Top 10 Bands Who Will Be Forgotten Within Next 20 Years

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Now,these rock bands are still popular but won't last for next 20 years.They are becoming less popular day by day .Ask some of the people around you about these bands .You'll know,most of them even don't know these bands .

Bands like The Beatles,The Rolling Stones,Metallica,Iron Maiden or Green Day will be remembered .But these bands won't .

Vote if you like .Comment if you wanna say something .Add if you have some other bands in mind .

The Top Ten

1 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

I doubt these guys are gonna be forgotten, thanks to the fangirls. - Mumbizz01

It would be good if they will be... - Ananya

Yup...it seems like it will only be remembered by the directioners... - 0744rose

Ever hear of "The Bay City Rollers"?
No?
I rest my case.

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2 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Coldplay could be bad but they are better than one direction by thousands miles - zxm

Green Day "will be remembered" in twenty years? The only thing that will be remembered is how badly they stank.

Right... - 0744rose

I can remember coldplay 100 times more than green day...
yeah the author ish wrong

3 The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman and Gregg Allman, as well as Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson.

Only 15-20% music fans know them.And teenagers like me about less than 5% music fans know them.They know Jonas Brothers but not Allman Brothers - zxm

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4 Rainbow Rainbow Rainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums ...read more.
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.

Yes, I'm sure that bands like The Doors, The Who, The Ramones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, all of which have released some of the most critically acclaimed albums of all time, will be forgotten in the next 20 years, despite having influenced multiple bands in the process. No, they'll be forgotten, unlike Green Day, who I'm sure will be remembered as a timeless band, especially since they had those last three albums which had mixed reviews. - ArchAces

The Doors are not losing popularity. Young kids don't hear them on their favorite station, because they have not put out any new music in 45 years. However, once those kids start to want to branch out from the vapid wasteland of current music, they inevitably find the Doors. Their popularity has remained steady for over 40 years now.

Nope, as long as there is rock music and swaggering frontmen in leather pants, Jim Morrison will always be the standard by which others are measured.

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6 Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.

I doubt anyone from my school even know them - zxm

7 Yes Yes Yes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. They first achieved success in the 1970s with a progressive, art and symphonic style of rock music.

In the mid-1970's, Steve Howe said, "I think in 20 years our music will still be remembered." That music is remembered 40 years later. Don't try to predict the future.

8 The Kinks The Kinks The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1963 by brothers Dave and Ray Davies.

I think the author of this list wants to say that these bands are great but unfortunately most of the young people don't know them. - Metal_Treasure

Let's inject some reason and context into this short-sighted argument. Have Beethoven and Mozart "been forgotten" these hundreds of years, even without the benefit of original recordings? Brahms? Wagner? Has Scott Joplin been forgotten more than a century later? Have Benny Goodman and Gene Krupa been forgotten 75 years later? Leadbelly? Robert Johnson? Mahalia Jackson? Odetta? Cab Calloway? Count Basie? Duke Ellington? Ella Fitzgerald? Les Paul? Buddy Holly? Muddy Waters? Howlin' Wolf? Willie Dixon? Little Richard? Jimi Hendrix has been gone 46 years...Point being, good music and its creators are passed down generation to generation. It sometimes just takes time for young people to "discover" why such music has endured. They just need to grow past that most
annoying phase of development wherein they're convinced they already know everything.

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9 Creedence Clearwater Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival, often shortened to Creedence and abbreviated as CCR, was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

HAVE YOU EVAHHH SEEN THE RAIN? Comin down... on a sunny day! Haha this band was amazing it's just too bad they're older and kids today or in 20 years won't know a thing about em. You get my vote CCR. - peaceswagtv

10 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.

*Talking in 20 years' time* The...Who...? - Britgirl

About 50 of my friends only 2 of them (including me) know them - zxm

The Contenders

11 Ramones Ramones The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

I don't understand this list. Why are all these good, classic bands here? This is quality music. If anything, Coldplay, Oasis, One Direction, and pretty much every new current band will be gone from everyone's memories before these guys all go. Except for the Ramones. They're forgettable, indeed. - BKAllmighty

Ramones are very good but they are barely remembered. - zxm

I watched them when I was young.Their names also were use in cartoons.But I don't think someone knows him that much. - zxm

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13 The Smiths The Smiths The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.
14 Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s They are known for songs like "Free Bird", "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Tuesdays Gone" .

