Best Rock Bands of All Time
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Some say that Pink Floyd is the most influential band of all time, this is debatable. But,BMW is the band that embraces more culture than any band ever assembled (so far in history) just to be objective.
I really think these guys should be number one. Bob Marley and the Wailers aren't just a band. They give people hope when there is none. Their lyrics are so touching. And even someone with serious depression would be happy if they listened to their songs.
Why is this 122! Wake up peopleV7 Comments
Oh my gosh whats that 199?! Quensryche is in my top ten. Operation Mind-crime for ever.
The album frequency unknown with weight of the world and cold was amazing
Lynyrd Skynyrd and ZZ Top above them? There's more rednecks on this site than I thought.V2 Comments
Probably the scariest sounding band ever. And it fits them well too. The stuff Jello Biafra wrote is can mess with the sane part of your brain. Their lyrics had sarcastic dark humor that were extremely brilliant and focused on major social problems in America. Jello's voice is so weird and unique too. And East Bay Ray is a great guitarist. Add to that very good bass playing and crazy drum beats that will send your already spinning head spinning even faster.
A lot of their lyrics are still relevant.
Not just greatest punk band in the world but also greatest bandV1 Comment
I never herd of this band but it sounds stupidV1 Comment
ZZ Top sucks! They make the same stupid songs about girls and money over and over again!
This band sucks, they should be at the bottom.
I can't believe ZZ Top didn't even make the top 100! There was pop on the list above these guys! They created some iconic guitar riffs and are one of the top names in southern rock!
They are trash and and have no talentV11 Comments
YEAH! they made a before and after in the world, ALL rock, punk and even pop! are ALL in some way inspired by the pistols and not ONLY music but attitude and looks etc...
they broke all the music rules and social rules that make our day now free
jonnhy rotten and steve jones were the first on earth to swear on TV! they did it on the bill grundy show jonnhy said "s***!" and then Steve said "you f****** rotter!" to grundy!
they are legends and without them the world wouldn't be the same!
when you think punk, you think the pistols.
In the 2 years they were active.. They started chaos around the world JUST THROUGH THEIR MUSIC.
It's enjoyable music.V20 Comments
Ronnie James Dio - forever in our hearts -
Wow, really, 96TH! Dio has the greatest singer, and they had 3 whole albums where all the songs were perfect! How many other bands on this list can honestly pull that off?
Please tell me, why aren't this and Deep purple tied for 1st place?
Dio is obviously known for their first two albums, but there are some hidden gems on their 90's albums. I wish I loved Dio as much as I do now before Ronnie died. He will never be forgotten. - EdgelordV10 Comments
The best horror-punk band ever!!!!
jerry only is the best - yoponcho
Thanks to my uncle who showed me this band, I got into them. I'm wearing a Misfits shirt at the time of this comment. - Mumbizz01
One of the most influential punk bands ever but I hate it when people wear shirts they don't even know about
Easily one of the best rock bands of my generation
I love them. There lyrics are deep. I cannot imagine how sorry Scott Stapp feels about the break. I am happy they are back together. They actually look happy to be on stage today.
221? Seriously! Creed helped define 90's rock, and make it something worth remembering! They had three albums out, with more than enough great songs there, and made a fourth almost a decade later for the hell of it.
Why creed on 271? they he best rock band... Come on! Why!V9 Comments
Blackmore is a mental legend this band made an impact before they played a note. Bonnet sounds like no other, instantly recognizable.
The most underrated band in the history of rock. During the Dio years, their music was legendary. They had made some of the best songs ever.
Rainbow "Rising" classic album recorded by rainbow in 1976. Saw live the same year, totally awesome experience. Definitely don't agree with the rank of 126 they deserve better. Well here's my vote - Rainbow Rock!
What? 127? really? This should be top 5, with deep purple, led zeppelin, black sabbath, etc...V13 Comments
My favorite song by them is orange - Gigan
Normal stickV1 Comment
You've got to be kidding me. A band that influenced almost every decent grunge band, as well as multiple different alternative rock bands that would go on to influence even more bands, and you can't do it any more respect than 113. this world and everything on it.
The Pixies are the Van Gogh of alternative rock and sadly won't be appreciated until aliens discover their music a thousand years from now. Without these guys, half of the Top 50 bands on this list wouldn't even exist. Bands that have given their due include Nirvana and Radiohead.
The Pixies were not the most successful band commercially or on this list. As the average person is an idiot this is one of the many reasons why they are the greatest and coolest band ever...
Every one of their albums is great, INCLUDING the two most recent ones. That's 6 fantastic, original and influential albums in a row. Hail Black Francis!V17 Comments
Ascendency is the best metal album I've ever heard. need to be up there in the top 25 atleast. Matt and Corey are two of the 20 best guitarists alive today in my opinion. Paolo plays bass like nothing I've ever heard, and Travis is just hands down the best metal drummer - mike2fristick
I was starting to think that Trivium wasn't on here. Avenged Sevenfold sucks and comparing them to Trivium is like asking if a lion can kill a cat. - Trivium
This is so badwhy trivium in this list they should be in top 20, they have the best metal songs ever they are nu-Metallica.. A7X are nothing they are a normal band but trivium a perfect metal band I've never seen in my hole lifeV4 Comments
Full of poetry and sense, Keane is magic and great music for everybody - pilibelleza
They're just incredible! Listen to Tom's voice and the lyrics and you'll understand immediately... - Eline
Listening to Keane's music is a whole experience, from their early's simple, tender words and unique sound; to their later, more energetic, awesome and electric music.
Pure magic, and the lyrics, oh the lyrics - keaneloverV20 Comments
The vocals take some time to get used to but you get to realize that it fits the type of music.
The band is great and I recommend because they are quite talented and they are underrated.
They tell a story with their music, literally. The lead singer writes comics so you can read his books and then understand or almost predict what is coming next.
More of an Alternative Rock/Rock
Why Coheed and Cambria isn't in the top 50.
I think that coheed really makes it to top 50 at least. Know why? Because they have a natural talent
and then they have a great song.
"Welcome Home" is one of the greatest song that I've heard.
One of the most greatest bands of all time.
Hell of nice guys.
Amazing bass lines and guitar riffs.
Perfect vocals and drum beats.
I don't understand why they're not on here.
Any band at Woodstock should be in the top 50. Carlos still rocks! Decades of hits!
How in the hell did Santana come in after the Jacksons and queens of the stone age? Get a grip people
Best group ever. Carlos is amazing guitarist.
Great guitar from Santana should be ranked betterV9 Comments
PLACEBO SPASEBO! RUSSIA LOVES YOU! YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME HERE!
I wanna say that Placebo is the most deepest band in the world. They make me feel happy and sad, make me cry and laugh in the same time. Their music is really wonderful and breathtaking! Love, Russia
I listen to all sorts of music, but Placebo is forever my number one. I've been a devoted fan since 2005 and I will forever be. When bands keep selling out and going very much mainstream and pop when they rocked like no tomorrow just a few years ago, Placebo stays true to themselves. Their music has changed over years, of course, you can easily differentiate earlier and latest stuff. But the mood, the unique style, Brians signature voice are forever there. Much love from Russia, Moscow.
Common, people. They must have a much better rating.V15 Comments
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