Greatest Bands With Four Members

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Greatest bands with four members in their classic line-ups.

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1The BeatlesThe Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

The greatest band ever!
John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr were legends in music; The Beatles is one of the few bands in which all the members sang. - rock2metal

The Beatles are the greatest band to grace this planet. They set the foundation for almost everything, musically. With the most versatility of any band, and truly great music, they are just greatly awesome.

Can't be beat! Because they start make their album during they are teenager! - 09ShamsulBahriel

The Beatles are the best ever.

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2MetallicaMetallica is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1981. The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist) Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar) Lars Ulrich (Drums) Ron McGovney (Bassist) The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich and Cliff Burton made Metallica the best metal band ever! Although there were 4 different bassists in the band, Cliff was the best. - rock2metal

I like Metallica as much as the next guy, but they do not belong at #2, WAY too high. I wouldn't consider them the best Metal band with 4 members. This is why I think Metallica is overrated - ryanrimmel

Metallica is the Best Band FROM the 80's... lol I think... too bad the Jackson 5 isn't a four member band... if they were they would of been #1 - alexanderalbert

Love it I wish there was fall out boy

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3Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.

Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham formed a legendary band in hard rock and heavy metal history. Led Zeppelin is one of the few bands that have never chaged their line-up. - rock2metal

Everything about this band is great. Great lead singer, Legendary Guitar Riffs, and Bonzo on the drums was raw power. They invented Stadium Rock. - VADERtheIMPALER

Led Zeppelin is the greatest band of all time... Period.

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4QueenQueen are a British rock group formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.

Freddie Mercury, Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor. Other great that has never changed its line-up. - rock2metal

I agree more than a hundred percent. No one can beat them. And poor John Deacon is SO underrated! Love ya Deacy!

The Greatest ever I can't believe Freddie mucury was 4th on the greatest singers! - bysonman

5ABBAABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

ABBA has sold about 1/2 BILLION record units (only The Beatles, Elvis, and Michael Jackson have sold more than ABBA making the four of them the four highest record unit selling bands in the history of music. ABBA performed two sold out concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall in 1977 (as part of a multiple country tour in early 1977). The tickets for these two concerts were only available by mail application and the reported number of requests amounted to 3.5 million applications, that would have filled Albert Hall 580 times. - ekos

Just a note about my comment above, if all 3.5 MILLION tickest would have been sold for ABBA's two concerts, that would have been equal to roughly TEN TIMES the size of WOODSTOCK!

Thank-you ekos. "Now we know how many folks it takes to fill the Albert Hall." - beatles

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7Black SabbathBlack Sabbath are a Heavy Metal band formed in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after inproving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, Ozzy was fired and replaced ...read more.
8Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour, Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, and Richard Wright. ...read more.

There haunting music was great but the wall really showed them off

On saucer full of secrets there were 5 members. But also they guys are way better than Metallica

How is system of a down higher than Floyd

9System of a DownSystem 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.

The line-up of the alternative metal band is Serj Tankian, Daron Malakian, Shavo Odadjian and John Dolmayan. This isn't the first line-up, Andy Khachaturian was before John. - rock2metal

10DisturbedDisturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren.

Amazing vocals (David Draimen), amazing songs, amazing music. One epic band.

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11Rage Against the MachineRage Against the Machine is a Nu-Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.
12Three Days GraceThree Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst.
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14SkilletSkillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
15Bon JoviBon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

Bon Jovi has four and a "half" members, because the bassist Hugh McDonald.

Bon Jovi has the most record's that people will like the song's that they made in the past and the middle age's and that is how much I know of them sorry if you liked it xx

16The WhoThe Who is 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 best ...read more.

Still going now. Daltrey at Manchester singing Quadrophenia in 2013, what a night.

17MegadethMegadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica.

I don't know how I forgot this band, they are great in thrash! - rock2metal

18TraptTrapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".
19ColdplayColdplay 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.

Amazing band! Should be higher, these four are great.

20The 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.
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