Bands With The Best Live Performances

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61RadioheadRadiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

Watch their performances on songs like idioteque and paranoid android --- they are amazing -- as simple as that.
They are perhaps the band with best and most use of rare instruments typical of alternate music

If you don't think these guys are amazing, watch Karma Police live at Glastonbury 2003.

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62Rise AgainstRise Against is an American melodic hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes.

Rise against is charismatic and personal... You can feel the emotion poured into every piece. Loud and powerful, everything you want from a rock performance.

63Twenty One PilotsTwenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.

I've seen loads of bands live including Green Day and arctic monkeys (both said to be some of the best live bands ever) but Twenty One Pilots put on a whole new show. I've traveled all over the country to see them. Actually all the way to Scotland in February to see them again. They are just incredible and after the show just feels like it was all an amazing dream

Definitely one band everyone should see at least once. Being in the audience is so incredible, words can't explain. Just feeling the energy radiating off their stage is enough of a reason. To say nothing of the actual music, which is all the better live

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64TraptTrapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".
65Rage Against the MachineRage Against the Machine is a Nu-Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

A crime that they are down here. Pure anger in their concerts

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66The ProdigyThe Prodigy are an English electronic music group from Braintree, Essex, formed by Liam Howlett in 1990. The members were originally Liam Howlett (keyboardist and composer), Keith Flint (dancer and vocalist), Maxim (MC and vocalist), Leeroy Thornhill (dancer and occasional live keyboardist), and a female ...read more.
67Limp BizkitLimp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.

I'm kind of disappointed that limp bizkit is all the way back here. Yeah I know they get a lot of hate but Fred Durst himself can probably put on a better show than all the members of slipknot, I would put them in the top 20 at least.

Have you see any live performances? AMAZING! This band rocks!

Ok, Limp Bizkit is hated, but it's live performances is PERFECT! This guys are amazing. Limp Bizkit is definitely deserves to be number 1.

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70SkilletSkillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Always amazing. They have epic costumes and stage sets. And when they perform Monster... they're just amazing! - LarkwingFlight

71Skid RowSkid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.
72Blink 182Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.

They are fantastic live! It sounds the same as it does on the record (except for when they chagne the words, that is) and the guys are hilarious! I heard quite a few jokes about their mothers during their set.

73Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.

I guess the voters weren't born yet when Ronnie strutted on stage. He could keep up with the best of the frontmen.

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74X JapanX Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.

Seriously Guys? 70?!?! X Japan's Last Live is second in Best Concerts Ever Top Ten I Think That Should Put This in Top 12.

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75Papa RoachPapa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.

They respect their fans... And one of the best performers

76Depeche ModeDepeche Mode are an English electronic and synth-pop band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, and Vince Clarke.

I agree best front man alive today

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77JourneyJourney is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.

Journey is well known for their extraordinary live performances in the seventies and eighties. The sound quality was near perfection every time, and usually better than the studio recorded versions. If in doubt, listen to "Captured," recorded in 1980, or "Live in Houston," recorded in 1981.
Steve Perry's vocals were always crystal clear, not lyrically, but melodically. The heights that he reached with his voice in every concert, on their tough schedule, are awe inspiring and almost unnatural.

Steve perry sounds just as good if not better live than he does in the studio. They are just an incredible band to see live.

78Marilyn MansonMarilyn Manson is an American rock band from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Formed in 1989 by frontman Marilyn Manson and Daisy Berkowitz, the group was originally named Marilyn Manson & the Spooky Kids with their theatrical performances gathering a local cult following in the early 1990s.
79ShinedownShinedown is an American hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001 and founded by members Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Kerch.

People who bash them have CLEARLY never seen them live. The dude sounds just like he does in the studio and they keep the energy going the whole time. A must see for anybody even if you don't like the band.

80PhishPhish is a band known for musical improvisation, extended jams, blending of genres, and dedicated fan base.V1 Comment
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