10 Music Trends of 2015 That Would Freak Marty McFly Out

On this day (October 21, 2015) in “Back to the Future 2,” Mr. Marty McFly arrives to the future.

We all know that young Marty is a rock ‘n’ rollin’ man, a guitarist, and a fan of the likes of Chuck Berry and Eddie Van Halen. So if he arrived to 2015, what would his reactions to modern day music be?

Well, some things might just be bound to freak ole McFly out, like these 10 tidbits.


In 1955, Marty takes out his trusty Gibson ES-345, fans go wild. In 2015, Marty takes out his Gibson ES-345, fans go, “but does it djent?”.



People pay money to see a guy playing with his laptop

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“What the hell happened to Blue Oyster Cult?”, Marty curiously asks.

Pop music is packed with big twerkin’ asses and Miley’s tongue

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Mastodon’s video for ‘Motherload’

Turns out metal is packed with big twerkin’ asses as well…

Bazillion metal subgenres

Progressive narrative djent core confuses Marty.

So many damn strings

“Since when are six strings not enough?”, baffled Marty asks.

Country music is now basically pop crap with cowboy hats

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David Lee Roth’s singing now sounds like someone’s torturing a goat

Marty loved Van Halen. Marty would be sad.

Bonus: Buckethead

We like to think that Buckethead and his music would somehow have the same life-changing effect on Marty as Marty had on his dad in that Darth Vader Van Halen scene.

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Which music trend of today do you think would baffle young Marty the most? Let us know in the comments.

Article courtesy of : Ultimate Guitar

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