Countries With the Best Bands


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1 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. The UK is well known for ancient and modern literature, its influence in world music, its historical more.

this country has given great bands for rock and roll/classic rock: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Animals, The Kinks; for hard rock/heavy metal: Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Nazareth, Motorhead, Iron Maiden, Queen, Cream, UFO; for punk: The Clash, Sex Pistols, The Adicts, Generation X; for alternative rock: Radiohead, Oasis, Blur, Muse, Bush; for thrash metal: Seventh Angel, Evile; for prog rock/metal: Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, King Crimson, Yes, Jethro Tull; for metalcore: BMTH...

there are many bands in UK, much more than the ones I wrote. This is best country in music, no doubt about it. - rock2metal

1 Led zeppelin
2 the beatles
3 the rolling stone
4 queen
5 iron maiden
6 judas priest
7 def leppard
9 deep purple
10 rainbow
11 black sabbath
12 the who
13 muse
14 the animals
15 the kinks
16 motorhead
17 pink floyd
18 the clash
19 sex pistols
20 samson
21 angel witch
22 dave clarck 5
23 saxon
24 nazareth
25 jethro tull

U. S metal bands like Lamb of God, as I lay dying, death are my favorite of all time but a great tree needs a strong roots and you can't have groove metal or deathcore or any other subgenres without Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin or deep purple musically they were the original so I have nay must vote for this country.

The Beatles is my answer I rank UK as the #1 country with the best music bands.

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2 United States United States The United States of America, or the U.S.A for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states. 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the British more.

this country has given great bands for rock and roll/classic rock: CCR, Bob Dylan; for hard rock/heavy metal: Aerosmith, Guns N' Roses, BOC, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, KISS; for punk: Ramones, Rise Against; for alternative rock: Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Foo Fighters; for thrash metal: Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax, Tourniquet, Testament, Deliverance; for prog rock/metal: Dream Theater, Becoming the Archetype, Queensryche; for metalcore: AILY, TDWP, August Burns Red...

since earliest time, USA has given great type of music; and it still is giving it. - rock2metal

Thank you for making System of a Down, slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold and more...

Without black American folk and blues there would be no rock and roll and, therefore, no hard rock, heavy metal and many other derivative genres. So, let's give it up for American bands! (P.S: I'm not American)

This country created this music and yes Britain has put out a lot of good bands I still say we have the best,
The Offspring, System of a Down, Aerosmith, Metallica, Guns n Roses, Van Halen, Pearl Jam, Green Day, KISS, Linking Park, Bon Jovi, Avenged Sevenfold, Five Finger Death Punch, 3 Doors Down, Motley Crew. All these bands are known just as well as British bands around the world so boom kiss that you Lobsterbacks!

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3 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.

This question is very easy for me cause my favorite bands are from Germany. Tokio Hotel, Cinema Bizarre I mean what could be better than Germany Bands. Is sad that I'm far from the country cause I want to move there to live and I will get the chance to met more amazing music.

Thank you Germany, for Tokio Hotel, Cinema Bizarre, Rammstein, and Helloween but especially for Tokio Hotel

Rammstein and Helloween are just amazing

Rammstein all the way!

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4 Sweden Sweden

Sweden has given many rock/metal artists: Yngwie Malmsteen, Sonic Syndicate, Arch Enemy, Blindside, Dark Tranquility, Jerusalem... - rock2metal

Don't forget ABBA. ABBA are the best. I only can say ABBA FOREVER!

Good rock from there ex Sabaton

Quite a few internationally successful bands for such a small country.
However they take the Eurovision song contest far too seriously.

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5 Finland

The best here is Children of Bodom, other great bands are Hanoi Rocks and Nightwish - rock2metal

Finnish bands are too good. You can listen to bands like poets of the fall
Or rasmus or many they have got talent.

Nightwish, CoB, Sonata Arctica, Stratovarius, Korpiklaani, Ensiferum, Charon, Finntroll, Amberian Dawn, Amorphis, Norther, Turisas, Wintersun, Moonsorrow, Northern Kings, Insomnium, Omnium Gatherum, Tarot, Indica, Poets of the Fall.. Need I say more

6 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world (size is 9 . 985 million kmĀ²).This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada declared independence from Great Britain on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British more.

