There’s a rock band list so this one is for bands of all types of genres. Any bands or groups that are forgotten or on the verge of beimg forgotten
1 Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their original lineup included Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Richie Furay, and Neil Young. V 1 Comment
2 The Cars
The Cars are an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The band originated in Boston, Massachusetts in 1976, with singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter Ric Ocasek, singer and bassist Benjamin Orr, lead guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer ...read more.
The Cars were an rock band from the late 70’s. The Cars were at the forefront in merging 1970s guitar-oriented rock with the new synthesizer-oriented pop that was then becoming popular and which would flourish in the early 1980s.
Genres: New Wave, Power Pop, Rock
Just What I Needed
All Mixed Up
Good Times Roll - Undistinguished
3 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".
Forgotten? so many of their members went on to have amzing and famous carears
But a few remembered THIS band. They only know of the Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin or the Eric Clapton from Cream. - Undistinguished
The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in the early 60’s. The group had exceptional members like Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Keith Relf.
Genre: Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Heart Full of Soul
For Your Love
I’m a Man
Shapes of Things
Over Under Sideways Down - Undistinguished
Such an underrated band that were huge back in a day.
5 The Bangles
The Bangles are an American pop rock band that formed in Los Angeles in 1981, scoring several hit singles as that decade continued.
You've reminded me why they're forgotten. - Britgirl
The Bangles is an American Pop band formed in the early 80’s. The band consisted of Susanna Hoffs, Debbi Peterson, Vicki Peterson, Annette Zilinskas & Michael Steele.
Genre: Pop, Jangle Pop, Pop Rock
Walk Like an Egyptian
Hazy Shade of Winter
In Your Room - Undistinguished
6 King Crimson
King Crimson is a British progressive rock band that was formed in 1969. While the band had numerous band member changes, the head of the band has always been Robert Fripp (Guitar). ...read more.
7 The Mamas & The Papas
The Mamas & the Papas were an American folk rock vocal group that recorded and performed from 1965 to 1968, reuniting briefly in 1971. V 1 Comment
8 The Sweet
9 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.
The Black Crowes were an American rock band formed in 1989. They won several awards including the Rolling Stone Magazine’s ‘‘Best New American Band’’ in 1990 and Melody Maker’s "The Most Rock 'n' Roll Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World".
Genres: Blues Rock, Hard Rock, Southern Rock
She Talks to Angels
Hard to Handle
Jealous Again - Undistinguished
10 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.
Whenever someone happens to mention The Band in conversation, most adults around me breathe a sigh of relief that they even know who they are. But they're rarely talked about anymore, only thing left of their legacy that people really talk about is The Last Waltz.
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group of the mid 60’s. The group was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1989 and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
Genre: Roots Rock, Folk Rock, Country Rock
Life is a Carnival
I Shall Be Released
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
This Wheel’s on Fire - Undistinguished
Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California. The band was formed in 1991 by vocalist Brandon Boyd, lead guitarist Mike Einziger, and drummer Jose Pasillas while enrolled in Calabasas High School and later expanded to include bassist Alex "Dirk Lance" Katunich, and Gavin "DJ Lyfe" Koppell; ...read more.
Incubus is an American rock band formed in 1991 by vocalist Brandon Boyd, lead guitarist Mike Einziger, and drummer Jose Pasillas and later expanded to include bassist Alex "Dirk Lance" Katunich, and Gavin "DJ Lyfe" Koppell; both of whom were eventually replaced by bassist Ben Kenney and DJ Kilmore respectively.
Genre: Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Nu Metal, Funk Metal
Wish You Were Here
The Warmth - Undistinguished
12 Uriah Heep
Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.
13 Bad Company
14 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
Everclear is an American band formed in 1991. The band was formed by Art Alexakis, the band's lead songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist; and for most of the band's height of popularity, consisted of Craig Montoya on bass guitar and Greg Eklund on drums.
Genres: Alternative Rock, Post-Grunge, Power Pop
So Much for the Afterlow
Our Lipa are Sealed - Undistinguished
16 Thin Lizzy
Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.
Yes, rancid is kinda forgotten. while Green Day and many other punk bands from 90's are still remembered - zxm
18 The Clash
The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.
The best punk rock band of all time... (sigh) - Undistinguished
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19 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 know they are not that forgotten but still...
Genres: Blues Rock, Boogie Rock, Hard Rock
Sharp Dressed Man
Gimme All Yoir Lovin’
Rough Boy - Undistinguished
Genesis are an English rock band formed at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey in 1967. The most commercially successful and long-lasting line-up includes keyboardist Tony Banks, bassist/guitarist Mike Rutherford and drummer/singer Phil Collins.
21 Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Bands
22 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
It’s a shame that very few even know them. - Undistinguished
23 Bill Haley & His Comets
24 The Kinks
The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1963 by brothers Dave and Ray Davies.
25 The Smiths
The Smiths were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1982. The band consisted of vocalist Morrissey, guitarist Johnny Marr, bassist Andy Rourke and drummer Mike Joyce.
Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by singer David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
27 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.
Yes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. They first achieved success in the 1970s with a progressive, art and symphonic style of rock music.
29 Boney M.
Boney M. is a vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Jamaican-born singers Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell from Aruba.
Live is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, composed of Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer, Chad Gracey, and Chris Shinn. Live's original lead singer Ed Kowalczyk left the band in November 2009.
32 Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac are a British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time.
311 is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson, bassist Aaron "P-Nut" Wills.
34 Reel Big Fish
Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
Foreigner is a British-American hard rock band, originally formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran English musician Mick Jones and fellow Briton and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald along with American vocalist Lou Gramm.
38 Bee Gees
The Bee Gees were a pop music group formed in 1958. Their line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.
40 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".
Everyone has heard Don't Fear Reaper, but there is so much more to this band than just that song - TheStargazer
42 Black Oak Arkansas
43 Crack the Sky
44 The Rascals
45 Good Rats
Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.
47 Cheap Trick
Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois, formed in 1973. As of 2010, the band currently consists of Robin Zander, Rick Nielsen, Tom Petersson and Daxx Nielsen.
Roxette is a Swedish pop rock duo, consisting of Marie Fredriksson (vocals) and Per Gessle (vocals and guitar). Roxette went on to achieve four US number-one hits with "The Look," "Listen to Your Heart," "It Must Have Been Love," and "Joyride", and nineteen UK Top 40 hits. Other hits include "Dangerous," ...read more.
Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.