Top Ten Bands Most People Would Want to See Live

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The Top Ten

1 The Who The Who The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964 . The members are Roger Daltrey (lead singer), Pete Townshend (guitarist), John Entwistle (bassist), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and Won't Get Fooled ...read more.

The Who was legendary for there live shows.

2 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Pink Floyd were an English progressive rock band formed in London. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitarist), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters (Vocals and Bass), ...read more.

I would likely to see how david plays all the solos! - zxm

Imagine seeing the wall being built and fall live with the full band and those damn solos

Yeah floyd's on 1 now - zxm

3 The Beatles The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

Back in the day, this would have been the disappointment of your life. Whether on the Ed Sullivan Show, or worse, Shea Stadium, it was IMPOSSIBLE to hear them over thousands and tens of thousands of screaming, hysterical teeny-bopper girls.

True. But look up Ed Sullivan Show footage and they're not screaming as much. - peaceswagtv

The greatest band ever. Everyone (besides those One Direction/Fetty Wap fans) would like to see The Beatles live! It would be worth it. - peaceswagtv

True that "back in the day" it was about the experience and not the music, since you could not hear a thing. For the last 20 years, Paul McCartney has proven that with good planning [and an older fan base], some of the great Beatle tunes can be performed at an amazing level in concert. If by some miracle you could get all four of the Lads together, get them to rehearse and get along for awhile... well, they are the GOAT after all.

4 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.
5 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.
6 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.

Honestly I like their live performance and freddie's voice but I wouldn't want to see them that much.Because I don't like the way freddie performs.I mean his dances are weird.(my opinion) - zxm

7 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
8 ELO ELO The Electric Light Orchestra are an English rock band from Birmingham. They were formed in 1970 by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne with drummer Bev Bevan.

I saw them back in the day in Birmingham with the spaceship. I saw 'them' -well, JL + RT backed by the Take That support band! - in Manchester and Amsterdam recently. They were brilliant. I don't care JL can't string a couple of sentences together (er, one even! ) and has no stage presence beyond just being there. They're just a wonderful bunch of songs and wonderful sound. I love his voice and the sight and sound fest that is ELO. The Hyde Park gig in 2014 was bottled happiness. Send them All Over the World. No one would bother warring 'n stuff after they'd been to an ELO concert.

9 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). ...read more.

Bad statement by somebody, I have seen them live and they were great.

Strictly a studio band. Very disappointing live.

10 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.

The Contenders

11 The Doors The Doors The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.

On a night when Jim Morrison had ingested no drugs or alcohol, they were usually a 6 or 7. On a night when Jim had ingested just the right quantity of drugs and/or alcohol, they were a 10, and occasionally off the scale and fully deserving of their legendary status. On those nights when Jim had too much of whatever substance, they were a literal zero. The problem was you just never knew what you were going to get.

Saw Doors of the 21st Century with 2 of the original members Robbie Krieger and Ray Manzarek and they were sensational. Imagine doubling that strength by adding Jim Morrison and John Densmore.
No one here gets out alive

12 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.

If only. I had tickets and then bad stuff happened and they were no more.

13 Earth, Wind & Fire
14 Parliament-Funkadelic
15 Guns N' Roses Guns N' Roses Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.
16 Aerosmith Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".
17 N.W.A N.W.A N.W.A was an American hip hop group from Compton, CA. They were among the earliest and most significant popularizers and controversial figures of the gangsta rap subgenre, and are widely considered one of the seminal groups in the history of hip hop music.
18 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.
19 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). ...read more.
20 KISS KISS Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.
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