Top 10 Bands Who Will Be Forgotten Within Next 20 Years

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Now,these rock bands are still popular but won't last for next 20 years.They are becoming less popular day by day .Ask some of the people around you about these bands .You'll know,most of them even don't know these bands .

Bands like The Beatles,The Rolling Stones,Metallica,Iron Maiden or Green Day will be remembered .But these bands won't .

Vote if you like .Comment if you wanna say something .Add if you have some other bands in mind .

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1One DirectionOne Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) are an British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015 . The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

It took me 4 days with extra reluctance to listen to "Drag Me Down" recommended by my friend. I quit listening to their songs on the same day! - jerk4life

They HAVE to be forgotten as soon as possible! - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

I doubt these guys are gonna be forgotten, thanks to the fangirls. - Mumbizz01

It would be good if they will be... - Ananya

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2ColdplayColdplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Green Day "will be remembered" in twenty years? The only thing that will be remembered is how badly they stank.

Coldplay could be bad but they are better than one direction by thousands miles - zxm

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3RainbowRainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums ...read more.
4The Allman Brothers BandThe Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman and Gregg Allman, as well as Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson.

Only 15-20% music fans know them.And teenagers like me about less than 5% music fans know them.They know Jonas Brothers but not Allman Brothers - zxm

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5Uriah HeepUriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.

I doubt anyone from my school even know them - zxm

6The DoorsThe Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.

Yes, I'm sure that bands like The Doors, The Who, The Ramones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, all of which have released some of the most critically acclaimed albums of all time, will be forgotten in the next 20 years, despite having influenced multiple bands in the process. No, they'll be forgotten, unlike Green Day, who I'm sure will be remembered as a timeless band, especially since they had those last three albums which had mixed reviews. - ArchAces

The Doors are not losing popularity. Young kids don't hear them on their favorite station, because they have not put out any new music in 45 years. However, once those kids start to want to branch out from the vapid wasteland of current music, they inevitably find the Doors. Their popularity has remained steady for over 40 years now.

Nope, as long as there is rock music and swaggering frontmen in leather pants, Jim Morrison will always be the standard by which others are measured.

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7YesYes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. They first achieved success in the 1970s with a progressive, art and symphonic style of rock music.

In the mid-1970's, Steve Howe said, "I think in 20 years our music will still be remembered." That music is remembered 40 years later. Don't try to predict the future.

8The KinksThe Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1963 by brothers Dave and Ray Davies.

I think the author of this list wants to say that these bands are great but unfortunately most of the young people don't know them. - Metal_Treasure

Let's inject some reason and context into this short-sighted argument. Have Beethoven and Mozart "been forgotten" these hundreds of years, even without the benefit of original recordings? Brahms? Wagner? Has Scott Joplin been forgotten more than a century later? Have Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa been forgotten 75 years later? Leadbelly? Robert Johnson? Mahalia Jackson? Odetta? Cab Calloway? Count Basie? Duke Ellington? Ella Fitzgerald? Les Paul? Buddy Holly? Muddy Waters? Howlin' Wolf? Willie Dixon? Little Richard? Jimi Hendrix has been gone 46 years...Point being, good music and its creators are passed down generation to generation. It sometimes just takes time for young people to "discover" why such music has endured. They just need to grow past that most
annoying phase of development wherein they're convinced they already know everything.

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9Creedence Clearwater RevivalCreedence Clearwater Revival, often shortened to Creedence and abbreviated as CCR, was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

HAVE YOU EVAHHH SEEN THE RAIN? Comin down... on a sunny day! Haha this band was amazing it's just too bad they're older and kids today or in 20 years won't know a thing about em. You get my vote CCR. - peaceswagtv

10The WhoThe Who is an English hard rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). The genres they were associated with happened to be rock, soft rock, hard rock, and soul rock. They are ...read more.

About 50 of my friends only 2 of them (including me) know them - zxm

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12RamonesThe Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

I don't understand this list. Why are all these good, classic bands here? This is quality music. If anything, Coldplay, Oasis, One Direction, and pretty much every new current band will be gone from everyone's memories before these guys all go. Except for the Ramones. They're forgettable, indeed. - BKAllmighty

Ramones are very good but they are barely remembered. - zxm

I watched them when I was young.Their names also were use in cartoons.But I don't think someone knows him that much. - zxm

13The SmithsThe Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.
14GenesisGenesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.
15Lynyrd SkynyrdLynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s.

What?! Free bird will never be forgotten! EVER. This doesn't make any sense

The sooner it's forgotten, the better. The most dragging, never-ending, off-key, make-you-wanna-rip-your ears off, beer-swillin' redneck anthem ever to linger on and on and on and...

16Sex PistolsThe Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history ...read more.
17Thin LizzyThin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.
18Limp 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.V2 Comments
19Deep PurpleDeep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
20The ClashThe Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

"Rock the Casbah" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go" have always been classics.

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