Top 10 Best English Bands

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The Top Ten

1
The Beatles
I have to agree the Beatles are the most successful english band of all time I love some of their songs and they are from Liverpool which in my opinion is the best part of the country they are also probably the most iconic group of english people and to top this list so long after they was in their prime is remarkable
It kills me when people trash them. I was born in the wrong time period.
The Beatles changed the music industry forever. One direction, however, who think they are 'better' will never have such a legacy. Teens today wear The Beatles t-shirts, can you really imagine teens wearing one direction t-shirts in 50 years? Nope, I didn't think so.
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2Led Zeppelin
Better than Beatles! Why? Guitar solos are excellent, Drum beats too... Bass is very good in most songs, and Plant's voice is actually 10/10
Better than the Beatles, Roberts voice is just incredible and Jimmie well you know!
There one of the best that's ever been
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3Queen
Queen is number one on my list. They created amazing songs that people will remember for a long time, I don't think they will ever be missed. Freddie had a beautiful four octave voice, and was a one of the best front men that ever lived. Roger has great drumming skills, and a nice high voice. Brian's guitar skills will never match anybody else's. John was one of the quiet, and most relaxed bass players I've ever seen. Their concerts will never bore you, Freddie always kept the crowd going along with him, with his amazing, strong voice, and his strutting on stage. He would make jokes sometimes laugh out loud. Anyway Queen is truly an amazing band! They truly 'took my breath away'.
Queen is immortal. They are eternal. And everyone knows and (most likely) loves them!
Queen are truly amazing band love listening to them! I think they should be higher up on the table you had some off the best musicians in the band like Freddie mercy, insane singer one of the best singers of all time
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4Pink Floyd
go listen to dark side, the wall, and meddle. you'll see why pink floyd pwns and deserves to be #1. there will probably never gonna be a better band than them.

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I'm with the Floyd. One Direction may one day be classed as a great band, but to be truly great you have to stand the test of time
Best band of all time, but out of any band I'm glad Beatles are up there
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5The Rolling Stones
It's a good band. I like to listen the songs of this band.
Your songs r d best of all
Worstt band I hate you guysss lakkk

6One Direction
One direction is the best band ever seen in the world. They are mind blowing and Zayn is the best of all. Not this much all the boys are the best in the world. love one direction!
The most amazing band and the one boy band of this age which really understands girls.
"You never love yourself half as much as I love you,
And you never treat yourself right darling, but I want you to."
"You don't know you're beautiful,
And that's what makes " this classic "beautiful"
I absolutely adore 1D.
"Diana, let me be the one to
Lift your heart up and save your life,
I don't think you even realized, baby you're been saving mine"
Just a few of their amazing lyrics
There voice is awesome
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7Iron Maiden
Their singer Bruce Dickinson is a polymath. A pilot, fenceman, Radio DJ and various other things he is amazing at. Steve Harris plays the bass with his fingers, and not may people can do that. Their drummer Nicko Mcbrain is one of the best drummers on this planet. Their guitarists Adrian, Dave and Janick are amazing. Every song the band has put out on all of their 15 albums are amazing. And best of all, they're British!
Bruce Dickinson is the most talented vocalist of all time in my opinion and the guitar is incredible, they have 6 DVD's made about them 5 of which were chart topping, and to top it off they even have their own beer, they cannot be beat by 5 boys with voice correction and 1d
Iron Maiden should be in 6th place, not some kids called 1D -. -

8Black Sabbath

9Oasis
The reason they are one of the greatest british bands ever is because they dominated the 90s with 2 of the greatest albums ever made. Morning Glory and definitely maybe defined the decade and even if they didn't really break america that wasnt due to them not being a great band, it was mostly because whenever they went on tour there they more or less broke up. Even their worse albums are still good, just can't live up to their first two, they also have incredible b sides
BY far the absolute best band in the world due to the amazing songwriting of N Gallagher and the beautiful voice of L Gallagher. The best and most talented band in the history of the world.
The best band in the world
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10Linkin Park
Linkin park is best in the world
Aren't Linkin Park American?
Linkin Park is the best ever was
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The Contenders

11The Who

Great in every way: deep lyrics, catchy tunes, smashing instruments, unique musicians...


12Radiohead
Truly the band with the most variations in sound. Don't believe me? Listen to Kid A and The Bends. Note the difference.

