Top 10 Best American Rock Bands
The Contenders: Page 4
61 Pierce the Veil
Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.
I love there songs especially bulletproof love
Pierce The Veil are Mexican, why are they eve in this list what
Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
They're all American while their current drummer, jen ledger, is british. But she still plays a mean drum!
Skillet is absoloutley amazing! Although they may say yhey are Christian rock they do NOT seem like it. J recomend everyone to listen to them. BEST BAND EVER!
63 Boys Like Girls
Boys Like Girls is an American pop rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 2005, the group gained mainstream recognition when it released its self-titled debut album.
I love Boys Like Girls, its song is so cool, easy catching, makes me getting more spirits :D
Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.
65 Blue Öyster Cult
Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".
Sad to this band are not on th list, they are great.
Blue Oyster Cult are definitely in the top ten. America's most underrated rock band now that Cheap Trick has gotten R&R Hall Of Fame honours.
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This band after 40 years still creating original music and has sales which puts them much higher, what's the deal?
Their low position is down to lack of knowledge of their early work. This alone should place them in the top 10.
Timeless hits with sheer numbers all around
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Surely belong in the top 10 no doubt!... Anything short of that is pure ignorance.
67 Breaking Benjamin
Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.
Breaking Benjamin is a really amazing band and all of their five albums are awesome!
This should be number 1 you kid in me listen to their music retards
Breaking Benjamin is the best... Breathe, Diary of Jane
Breaking Benjamin is a really awesome band.
68 System of a Down
System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American rock group from Glendale, California. The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
This is the best band in the world. Their song is really amazing. They should be number 1.
69 The Strokes
The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998. They consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocalist), Nick Valensi (guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Albert Hammond, Jr. (rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Nikolai Fraiture (bassist) and Fabrizio Moretti ...read more.
Most underrated band here. So many after them wouldn't even exist (see Killers, Kings of Leon, etc). As important at Nirvana to rock, but a better band overall.
70 The Offspring
The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.
71 The Talking Heads
They belong on this list. Top 20 at minimum. The punk leaders of the punk era. The Stop Making Sense your still one of the best shows I have seen out of the 200 I've been to. Maybe not THE best but certainly ground breaking.
Top ten for me. This music sounds just as good today as when it was released. I hear their sound in LOTS of current bands.
72 Alter Bridge
Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips. V 1 Comment
73 Huey Lewis and the News
74 Five Finger Death Punch
Five Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Formed in 2005, the band's name is derived from a fictional martial arts maneuver in the 2003 film Kill Bill.
Best American band in last ten years.
Korn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
Korn is such a wonderful and cool and amazing band. Johnathan Davis knows how to rock the nation! He's an inspiration and a leader in this messed up world. He was bullied and beaten in high school, and a lot of his songs are about the traumatic experiences he suffered from those evil teenage bullies. Korn should be in the top 3 along with Evanescence and Paramore!
76 Operation Ivy
Operation Ivy, sometimes called "Op Ivy," was an American Ska punk band, from Berkeley, California formed in May 1987. The band was stylistically important as one of the first bands to mix the elements of hardcore punk and ska into a new amalgam called ska punk and was critical to the emergence of Lookout ...read more.
77 Bad Brains
78 Black Flag
Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. Initially called Panic, the band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one of ...read more.
79 Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more. V 1 Comment
80 A Day to Remember
A Day to Remember (often abbreviated ADTR) is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida, founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs. They are known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk. The band currently consists of vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, rhythm guitarist ...read more.
A Day to remember is a really awesome band to get into!