Top 10 Bands Which Actually Deserve to Be in the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame
I recently did a list of artists I feel do not deserve to be in the Rock n Roll Hall of fame, either because they are not rock, or they are rock, but I just feel they don't deserve. This list shows bands which are not in the hall of fame but actually deserve it.
The Top Ten
1King CrimsonKing Crimson is a British progressive rock band that was formed in 1969. While the band had numerous band member changes, the head of the band has always been Robert Fripp (Guitar). ...read more.
Ignoring the influence they had on the progressive rock scene (I personally don't care about that aspect as much as their actual music) which was definitely immense, the music itself is extremely original and fresh sounding even by today's standards. - kempokid
I don't really like KC, but I definitely agree they should be there. - somekindofaguy
Definitely deserve to be in more than ’ Tupac. I get that he’s dead and he left an impact, BUT HE’S A DAMN RAPPER! He in no way resembles rock! They should change it to “The Popularity Hall Of Fame”. Then they should make a Rock & Metal Hall Of Fame where the real gods can be inducted.
2The 13th Floor Elevators
Exactly... - Ananya
3Vanilla FudgeVanilla Fudge was a American Psychedelic band in the late 1960s. Their two first album was all covers, but their third album is mostly original content. They are also credited for somewhat influencing Progressive Rock.
4Blue CheerBlue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in a psychedelic blues rock style, and are also credited as being some of the earliest pioneers of heavy metal, ...read more.
They were actually a truly hard rock band then, not a typical pop band with heavy distortion... yes, they're ROCK artists. - somekindofaguy
5Iron ButterflyIron Butterfly is an American rock band best known for the 1968 hit "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida", providing a dramatic sound that led the way towards the development of hard rock and heavy metal music.
The career of Spirit's bassist Mark Andes should have been HOF all by itself. Besides the totally awesome Spirit itself, he was also in JoJo Gunne, Firefall, and Heart, enjoying massive success with each. Spirit's founder and leader, Randy California died a hero, saving his 13 year old son from dangerous Hawaiian surf. However, in the early years, Randy's penchant for very young groupies was off-putting even for the time. The SJW powers-that-be would never stand for it. They are off the list permanently.
8The Electric Prunes
9The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band
10Thin LizzyThin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.
11Iron MaidenIron Maiden are an English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm guitarist Adrian ...read more.
13Emerson, Lake & PalmerEmerson, Lake & Palmer were an English progressive rock supergroup formed in London in 1970. The band consisted of keyboardist Keith Emerson, singer, bassist, and producer Greg Lake, and drummer and percussionist Carl Palmer.
14The Alan Parsons ProjectThe Alan Parsons Project were a British progressive rock band, active between 1975 and 1990, consisting of Alan Parsons and Eric Woolfson surrounded by a varying number of session musicians and some relatively consistent band members such as guitarist Ian Bairnson, bassist and vocalist David Paton, ...read more.
15Dream TheaterDream 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. ...read more.
16The Naked Brothers Band
17Big Time Rush
18ScorpionsScorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.
19TotoToto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest.