Best Rock Bands of All Time

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221 The Cure The Cure The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.

The Cure best band ever! Love it since 1992. Great sound, lyrics, Robert is the best. Disintegration, pornography, the head on the door, kiss me kiss me kiss me, wish are a good example how good is the band. In the eighties they released their best albums, and in the 90s and new millennium still rocking!

Robert's voice is perfect, he is genious and The Cure is really GREAT! They have a style, Disintegration is perfect, but there are many hits from other albums.

disintegration BABY, ITS HEARTBREAK HEAVEN!
they've had ALL kinds of awesome hits and no one's even putting it on a list!

One of the best bands

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222 Jet

1 2 3 take my hand and come with me cause they are fine and they should be number one

Top Aussie Band, Was one of the better bands in the garage rock revival scene of the early 2000s. Have great guitar driven songs but also have a nice ballady/softer side. Highly recommend Get Born to any fan of rock, especially those who are interested in garage rock revival and bands like The Strokes and The White Striples

223 Zebra Zebra Zebra is a hard rock band founded in 1975 in New Orleans, Louisiana. It features Randy Jackson, Felix Hanemann and Guy Gelso.
224 Evans Blue

Their best song is probably This Time It's Different. If you haven't heard it yet, you're missing out!

225 St. Vincent St. Vincent Anne Erin "Annie" Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.
226 Digital Summer Digital Summer Digital Summer is an American hard rock band from Phoenix, Arizona, formed in 2006. The band has released three studio albums, Cause and Effect Counting the Hours and Breaking Point.
227 Confide
228 Tegan and Sara

Lol how are they a rock band?

229 Soilwork Soilwork Soilwork is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Helsingborg. They are signed to Nuclear Blast. Formed in late 1995 by Björn Strid and Peter Wichers, originally under the name Inferior Breed, the band changed their name in late 1996 to Soilwork.
230 Styx

A lot of the reasons for adults still thinking bands like Styx, Kansas, and Journey are any good are centred around pure nostalgia and lack of musical knowledge. This band in particular is merely a second rate amalgam of moments copied from superior artists - if you can't hear this you really should broaden your musical tastes.

Why is this band at #142 something wrong here. At least in top ten.

I also think that Styx should have been at least in the top 15 or better.

Really, Styx is barely ahead of weezer, the crappiest band ever, I'd rather listen to damn Taylor swift than weezer. And I hate Taylor swift

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231 Europe Europe Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm in 1979 under the name Force by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno.

It is a shame that they have to be pigeonholed as a one-hit-wonder band with the song - The Final Coundown. They have formed back up and reshaped their sound too, for example, on their latest album "Secret Society".

They have been criticised by many music critics, mainly because of that one song, and are way underrated.

Actually I love The Final Countdown: it always gives me a boost, in fact I always listens to it when I have to carry out a hard task. Not to mention other really explosive tracks, such as "Superstitious", " Sign of Times" and more recently " Always the Pretenders" or "Last Look at Eden".

Hey! Why are they in a top 200? They should be in a top 10! They were first rock band on the list in 21 countries 1986. And remember The Final Countdown!

They should be in top 10

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232 Lostprophets Lostprophets

1 of my favorite band and I love it so much their songs like last train home, where we belong, burn burn they all are awesome man... They know the real meaning of rock music

Lostprophets are the best. They really do know haw to rock. I love their songs like we bring an arsenal and where we belong. They really should be at the top 20 at least

They are immense fair play, I loves them I do butt.
Best welsh band! Cymru Am Byth!
Should be number one, Last Train Home and Rooftops are fantastic

I loved the album Liberation Transmission. Some really great songs on there!

233 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

This top ten has every band in existence weezer deserves better ratings then this

Weezer are such an amazing band! All the songs are amazing and the riff in Dope nose is awesome. How can they be so low they could be top 20 at worst. They have so many well known songs I knew about half of them before I even knew weezer.

Weezer! I loved this band when I was little, and still love it! It's super duper best rock band. Led Zeppelin should be 2nd and weezer should be first! Jimi Hendrix should be three, and kiss should be four.

Weezer should be in the top ten!

