Most Inspirational Bands

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21The WhoThe Who is an 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 ...read more.

An 'influencer' band. Punk, mod whilst still being standard rock influence. Power chording, Marshall stack and discouraged screaming teen girls at gigs before many others. Townshend wrote the most honest self effacIng lyrics of all, was the most intellectual of the rock Gods without losing touch with the power of pop and pop culture which he understood better than most. Alsogot involved with charitable causes before it was popular. Boil down much of Rock music over the last 50 years and you will find the Who at the bottom of the saucepan.

22Jackson 5
23Imagine DragonsImagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

Most of their songs are uplifting and inspiring

I think they are inspirational.

The hell? they should be on top, most of their songs are about life unlike some bands I know, they really inspire people like me out there..

24ColdplayColdplay 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.
25Panic! At the DiscoPanic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by bassist Dallon Weekes, guitarist Kenneth Harris, and drummer Dan Pawlovich.
26One 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.

One Direction is gettingn better day-by-day.Beliebers should know that.

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27PanteraPantera was a Heavy Metal band formed in 1981 by guitarist Dimebag Darrell and drummer Vinnie Paul. The group got into mainstream after changing from Glam Metal to Groove Metal. The band's most successful album is "Vulgar Display of Power" . ...read more.

All Modern rock/metal musicians have been inspired by dime! -

28Bob Marley and the Wailers Bob Marley and the Wailers were a Jamaican reggae band and, earlier, a ska vocalist group created by Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer.
29The Sex Pistols
30The 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.
31Stick to Your Guns

I know this band is hardly popular, but they are definitely one of the most inspirational I know. I saw them in concert for the first time on December 15, 2012 and I was absolutely touched by their music. Most people will probably just think 'Oh, another metalcore band, nothing entertaining here. ', but I swear to you these guys are different. I was almost in tears when the lead singer, Jesse, gave a speech on how we are the young people that need to better this world. A lot of the time, we're told we're naive and we have no input, but the truth is, we're the future of this planet, and we have to change it to make it great. This band lets everyone know they aren't alone and that's what every song is about. Not to mention they have their own style and aren't like every other band in the book. Stick To Your Guns definitely deserves a spot on this list; they make me proud of what I listen to.

"I know that what's in front of me is a reflection of what is inside of me,
I see I need to be myself because it's so lonely in the eyes of someone else,
I feel,
Oh yeah I feel,
Yeah I feel and I always will,
I starve to live free from fear,
To free myself before I disappear, I am forever more than just surviving,
This is my life and this life is my Diamond"

-Diamond

This band is simply awesome, the lyrics are relevant and inspiring to all who listen. A real band with a free mind and an open heart.

32Rise AgainstRise Against is an American melodic hardcore band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes.

Each one of their songs contains pure emotion. Their lyrics connect to people that are going through troubles and tells them to keep on living. They have spirit, power, emotion and the strength to fight so that people can keep on living.

Their songs mean something. You know they're not just throwing out these songs to make money. They have a cause, and they're willing to fight for it.

WHat?!? Why are they 26th? They should be in the top 10.

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33Blood On the Dance FloorBlood on the Dance Floor was an American crunkcore group that last consisted of multi-instrumentalist, singer and rapper Dahvie Vanity and singer and rapper Jayy von Monroe, that formed in 2007 in Florida and disbanded in 2016 . ...read more.

Their music helped me out of my dark times and made me a much happier person. They inspired me to want to help people when I grow up, to make a difference in people's lives. Whenever I was depressed and felt the urge to harm myself, I put the headphones in and ignored those dark feelings and let those songs lull me into happiness. I owe them my life.

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34Bon 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.
35Nine Inch NailsNine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

Trent inspired nearly all of the bands on this list including Linkin Park. His music is so inspirational and emotional that even Johnny Cash covered him. He also released one of the most iconic albums of the nineties "The downward spiral". If you haven't listened to it or any of Trent's songs then you should now!

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37KISSKiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.
38Three 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.
39Memphis May Fire
40Thirty Seconds to MarsThirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.

Seriously? I hate how this band wasn't on the list. Not even, the Top 10. Listen to Closer To The Edge, Attack, Kings and Queens, and Do or Die. Those are my favorite songs and I feel like they are the most inspiring but all their songs are amazing.

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