I had never actually listened to them even though they were always recommended to me, both by friends (*cough* Phazix *cough*) and by Last.fm. I finally gave in and downloaded The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me, their most recent album at the time, and listened to it and fell in lurve. I've downloaded all their other shit and bought Daisy, but nothing hooked me like that album did, and it actually changed my life.
2. Nine Inch Nails
You know you've heard him sometimes, but it was never anyone I payed attention to. I had always like electronic/industrial music, so I figured I'd actually give this guy who pretty much popularized that latter genre, and downloaded his With Teeth album and liked it from the second I'd started. After getting pretty much everything he's ever made on hard copy, I find that I like his Broken "EP" the best.
3. She Wants Revenge
I heard a part of Tear You Apart on The Number 23 (the movie). …