Top 10 Rock Bands That Have Improved Over Time

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41ChevelleChevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.

Chevelle should be in the top 5, because this is a band that really grown into their own. They can make any type of songs like very heavy rock songs like the clincher, thought provoking ballads like In debt to the Earth, panic prone.

Ever since their debut album they immediately made a impact. What separate them from the alternative metal sound is their lyrics. They do not settle for cliche subjects like heartbreak, breakups and love. They composed songs about social problems, conspiracy theories. Pete is a genius with metaphors. They are not afraid to experiment but also stay with those classic songs. Chevelle is definitely a band that can rock out with the best of them.

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42PlaceboPlacebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

They have improved the quality of their songs tremendously.

43MegadethMegadeth 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.

Disagree entirely. Countdown to Extinction was their last awesome album. - IronSabbathPriest

44Jonas Brothers

These guys have improved the most from bottom to top!

45L'Arc-en-CielL'Arc-en-Ciel is a Japanese rock band, founded in Osaka in 1991. With a reported 40 million records sold, they were the first Japanese act to headline at Madison Square Garden.
46A Day to RememberA Day to Remember (often abbreviated ADTR) is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida, founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs. They are known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk. The band currently consists of vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, rhythm guitarist ...read more.
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48KornKorn is an American nu metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
49The RamonesThe Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

They start to get worse, but then Dee Dee kicks it back up with Animal Boy and Too Tough To Die

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51ColdplayColdplay 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.

You have to give them credit for attempting to change their sound but the fact of the matter is their first two albums are way better than a nothing that followed

Their first few albums were absolutely amazing. Yes they changed their sound and I personally like their past sound better. But their music has not gotten worse at all, its just extended a bit and they are trying new things. The quality itself is better. They are still amazing, eventhough I still think their best album was A Rush Of Blood To the Head.

Not at all. Not even a little bit. Coldplay wrote amazing songs, and even though they didn't change their style, their overall songwriting just decreased in quality. - Songsta41

52Hollywood UndeadHollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of ...read more.
53Fall Out BoyFall Out Boy is an American rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

I'm going to get some dislikes for this comment, but in my opinion, their new music is actually a lot more creative and deeper than their old music. But don't get me wrong, I enjoy both their new and old stuff. Even pop punk bands mature.

They've drastically improved throughout every album. Stump's voice is amazing!

54MetallicaMetallica is an American Thrash 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.

Not getting better over time, DM (2008) was their first really good album since the black album (1991), and that wasn't nearly as good as ride the lightning (1984). Metallica is a classic, their one good recent album doesn't mean they're necessarily improving - Songsta41

Yes but remember the cuestion, is Metallica gettiing better with the years! Nnno you retards they become lazy and famous and no more albums like ride the lightning or master of puppets

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55DragonForceDragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

They've improved so much, especially with their new singer Marc Hudson

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56Pink FloydPink 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 (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), and Richard ...read more.

These guys inspired me to come to this list! Their first album was messy and didn't sound good, and as I scrolled through their discography, I realized I liked every album more than the last one. That happened until I was done looking through it. Pink Floyd has been getting progressively (pun intended) better all their career and they deserve to be number one on this list. - Songsta41

57The White StripesThe White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they ...read more.

They were never bad to begin with, so they didn't have too much space to get better. They did get better though.

58Dream 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.

Disagree. Their best and most original time period was from 1992-2002. - IronSabbathPriest

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