Top 10 Hard Rock Bands

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41 Stone Sour Stone Sour Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.

A Little soft for my liking...might appeal to those who are depressed but not great

Amazed to see them around 30! I didn't realise How popular they actually are

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42 Black

Best alternative rock band from Bangladesh.

Black is mainly an alternative/grunge band. - zxm

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43 Slayer Slayer Slayer is an American thrash metal band from Huntington Park, California, formed in 1981 by guitarists Jeff Hanneman and Kerry King.

If you rock you should know about Slayer!

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44 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of obviously Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, songwriter), Pat Smear (lead guitarist, pianist), Nate Mendel ...read more.

I think they earn the right to be the best hard rock band due to what they've been doing for 20 years.

The first good band I really liked.

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45 Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh heavy metal band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; ...read more.

Haven't heard a lot from this band. But what I have heard is very impressive. Great riffs, guitar work, drums and vocals.

Bullet For My Valentine is an amazing band with songs like hand of blood, waking the demon, all these things

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46 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Are you kidding me? Skillet is the #1 band without a doubt

LOVE THEM! Not Gonna die and Awake and alive are the best!

Skilled is very unique should be in top 10

Skilled is very unique should be in top 10

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47 Whitesnake Whitesnake Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple. V 1 Comment
48 Godsmack Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin. V 1 Comment
49 Arbovirus Arbovirus Arbovirus is a rock band based out of Dhaka, Bangladesh, formed by guitarist Suharto Sherif, and guitarist Asif Asgar.

I don't think they are a hard rock band. - zxm

The prominent Band of Bangladesh...
Very popular specially for young generation...
A lot of quality and improvisation is the main strength of this band... :)
Love this...

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50 Molly Hatchet
51 Alice In Chains Alice In Chains Alice 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.

This band should definitely be in the top 10. Their albums have all been great and have honest and real song writing. Layne Staley's vocals were beyond amazing. He was a true gift to the world.

You people are crazy this band should at the very least in the top 15 if not the top ten if you don't believe just listen to dirt and jar of flies I mean damn laynes voice probrably in the top 3 greatist singers of all time if not the greatist I mean both those albums are completely flawless rock masterpiece

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52 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock . Some of their influences ...read more.

My favorite band... but it isn't hard rock what the heck is Green Day doing here?

Posers have no place amongst legends. Biggest sellouts of the millennium

They are a good group, you idiots. They should have also been in the top ten

They are Punk rock - NOT hard rock. - Metal_Treasure

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53 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The 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. V 2 Comments
54 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Evanescence is Nu Metal, not hard rock.

55 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

Linkin Park shouldn't be on this list. Don't get me wrong Linkin Park are my favourite band but they're Nu Metal not Hard Rock

One of the best creative band of world

Why is Linkin Park rank too high its should be low

I know Linkin Park is not a Hard Rock band... But LP is the best band of all time On Earth.

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56 Creed Creed Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Creed should be in top 10... Guys just listen to creed-one last breath and creed-don't stop dancing... Vote it up guys... Vote it up... Don't be so lazy...

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57 The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an English-American rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966. Composed of singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell, the band was active until June 1969. During this time ...read more.

I don't understand this ranking, it's mostly Metal & hardcore bands who took the places other bands deserve like The Jimi Hendrix Experience or Lordi, they deserve a higher place for sure!

Answering to the bottom opinion - Lordi is more like metal rather than rock, so your argument is invalid that way.
P.S. Yeah, this top is consisting from people voting here, and it seems people like metal more, though metal as such is sometimes considered hard rock/rock, especially Heavy Metal, and what I see here is metalcore bands as well...that one is weird actually, because metal that is more under Heavy Metal is further from rock as such.

Jimi taught us how to play through those strings...

Without Jimi Hendrix, hard rock would not exist.

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58 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .

Not unlike Aussie hard rockers Baby Animals

One of the best band I've ever heard

Ok band...but very good to see a female lead vocal in a hard rock band, there should be more hot female singers in hard rock!...Just my opinion

59 Shinedown Shinedown Shinedown is an American hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001 and founded by members Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Kerch.

This band is amazing. enough said

60 LRB LRB LRB is a Bangladeshi rock band founded in 1991 by guitarist Ayub Bachchu. The group consists of Ayub Bachchu, Swapan, Masud and Romel.

LRB (Love Runs Blind) is a Bangladeshi rock band founded in 1991
All time rocks

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