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Top 10 Rockstar Cameos Of The Simpsons

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The Simpsons is one the most successful adult cartoons in history, with many viewing it as the most influential.

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Being such a famous television show, it is no surprise that celebrity cameos are all too common in the cartoon sitcom. These are our top 10 Rockstar Cameos Of The Simpsons!

10. Paul & Linda McCartney

Beatle Paul McCartney appeared on The Simpsons with his wife Linda in “Lisa The Vegetarian.” In the Episode 5, Season 6, the couple helped Lisa come to terms with her new vegetarian lifestyle and her new place in the world.

9. Blink-182

The Californian pop-punks appeared in “Barting Over”, Episode 11, Season 14. The trio performed at Tony Hawk’s party, deciding to trash it after their performance.

8. Aerosmith

70s rock gods, Aerosmith, were one of the earlier rockstar cameos to grace The Simpsons’ stage. They appeared in Episode 10, Season 3, “Flaming Moe’s”, where they are pulled up on stage by none other than the faithful barkeep to play at his tavern.

7. The Ramones

Punk rock legends, The Ramones, performed at Mr. Burns’ birthday party in Episode 4, Season 5. “Rosebud.” Unsurprisingly Mr. Burns is not a fan!

6. Metallica

Thrash metal kings, Metallica, almost give Otto a ride in “The Mook, The Chef, The Wife and Her Homer”, Episode 1, Season 18. They eventually ditch Otto for a real fan though!

5. The White Stripes

Blues rock duo, The White Stripes get in a bit of conflict with Bart in “Jazzy and The Pussycats,” Episode 2, Season 18.

4. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards

Iconic rockstars, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, from The Rolling Stones star in Episode 2, Seasn 14, “How I Spent My Strummer Camp.” The legendary bluesmen run a summer camp of rock n roll!

3. The Smashing Pumpkins

When Lollapalooza comes to Springfield in “Homerpalooza”, Episode 24, Season 7, early 90s alternative heroes, The Smashing Pumpkins headline. Homer is soon discovered to have a special talent and joins them on tour.

2. The Red Hot Chili Peppers

In the final episode of The Simpsons’ fourth season, “Krusty Gets Kancelled”, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers are almost tricked by Moe before Bart comes to their rescue. Eventually playing on Krusty’s comeback show, the titular clown has a few suggestions for their songs.

1. Green Day

Featuring at the beginning of The Simpsons Movie, bay punk rockers Green Day play a three and a half hour show for the population of Springfield. It is only after they start to talk about the environment do thing go haywire!

That’s our Top 10 Rockstar Cameos of The Simpsons. What did you think? Did we miss anyone? Let us know in the comments!

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