Music plays such an important part of our everyday lives. Whether you’re listening to your favourite radio station – or Spotify playlist – on your daily commute, working out to some rocking tunes, or wildin’ to the DJ’s sick beats at the club, it’s hard to deny that music is an essential part of practically everything we do.
The movies we watch would certainly not be the same without their often iconic soundtracks, and the games we play would not grip us in quite the same way. Casino games are certainly not the exception to this rule, with modern video slots featuring more elaborate and immersive soundtracks than ever before – perfectly complimenting their imaginative themes and top notch visuals.
However, some online slot providers have taken their love of music to the next level, creating slots with themes that pay tribute to music and its creators. Celebrating some of the most beloved artists and genres of music in the world, these music-themed slots are an absolute treat for music lovers everywhere.
Jimi Hendrix Slot
“Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel”Jimi Hendrix
Inspired by the life and music of one of the most iconic and influential rockers of all time, blues has never been easier to play than now thanks to NetEnt’s fantastic Jimi Hendrix slot.
Bringing the flower power of the 60s to your mobile or desktop screen, this slot will take you back all the way to the Summer of Love where peace, love and music were what it was all about. Featuring iconic imagery and symbols from the era, and a scorching soundtrack by the legendary axeman himself, this superb music slot machine plays phenomenally throughout.
Jimi is a fantastic machine for bonus lovers as it boasts 3 different free spins features: the Little Wing free spins – 6 to 12 free spins where 3 to 5 extra wilds appear on each spin, the Crosstown Traffic free spins – 6 free spins with wild reels, and the Purple Haze free spins – where any 10, J, Q, K and Ace symbols turn wild.
Add to this a Red Guitar re-spins feature, and a penchant for turning things into Wild things – if you catch our drift – and you’ll see why this slot is the perfect game for lovers of Jimi and slot games alike!
Guns N’ Roses™ Slot
“Welcome to the jungle, we’ve got fun and games!”Guns N’ Roses
So starts one of Guns ‘N Roses most iconic hits, and it’s never been more true than now thanks to the terrific Guns ‘N Roses video slot by slot providers NetEnt.
Join Axl, Slash, Izzy, Steven and Duff as they power through the stage giving the concert of their lives! Pick from a set list of 5 of the band’s most legendary songs as you play – including mega hits Paradise City, Sweet Child of Mine and November Rain.
But those are not the only mega hits you can expect while playing this award-winning, music-themed slot machine, as it’s bursting with amazing bonus features made to deliver some truly epic wins. Satisfy your appetite with the Appetite for Destruction Wilds, trigger wild reels with the Legends Spins, or watch your winnings grow with the Solo Multiplier. And that’s just the Random features!
Get 3 or more vinyl bonus symbols and you’ll trigger the Encore free spins, the Crowd-pleaser click me bonus, or the Cash coins features, each one delivering plenty of heavy metal coins to your pockets!
Michael Jackson King of Pop
“Don’t stop ’til you get enough”Michael Jackson
Get ready for a real thriller night as you let the smooth criminal himself take you on a tour of his greatest hits in Bally’s Michael Jackson King of Pop.
If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, chances are Michael Jackson’s songs have ingrained themselves into the soundtrack of your life. With his iconic voice, dancing and larger than life persona, it feels like it was only a matter of time before he inspired his own slot machine.
And what a slot machine it is! Filled with reference to his trademark features, such as his sparkly gloves, shiny black shoes, hat and sunglasses, as well as a soundtrack containing “Bad”, “Billie Jean”, “Smooth Criminal” and other generation defining hits, there’s a lot to love about this one.
If the theme alone is not enough for you, worry not as the King of Pop has plenty of surprises under his sleeves! With 5 different bonus features coming your way – Moonwalk Wilds, Stacked Wilds, ‘Beat it’ free spins, Smooth Criminal free spins and Instant Cash – there’s plenty to keep you spinning.
Motörhead Video Slot
“If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man”Lemmy Killmister
Get ready to live or die by the Ace of Spades! Another fantastic slot by the industry leaders NetEnt, Motörhead celebrates the seminal English rock band led by the late Lemmy Kilmister.
Featuring real live footage of Lemmy and co. as they power through a rocking rendition of the band’s iconic Ace of Spades – the story of a gambler who lives his life on the edge – Motörhead perfectly captures the spirit of the band in both its imagery and its incredible soundtrack.
Activate rock mode and listen to some of the bands greatest hits, including Overkill, Killed by Death and Iron Fist as you spin the reels. With 76 paylines and randomly activated bonus features, even in the base game you’re bound to see plenty of bombastic action.
Spin the reels and watch as Mystery Reels appear on your screen, stacking mystery symbols that will then transform into others to give you winning combinations. Hit 3 or more scatters and trigger the Motörhead free spins, which will randomly be bombed with clusters mystery symbols throughout.
You win some, lose some, all the same to me!
“Money honey, if you want to get along with me.”Elvis Presley
Who else to close this list but the King himself? While Elvis himself may have died in 1977, he lives on in his music and in our hearts… and now on this rocking slot by WMS Industries.
Just like the king himself, Elvis Lives is considered a very unconventional and unique slot. With 5 reels stretching over 12 rows chock-full of Elvis memorabilia – including a hound dog, blue suede shoes, a guitar, and a purple teddy bear- Elvis Lives boasts a total of 60 ways to win.
Spin the reels and watch the screaming fans roll in as the King of Rock ‘n Roll serenades you with some of his classics, including Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog, Burning Love, Suspicious Minds and Can’t Help Falling In Love.
With plenty of Stacked symbols, Wilds, and the spectacular Elvis Reel Mega Symbols – four symbols high and 3 symbols wide-, the base game is sure to leave you all shook up!
Finally, Elvis Lives also features 4 free spins features for bonus lovers: Aloha Free Spins, TCB Free Spins, Jumpsuit Picker Bonus, and the Elvis Lives Bonus, giving you more than just a little more action.