I would say at least half of my collection are of bands and solo artists who rarely get in the chart, if at all, especially the old school goth, punk and ska stuff from the late 70s and early 80s. Bands like the babysitters, excellent band and their security were dressed up as babies
Today's is either diluted stuff, ripped off from people like Elvis, Beatles, etc, or it's just rubbish from X Factor or boy/girl bands who are all the same. There's rarely any originality in the charts anymore, although there are some decent bands who sometimes get into the album charts like Elbow, one of those rare bands who are just as good live as in the studio.
Music, like with tv is mainly full of average and rubbish material, but look under the surface and you'll find an occasional gem, or a veteran from the 60s onwards who still puts out good stuff, Peter Murphy from Bauhaus brought out a cracking album last year, 30+ years since he was last on TOTP.
"You damned courtiers to the Queen, you're nothing but lap dogs to a slip of a girl!"
Hope to meet a nautical cove or two online to chat about Tom, "Who", etc