MINUS RALPH TRESVANT AND JOHNNY GILL!
- Camouflage are Depeche Mode FROM GERMANY!
- Chromeo's When The Night Falls video is Thriller WITH PREGNANT WOMEN!
- The Chronicle of the Black Sword is The Elric Saga AS A ROCK OPERA!
- Demons & Wizards is Iced Earth WITH HANSI KÜRSCH ON VOCALS!
- Devin Townsend's concept album, Ziltoid The Omniscient can be described as Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds...AS AN INDUSTRIAL PROGRESSIVE DEATH METAL COMEDY!
- Editors are Interpol WITH SYNTHESIZERS!
- Giulietta is Nicki Minaj AS AN ITALIAN-AUSTRALIAN!
- !Hero: The Rock Opera is the story of Jesus IN MODERN-DAY AMERICA TWENTY MINUTES IN THE FUTURE IN AN ALTERNATE HISTORY!
- Ivana Spagna is Taylor Dayne FROM ITALY!
- Kaizers Orchestra are Tom Waits AS NORWEGIAN ALTERNATIVE ROCK!
- Little Big Town is Fleetwood Mac WITH COUNTRY INSTRUMENTATION!
- Muse really is Queen IN SPACE!
- Devo is Kraftwerk IN AMERICA! Oh, and WITH GUITARS!
- Pixie Lott is Britney Spears BUT SANE! AND ENGLISH!
- Psychedelic Rock: Rock music ON DRUGS!
- The music video for Amerika by Rammstein has the band playing... ON THE MOON.
- Romeo Void was Blondie WITH A FULL-FIGURED BRUNETTE VOCALIST!
- 2112 is Anthem WITH ELECTRIC GUITARS!
- Spiritual Jazz is Jazz IN SPACE!
- Pharoah Sanders even described his own brand of Spiritual Jazz as Nubian space jazz.
- Star One is an Arjen Anthony Lucassen Rock Opera project IN SPACE!
- Tanz Der Vampire is The Fearless Vampire Killers AS A ROCK OPERA!
- Dance of the Vampire is Tanz Der Vampire IN ENGLISH AND PLAYED FOR CAMP!
- They Might Be Giants' "The Ballad of Davy Crockett (in Outer Space)", for obvious reasons.
- Also, there's "She Was a Hotel Detective (In the Future)", also for obvious reasons.
- The B-52's is Devo IN GEORGIA, AND LATER NEW YORK! Oh, and WITH SURREAL HUMOR!
- The Threepenny Opera is The Beggar's Opera IN GERMAN AND DARKER AND EDGIER!
- Tocotronic are Dinosaur Jr. IN GERMAN!
- Whispered is Children of Bodom IN FEUDAL JAPAN!
- Ghost are TISM AS A SWEDISH HEAVY METAL BAND!
- The cover of Barón Rojo's (Spain's Heavy Metal pioneers) third album, En Un Lugar De La Marcha◊, depicts Don Quixote IN SPACE!
- After The Wiggles became successful - hoardes of bands tried to piggyback off their success:
- Hi-5 WITH ARTS & CRAFTS!
- The Hooley Dooleys WITH ONLY THREE MEMBERS!
- Twins IN HONG KONG AND IN CANTONESE!
- The Doodlebops IN CANADA AND AGAIN WITH ONLY THREE MEMBERS!
- Klaus Schulze's Timewind album is Richard Wagner IN SPACE!