What?! Free bird will never be forgotten! EVER. This doesn't make any sense

The sooner it's forgotten, the better. The most dragging, never-ending, off-key, make-you-wanna-rip-your ears off, beer-swillin' redneck anthem ever to linger on and on and on and...

15 Genesis Genesis Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.
16 Sex Pistols Sex Pistols The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history ...read more.
17 Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy Thin 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.
18 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. V 2 Comments
19 Deep Purple Deep Purple Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
20 The Clash The Clash The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

"Rock the Casbah" and "Should I Stay or Should I Go" have always been classics.

21 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.

Since when they are remembered. - zxm

They were never remembered - Ananya

Shame. They weren't a bad band. - growlbunny

22 Smash Mouth Smash Mouth Smash Mouth is an American rock band from San Jose, California. The band was formed in 1994, and was originally composed of Steve Harwell, Kevin Coleman, Greg Camp, and Paul De Lisle.

They've tried, and failed epically, to stay relevant. Remember the bread incident? Their song "Justin Bieber"? Or the time they made an EDM song? - thomwim

23 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.

You're kidding me, right? I'm not their biggest fan of them, but I doubt anyone will forget about them until another few years. - Swellow

Victimizing elitism like what is displayed here is why I won't care if rock dies. If Zep are still relevant after 50 years (ironically for a court case), they'll be relevant for 20 more. This "WAAAHHH LED ZEPPELIN WILL BE GONE" metality is absolutely sickening. - WonkeyDude98

I know only two or three friends of mine who know them.Among them they only listened one or two songs of them.And one friend of mine only knows them but never heard their song.But everybody knows Justin Bieber or One Direction.Rock N Roll is dying.And if it dies then the classic rock bands will be forgotten first - zxm

24 The Beach Boys The Beach Boys The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.
25 King Crimson King Crimson King 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.
26 Whitesnake Whitesnake Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by singer David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
27 Annihilator Annihilator Annihilator is a Canadian thrash metal band founded in 1984 by vocalist, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, engineer, producer, mixer and mastering engineer Jeff Waters and former vocalist John Bates.

Depends who will...not me at least - Ananya

28 Dire Straits Dire Straits Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers.
29 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
30 ZZ Top 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.
31 Eagles Eagles The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner.
32 Boney M Boney M Boney M. is a vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Jamaican-born singers Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell from Aruba.
33 Brokencyde Brokencyde Brokencyde is an American crunkcore musical group from Albuquerque, New Mexico, founded in 2006. The group's lineup consists of David "Se7en" Gallegos and Michael "Mikl" Shea, and musically are one of the founding groups in the crunkcore genre, which is crunk hip-hop with screamed vocals.

If they're forgotten, it will be great considering how awful they are. - Swellow

34 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

Bon Jovi is a LEGEND. He will always be remembered. - growlbunny

With songs like "Livin on a Prayer","It's My Life", "You Give Love a Bad Name", "Wanted Dead or Alive", "Always" They're amazing! We need to listen to it in schools! Nah jk - peaceswagtv

35 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.

Weren't the best...but did write a couple of songs I love like "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come as You Are", and "Heart-Shaped Box". They will be forgotten...but then again They're already forgotten today. - peaceswagtv

36 Magic! Magic! Magic!, originally stylized as MAGIC!, is a Canadian reggae fusion band based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

One of the most underrated bands. - growlbunny

37 Nickelback 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.
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39 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.
40 Echosmith Echosmith Echosmith is an American indie pop band formed in February 2009 in Chino, California. The band is composed of four siblings: Graham, Sydney, Noah, and Jamie Sierota. Echosmith started first as "Ready Set Go!" until they signed to Warner Bros. Records in May 2012.They are best known for their hit song ...read more.

Who remembers them now anyway? - growlbunny

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