Bands With The Best Live Performances

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61 Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree Porcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music.

PT should be top 5 easy! What is wrong with people?

Linkin Park LIVE haha. Porcupine Tree blow them away!

The best LIVE act I've seen!

62 System Of A Down System Of A Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

Playing live in Holland has to be one of the best concerts ever! Daron's guitar stopped working, so he announced "This sucks and so do we," then got the crowd to boo them and give them the finger. And also, unlike some other bands, they actually played their songs well (when the guitar worked anyway) - Porcupine

Trust me they're the best at this. They can be so humorous on stage at times, like when Daron gets the crowd excited, Serj dances uniquely feeling the melody of the song, and they can actually perform unlike other bands.

63 Bullet For My Valentine Bullet For My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998 . The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; ...read more.
64 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).

Watch their performances on songs like idioteque and paranoid android --- they are amazing -- as simple as that.
They are perhaps the band with best and most use of rare instruments typical of alternate music

If you don't think these guys are amazing, watch Karma Police live at Glastonbury 2003.

Great live band - Jiorl

I think the kings of concerts should be way higher on this list. If you don't believe me, listen to these masterpieces:
1.pyramid song
2.You and whose army?
3.Everything in its right place
4.Kid A
5.The National Anthem
6.In Limbo
7.idioteque
8.paranoid android
9.Subterranean homesick alien
10.exit music for a film
11. karma police
12.no surprises
13.Lucky
14.high and dry
15.street spirit (fade out)

65 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

Mayhem 2012. No other way to put it than to say bravo, great band and an amazing performance

Go To A Slayer Concert, And You Will Come Out A Another Man, Believe Me. SICK LIVE BAND! - copkiller

66 D'erlanger

they are 'more' better now. see their lives today, the songs rock and the japanese are like singing their national anthem - ronluna

67 Destiny's Child Destiny's Child Destiny's Child was an American girl group whose final and best-known line-up comprised Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland, and Michelle Williams.
68 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine is a Funk Metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.

I've never seen them in concert, but I've seen videos and good God. Zack is an animal. I can tell they're amazing live

A crime that they are down here. Pure anger in their concerts

How is Rage not in the top ten...

69 The Prodigy The Prodigy The Prodigy are an English electronic music group from Braintree, Essex, formed by Liam Howlett in 1990. The members were originally Liam Howlett (keyboardist and composer), Keith Flint (dancer and vocalist), Maxim (MC and vocalist), Leeroy Thornhill (dancer and occasional live keyboardist), and a female ...read more.
70 Trapt Trapt Trapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".
71 Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit Limp Bizkit is an American nu metal band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 1994. Their lineup consists of Fred Durst, Sam Rivers, John Otto, and Wes Borland.

I'm kind of disappointed that limp bizkit is all the way back here. Yeah I know they get a lot of hate but Fred Durst himself can probably put on a better show than all the members of slipknot, I would put them in the top 20 at least.

Have you see any live performances? AMAZING! This band rocks!

Ok, Limp Bizkit is hated, but it's live performances is PERFECT! This guys are amazing. Limp Bizkit is definitely deserves to be number 1.

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73 Rise Against Rise Against Rise Against is an American hardcore punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. They are known for popularizing punk.

Rise against is charismatic and personal... You can feel the emotion poured into every piece. Loud and powerful, everything you want from a rock performance.

74 Depeche Mode Depeche Mode Depeche Mode are an English electronic and synth-pop band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore, Andy Fletcher, and Vince Clarke.

I agree best front man alive today

Best front man ever

Easily the best most charismatic frontman, with the best vocals, putting many others in the shade!

Best frontman ever, best band ever!

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75 B'z B'z B'z is a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto and vocalist and lyricist Koshi Inaba, known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop ballads.
76 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Always amazing. They have epic costumes and stage sets. And when they perform Monster... they're just amazing! - LarkwingFlight

77 Phish Phish Phish is a band known for musical improvisation, extended jams, blending of genres, and dedicated fan base. V 1 Comment
78 Blink 182 Blink 182 Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.

They are fantastic live! It sounds the same as it does on the record (except for when they chagne the words, that is) and the guys are hilarious! I heard quite a few jokes about their mothers during their set.

79 Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.
80 X Japan X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.

Seriously Guys? 70?!?! X Japan's Last Live is second in Best Concerts Ever Top Ten I Think That Should Put This in Top 12.

Their Live concerts are literally a piece of art! Their movements and facial expression and everything isn't still, like many rockers. Pata and Hide had amazing chemistry together on stage, Taiji's incredible fast slap bass and techniques, The husky and incredibliy well screaming vocalist Toshi! And Last but not least, the leader and mastermind, YOSHIKI! The best composer ever and crazy drum skills and such a beautiful pianist.

I wish I could see them live with that best era of musicians..

68? seriously? They're one of the best live performing bands ever.
And they're songs have an extra dimension in live performances.
The whole atmosphere around them.
The drama.
Their over-the-top costumes.
It's just perfection.

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