1 The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.
This is not only the greatest 5 members but at 50 years still rocking is there really any other
Rolling is one of the coolest band on this list, But why deep purple are so low on this list - zxm
Its what started it all
GREATEST BAND OF ALL TIME
2 Guns N' Roses
they are just incredibly amazing
Why's there no logo for them here? - Feirceraven
2nd best band ever. - Alpha101
The are the awesome band I've ever seen in dis planet
AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1980, after which they hired Brian Johnson to ...read more.
the third best hard rock band, this guys made great stuff for listen to - rock2metal
Angus is a oz rock God of the guitar
Long live Bon Scott!
4 The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.
The Beach Boys artistically destroy One Direction! The Beach Boys created their own unique sound. 'One Direction' is just another "Boy Band" in a long line of "Boy Bands"! Just saying...
The beach boys are lower than one direction...this is a joke right? - Toucan
One direction above these guys? WHAT THE HELL.
The beach boys made some of the best music of all time, and One direction are the worst band ever.WHAT!?!?!
5 Avenged Sevenfold
Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative metal/metalcore (early) band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.
Avenged Sevenfold rocks all you who don't think so than don't post anything
Hope The Rev comes back from grave and play with them again
Remove this one it's not even worthy of being top 10
Nahh Children of Bodom should be here
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Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).
Best band ever put together, no one else compares
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7 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.
Every band member was among the best in their instrument. Enough said!
Deep Purple were pioneers of good old solid Brit Rock.
No day went past without some Deep Purple songs on the radio... along with The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Led Zepellin,The Beatles and all the others
Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.
They are their own genre. Amy Lee is a phenomenal vocalist and I hope they come out with more music!
One of the best bands out there, without a doubt.
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9 Def Leppard
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
One one rank above One Direction? Yikes.
10 One Direction
One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.
One Direction is guys who cares about others. Even if they went solos they are still the best guys of this generations. They are just like no other boys I've seen, and they have a strong relation in themselves that was put together in 2010 and will never break up...
These boys are amazingly talented, they are a true example that hard work pays off. They are not only amazing singers, but also extremely handsome and down to earth. They love their Directioners and their work shows it.
How is this even a band?
Ok hey it’s rees I love one direction they are my dads
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11 The 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.
12 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.
Definitely top 5 material!
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.
14 Dream Theater
Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", only to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.
the masters of prog metal, each member of the band does a great work
too bad that Mike Portnoy quit the band in 2010 - rock2metal
Best band ever. Seriously.
3rd best heavy metal band and 5th best band ever! I feel like crying because one direction are higher. Dream theater are so underrated. Listen to them if you like heavy metal. - IronSabbathPriest
WHY THE HELL IS ONE DIRECTION ABOVE THESE GUYS?
16 Duran Duran
Duran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US.
Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".
Aerosmith should be higher up. And why weren't Iron maiden and Judas priest part of this list already? - Feirceraven
this band influenced many other bands, specially Guns N' Roses - rock2metal
One direction above these guys...
Why are they this low? - Feirceraven
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18 Alice In Chains
Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen. It's currently formed by Tuomas, Emppu, lead vocalist Floor Jansen, bassist and vocalist Marco Hietala, ...read more.
Anthrax is an American thrash metal band from New York City, formed in 1981 by guitarist Scott Ian and bassist Dan Lilker.
Great band. Listen to their songs Madhouse and Caught In A Mosh. You will be blown away. - IronSabbathPriest
voted for them because they are underrated - mentalfeed70