Best Bands from the UK


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81 Take That Take That Take That are an English pop group from Manchester, formed in 1989. The group currently consists of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen.

The most successful of boy bands. Wrote their own songs, danced like no other. Great-looking lads, great inter-relationships, no ego-trippers.

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82 Throbbing Gristle
83 The Kooks The Kooks The Kooks are an English rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton. The band currently consists of Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alexis Nunez, and Peter Denton. The original bassist was Max Rafferty, and the founding drummer was Paul Garred.

I Love The Kooks
There songs are limitless song for every mood

Should be way higher than 75! Their first album is timeless!
True Indie band!

84 Travis

Travis should be at least in the top 10. They are the band of people. Still widely listened to. They should be placed above or at par with Keane and Coldplay. I love Coldplay and Keane but I think even the members of those two bands are also fans of Travis.

What! Travis should be in the top 10! Post Brit-Pop, They paved a way for bands like Coldplay, Keane and many others. Proper musicians. I like their honesty. Fran Healy has a supurb voice and is a truly great songwriter.

85 Five Five
86 The Wombats
87 DragonForce 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.

Dragonforce should be at least number 25. they are one of the best british metal bands. they have outstanding musicians and some of the fastest songs on th planet.

You have to listen to their Songs their songs are one of the most popular in the world

88 The Verve The Verve The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury. Guitarist and keyboard player Simon Tong became a member at a later date.

One of the best songs ever "Bitter Sweet Symphony"

Because of: Bittersweet Symphony, Lucky Man and some other trully great ones

89 Placebo Placebo Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

These guys are one of the most talented bands around, and should be ranked in the top twenty at least!

90 Celtic Woman

Every member past or present has top-10 potential, whether by quality and power of vocals or being the best concert violinist ever. Together they make the best sound and visual performance I've ever known.

91 The Jam The Jam

Brilliant music, should be at least up in the top ten, amazing British sound and lyrics. Probably one of the best bands of their time.

Should be much further up in the rankings here. Fantastic, and can I say better than the Clash?

I've known quite a few people who had them as their favourite and they're one of mine after Clash - seasoned

I am actually quite depressed this perfect spiky pup rock ounk funk band are so low down. They were massive in their day and didn't out a foot wrong in 5glorious years right at the top. Sales, influence, songs, all make them top ten all time band for my money. Don't want to diss any other band but at least 60 of bands above aren't fit to shine the jams mid shoes and they would mostly admit it. Eton rifles, down in the tube station, that's entertainment,town called Malice tell you exactly what uk was like back then. All bloody perfect. No band ever nailed the zeitgiest like the jam ever agIn

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92 Suede

How is rubbish like Busted, McFly and Coldplay higher than this group of more talented people who can write meaningful songs and who kicked off one of the most important music movements in British history? How?

Suede are no doubt the coolest band around today. I love Brett's Sweet voice. And Richard Oakes is one of Britains best ever guitarists. He is masterful and is great at songwriting too. Suede also do the best live performances around. You can see the passion they put into their music and the enjoyment they have on stage. Suede!

Unique voice and sound, very nice tunes - seasoned

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93 The Prodigy The Prodigy The Prodigy are an English electronic music group from Braintree, Essex, formed by Liam Howlett in 1990. The members were originally Liam Howlett (keyboardist and composer), Keith Flint (dancer and vocalist), Maxim (MC and vocalist), Leeroy Thornhill (dancer and occasional live keyboardist), and a female more.

This should be way higher up the list!

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94 JLS

I love jls so much why did they lose against Alexandra

95 Spandau Ballet

Best band ever in the world, let alone the UK.

96 Bastille Bastille Bastille are an English indie pop band formed in 2010. The group began as a solo project by singer Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band. Beside Smith, the four-piece consists of Chris Wood, Will Farquarson, and Kyle Simmons.

Expected these guys to be at least 27, oh well they're still great!

Bastille should be way up there

97 The Cult The Cult The Cult are a British rock band formed in 1983. Before settling on their current moniker in January 1984, the band performed under the names Southern Death Cult and Death Cult.
98 Paradise Lost Paradise Lost Paradise Lost are a gothic metal band that formed in 1988 in Halifax, England and are considered by some to be one of the pioneers of the death/doom genre and of the gothic metal genre.
99 The Darkness

Come on! Sure they're no Led Zeppelin, but how could you forget this band? Permission to Land is the best debut album of the 2000's. The perfect combination of Queen, AC/DC an a touch of Van Halen.

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100 The Vamps The Vamps The Vamps are a British pop rock band consisting of Brad Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans.

Why they are 99 th. They should be in top ten. I love you so much vamps. You guys are so amazing

How could they be 103rd? I have not heard most of the bands that are before these guys, they are so amazing I love you guys so much

I love them

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