Sunday, May 12, 2013

10 Best Banned Music Videos

While David Bowie released his new video for the title track off his latest record, The Next Day, the video, which stars Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard, and Bowie himself was banned from YouTube and then blasted by the Catholic League. While the art form of the music video continues to push boundaries for the sake of the art, some, over time, have been scolded and banned from outlets like MTV, VH1, YouTube, Vimeo, etc. In the spirit of Bowie's video banishment, we are looking back at the 10 Best Banned Music Videos. Take a look:

10: Metallica - "Turn the Page"

9: Foo Fighters - "Low"

 8: Marilyn Manson - "Coma White"
Marilyn Manson - Coma White from ARTMIX Photography on Vimeo.

7: Duran Duran - "Girls on Film"

6: Motorhead - "Killed By Death"

 5: Bjork - "Pagen Poetry"

 4: Madonna - "What It Feels Like For A Girl"

 3: Nine Inch Nails - "Happiness in Slavery"

2: Justice - "Stress"

 1: Prodigy - "Smack My Bitch Up"