Best Rock Bands of All Time

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261 Joy Division Joy Division Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris.

The Manchester based Joy Division provided raw post-punk music that haunts and captures the spirit of existential horrors. With a mentally ill frontman, they gained success with the implosion of punk into new wave. A heavy and fantastic bass accompanies the monotonous vocals of Ian Curtis to create the legend of Joy Division, which will live on.

I'm speechless to see the god fathers of post post back here, no band will ever do what Joy Division did. Love will tear us apart alone is far superior than the complete works of other bands.

Linkin Park is in top 10? What an outrage. Joy Division should at least be No. 5

My GOD this is low

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262 Black Flag Black Flag Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. Initially called Panic, the band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one of ...read more.

What?
Black Flag is one of the best punk bands ever maybe even the best hardcore punk band. How is Green Day is there and Black Flag is here?

Why is there a boy band above them?

What?
Black Flag is here?
They influenced on Metal, Grunge and most of all Hardcore Punk.

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263 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.

They should be in the top 100, this is an amazing band.

The best power metal band is this low? - Powerfultekin

264 Quiet Riot

The band that legendary axeman Randy Rhoads started out in! - LedZepp81

A crappy Glam Metal band that should be at the bottom.

265 The Calling
266 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

Along with High On Fire, the absolute kings of all they survey. Every album is damned amazing.

The fact that this band is 200 spots behind that atrocious band Bring Me The Horizon is sad

Everyone in this band is awesome, all their albums are awesome, ergo MASTODON IS AWESOME.

I totally agree this band should be way higher than some of these rookie bands.

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268 Motionless In White

To let you know they are not a rock band

269 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

I think al bands are good at their side but children of bodom r one of greatesst band in this era... They have been playing for several years & their popularity explain all the things... Also it is said that a good creator can create the world also I think these lines go to the band master 'ALEXI WILDCHILD LAIHO'... GO GO ALEXI & JUST SNATCH THE 1ST POSITON IN ALL the LIST...

The best black metal band in the world.. Alexi laiho awesome!

How are they not even blow 1000, they should at least be in the top 50

270 All-American Rejects

How are they not higher? There sounds relate to young and old and as they made albums they sold more and more records and tyson riitter is one of the best front mans around!

They sing really awesome some of their sons like gives you hell and it ends tonight are amazing

? I used to listen to these guys all the time they MUST be higher.

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271 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, ...read more.

Good Charlotte rocks! Not only have they been around for ten years, but after those ten years, they're still young and full of great potential. They have more than 50 songs and I don't dislike one of them! Good Charlotte is sort of undiscovered though. Just go on to Napster or iTunes or whatever you use and type in Good Charlotte. I bet you know some of their songs, like...
- Cookieman1221

What! What! What! What! THEY ARE THE BEST BAND FOR ME RIGHT NOW AND ALSO THE MOST STYLIST BAND EVER! HOW CAN THEY BE ON NO.163, FOR THOSE WHO ARE LOOKING FOR GOOD SONGS THEN LISTEN TO THE SONGS OF GOOD CHARLOTTE

G. C all the way! People when its rock, it has to be Good Charlotte.. Amazing lyrics.. Their songs are meaningful.. With awesome rhythm. Serving wonderful music from more than 10 years NOW.. PUNK ROCK, DANCE ROCK.. OH GOD! ITS G. C GUYS.. ALL THE WAY! VOTE..

Sub par, commercial pop band. Nothing more.

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272 The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

The best band! Idolized this band because there a composer and beautiful voices of the lead vocal named ronnie winter..

The songs and the whole band is great!
No doubt about it..
Cool
This is
The first rock band that I've been idolize
And it's the first rock band that made me inspired to be a rockstar and listened to the tune of rock world.

The best band for me. When I hear their music like Face Down and Your Guardian Angel, my spirit was so alive and energetic and its come in my heart. "Music is in my soul"

Good band but it could be a little higher

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273 Versailles

Versailles philharmonic quintet is awesome visual kei band.. Their sense of arts is very good and their songs arrangement, musical skill, looks.. All sophisticated and beauty... If versailles philharmonic quintet is a western band.. They must be a legend now

Kamijo has a beautiful voice nad hizaki is one of the best guitarists! -

Versailles Philharmonic Quintet is the best band, makes his feelings come through all his songs, his lyrics in particular.
Each member gives their best in every song they play, do their best. In fact I admire them when they decided to go ahead despite the death of Jasmine You. They are awesome, and I keep expecting much from them.
We are Versailles!

VERSAILLES let's move on even though you do not give a significant rank 102 you've tried...

Kamijo, HIZAKI, Teru, Yuki, Masashi. Aku will remember you until whenever

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274 The Cramps
275 Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.

Pierce the veil is one of my all time favorite bands. They're lyrics are so relatable and so are the members story. They deserve to be higher than this. 134!? Come on. They're better than that

Just a good rock band to listen to when ever

You're kidding right? 125th? Is this some sort of joke. LISTEN TO A MATCH INTO WATER enough SAID LATER HATERS

How are they behind sleeping with sirens?!?

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276 Live Live Live is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, composed of Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer, Chad Gracey, and Chris Shinn. Live's original lead singer Ed Kowalczyk left the band in November 2009.

The hardest working band out there today.

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277 Derek and the Dominos Derek and the Dominos Derek and the Dominos were a blues rock band formed in the spring of 1970 by guitarist and singer Eric Clapton, keyboardist and singer Bobby Whitlock, bassist Carl Radle and drummer Jim Gordon.

On Layla alone, they deserve to be in the top 100

Eric Clapton. Anybody remember him?

This is terrible to be this far down the list, if you can even call it that!

Get this and other great bands above all that emo garbage.

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278 Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane Jefferson Airplane was a San Francisco, California-based band who pioneered the American counterculture movement as well as psychedelic rock. ...read more.

With "White Rabbit" and "Somebody to Love" and "Volunteers" and "Martha" and "Young Girl Sunday Blues" and "Embryonic Journey" and "Crown of Creation" etc, this band is more than qualified as the most underrated on this list. - IgnoreThis

They are perfect, their music is just genius! And "Surrealistic Pillow" is surely a masterpiece... - apouroiselle

Pretty influential psychedelic band, arguably the innovators. Deserve to be in the top 59

You'll are wrong again! Another Great Band that's been thrown under the bus!

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279 Vampire Weekend

THIS BAND IS EVERYTHING! You must live under a rock if you haven't heard their music before. These guys and The Strokes deserve to be so much higher

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280 Dinosaur Jr.

Without a Sound is a great album
Feel the Pain is the big hit on that album

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