Best Hard Rock Bands of the 90s

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41 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" .
42 Eraserheads Eraserheads Eraserheads is a Filipino rock band formed in 1989. Consisting of Ely Buendia, Marcus Adoro, Buddy Zabala and Raimund Marasigan, the band became one of the most successful, most influential, critically acclaimed, and significant bands in the Philippine music history.

Maybe you do not know this, but this is truly a great band.

God, I hope you are kidding me. This is a terrible band... At best.

43 Oasis 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.

Oasis should top this list. Noel and liam Gallagher, their lyrics, their vocals, the instruments. They make amazing music. They're the best band of the 90s!

Noel continued to pump out great music all throughout oasis' career, and still writes music today.

They're impact on the world is top-10 material at least.

Really Oasis at 54? can't believe, must be in top 10

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44 KISS 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.

Kiss is the best band out there when the say you wanted the best you got the best the hottest band in the world Kiss you can't hear yourself think because the place would just explode and I know personally just how good they are I have seen them 4 times once in Chicago in 77 or 76 love gun then the crazy nights ture then I got to meet them in 2013 on the monster ture and 2015 4 there 40th anniversary tour with another meet and greet private concert again and how they can be so far down like 44th place is just unimaginable and to keep them out of the rock and roll Hall of Fame for so long it's just so wrong that's all right they made it in anyway and they inspired so many other rock bands and they wouldn't be where they are today if it wasn't for kids so all you haters out there that put some this low on the pole can kiss my butt

Are you kidding me they owned the 70's they ruled the 80's the rock the 90's so how the hell can they be so far down

Kiss is terrible. Gene Simmons thinks rock is dead. They need to be further down.

It's because believe it or not but rock is dead now its about heavy metal or death metal times are changing music is evolving and now everything is going to bull like pop #revivemusichistory

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45 B'z B'z B'z is a Japanese rock duo, consisting of guitarist, composer and producer Takahiro "Tak" Matsumoto and vocalist and lyricist Koshi Inaba, known for their energetic hard-rock tracks and pop ballads.
46 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.

Breaking Benjamin is the BEST! Enough said!

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48 Dio Dio Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

Come on, its Dio people

With songs like "Shame on the night", Dio should be in the top 20 in the very least.

holy diver

49 Mr. Big

Mr. Big had a very good song and a great musician like we now Erick Martin, Paul Gilbert, Billy Sheehan, Pat Torpey, and Richie kotzen who replaced Paul in 1997

The song that Mr.big makes are the best because metals and other music are good to listen but song that has a good meaning with a little melody mix with rock is the best and only few band like Mr.big has it

The song that Mr.big makes are the best because metals and other music are good to listen but song that has a good meaning with a little melody mix with rock is the best and only few band like Mr.big has it

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50 Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction Jane's Addiction is an American rock band from Los Angeles, formed in 1985. The band consists of Perry Farrell, Dave Navarro, Stephen Perkins and Chris Chaney.

Should be in the top 10 easily. One of 90's hard rocks biggest influences

One of the bet not as good as red hot chilli peppers but still good

Perry Ferrell's work with Jane's and Porno for Pyros must make the ten! This is the music that actually paved the way for Nirvana and Soundgarden, both bands that get WAY more props!

51 Silverchair Silverchair Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars, and Chris Joannou on bass guitar.

How in the world is Silverchair not on this list. Amazing Aussie band!

52 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.

Nothing like German hard rock/metal

There is no better industrial music anywhere.

53 Anthrax Anthrax Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.

Anthrax was a much better band than anyone else on this list. I mean, Tool? Seriously? Anthrax had great metal music that was good without being pretentious.

54 Weezer 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.

This band was totally original and had some of the catchiest songs ever written.

WHY IS THIS NOT HIGHER UP?!? Most of these bands aren't even from the 90's!

The Blue Album ALONE should be enough reason they should be in the top 10. But then we also get Pinkerton AND The Green Album!

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56 Collective Soul Collective Soul Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia. Now based in Atlanta, the group consists of lead vocalist Ed Roland, rhythm guitarist Dean Roland, bassist Will Turpin, drummer Johnny Rabb and lead guitarist Jesse Triplett.

More talent than most of the Grunge bands listed, they just came out at the wrong time, with their best music. Definitely in the top ten.

Collective Soul is way too low on this list. They are a top 10 band of the 1990's

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57 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine's dismissal from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums, and their biggest hits are Symphony of Destruction, Holy ...read more.

To be this low is ridiculous Dave Mustaine probably one of the best ever

go up

58 Helloween Helloween Helloween is a German power metal band founded in 1984 in Hamburg, Northern Germany. The band is a pioneering force in the power metal genre, and their second and third studio albums, Keeper of the Seven Keys: Part I and Part II, are considered masterpieces of the genre.

Legendary band!... For me the coolest and the happiest band ever. It should be so hard to fit each concept. But they made it.

Just an incredible band that makes metal sound fresh!

'Wind mill' is one of the best song

'Wind mill' is one of the best song

59 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

Consistent and heavy, never changed their sound for the populat vote. Slayer is Slayer and always will be.

60 REM

It's the best band that is out there. There is no band like them. You really have to listen to them. They brought out the song which is the best that I have heard which is "It's the end of the world" it's the best!

Greatest band of all time! Incredible music and lyrics. Hits like "Losing my religion" and so many others changed a generation. A band that is timeless, will never be forgotten.

Greatest band since ever. Incredible music and lyrics. Hits like "Losing my religion" and so many others changed a generation. I have no words to describe them, really, it�'s a pitty that new youth may not have the opportunity to listen to them. Different and unexpected, I very much recommend them.

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