With the 500th episode of The Simpsons airing last Sunday, the last few weeks have been a celebration of everything Simpsons, where all your favorite pundits and prognosticators have combed through the show’s venerable timeline to select their favorite gags, cameos, characters and episodes. And, we, like them, desire to reside within the seem geekish glee of choosing our own favorite Simpsons memories within our site’s own viewfinder, so today we present The Simpson 10 Greatest Rock Moments involving rock musicians cropping up in the best show of all time. And, spoilers: No Grand Funk (You kids don’t know Grand Funk? The wild shirtless lyrics of Mark Farner? The bong-rattling bass of Mel Schacher? The competent drumwork of Don Brewer?) For more information on Grand Funk, consult your school library!
6. R.E.M.: In "Homer The Moe" ('01), Homer's garage bar hosts R.E.M. Lenny: "How'd you get R.E.M. to play in your garage?" Homer: "I told them we were billionaires trying to save the rainforest." Stipe, enraged, later breaks a bottle, but then sweeps it up to recycle it.
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