1 Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd were 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 ...read more.
The greatest band England have ever created, journeying through and incorporating the many styles and genres of blues, classical, pop, rock and prog, they rightly sit at the top of the list. With multi million selling albums and multi million fans worldwide how can they not be at the top. It's reputed every home in Britain has a Pink Floyd album in it ( "And quite rightly so" ) mine thankfully has a vast amount of their official and unofficiall album releases. They have touched on many aspects of man's and the world's hopes and fears, 'War, alienation, greed, love' and not just in the Dark side of the Moon album, but in albums before and after this milestone. This album was a 'Benchmark' for all those around, ( And also to follow ) to try and emulate and better, many tried and succeeded, many others fell short, but in doing so it enriches us all. So I say "Shine on you crazy diamonds, 'Let there be more light', on an 'Interstellar overdrive' and let's 'Set the controls for the heart ...more
Pink Floyd... You can't help but just think about what that name means. It's so mysterious, so passionate, so artistic yet so Powerful. They know how to take control... Long live their legacy.
I LOVE ANIMALS (the album), the dark side of the moon is OK. wish you were here (song), comfortably numb, another brick in the wall part 2, money, time, us and them, brain damage, eclipse and all of animals are the only pink floyd songs that I like. have a cigar is ok, but goes on for too long. - Nickname
Best Art Rock Band - waldo
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2 Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.
I Love The Chilli Peppers... They have the most original music ever... They are awesomely crazy!
Awesome name. I've always hated the chili peppers... ALWAYS. I can't stand them. I hate Anthony Kietis with every ounce of my heart... but... I like the band name... It's an awesome name.
why isnt dis song first on the list t is just such a vibrant name
Good Funk Band but kinda overrated - waldo
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3 Black Sabbath
Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, Singer Ozzy Osbourne, Bassist and Main Lyricist Geezer Butler and Drummer Bill Ward. The band got into mainstream after improving after their debut album got negative feedback. In 1978, ...read more.
Green Day shouldn't be before a legend of metal, but what's wrong with you people? Black Eyed Peas before BLACK SABBATH?
it's clear that the people who voted for those suckers don't know what music is! - rock2metal
one of the greatest bands of all time, they are truely the pioneers of metal
In Physics Black means no color - waldo
Black Sab-bath. - AlphaQ
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4 Green Day
Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. 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 rock. Some ...read more.
Green Day is amazing on it's own, and it just happens to have a color in the name. As a bonus.
Best band on this list.
Also best color, even without bands. Just sayin. No coincidence - cowboyskid2
why are black eyed peas over them. everyone is voting for them cause fergie is there right.
Overrated and not punk - waldo
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5 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.
black knight is good song too
Everyone knows smoke on the water - Akskater
Made in Japan is the best live album - waldo
With Ritchie Blackmore of course - waldo
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6 The Black Eyed Peas
The Black Eyed Peas is an American hip hop group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, Taboo, and singer Fergie.
This is a joke right? - Oliwally
Just Two words to describe this band: Awful - RogerWatersfan1999
Best band ever, my favourite song by them is boom boom pow
The peas are awesome. Boom Boom pow rocks - spartansrock
7 King Crimson
King Crimson is a British progressive rock band that was formed in 1969. While the band has had numerous lineup changes, the head of the band has always been Robert Fripp (guitar). ...read more.
Crimson Ain't A Color. Red Is. - AlphaQ
Underrated - waldo
Robert Fripp - Revelutionary Guitar Palyer
8 Blue Oyster Cult
Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".
their music is absolutely great, especially "don't fear the reaper"
They're worth a Buck, Dharma.
Patti Smith almost got Lead Singer - waldo
Black Oyster Cult. - AlphaQ
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Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/vocalist Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/vocalist Eric Clapton.
Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker. 'nuff said.
One of the best Psychedelic Rock bands! - RogerWatersfan1999
10 The White Stripes
The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they ...read more.
7... Nation... Army... Enough SAID.
most innovative band of recent times - anupjonesm
11 Moody Blues
The Moody Blues are an English rock band. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive ...read more.
Although "blue" is a color, "the blues" is not. - Billyv
Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by singer David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
13 Maroon 5
Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.
Maroon 5 rock!
Green Day is overrated.
They should be last. Or not on the list at all...
Yellowcard was an American rock band that formed in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1997 and were based in Los Angeles beginning in 2000. The band is well known for its singles "Ocean Avenue", "Only One", and "Lights and Sounds".
15 Black Label Society
Black Label Society is an American heavy metal band from Los Angeles, California formed in 1998 by Zakk Wylde.
17 Dir en Grey
Dir En Grey is a Japanese heavy metal band formed in 1997 and currently signed to Firewall Div., a sub-division of Free-Will.
LOVE LOVE LOVE DIR EN GREY
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.
A rainbow is a color of colors (I think) - christangrant
19 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
20 The Black Keys
The Black Keys is an American indie rock and blues rock duo, that was formed by Dan Auerbach (Vocals, Guitar) and Patrick Carney (Drums). ...read more.
The Black Keys know how to form a good sound and keep it. Plus, their band name is legit. "The Black Keys" and most of their songs are in a minor key, meaning they use more of the black keys. Makes sense, right? Awesome band! Put them in the top ten!
Are you kidding me...? The Black Keys are MIND-BLOWING! Hail to Carney and Auerbach!
21 Golden Earring
22 The Black Dahlia Murder
The Black Dahlia Murder is an American melodic death metal band from Waterford, Michigan, formed in 2001. Their name is derived from the 1947 unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, often referred to as Black Dahlia.
23 Orange Range
24 White Zombie
White Zombie was an American heavy metal band that formed in 1985. Based in New York City, White Zombie was originally a noise rock band, and was known for its later heavy metal-oriented sound.
Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002 by brothers guitarist Anthony Armstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong, with lead vocalist Michael Barnes.
26 Plain White T's
27 Simply Red
28 Blue October
This band are a salvation! They are amazing. No other band comes close! Songs with true emotion. Justin is a genius, his lyrics touch your sole. Check them out. They do not have one week song.
Yo, hello, this is Blue October! They're songs are awesome! Plus cool name, idk why Black Eyed Peas are all the way up there. Have you listened to them? It endorses hurling. - BulletStreet
This band makes my heart bleed with tears. We need a top ten song list for this band. Lets start one!
29 Crimson Glory
Crimson Glory is an American progressive metal band that formed in 1979 under the name Pierced Arrow.
30 Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.
32 The Black Crowes
The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989. Their discography includes eight studio albums, four live albums and several charting singles.
A great blues/rock band emerging in the 90's. Although their style was fading out by the time they came on the scene, they managed to appeal to later crowds. A fantastic band. Real music.
33 Evans Blue
One of the best bands ever both musically and lyric wise. They know how to write music. Saw them in concert and they sound as good if not better than their CD.
34 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
The best band in the world
35 Screaming Blue Messiahs
36 Shocking Blue
38 Yellow Magic Orchestra
39 Black and Blue
41 Blackmore's Night
42 Black Veil Brides
Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.
43 CN Blue
44 Motionless In White
Motionless in White, often abbreviated MIW, is an American metalcore band from Scranton, Pennsylvania.
46 Beyond the Black
Beyond the Black is a German symphonic metal band from Mannheim originally consisting of Jennifer Haben (vocals), Nils Lesser (guitar), Christopher Hummels (guitar, vocals), Tobias Derer (drums), Erwin Schmidt (bass) and Michael Hauser (keyboard). As of August 2016, the members parted ways, with Haben ...read more.
48 Blue Murder
49 Blue Cheer
Blue 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.
50 Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, 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.