Greatest Hard Rock Artists

The Contenders: Page 3

41 HIM HIM HIM is a rock band from Helsinki, Finland. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, under the name His Infernal Majesty.

Though They are Usually Critizised, This band has gone through a hell of alot. But they continue, And thanks to them i have Lyrics i can relate to.

Ville valo and his band have amazing aspects other bands do not... but still vocals and bass... the best you will get maybe besides a7x!

HIM is the greatest bando on earth as well as Ville Valo is the greatest singer their lyrics are absolutely amazing as well as their music

42 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!

43 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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44 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!

45 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

46 PJ Harvey PJ Harvey Polly Jean Harvey, known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.
47 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.

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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 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.

Alice is almost 70 year old yet still tours 9 months a year and is as good as ever. No one else can say that! - warrantsbestgirl

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

There is still nothing like a Cooper show.

51 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

52 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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53 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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54 Lordi Lordi Lordi are a Finnish hard rock/heavy metal band, formed in 1992 by the band's lead singer, songwriter and costume maker, Mr Lordi.

The most awesome Hard Rock band ever! Simply incredible lines and great refrains! Lordi Rule them all, they ought to be as famous as AC/DC! I really recommend lordi and find that they ought to be first, all vote lordi up!

Awesome just awesome the Kings of hard rock

Most better of slipknot or something


55 Audioslave Audioslave more.

Number 1 all the way. Best singer, best guitarist, best bass, best drummer.

The best band with a unique style and simply the best

Top Ten Rock Vocalist - Chris Cornell.

56 Journey Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
57 Dir en grey Dir en grey DIR EN GREY is a Japanese metal band formed in 1997 and currently signed to Firewall Div., a sub-division of Free-Will.

Dir en grey is one of the greatest international rock acts to come to fame this year, making huge strides in selling out shows in both America and Europe with very little to no airtime or promotions. It's becoming clearer and clearer that the japanese community can rock just as hard, if not harder then the rest of the world!

58 The Stooges The Stooges The Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, are an American proto-punk band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003. Although they sold few records in their original incarnation, and often performed for indifferent or hostile audiences, the Stooges are more.
59 Foreigner Foreigner 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.
60 Faith No More Faith No More Faith No More is an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1979. Before settling on their current moniker in 1983, the band performed under the names Sharp Young Men and later Faith No Man.

Hard Rock yes, but they can essentially play any genre they want and make it intense. More free than any other band on here to do what they want without fans turning on them because they essentially went through that every album and were more appreciated for it instead.

Faith No More was before their time. Their music was artistic, vocals were the best out there. This band is still my favorite after all these years.

Mike Patton rocked before he left the band. Now most everything he does is too strange to listen to.

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