Best Rock Bands of All Time

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281Dinosaur Jr.

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

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282VenomVenom are an English extreme metal band formed in 1979 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Coming to prominence towards the end of the new wave of British heavy metal, Venom's first two albums—Welcome to Hell and Black Metal—are considered a major influence on thrash metal and extreme metal in general.

Why the heck is Venom is this place, they should be in top 100 for sure. Anyone who doesn't know this band should hear their album Metal Black

283Al Bird Dirt
284The Victims
285Bad ReligionBad Religion is an American punk rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1979. The band makes extensive use of soaring three-part vocal harmonies, guitar solos and lyrics that often contain religious and political commentary.

I want my vote back! I want to vote for this now!

The greatest punk band of all time.

Cool band
Nice combination with hardcore punk and classic punk rock

21 century digital boys

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286Florence and the MachineFlorence and the Machine are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch, Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists.

In simple words, they make music for the soul. Music that describes your feeling to a perfect T. They're relatively new but they're so so so so awesome. SHAKE IT OUT and NEVER LET ME GO are such amazingly and deeply beautiful songs

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287Ocean Colour Scene
289Dead by April

Dead by April truly rocks! They are the best. Their songs are so great because they make awesome lyrics, they play great guitar, the drumming is great, melodic vocals, best growling, and the synths also rock. Just listen to the songs Losing you and Stronger, I'm sure you'll get addicted to it. Dead by April probably the best band there is.

Just hear song Dead by April make life to the fullest, lyric full of deep meaning and music is really awesome and rocks.

Ever I have I have come across this I'd fall in love with this every music they released it was just awesome I'd love jimmie, zandro the screamer of dis rock... Thanking Dead By April you will always rock... Love Dead by April

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290Black Label SocietyBlack Label Society is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1998 by Zakk Wylde.

Lol I thought this was a brand to be honest

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291Michael Learns to Rock

You gotta be deaf not to enjoy their songs. They put a new meaning to the genre of rock music. Sentimental music that warm one's heart and brings back much childhood memories.

Most underrated band ever. Shame before they can release The Actor in the US their label got broke, but now they have a huge Asian fanbase, so why don't the US go and have a try? - justinduongpiano

Mltr blue night, sleeping child, complicated heart are so good to listen to

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292Tonight Alive

No matters what is position of this amazing band.i will give my vote only to this girl fronted band every time I open list.i also love paramore(old) but believe me this is Damn amazing.If you are paramore fan then try this I bet you will love it too. Love jenna's whole band. I hope they will not change like paramore.
I also love Three days grace, Breaking banjamin,Linkin Park as boy fronted band.but this is at the bottom on the list so I will vote for this till it reach some closer to paramore.
Sorry for my bad English cause, I'm learning.

294CinderellaCinderella is an American glam metal and hard rock band from the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The band emerged in the mid-1980s with a series of multi-platinum albums and hit singles whose music videos received heavy MTV rotation.

Why aren't they in the top ten? I think they might of had Brian Johnson (singer of AC/DC) at one time. - masonkv

Tom Keifer has always been the lead singer of Cinderella.

Definitely a top 10 band. Especially live.

296Thin LizzyThin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" more.

There are a lot of good bands in this list, but hardly any are actually rock bands. Lizzy is hugely underrated, and it seems that the only song anyone's ever heard is 'The Boys Are Back In Town'.

Phil Lynott one of the all time great rock stars / songwriters. First classic Irish rock band.

This list is broken! Rock Bands? These guys are top ten... Easily. RIP Philly.

Phil Lynott great lyricist bassist.. The Rocker

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D'espairsRay? Sound of my life. Their music always fits to my life's situation. And gives me strength to go on.
I was looking for them here and finally I found, but I think they should be higher! So, let's vote on D'espa. Their gave us ones of the most beautiful things in this world. So let's thank to Karyu, Zero, Hizumi and Tsukasa.
And we have to believe that guys will come back on stage and make us feeling aw.

These guy are awesome. You just
have to listen to them. Their music
Just wants to make you get up and do something and
Other times its like... HIZUMI (Vocals)
Karyu (Guitar)
ZERO (Bass)

Will love these guys forever reddish was the song that got me started on these guys the concert had to be like the best one I have ever been to never been to a concert where the band had so much energy those I have to say these guys will be missed greatly as they are not a band anymore =(

Incredible was a group!

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298Ten Years After

Just ask all the bands that where booed off the stage because the audience ONLY wanted to hear T. Y. A.

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Lifehouse's songs are awesome, and they're the best when I'm sad! :D Jason has something special in his voice...

lifehouse if they had wider exposure and more songs like disarray and spin would easily make the top 20! Lyrically Jason Wade is one of the best of his generation!

300Franz FerdinandFranz Ferdinand are a Scottish rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow. The band's original lineup was composed of Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy, Bob Hardy, and Paul Thomson.

Gotta be on top! Especially, their "Take Me Out" is perfect.

Catchy song, funky guitar and scottish

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