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They deserve to be at the top, unlike the Beatles they are daring and creative. They the greatest ever
The sounds is art
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13Judas Priest

14Arctic Monkeys
One Direction should not be on this list...
How are they not in the top 10? And who put one direction on this list
How are One dickerotion infront of Arctic Monkeys, Linkin Park, Coldplay, Oasis, The Smiths, Muse,... My brain hurts..
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15The Kinks
The Kinks have written more great songs than any other English band: end of argument.
This list is a joke if the Kinks are not top ten
It was hard to choose between the Who or the Kinks, but in the end, its always the Kinks. They are such an underrated band, and Dave's amazing guitar is just as underrated. And I think we all agree that musically, Ray Davies was a genius. Mick Avory is one of my top three favourite drummers too, the list is
1:Keith Moon
2:John Bonham
3:Mick Avory :D

16Coldplay
They are an awesome band with meaningful songs
They should be N.1! They are the best
Definitely better than no 16!
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17Deep Purple

18The Smiths
This list is whack the smiths were amazing no boy band should be in the top 20
Mozzer! Moz! Morrissey! This is why this band needs to be number one! The pope of mopes lyrics along with marrs guitar riffs are just perfection.
How is one direction is front of these guys?
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19Muse
The best british band of all times.
They do real music! Simply the best
Under One Direction? What the hell is going on?
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20David Bowie
...really? Not in the list?

21The Clash

22Sex Pistols

23Westlife
They r just unique

24Rainbow

25Whitesnake

26Uriah Heep

27DragonForce

28The Redskins

29Blur
Brit-Pop stars, from the Psychedelic sound of UK No1 hit 'Country House' to Hard Rock 'Song 2' and the mellow, beautiful 2012 single 'Under The Westway'.

30The Jam
An inspirational band! The only band to have ever had so many songs in the charts in a week. Absolutely amazing band! Have to be in the top ten to be honest. Come on!
Their song prove how British they are therefore I think they get a spot in the top 10

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31Fleetwood Mac

32Mumford & Sons

33Def Leppard
Come On! How could these guys no be on the list?! Some of the greatest rockers of the 80's!
Their rock of ages is amazing..
They themselves are amazing
Best band in the world. The Beatles r great, but definitely leppard kicks ass

34Dire Straits
Such an underrated band. They have great songs, and Mark Knopfler is an absolute genius when it comes to playing the guitar and composing.
Amazing band! They have the best songs and perhaps the best guitarist in history! This has to be in the top ten! A truly remarkable band. Not enough credit goes to them.

35Duran Duran
They are so cool and their music is amazing. I'm a teenager and would rather listen to them any day compared to the crappiness of 1D.
Duran Duran changed the face of music in the 80s and took the UK, America, the whole world by storm. Every song is a classic. Not just Duran Duran, but Spandau, Coldplay, etc are all better than One Direction. Fact! DD beats 1D!

36Keane
Keane has some of the best lyrics and catchy tunes. While some bands provide me with just a few songs to listen to, there are easily ten or more that I can think of for Keane.
Keane is incredible. Deep lyrics and magical voices.

37Half Man Half Biscuit

38Depeche Mode
Should be on that list too

39The Stone Roses

40Electric Light Orchestra
One of the best bands in history! This band has the best producer in history and perhaps singer too, Jeff Lynne. An amazing band! How Can they be this low. VOTE them up. Top 5 band in the world!
Elo the best band ever. Should be number 1. People who were around in the mid to late 70 s would agree how great they were. Jeff Lynn is a genius.

41The 1975
They need to be in that list, they're definitely the best band of this year.

42Joy Division

43The Housemartins

44Power Quest

45The Levellers
Listen to "carry me" and vote!

46Take That

47Porcupine Tree
Music, lyrics, riffs ; everything in their music pulls me into the sadness

48The Cure

49Skillet
Man inside me I'M really getting pissed off but I'll like to control my anger but no matter what let me be clear at something, whenever there's talk of the legends SKILLET must be there.
Man I don't understand how can one forget them. To me whenever there is talk of the the best in the world. Skillet must be there, they are legends

50Yes
Best proggresive rock band of all time best musicianship you can posible come across (How the Hell did One direction get on this list there $#! *

51Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds

52Angel Witch

53Raven

54Madness

55Onslaught

56Grim Reaper

57Chumbawamba

58The Verve

59Doves

60Emerson, Lake & Palmer

61The Prodigy
Really? Really? Why were these not on the list?
They kick ass.

Don't agree? Listen to their songs "omen, breathe, voodoo people, invaders must die, fire starter and smack my b**** up.

62Placebo

63Spandau Ballet
They are so underrated - a seriously cool band

64Culture Club

65Wham!

66The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
Amazing music and beautiful compositions. Guitar, drum, saxophone, I mean everything... They are amazing... Refreshing songs...

67Elbow

68Beady Eye

69McFly

70Tears for Fears

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