Classic Rockers Banned on Soviet Radio and Why
Man...soviet radio must suck...
A document that has been going around the internet lists off bands banned on soviet radio. It's a bummer that folks can jam out to these bands, however the reasons are hilarious/outrageous.
- Alice Cooper - Violence/Vandalism
- Black Sabath - Violence/Religious Obskurantism
- Nazereth - Violence/Religious Mysticism/Sadism
- Scorpions - Violence
- Pink Floyd - Interfering the foreign policy of the USSR
- Talking Heads - Myth of Soviet military danger
- Sex Pistols - Punk/Violence
- Kiss - Nationalism/Violence
- Iron Maiden - Violence
- Judas Priest - Anti-Comunisim/Racism
- AC/DC - Neofascism/Violence
- The Ramones - Punk
- 10CC - Neofascism
Also on the list of banned artist were the Village People...so they made at least one good call.