Top 10 Bands that Aren't Metal According to Encyclopaedia Metallum


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161 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed more. V 1 Comment
162 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
163 Buddy Holly and the Crickets Buddy Holly and the Crickets

? There wasn't even the name "Metal" in music at that time.I don't think they are even Rock (pure/normal rock).I think it's a trolled item - zxm

164 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.

By the way, they aren't a metal band. But rush had some metal licks in their solos. (or very close to metal). But still I wouldn't consider a band to a metal band just for one or two metal licks. Plus those licks were very few compared to their songs. - zxm

@Powerfultekin - I don't know who added Rush but it wasn't me. Rush are on the EM website for their early material - "heavy metal (early)". Some early Rush songs were probably metal or close to metal but this doesn't mean all their songs are metal. - Metal_Treasure

Their old songs were aimed for metal,but in the end it turned hard rock.and they are known for their hard rock music in the early era
(I didn't write this from Encyclopaedia Metallum) - zxm

165 The Killers The Killers The Killers is an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.

I didn't add them and they are too far from metal to be confused with metal. - Metal_Treasure

Eh? why would somebody would think they are metal,they are hardly an alternative rock band,they are even much softer than alternative rock - zxm

166 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. more.
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