Best Rock Bands of All Time
The Contenders: Page 18
Machines by Crown The Empire is a truly inspirational song because if we're all just machines then we must be the clog, inside the wheels of change :DV 2 Comments
Anyone reading this should get a cold chisel album. Try East first then Circus animals. Chisel are hands down the best Aussie band ever like Canadians think about Tragically Hip. Hard to believe these two bands did not reach world audiences. A great band for someone who is looking for something they may have missed who is fantastic.
Unbelievable to think that this band or several of the others from Australasia spawned from around that time are not in the top 50. There are 150 on this list that can only be rated as interesting enough to be loved by their mothers or eccentrics. Some followers and critics need to get out of their shelters for a while to sniff the air instead of stale inhaling.
Cold Chisel are Aussie icons but underrated out side Australia
One of the best Art-rock bands of all time. If bands like Zeppelin were the hard kernel of rock, Roxy were the smooth, luxury chocolate coating. Bryan Ferry's voice (like or loathe it) was unique. The lyrics were superb, the music sublime. A quality product through and through.
What! 476 oh wait there not really a rock band more of a soft folk band. Still love em though.V 1 Comment
This is an awesome band that just never seems to get any respect.
Been around forever - great music - many albums - and my favorite!
Good grief way down here at 250 these guys were not only great musicians but created rock/classic fusion!
Agree, underrated. I think you can make a case they influence many of their contemporaries at the time with their mellotron sound, and nobody used it as well.V 9 Comments
Why the heck is this band so far back? It should be in at LEAST the top 50, seriously. Their songs have nice riffs and solos, but aren't too loud and crazy like most modern rock bands. (And no, I don't just like them because I'm old, because I'm not, I'm 14! ) The songs are also super duper catchy and have great and memorable lyrics. Some songs have great meanings that you might want to take seriously, then there are those that are simply for fun and make you fill with joy all over! Steve Miller Band is what got me into rock in the first place, and while I like other great bands like Bon Jovi and Guns N Roses. Ol Steve Miller Band will always be the best!
One of the most melodic and classic rock bands. You can surely see the fun rock side of this band and Steve Miller was and is a great simple song writer...
Steve Miller is a classic and should be in the top ten. He's one of greatest musicians of all time, indeed. How can anyone not agree? He also plays some great melodies and has a graceful singing voice!
No way, this band is top 12! I'm angryV 3 Comments
the mars volta should be number one without a doubt, how do bands like nickelback who lack any form of creativity get above the mars volta. the mars volta is one of the only bands in years to take music to new places, they are going to go down as legends and hopefully one day everyone will realise they are in fact the greatest band ever.
They transcend genres. #1 band of all time. That's all there is to it.
The only good band I know of right now. seriously? Half the stuff on this list isn't even rock!
If you don't know about this band, I urge you to look into them.V 1 Comment
There's like 680 bands (and more to be added later) on this list, and THIS is what they get? I think these guys are amazing, and that they deserve more credit for their work.
Modest Mouse is an incredible band. On the first few listens their songs don't seem like much, but give them time to grow and you'll find that they're possibly the best band of all time. It's pretty sad that they're not on this list already.
This is most definitely the best band. They found a way to beccome very popular without going mainstream. I sleep, drink, and eat Modest Mouse.
Amazing, smart, good tone, listen to dance hallV 3 Comments
The greatest band without a doubt! You people are blind! All of their studio albums reached top ten in the world, all of their albums reached number 1 in Australia. How can this be so low? Pure massacre, tomorrow, freak, anthem y2k, ana's song, love your life, straight lines. Think again people!
A band with 3 genius who grew up together. From Tomorrow to Young Modern, everything is amazing and wondeful! Daniel Johns is forever the best songwriter!
I can't believe they're so low on this list, listen to the song "Freak" And you'll start liking them. - Mumbizz01
Silverchair should be higher very underrated bandV 4 Comments
Oh man this guys are great they toured with Metallica And Guns & Roses. They Sound like the great NWOBH time, ernie C Great Guitar Player like the rest of the band. BC Baby
How can Body Count can be not in the top 10. They Played just like iron maiden or metallica even better. Come on Ernie C rocks
band that broke new ground; rock band with horns. Their songs are classics: "25 or 6 to 4", "Saturday in the Park, " and "Feeling Stronger Everyday" to name a few. Many danced to "Color My World" at their proms.
They should be in the top 10!
Their first two albums were as good as music gets: there were a few "horn rock" bands that were among the greats (Chicago and BS&T the best among them). They became a pop band later in their career, and are now just a shadow of their former selves. But those first two albums... awesome.
RIP Terry Kath - one of the best guitarists of all time and the soul of this band.
An American treasure, toured with Jimi Hendricks and Jan Joplin, VERY underappreciated!
Top 100 at least, very innovativeV 8 Comments
Oh my GOD. I don't want to live on this planet anymore... How are bands like Linkin Park, Escape the Fate, Falling in Reverse, ALESANA, AND SELENA GOMEZ AND THE SCENE HIGHER THAN THE GOO GOO DOLLS? Selena Gomez and The SCENE is higher! What has this world come to...? *cries* The Goo Goo Dolls are so amazing... They deserve way more votes considering over half the bands higher than them don't even belong on this list...
They make Bon Jovi look like a homeless band trying to get a few coins at a New York subway.
I totally agree most of the bands on here totally don't belong seriously R5 and Big Time Rush are not in any way shape or form rock! The Goo Goo Dolls are amazing!
How are they not on here? The Goo Goo Dolls are amazingV 3 Comments
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