Best Bands Where All the Members Play Instruments

The Top Ten

1 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 more.

Roger Taylor : drums, guitars, tambourine,
John Deacon: bass-guitar, guitar, piano
Brian May: guitar, piano, harp (! )
Freddie Mercury: piano, guitar

They were all great instrumentalist and they were all multi instrumentalists! They were very good in their main instrument!

They were all very good! Freddie was great as a pianist, Brian May is the one of the best guitarist ever, Roger Taylor is a very good drummer, and Deaky is an awesome bassist.
The Beatles can't win, because Ringo is a very bad drummer, everybody knows this.
"Ringo isn't the best drummer in the world. He isn't the best drummer in The Beatles..."- John Lennon

The Lennon quote is only a testament to how talented and versatile McCartney was as an instrumentalist. Ringo was very good and recognized by most in the industry as being so. He was exactly what the band needed. - Billyv

Come on no one can sing better than freddie mercury or play guitar like brian may.

Everyone in queen is really good at what they do. Brian May is the best guitarist ever, No one can sing like freddie. John Decen is the best on the bass and roger taylors drumming can't be competed with. Queen are the best band ever - littlekid

2 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 more.

They are so amazing everyone likes the beatles and if you don't then your crazy

They are just amazing I love them so much. If anyone does'nt think the beatles should be number 1 then they don't know what good music is.


3 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". more.

Just listen to any one of their songs and you will like it because it's metallica the best band of all time THEY ARE SO AMAZING VOTE FOR METALLICA THEY RE THE BEST.

Just listen to one or enter sandman and then you'll know why there the best

The best heavy metal band ever

4 Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk, punk rock, and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1986. 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 more.

Billy Joe is so good on the guitar, tre cool is one of the best drummers ever and Mike Dirnt rules the bass guitar. Green day are so amazing they are one of the best bands ever - Willj

Awesome band love their music so much it is just so cool everyone will like green day just listen to boulavard of broken dreams, Holiday or basket case and then you will see why green day are the best band ever to have walked on this earth.

Love green day so much they are beyond words

Super amazing the best band of the 21st century maybe even the best band ever.

5 Guns N’ Roses

They are amazing love them more than my dog and I love my dog so much there music is so upbeat and fast it is hard not to like them.

So many good songs you must like them they have loads of brilliant albums with brilliant songs on those albums.

The best band ever if you vote for someone else you are mad

Amazing music it is so good I love it so so sooo much Guns N' Roses are the best everyone must like at least 1 of their songs like sweet child o' mine because they are just insane on their instruments and axl's vocals are better than anyone else. He can also play the piano really well like he does in november rain.

6 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 more.

They are just the best band ever they have the most amazing songs the best guitarist singer bass guitarist and drummer ever so they should be number 1. They stand out above every other band.

Love led zeppelin they have a great singer,guitarist,bass guitarist and drumer that all play better than everyone else and robert plant can play the guitar so they do all play instruments.

7 Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

Walk this way dream on listen to these and then you'll vote for aerosmith they are an amazing band that play amazing songs and have been playing since 1970 and are still going they have been playing for over 40 years with that experience no one can say they don't know what they're doing or that they are bad because the truth is they're none of those things.

The bad boys from Boston are just out of this world better than every other band on this list apart from maybe queen but still they deserve to be at least in the top three.

8 Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including 5 MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, 2 more.

They have an amazing bunch of songs and they are all amazing listen to muse and I guarantee you will like them and if not then you don't know what a good song is

They really are the best at their instruments

I love muse so much

They’re really good at their instruments! - Userguy44

9 Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. more.

Voted for them, because they are very good at their instruments. Every band member of this band is very talented! - Userguy44

10 Dragonforce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

The Contenders

11 Rhapsody of Fire Rhapsody of Fire is an Italian symphonic power metal band created by Luca Turilli and Alex Staropoli, widely seen as a pioneer of the symphonic power metal subgenre.
12 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.

They have some very good songs and are an amazing band.

They’re very talented. - Userguy44

13 Keane Keane are an English rock band from Battle, East Sussex, formed in 1995. The group currently comprises Tim Rice-Oxley, Richard Hughes, Jesse Quin and Tom Chaplin.

Tom Chaplin the singer plays the guitar and the piano. Tim Rice-Oxley there pianist is just insane and Richard Hughes the drummer is also amazing. This is why queen are so good, they are my favourite band and are so underrated so vote for Keane on every list they are on because they always deserve to be number 1 - Legend1221

Love keane so much

So underrated

14 Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave more.
15 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. 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 Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters more.

Pink Floyd should be higher. - Userguy44

16 X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.
17 Stereophonics Stereophonics are a Welsh rock band that formed in 1992 in the village of Cwmaman in the Cynon Valley.

They are very underrated and all play instruments - Legend1221

Truely amazing band just listen to them

18 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. more.

Ye they are a bit overrated - Legend1221

Nirvana is good, but they get too much attention. - Userguy44

19 The Clash The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

London calling is so amazing that song made me love the clash and now they are my favourite band.

Amazing love them

20 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.

Such cool songs

21 Rush Rush was 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.

The best band ever should be number 1 on this list

so good


22 Motorhead Motörhead were an English heavy metal band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member; guitarist and songwriter Larry Wallis; and drummer Lucas Fox. The band's harsh vocals and fast paced tempos helped inspire speed metal and more.

Cool guitar solo's

23 Talking Heads Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison.

Absolutely extrordinary

the best

24 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist more.
25 ZZ Top ZZ Top is an American rock band that formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. The band is composed of bassist and lead vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard.

Really cool band

So good love them - littlekid

26 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate more.

Such a good band listen to their music for hours it's that good

27 Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.
28 Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.
29 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 more.
30 Oasis Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs, Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, and Tony McCarroll.
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