Best Rock Band Face Offs

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1 Metallica vs Megadeth

ah yes, the rivalry of metallica and megadeth. well without dave, kirk woulnt of got started, and kirk usauly only makes solos to the songs written by ulrich or hetfield, but the only riff he did write, was metallicas best riff. howether, mustaine was, is, and always will be better than kirk or hetfield. his music is genuinly better, but his best albums were with marty friedman, and he's gone now. really in the end, this rivalry is a stupid revenge on metallica due to mustaines booting from the band... but megadeth are better! - lezakattack

Hell yeah.. Both bands have got history..!
Both are awesome.. But anyway Metallica is better..
Both have kinda similar song too..!

This rivalary is a headache to a metallica or megadeth fan. I like them both but I like metallica better. I like kirks solos better but I think dave is a better guitarist. dave's solos just need to sound cleaner.


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2 Guns n Roses vs Nirvana

Though close, I feel that The Nirvana Unplugged album is what really sets Nirvana on top of the rock genre. In the same vein of The Beatles, with Nirvana you see an evolution. Nirvana began as mostly screaming nonsense with the only real point to make good music, as all the bandmembers have said. By In Utero, and their final performances, Nirvana's music became an art, with stunning music and deep lyrics. Guns n Roses has a great range, but their music doensn't go farther than that really, it just doesn't have as much of an emotion impact, especially if you watch the unplugged performance from Nirvana.

GUNS N' ROSES BEATS NIRVANA ALL THE WAY! Nirvana is SO overrated. People tried to see some kind of deep meaning in Cobain's lyrics that just wasn't there. Even though they broke up, GNR is always number one in my book!

Nirvana they defined a music genre guns n roses is good but their fan base is full of people who are so close minded when it comes to music that they think guns and roses is the best at every aspect when they don't even come close to being compared with the legends - Isaac15

Guns N' Roses for a long shot I just hate grunge but kurt and dave were a bad ass

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3 Led Zeppelin vs Queen

Queen wind this one

Queen no contest for sure.

Queen wins without any doubt


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4 Iron Maiden vs Judas Priest

COME ON, HOW is this not on here already? - UFasten8Me

Real Madrid vs Sevilla

Iron maiden is best

Well let's see -
Rob is better than Bruce in my opinion (Everything is)
Glenn is better than Dave Murray
Adrian Smith is better than KK
Steve Harris is better than Ian Hill
and Scott and Nico are equal.
Now, their best songs vs eachother- Painkiller is better than Hallowed be Thy Name. (In my opinion) So Judas wins. - SoldierOfFortune

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5 The Rolling Stones vs The Beatles

How is this not number 1. They were two of the greatest rock bands of all time (if not the two greatest rock bands.). They had a legendary rivalry

The Stones - more rock and less pop. - Metal_Treasure

The 2 greatest bands of all time. Period.

Stones - zxm

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6 Queen vs Aerosmith

Queen v.s. Aerosmith, Aerosmiths good, but not Queen, Queen wrote so many great songs like Bohemian Rhapsody, Somebody to Love, We are the Champions, so Queen all the way

HA HA HA! Queen would totally win. No Aerosmith song can match ANY Queen song! Are you crazy? Freddie's got the voice, Brian wins for guitar, Deacy SO wins for bass no matter what and Roger is going to SMASH Roger!

Aerosmith is still making albums, have a huge fan base, they tour, and they are, and always have been the greatest band of all time

Queen - zxm

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7 AC/DC vs Deep Purple

Deep Purple was most talented rock band ever (LORD, GILLAN, BLACKMORE, PAICE, Glover(smoke on the water)):PPP

Deep Purple wins but I will always love AC/DC, too. - Metal_Treasure

Deep Purple - zxm

8 Black Sabbath vs. Deep Purple

Deep Purple - better musicianship, better live.

Black Sabbath - SoldierOfFortune

Sabbath by a long shot. More inflential, better albums, better musicians, more original

Deep Purple - zxm

9 Led Zeppelin vs Van Halen

my name says who will win
- Led_Zepplin_Is_The_Best

Van Halen. No questions.

10 Green Day vs Nickleback

Green Day wins because people like them - UsernameHere

Green Day by a Mile

Ill take blow my brains out for 400 alex

both suck

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The Contenders

11 Slip Knot vs System of a Down

System of a Down wins every battle! - moose4life19

System of a Down's songs have to be some of the most unique sounds I've ever heard

Slipknot is the best. Stay sic fellow maggots!

System is good nu metal (somewhat of an oxymoron) slipknot is emo

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12 Dio vs Ozzy

Dios a better singer but sabbath was better with ozzy

13 Linkin Park vs Avenged Sevenfold

Linkin Park wins always every battle.

Avenged Sevenfold wins, they have a big variety and all sounds really good

Linkin Park, avenged made one actually good album. Both overrated though.

Linkin park for sure can you just compare with them
linkin park wins every time

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14 The Beatles vs. Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd is the best of all times...

15 Black Sabbath vs. Iron Maiden

I like Black Sabbath more, but Maiden is up there - SoldierOfFortune

You think Dio with Black Sabbath? Mabye in heaven in hell. But on Mob Rules what happend to his voice?! With Ozzy it was better... But Iron Maiden beats Black Sabbath. Iron Maiden never do bad. Live there still great 2016! Especially compared to Guns N' Roses. Axel rose drink and smoked out his voice. Plus he wont even let fans were a slash t shirt to his live concerts even though slash is there... he also shows up late most of the time. Not even loyal to his fans... bit back on track, Iron Maiden is the best!

Sabbath. They invented metal

Maiden - zxm

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16 Iron Maiden vs Ozzy Osbourne

Iron Maiden. Always. m/

That's hard... But IRON MAIDEN

Maiden - zxm

17 Breaking Benjamin vs. Three Days Grace

Great Bands. These bands produced amazing songs such as Breath, Give Me A Sign, and I Will Not Bow by Breaking Benjamin. Break, Never To Late, and I Hate Everything About You by Three Days Grace. The winner is... Breaking Benjamin

I would've chose Three Days Grace if Adam stayed. I have nothing against Matt, in fact, I actually think he's doing great with the band, but the only vocalist that can even come close to Ben Burnley in my opinion is Adam Gontier.

They both suck monkey balls porcoddio

18 Queen vs Pink Floyd


19 Boston vs Chicago

Whoever added this one is a genius. The sense of humor made my day - sounds like a baseball match but there are such bands! - Metal_Treasure

Too hard to decide. Both are great bands

boston - zxm

20 Led Zeppelin vs Heart

Led Zeppelin would cause Ann and Nancy Wilson to die of a heart attack. Led Zeppelin are in the RnR Hall of Fame and are still selling out concerts everywhere plus Stairway to Heaven still ranks as the greatest rock song ever. Heart doesn't have any songs that comes close.

This is like the Beatles vs Justin Bieber

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2. The Rolling Stones vs The Beatles
3. Led Zeppelin vs Deep Purple
1. Guns n Roses vs Nirvana
2. Iron Maiden vs Judas Priest
3. Black Sabbath vs. Deep Purple
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