Greatest Hard Rock Artists

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41 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

Nickelback is the real and greatest hard rock band ever! They should be in top 10! Nirvana-Smells like teen spirit is Nirvana's only good song! Metallica plays metal not hard rock! Bon Jovi is like Nickelback, nothing Better!

Hard Rock = Nickelback
They are just the band for this title! They and no one else! They are bands here that play metal! Not hard rock! Nickelback is the band you're looking for!

Nirvana was a great band, but face it, their time is past. Nickelback is still breathing, and how they roar like lions! Chad Kroeger has an AMAZING voice that fits perfectly with the sound of the band. They should be in the top Ten if not Five on this list!

These guys are great!

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42 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American punk rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock . Some of their influences more.

Green Day on 25? It is the best punk rock artist and best alternative artist and being so popular worldwide. Green Day made broadway which is so great. Green Day is the best one of the best rock artist.

Green Day is better than... The Avenged Sevenfold, scorpions and many of the craps listed above

You guys do not seem to realise it's HARD ROCK, that's why Green Day isn't in the top, they are not hard rock

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43 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948. He is also known as ''The Prince of Darkness''. Ozzy is an English singer, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the band Black Sabbath. Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath more.

Common man 95? The main man in Black Sabbath :. The epic theme of Black Sabbath was because of this man right here Ozzy=Awesome so please vote for ozzy and make him go to the top

He is the Prince of Darkness and the Godfather of Heavy Metal! He needs to be much higher on the list. Long live the Prince of Darkness!

What he must be the 4th


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44 Slayer Slayer more.

I agree, it's SLAYER? These guys eat Metallica then poop out their unborn babies... Honestly...

WHATT Slayer, whats wrong with you people. Metallica overrated as hell

45 L'Arc~en~Ciel L'Arc~en~Ciel L'Arc-en-Ciel is a Japanese rock band, founded in Osaka in 1991. With a reported 40 million records sold, they were the first Japanese act to headline at Madison Square Garden.

best band and their music is not irritating in the ears, its wonderful. you will regret it if you don't even encountered this amazing band, very talented. - ronluna

great band just don't believe on those fools that make a list of their labeled "crap" like rocker1796, long rant doesn't matter - ronluna

the best japanese band and one of the best bands i've ever seen! - ronluna

& a special style, I love the band, they are the best. - Viktor19

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47 The GazettE The GazettE The Gazette, originally known as Gazette, is a Japanese visual kei rock band from Kanagawa formed in early 2002. The band is currently signed to Sony Music Records.

WHAT! Why are you not number one?!?!? You're the greatest band ever! Don't ever forget that! It's the truth! I will always love you!

48 Dio Dio Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.

Why is Dio so low? This is one of the most inspiring people of the Metal genre. He brought out the devil horns! He's literally one of the best to ever do it. Rest In Peace Ronnie James Dio!

49 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. more.

Tool is for a higher level. You can't expect it to be on popular top lists. I mean, really?... They are on the same list as Linkin Park? That's just wrong. There's commercialized crap, and then there's music. As the fewer of us already know, Tool is of the latter.

Paul D'Amour: the old bassist, Justin Chancellor: the new bassist Adam Jones: Lead guitarist, and Maynard James Keenan ( James Herbert Keenan): singer, just de-freaking-stroy ALL the other bands with thier powerful awesome songs!

Tool has like 25 great songs and I can name them off the top of my head. Do you know any other band that has that. Forty-six and two is my favorite though; in front of vicarious and the pot.

a revolution of in the music history

Vicarious - guizpom

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50 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). more.

Thanks manav for your support um ashu... Your bro )))))
I would like to see breaking benjamin on the top of this list

Thanks to Breaking Benjamin... we still hear fab music.. i. e is not just hair metal.. but is 1 that touches souls along with being rock - manav

They are awesome in the world of new crappy bands.

So cold and all that is the best

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51 Soundgarden Soundgarden Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.

Of the four major grunge bands to come from Seattle, Soundgarden is by far the best.

Best band of all time, chris cornell greatest voice in rock

Grunge was a fashion term coined by the media. It has nothing to do with music ( do nirvana sound anything like soundgaren? Do Pearl Jam bear any musical resemblance to Alice in chains? ). Pisses me off that morons still use it to refer to any band from the Seattle scene. Soundgarden were fantastic and should be in top 20.

52 Cream Cream Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.

So! the best guitar player of all time and one of the most iconic bands of all time did not make it in the top 10?...crazy

53 PJ Harvey PJ Harvey Polly Jean Harvey, known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.
54 Heart Heart Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.

From 75-80 Heart was a bad ass band. This is long before MTV changed them to pop queens.

55 Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998 . The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; more.

They are pretty good none of the people up there r really hard rock this is the only decent one I've seen so I don't know but ya go Bullet For My Valentine. Jeez this thing makes me do minimum word selection wow this sucks but bullet is pretty good. P

Best metalcore band. All albums very successful. Poison,
Scream aim fire and fever. Very unique type of music. Really like it

Bullet For My Valentine is the best, all the albums are fantastic and great, scream aim fire, fever

Bullet For My Valentine is the best metal band I have ever heard... The guys truly rock... 'Matt Tuck' 'Jason James'... Just love them like anything... Matt is the best vocalist... And jason is no doubt the best bassist... This band must be under 15.. >!
Love you guys.. m/

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56 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is a Californian funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. more.

Only the BEST band ever! They should be number one!

Flea, john, anthony, Chad
Flea best bassist, john one of the greatest, all together the best

57 X Japan X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.

What the hell is this? This is a bunch of crap! This band shouldn't even be close to number 10! Who ever put these idiots on the list is a dumbass...

In front of Van Halen, Kiss, and The Who? Oh, no you don't! Those are real hard rock bands, this band is crap!

X-Japan is fantastic. Amazing, incredible band.

X Japan above A7X and Linkin Park?! Too many fanboys here, huh?

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59 Accept Accept Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes.

Balls to the Wall

60 Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, musician and occasional actor whose career spans over five decades.

The greatest live performer in the history of hard rock. Cooper still puts out great albums and is still a great live act.

Seriously 150? He has a unique voice his songs are amazing

There is still nothing like a Cooper show.

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