Top Ten Funk Bands


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41 Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
42 Rick James & the Stone City Band!

He created a whole type of music called punk funk!

Slick Rick should be much higher on this list!

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43 Fishbone

Why is fishbone never mentioned? RHCP really? Rage? Come on people!

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44 Vaughan Mason & Crew

One hit wonders but that one hit was a skating rink anthem. - Terrax

45 The Time

These guys should be much higher here. They epitomized 80's funk right beside the late great Prince. - Terrax

46 Lakeside

Lakeside funk band, is the legendary funk band known for the classic, Fantastic Voyage, lead singer, founding member, trademark owner, Mark A Wood, Jr.

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47 The New Mastersounds
48 Mandrill

Genres: Funk, Funk-Rock, Jazz-Funk, Latin-Funk, Soul

49 Life Events

Funk-rock band from Prague (because)

50 The Revolution
51 Hoobastank Hoobastank Hoobastank is an American rock band, formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California with lead singer Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku Lappalainen.
52 The Fatback Band
53 Bootsy's Rubber Band
54 Brass Construction
55 One Way
56 The Stanley Clarke Project
57 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). more.
58 Faith No More Faith No More Faith No More is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979. Before settling on their current moniker in 1983, the band performed under the names Sharp Young Men and later Faith No Man.

Excuse me? Faith No More are pretty much the pioneers of funk rock. RHCP only copied their style when they did Blood Sugar Sex Magic, before that it was all hillbilly stuff. These guys have always stayed to their roots and have experimented with fusing funk with metal, punk and even classical music. - metaldude8

I have no idea who these guys are but I do know that they do not warrant the number 10 spot on this list! Where is The Fatback Band? Slave? or even Chic?

59 Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, more.

Another rock band on a funk band list! Are you guys serious? Where is One Way? War? Slave? Zapp?

omfg artic monkeys = best punk band ever! 1

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60 Incubus Incubus Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California. The band was formed in 1991 by vocalist Brandon Boyd, lead guitarist Mike Einziger, and drummer Jose Pasillas while enrolled in Calabasas High School and later expanded to include bassist Alex "Dirk Lance" Katunich, and Gavin "DJ Lyfe" Koppell; more.

Fantastic musicians. Always ringing the changes, surfing on the tide of their own creativity. Love 'em!

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