Best Blues Rock Bands
The Top Ten
1 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.
Mostly hard rock. But they were heavily inspired by blues music. Songs like Whole Lotta Love, Since I've Been Loving You, Heartbreaker, When the Levee Breaks, Rock and Roll, Babe I'm Gonna Leave etc are prominent blues rock (hard/heavy blues) songs of their's. - zxm
Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.
3 John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers
4 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Ab-so-'-loutely. Almost single-handedly introduced it.
5 Canned Heat
6 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.
7 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.
I don't have to say anything other than: I Need You Tonight. - Britgirl
8 The Yardbirds
The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Heart Full of Soul" and "Over Under Sideways Down".
Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page were all members.
9 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.
10 The Blues Band
? Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
For those who need a sexy Blues-Rock pick-me-up, take a double dose of Medicine; I guarantee it'll sort you out in no time at all. - Britgirl
? The Roy Young Band
11 Bad Company
12 The Jeff Healey Band
It's quite sad just how underrated this band is. For those who haven't already, please give them a listen. Jeff is an incredible blues guitarist. - Britgirl
13 Ten Years After
MoGuitar is a soul blues, funk blues - blues rock power trio. The band has a bunch of original material and covers some great material as well. Keep an eye out for them.
Excellent band saw them at North Beach Bar & Grill. Really good!
Great band from Allenstown NH.
15 Blues Pills
16 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.
17 The Band
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.
The Weight is great but the lines "Take a load off, Fanny" is a real eyebrow-raiser. Can't imagine why...All I can say is, thank goodness for the comma! - Britgirl
18 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.
Foghat are an English rock band formed in London in 1971. The band is known for its prominent use of electric slide guitar in its music.
20 Gov't Mule
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