Greatest Hard Rock Artists

The best hard rock artists of all time. No Jethro Tull on this list so you can take your pansy little flute and go home.

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61 Dream Theater 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. more.

Wow, This is obviously wrong. Anyone who knows music and not just listens to it that Dream Theater is the Dream Team of musicians. With the exception of the lead singer the rest of the band is the best to be had.

Well... I could go on and on about how this is the best band ever but I have no need, because it's enough just to listen to them to know in your heart that they are just AMAZING.

! Dream Theater are one of the best bands to come out of the 80s and are still putting out awesome albums, any fan of metal should listen to "the glass prison" or "pull me under" or one of their newest "the Dark eternal Night"
Dream Theater for #1!

I have nothing to say, but listen to them

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62 Uriah Heep 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 more.

Uriah Heep is one of the founding fathers of Hard Rock... They should be in the top ten! They started in 1967!

Why misses Uriah Heep?! Can anybody explain that?!
Uriah Heep is one of the most famous and most popular rock bands.

Uriah Heep, 61? You'got to be kidding me. UH is a beast of a band, with dozens of badass masterpieces. They're just unique.

63 Alter Bridge Alter Bridge Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Alter Bridge is so under rated! True Hard Rock Perfection. Myles Kennedy is so talented vocally.

Myles Kennedy is one of the best rock singers of today

These people can make music... They are alive on stage

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64 Quiet Riot Quiet Riot Quiet Riot is an American heavy metal band. The band was founded in 1973, by guitarist Randy Rhoads and bassist Kelly Garni under the name Mach 1. They then changed the name to Little Women, before settling on Quiet Riot in May 1975. The band's name was inspired by a conversation with Rick Parfitt of more.

I like quiet riot and I thought maby they would get more than this!

65 Warfaze Warfaze Warfaze is a Bangladeshi hard rock band. The group consists of Palash Noor (vocals), Ibrahim Ahmed Kamal (lead guitar), Sheikh Monirul Alam Tipu (drums and percussion), Samir Hafiz (Guitar), Shams Mansoor Ghani (keyboards and vocals), and Naim Haque Roger (bass) . Multiple changes have taken place in more.

Love you WARFAZE...

66 Twisted Sister Twisted Sister Twisted Sister is an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based in Long Island, New York.

Well I guess I'm a loner... Come on people vote for the good stuff

Were not gonna take it, No we ain't gonna take it. Were not gonna take it anymore. Watche the watchmojo best hard rock anthem on YouTube, see for yourself

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67 D'erlanger

Just don't believe in this crap- rocker1796, they are the one of the bands introduced visual rock in late 1980s with DEAD END, LOUDNESS, 44MAGNUM, etc - ronluna

68 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2013 Gontier left the band due to creative differences. He was replaced with Brad's more.

Three Days Grace is REAL! They sing about real life, real situations, they put their passion into their music and it shows! You can understand what the hell their saying and you can relate! All of their albums and each song is so different but they're still distinctly Three Days Grace. Just listening to them puts goosebumps on my skin! - baileejo11

This band is one of the best bands of all time. Please listen to the music of this band, just feel the voice of the vocal. You will understand what kind of band is this. I wont tell you to vote, you will vote yourself when you will listen to the songs of this band.

These guys totally deserve to be near the top of this list... It's madness!

Best band ever this thing is wrong

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70 Cheap Trick 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.

Hey, even VH1-which knows absolutely nothing about music rated Cheap Trick NO. 25. For once they were right.

They rock AND roll my friends!

I saw them once in a really small club in Seattle, they were unbelievable, rocked us hard then put us away all wet... (sweat) hehe

71 30 Seconds To Mars 30 Seconds To Mars Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.

Listen to Edge Of The Earth, From Yesterday, A Beautiful Lie, Attack, Capricorn, Battle Of One, Welcome To The Universe, Fallen, The Fantasy, Year Zero etc. Then come back here and make this band number 1.

72 Rob Zombie Rob Zombie Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings) is an American heavy metal musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. His career launched in 1985 when he formed the heavy metal band White Zombie. Following their breakup, he began a successful solo career. Zombie began directing in the early more.

I love Rob! I think he should be up on the list. He's just super awesome!

73 Dragonforce Dragonforce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

They are amazing. Their music is like art

Fast like old, old school punk. But with a lot of thought AND talent.

74 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

RED is so amazing! They definitely do not deserve to be so low on the list.. At least give them a chance. The best song in my opinion is Already Over or if you guys don't like that one just look at their more hardcore songs or their softer songs like Pieces. This is a under rated band but their music is so passionate.

Holy crap! How in the HELL is Red so low? Red is my favorite band of all time! Their music has everything and they know exactly what to deliver in their songs to hook you!

Listen to Breathe into Me and Feed the Machine. AWESOME!

They remind me of Linkin Park, so if you like that listen to these guys.

75 Wolfmother Wolfmother more.

The self titled album, seriously not a bad song on it. If you haven't heard it you owe it to yourself to give it a listen...

Crazy good vocalist... with awesome hair too!

76 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

One of the greatest and most original band to come along since the Beatles

77 Miyavi Miyavi
78 Staind Staind Staind was a rock band formed in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995. more.
79 Creed Creed 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.

I can't believe they're not on here yet

Creed Should Be Mentioned and Listed Number One Here

80 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Come on! Really! Skillet is like THE BEST BAND EVER! They deserve a WAY higher rating than 95! Rocking on and spreading the word. Their new album Rise kicks butt!

Oh come on! Rank 106? Skillet is one of the greatest bands ever! They spread the gospel while rocking hard!

Skillet is the best rock band universe! Just listen to monster, sick of it or whispers in the dark!

Best band ever I don't know why 92?

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