Rush is the best here, other greats bands are Neil Young, Anvil, Exciter, Helix, Nickelback, Steppenwolf... - rock2metal

Dude, all I need to say is Three Days Grace.

Metal On Metal
Anvil's Great Song...
Love It All My Life...
I Surely Love Em' Till My Death... Man

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7 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe . Italy covers an area of 301,338 km2. With almost 62 million inhabitants, it is the 3rd most populous EU member state . Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, more.

Lacuna Coil, Rhapsody of Fire, Macbeth and so on...

8 Norway Norway Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the island Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Most black metal bands are norwegian, being Gorgoroth and Mayhem the most popular.

A-HA are from Norway (Famous for Take on Me)

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9 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

More quality bands than any other countries on this list except maybe the you. K., France, and America. - dinofs

Denmark gave us Mew, and I honestly believe they're one of the best bands of all time.

Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Artillery

Don't forget Mercyful Fate and Volbeat!

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10 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. more. V 3 Comments

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11 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.

A great variety of rock music, but English language is more popular than portuguese, so some translation needed!

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12 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean which has a huge capital city called Tokyo . Other cities in Japan include Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Osaka, Nagoya and Sendai . It's close to South Korea, which is on the North West of it . It has a large population of 127 . 3 million people (in more.

People always vote for their own country, I am from the US, I think Japan has amazing talent. There best bands include the GazettE, X Japan, Versailles, Dir En Grey, Maximum the Hormone and MANY others. Please, give this country a chance, even though some of the bands are part of the Visual Kei scene which many foreigners don't understand, please look that up before criticizing. It's about the music, not the looks, and Japan has great rock and metal even though Jpop is more famous Jrock.

I might be wrong but I think that Japanese music (rock) is in a higher pitch than most but not too high. which is what I love about it.

The instrument is playing high note but in a metal kind of way and the singer voice is kinda high pitch, but it sounded great.

I love fairies band which is from Japan

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13 Argentina Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.

Patricio Rey, La Bersuit, Soda Stereo, Rata Blanca, Attaque 77, Pappo's Blues, Calamaro, Spinetta, Charly Garcia, Los Piojos, La Renga, Divididos, Los Tipitos, Los autenticos decadentes, Siu Generis, Las Pelotas, Fito Paez, Almafuerte, Los abuelos de la Nada, No te va a gustar, Los fabulosos Cadillacs, Las Pastillas Del Abuelo, La Mosca, Sumo, Carajo, La vela Puerca, La 25, Kapanga, Hermetica

Rata Blanca, Azeroth, V8, Riff, Beto Vazquez, Hermetica, Horcas, Almafuerte, Imperio, Jeriko, Lorihen, Alakran

Callejeros, La Renga, Rata Blanca, Attaque 77, Soda Stereo, Los Piojos, Los Autenticos Decadentes...

Argentina and Chile's music have a lot of emotion. That's a plus.

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14 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands . Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry .

AC/DC is the best from here
other great bands are: Mortification, Wolfmother, Rose Tattoo, Parkway Drive, I Killed the Prom Queen... - rock2metal

Midnight Oil, INXS, Mi-Sex, Jets, Men At Work. Many great bands down here mate

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15 Netherlands Netherlands

After Forever, Within Temptation

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16 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north.

Behemoth, Vader, KAT, Coma, Bloodthirst, Christ Agony... This is music from Poland!

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17 Turkey Turkey Turkey was established on October 29th, 1923. It is located in Westernmost Asia or Southeastern Europe. more.

Duman, my favorite band lately. If you like rock n roll with a cultural twist, Duman will not disappoint, it will blow your mind.
Not to mention Mogollar, Cem Karaca, and older 70s artists

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18 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

At least third place. Amazing musical heritage. The rest of the world should feel lucky that the Irish stepped up to the mark, above and beyond that of such a small nation, as usual.

U2, Thin Lizy, Cranberries, Pogues, Van Morrison. The list goes on, should have been 3rd.

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19 Belgium Belgium
20 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

great bands in Spanish like: Rata Blanca, Tierra Santa, Mago de Oz, Hombres G... - rock2metal

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