Greatest Bands with Five Members

The Top Ten

AC/DC 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 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson ...read more.

The Young brothers were some of the best songwriters in rock music. May I also state as a fact. One does not place One Direction anywhere near Pearl Jam or Radiohead

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!

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

They're the stones. Come on now.

Classic rock
Its what started it all

Guns N' Roses Guns N' Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles formed in 1985. The classic lineup, as signed to Geffen Records in 1986, consisted of vocalist Axl Rose, lead guitarist Slash, rhythm guitarist Izzy Stradlin, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Steven Adler. Apart from hard rock they are also ...read more.

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

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

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!?!?!

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...

How is this even a band?

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.

Who votes this, kill yourself

Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American heavy metal 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

Make sure this doesn't reach the top, we can't let avenged sevenfailed be listen as the best 5 man band

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.

Evanescence 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.

Amazing music! Keep going!

Radiohead 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).

Radiohead is one of the best bands ever.Should be higher than One Erection - DarkBoi-X

Best band ever put together, no one else compares

One of my favourite bands.When it comes to bands with 5 members Radiohead easily win the number 1 spot.Sad to see that trash like Guns N Roses and One Direction are higher than these legends. - DarkBoi-X

Better than One fcking Direction

The Contenders

Iron Maiden Iron Maiden are an English Heavy Metal / Hard Rock band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by bassist and primary songwriter Steve Harris. The most critically acclaimed period for the band was from 1983-1989. With vocalist Bruce Dickinson, bassist Steve Harris, lead guitarist Dave Murray, rhythm ...read more.

Iron Maiden has 6 members. Bruce Dickinson, Steve Harris, Dave Murray, Adrian Smith, Janick Gers, & Nicko McBrain. - HardRockSam

Why on Earth have I needed to add them to this list?! - Feirceraven

Aerosmith 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

Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Alternative/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!

GODS

Jackson 5 The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, currently known as The Jacksons, are an American family music group. Formed in 1964, the founding members were elder brothers Jackie, Tito and Jermaine. Younger brothers Marlon and Michael would join after.

Legendary

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.
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?

Yes Yes is an English progressive 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. Their best known song is their 1971 hit "Roundabout" off of their album Fragile.
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.
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.

Should be so much higher

Anthrax 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

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 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.
Judas Priest Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band that formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. They are often referred to as one of the greatest metal bands of all time, and are even commonly called “The Metal Gods”, after one of the songs on their 1980 album “British Steel”. ...read more.

Huh, I've added Iron maiden and Judas priest to this list. I'm not sure why people haven't added them yet. They're both amazing bands. - Feirceraven

Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom was a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the final lineup consisted of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

you'll never find a better melodeath band or the screams that Alexi does - rock2metal

Bodom should replace avenged sevenfold in this list

Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.

Real hours who up cliCc like

What!? Guns N' Roses sucks, this band is currently eight member. (sorry my English, I'm German)
But Korn is the best. First 12 years okey, but later, Brian Welch left the band in 2005 until 2013 and Korn is cuurently 5 member. My favorite band with Evanescence.

Jonathan Davis, Munky, Head, Fieldy, David Silveria...
BEST BAND EVER!

iits best

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