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Every once in a while, a musician and their hit songs needs a new twist. That could mean a cover, but more often, it will have a new life with the help of a parody musicians. Usually, one of these funny people will record a parody version of a song, and the reuse of the music gives a song a second life. These music parodies are sometimes even more popular than the original versions. The best parody artists have a keen sense of pop culture, and thus, their take on these existing songs isn't just refreshing, it's hilarious. That what separates the best parody musicians from their contemporaries. In some cases, the original musician actually likes the parody of their song more than their version.

So, who are the best parody music artists? At the top of any list of parody music has to be Weird Al Yankovic, Spinal Tap, Dr. Demento, Steel Panther, The Dan Band and GWAR. These are some of the most well known parody bands and they are widely known as such. These bands have a wide following and their fans are some of the most loyal in all of music.

That said, this list of parody musicians should serve as a good basis in determine what is the best parody music. If you're familiar with parody music, you'll know that these are some of the best artists in the genre. This list answers the questions "who are the best parody music bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest parody music musician ever?" If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular parody music bands that you might've heard of. (39 items)

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"Weird Al" Yankovic Hip hop music, Pop music Rock music

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Spinal Tap is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Spinal Tap Noise rock, Pop music Heavy metal

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Dr. Demento is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Dr. Demento Parody music, Comedy rock

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Gwar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Gwar Horror punk, Crossover thrash Thrash metal

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Tenacious D is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Tenacious D Rock music, Heavy metal Acoustic music

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The Rutles is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
The Rutles Rock music, Pop rock Parody music

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Steel Panther is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Steel Panther Glam metal, Heavy metal Glam rock

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Beatallica is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Beatallica Rock music, Mashup Heavy metal

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Rucka Rucka Ali is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Rucka Rucka Ali Satire, Rhythm and blues Comedy music

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Bad News is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Bad News Rock music, Heavy metal Parody music

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The Aquabats is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
The Aquabats Pop punk, Synthpop New Wave

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Mac Sabbath Black Sabbath McDonald's Parody

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Dethklok is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Dethklok Melodic death metal, Heavy metal Death metal

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ApologetiX is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
ApologetiX Contemporary Christian music, Parody music Comedy

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Ninja Sex Party is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists

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Cledus T. Judd is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Cledus T. Judd Parody music, Country

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The Axis of Awesome is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
The Axis of Awesome Comedy rock

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Green Jellÿ is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Green Jellÿ Heavy metal, Punk rock Alternative metal

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Homer and Jethro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Homer and Jethro Parody music, Comedy Country

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Psychostick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Psychostick Nu metal, Thrash metal Metalcore

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Nanowar of Steel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists

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Maggira Sisters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Maggira Sisters Parody music

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Shirehorses is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Shirehorses Parody music, Comedy rock

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Tim Lambesis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Tim Lambesis Crossover thrash, Christian music Thrash metal

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Steve Dahl is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Steve Dahl Parody music

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Ioan Gyuri Pascu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Ioan Gyuri Pascu Rock music, Folk rock Reggae

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Bob Rivers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Bob Rivers Rock music, Comedy Christmas music - Robert "Bob" Rivers (born July 7, 1956 in Branford, Connecticut) is an American rock and roll radio on-air personalityin the Pacific Northwest, as well as a ...

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the great Luke Ski is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
the great Luke Ski Hip hop music, Filk music Parody music

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Kevin Bloody Wilson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Kevin Bloody Wilson Rock music, Parody music Country

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Austrian Death Machine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Austrian Death Machine Crossover thrash, Thrash metal Metalcore

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Seth and Willie Fred is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Seth and Willie Fred Parody music, Comedy Country

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The Dan Band is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
The Dan Band Rhythm and blues, Soul music Indie rock

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Stan Freberg is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists

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Vatrogasci is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Vatrogasci Pop music, Rock music Parody music

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Hayseed Dixie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
Hayseed Dixie Rock music, Parody music Bluegrass

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The Fringemunks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
The Fringemunks Filk music, Parody music

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International Superheroes of H... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
International Superheroes of Hardcore Parody music, Hardcore punk

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The Jimi Homeless Experience is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
The Jimi Homeless Experience Rock music, Parody music Comedy

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LaTour is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Parody Music Bands/Artists
LaTour Pop music, House music Dance music