Greatest Bands with Five Members

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1The Rolling StonesThe Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.

This is not only the greatest 5 members but at 50 years still rocking is there really any other

Rolling is one of the coolest band on this list, But why deep purple are so low on this list - zxm

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2Guns N' Roses

they are just incredibly amazing

Why's there no logo for them here? - Feirceraven

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3AC/DCAC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. Commonly referred to as a hard rock or blues rock band, they are also considered pioneers of heavy metal.

the third best hard rock band, this guys made great stuff for listen to - rock2metal

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4EvanescenceEvanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

They are their own genre. Amy Lee is a phenomenal vocalist and I hope they come out with more music!

One of the best bands out there, without a doubt.

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5Avenged SevenfoldAvenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California . Their longest lineup of members was M . Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums) . ...read more.

Avenged Sevenfold rocks all you who don't think so than don't post anything

Hope The Rev comes back from grave and play with them again

Remove this one it's not even worthy of being top 10

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6The Beach BoysThe Beach Boys are an American rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.

The Beach Boys artistically destroy One Direction! The Beach Boys created their own unique sound. 'One Direction' is just another "Boy Band" in a long line of "Boy Bands"! Just saying...

The beach boys are lower than one direction...this is a joke right? - Toucan

One direction above these guys? WHAT THE HELL.
The beach boys made some of the best music of all time, and One direction are the worst band ever.WHAT!?!?!

7One 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.

These boys are amazingly talented, they are a true example that hard work pays off. They are not only amazing singers, but also extremely handsome and down to earth. They love their Directioners and their work shows it.

People think that Directioners only love them for their looks, but there's LOT more to it than the looks! They are VERY talented and they worked hard to get where they are now!

One Direction are simply perfect and I think it's the greatest band I've ever known

They are my life.i love them so much

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8RadioheadRadiohead 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).

Best band ever put together, no one else compares

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9Def LeppardDef Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
10Pearl JamPearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.V2 Comments

The Newcomers

?Judas PriestJudas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date.

Huh, I've added Iron maiden and Judas priest to this list. I'm not sure why people haven't added them yet. They're both amazing bands. - Feirceraven

?Iron MaidenIron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. They were known for some big hits such as The Trooper, and The Number of the Beast, and as of 2015, the band sold over 90 million albums.

Why on Earth have I needed to add them to this list?! - Feirceraven

The Contenders

11Deep 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.

Every band member was among the best in their instrument. Enough said!

12The Moody BluesThe Moody Blues are an English rock band. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive ...read more.
13YesYes 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.
14NightwishNightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.
15Duran DuranDuran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US.
16AerosmithAerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

Aerosmith should be higher up. And why weren't Iron maiden and Judas priest part of this list already? - Feirceraven

this band influenced many other bands, specially Guns N' Roses - rock2metal

One direction above these guys...

Why are they this low? - Feirceraven

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17Dream TheaterDream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.

the masters of prog metal, each member of the band does a great work
too bad that Mike Portnoy quit the band in 2010 - rock2metal

3rd best heavy metal band and 5th best band ever! I feel like crying because one direction are higher. Dream theater are so underrated. Listen to them if you like heavy metal. - IronSabbathPriest

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18AnthraxAnthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

Great band. Listen to their songs Madhouse and Caught In A Mosh. You will be blown away. - IronSabbathPriest

voted for them because they are underrated - mentalfeed70

19Alice In ChainsAlice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
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1. Radiohead
2. Avenged Sevenfold
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1. The Rolling Stones
2. Duran Duran
3. The Beach Boys
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2. Guns N' Roses
3. Avenged Sevenfold
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