Bands That Should Have Lasted Longer

Joeljohns249
This is a list of bands who broke up early that we'd wished to see more of their music. The brackets indicate their time period of creating original music. Vote for your favorite band in these whom you'd wished to see more of their music. Feel free to add other bands who broke up early. Thank You.

The Top Ten

1 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.

They could have made better stuff than Nevermind. - Userguy44

Years active: 1989-1993 (4 yrs) - Joeljohns249

2 Beatles 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.

Rip Beatles 1960-1970

If only... - Misfire

Years active: 1963-1970 (7yrs) - Joeljohns249

3 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin was 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.

Years active: 1969-1979 (10 yrs) - Joeljohns249

4 The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an English-American rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966. Composed of singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell, the band was active until June 1969. During this time ...read more.

Years active: 1967-1968 (1 year) - Joeljohns249

5 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.

More like 4 years. Morrison died in July of 1971, effectively ending the band creatively, although they did try to soldier on without him.

Years active: 1967-1972 (5 yrs) - Joeljohns249

6 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine is a rock 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.

It's too bad that Zack De La Rocha doesn't get along with the others...
It's kind of like The Kinks or Oasis. They couldn't go on because of the tension. - JoLeKosovo

Hell yes.We need them more than ever. - DarkBoi-X

Years active: 1991-2000 (9 yrs) - Joeljohns249

7 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.

Still around - DarkBoi-X

Years active: 1998-2005 (7 yrs) - Joeljohns249

8 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.

Still around - DarkBoi-X

Years active: 2000-2017 (17 yrs) - Joeljohns249

9 My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.

Years active: 2002-2010 (8 yrs) - Joeljohns249

10 Death Death Death was an American death metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. Its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's ...read more.

Years active: 1987-1998 (11 yrs) - Joeljohns249

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