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235 Tame Impala Tame Impala Tame Impala is an Australian psychedelic rock band founded by Kevin Parker in 2007. The group began as a home recording project for Parker, who writes, records, performs, and produces the music.

Listen to mind mischief, elephant, feels like we only go backwards and half full glass of wine and you will see how good these guys are.

Just listen to their masterpiece albums (Lonerism and Currents). Although they are a newcomer band but they are great, maybe underrated. - malamJONES

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236 Crush 40

We can all agree that Crush 40 has produced THE all time greatest video game music.

Why is crush 40 at 911? it should be way higher

Made some cool songs for Sonic games - mtndewlord

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237 Meat Loaf Meat Loaf Michael Lee Aday is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor usually known by his stage name Meat Loaf.

THIS is a rock band...Michael Aday's vocal performations are brilliant and Jim Steinman's songs are masterpieces, like the entire Bat out of Hell saga or Couldn't Have Said It Better...Even its greatness and to have one of the most sold albums of all time, it isn't recognized as it deserve, but with songs like Bat out of Hell, I'd Do Anything for Love or Bad for Good (with Brian May) they're at least one of the best bands ever

Meat Loaf?! You kidding me? Meat Loaf was a heavy metal band that didn't sing heavy metal. I mean what kind of song is I'll Do Anything For Love But I Won't Do That? Clearly he'll do anything for love because he disgraced metal and took a dump on some loose-leaf paper and put a slow tune to it. But I guess that's just the eighties. Metal bands in the eighties (excluding the actual good bands like Sabbath, Maiden, Metallica, Megadeth, Dio, Slayer, and Anthrax) had to have at least 3 crappy slow

Meat Loaf at 100 no way he should be in the top 4 With amazing Songs like Bat out of Hell Paradise by the Dashboard Light and Seize the Night - Greenday

I accidentally tapped the vote button while scrolling down on my ipod.

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238 Cheap Trick Cheap Trick Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1973. As of 2010, the band currently consists of Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson and Daxx Nielsen.

For real one of the greatest bands of all time. Rick Nielsen is grossly underrated as an amazing songwriter and electrifying guitar player / fantastic showman. Just because songs aren't hits doesn't mean they aren't genius - go through their oeuvre and see how many gems this man has written. And stop lumping Trick in with crap like Poison and Motley Crue - they are in a totally different league!

One of those bands that pull a lot of disparate influences into something unique and magical. I remember how strange they seemed to me when I first discovered them, how unclassifiable but wonderful. Much greater than they are ever given credit for and one of the top 3 American bands. Undisputed rock GODS.

The first 4 albums are just classics and should be in anybody's rock collection. Zander one of the greatest voices in
Rock but also the band were also one of a kind. Their quirky raw pop punk melodic rock was very original and copied
By many since! Yeah they had the pop albums with hits but they were still good and they always put on a good show!
Many bands suffered from record company crap and they were one of them but their songs still sound great today!

I like metal like Mastodon and Deafheaven but Cheap Trick is and always will be my favorite band. Nothing can supplant them in my mind and heart.

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239 The Fray The Fray The Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac Slade and Joe King, they achieved success with the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life in 2005, which was certified double platinum by the RIAA and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and ...read more.

In my opinion The Fray is awesome. The Fray's one of my favourite bands and I don't understand why they are number 203 now. They should be in the top 10! Because they deserve it. They make awesome music with lots of meanings in the lyrics. So I hope they will be in the top 10. Love The Fray.

Yes, The Fray is amazing and forever will be. I'm so glad I discovered their music! I love them. They should be on the top!

I love them so much! They should be number 1!
Isaac, Ben, Joe and Dave, thank you very much!

Love me some The Fray... One of the best bands besides Nickelback and Lifehouse...

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240 Billy Talent Billy Talent Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk.

It is a great injustice that an incredible band such as Billy Talent is lower on this list than the Jonas Brothers. Their uniqueness should be embraced.

I like all of their songs and they just never get old. Good lyrics and an epic stage performance make this band worth the first spot!

This great talented hard-working band is just amazing and unique! Plus, Ian, Jon, Aaron and Ben are awesome human beings who bring very much to their fans!

Billy Talent should be in top 20. Their songs are great and have a powerful meaning.

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