Top Ten Artists That Define Rock Musicjprg12
The Top Ten
Rock Opera, Rock Pop, whatever ROCK you could find, Queen had a song of that. They were all around and they basically scoped the whole MUSIC scene. They had the greatest rock songs of all time too and the had the greatest rock performer as well, Freddie Mercury. Nothing can compare to what great Rock Artist these guys are and what great ARTISTS they R. In fact, they should be number one on this list.
Where would we be today without Queen? NO WHERE! They could do any genre and make it have to do with rock. Example: Opera Rock (Bohemian Rhapsody. )
For all 1970s and Classic Rock Fans, and Queen, listen to Queen II, Sheer Heart Attack and A Night at the Opera and then add all their achievments together. - allqueen
Got this list right!V 5 Comments
They've got the riffs, the solos, the soul, the groove, the heavy stuff, the ballads, the epics and a huge catalogue that has enormous variety. Great guitar, drums, bass, singing and musicianship. Isn't that what rock n' roll is all about?
PS. Why is slayer in the top 10s? They're good but they don't define rock at all. - fidelcanojr
if you have never heard of zeppelin, you have been living under a rock since the 60's!
they are one of the most famouse bands ever! - 678rob754
I love all of these bands, but it's gotta be Led Zeppelin. It's always been Led Zeppelin.V 2 Comments
I'm a huge fan of Journey! They are my favoriteband, except for maybe AC/DC. I'm just not sure of they define rock as much as Elvis or Led Zeppelin.V 1 Comment
Why are Journey number 1? They have got to be the most overrated rock band of all time with the most overrated rock song of all time. Yes Steve Perry is okay, but he is extremely overrated. He sounds like every 80's singer. Any real music fan knows that Journey sucks. I expected The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Queen, The Rolling Stones, and Pink Floyd among others to be on the top of this list. But when I see that Journey is #1, then this list can't be taken seriously. Give me a break!
Saying that Rush defines rock n roll is a bit far fetched...actually a LOT far fetched! They are a good band, but The Beatles shaped and changed rock forever. If you ask anyone who The Beatles are, they would know, but I can't say the same for Rush.
Journey is above The Beatles? Unbelievable! The Beatles marked the coming of an entirely new age of music. As far as impact and influence goes, The Beatles deserve Number 2 at least. - winner333
People may think that they are pop but helter skelter is one of the first hard rock/metal songV 6 Comments
Absolutely no way should Linkin Park even be on this list. They never did anything to define rock. If they didn't exist, the world would be no different.
They have ease, soul every song. Lp is the best number 1
Lp is the best they should number 1V 4 Comments
Rush is amazing and is the best band of all time I don't no why its not number 1
One of my favourite bands of all time. They take hard rock to the next level. - IronSabbathPriest
I loved Rush! Although they are more progressive. - Pony
The most talented band of all timeV 2 Comments
They really defined rock they were the first bad influence rock band and began an age of rebellion they should easily be number one
I was listening to the Stones back when everyone else I knew listened to the Beatles. - BobGV 1 Comment
AC/DC defines rock plain and simple
Who put's journey up everywhere
The Best Rock band ever! How are they not #1 or at least in the top 5? Seriously, Highway to Hell is like an Anthem for all things Rock.
When you think of rock, you think of AC/DC. That's just how it works. - Shake_n_Bake13
This is better than queen! Come on! - GoToews17V 2 Comments
As John Lennon said, "Before Elvis, there was nothing".
Actually before Elvis there were tons of black rock and blues artists but OKAY - Erucu
The King. He didn't really father rock n roll but he just did it so well. - comicoco
I don't necessarily listen to Kiss at ALL, but when I grew up, I always thought "Man, those are THE guys" when thinking of rock music. - higgsboson2142
KISS Should be number one in this list, Because The Music, Make-Up, and the Stage Performance that they had since day 1, KISS Is the greatest rock band in the history of rock n roll
U2 barely qualifies as rock. They suckV 1 Comment
How is this possible? A product of the un-initiated voting!
My favorite band of all time. (Well, except during the mid-70's when guys started leaving the band or dying.) - BobG
They certainly did better than the Beatles, that's for sure
Why is this below Linkin Park? Linkin Park created nothing new, they just made good songs that sounded like other good songs. PF, however, did things no one else had done before.V 1 Comment
Why other stupid rock posers are above them? Green Day is so much better than those posers. They should be in the top 10.
Oh damn Green Day can't be in 31'st position.. Guys vote for Green Day they are so epic...V 1 Comment
Played punk rock before the punks came along. - BobG
This disappoints me. Sometimes I wonder if they were the last band that knew what rock 'n roll is about.V 1 Comment
Nirvana is the definition of Grunge Rock - Danielsun182
Inspired me to play guitar and smells like teen spirit was so inspiring to people... Beatles, Nirvana, Rolling Stones, Led ZeplinnACDC, The chili peppers all have to get up on this!
Nirvana were the greatest musicians ever.
They Had A Big Responsibility In Killing Off A GENRE - FettiMCV 12 Comments
Sabbath at 36? That's enough internet for today...
These guys defined everything in heavy metal, including hard rock, glam rock, grunge, and Iron Man is in Beavis and Butthead.
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