Greatest Hard Rock Artists

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141 The Pretty Reckless

This needs to be higher on this list - lovingicecreams

142 Volbeat Volbeat Volbeat are a Danish metal band which was formed in Copenhagen. They play a fusion of rock and roll, heavy metal and rockabilly.

Come on people, show some love for Volbeat!

143 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.
144 Blue Cheer Blue Cheer Blue Cheer was an American rock band that initially performed and recorded in the late 1960s and early 1970s and was sporadically active until 2009. Based in San Francisco, Blue Cheer played in a psychedelic blues rock style, and are also credited as being some of the earliest pioneers of heavy metal, ...read more.
145 Marilyn Manson

Awesome band
Awesome lyrics
Awesome tunes
Overall awesomeness. Really know how to rock out live and music videos are just pure art. What real music should be.

Marilyn Manson is the most amazing guy EVER! And the band is just as amazing especially Twiggy. You guys rock hard. Peace out

The most innovative artist since Bowie was Ziggy where do you think Ga Ga got 90 percent of here fashion?

Woah! Marilyn Manson should be higher. Definitely above Linkin Park and Green Day!

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146 Korn 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.

is there something to saz about this band.i think it is all already told.this is the best band ever.fieldy is the best bassist ever.noone has his style,and jon is of corse the best singer.i love them so much.KORN RULES.Vote for serbia

my absolute FAVORITE band. they've gotten letters from fans saying that if it weren't for korn's music, they would've killed themselves. very varied sound over the years, and a whole bunch of emotion (especially on their debut album). BEST OF THE BEST! - fieldy_freak

KoRn is unique and amazing I listen to it and love their music since I was a kid. And I really hope they continue to be one of the best heavy metal bands in the world, for as long as they can.

Korn make the purest definition of rock. Its like those guys were handpicked to form the band. No other band has held on to their signature way of rock perfomance than korn. Rock on korn.

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147 Motorhead Motorhead Motörhead were an English heavy metal/Hard Rock band formed in June 1975 by bassist, singer, and songwriter Ian Fraser "Lemmy" Kilmister, who was the sole constant member; guitarist and songwriter Larry Wallis; and drummer Lucas Fox. The band's harsh vocals and fast paced tempos helped inspire speed ...read more.

Motorhead Is Truly One of the greatest Bands of all time enough said!

Best Hard rock band ever

Enough said

148 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

So I'm basically just going through and voting for Disturbed in all of the rock-band-related top ten lists, because they're just THAT AWESOME. They should make the top ten way more than they do. I fail to understand why Linkin Park seems to be beating them on all of the lists. I mean, really. Pshaw.

Disturbed for the win.

Like all Disturbed fans say: They Are Harder Than Rock! - aeromaxx777

Sure, their new album has some songs that sound similar. But thats what happens on albums. They find something they like and work with it. I love their old stuff, and their new stuff.

I think their band is a good deamonic band cause they can sing and play the gutair really well

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149 The Solanum Morgue
150 Godsmack Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

The only reason why godsmack is not that close to the top of this list is due to the fact the term "Hard Rock" is apparently lost on some people. Most of the bands near the top do not classify as hard rock nor have they made anything of the sorts that can even be considered rock. Going through this list has made me want to beat my head against the table as it only points out the fact people have no idea on what each genres are. Godsmack is one of the best Hard Rock bands out there that has been around for some time now and if you need an example of what a hard rock band sounds like just listen to some godsmack and if you still don't understand youll need to be smack by GOD.

Godsmack is the greatest band no matter what this pole says or any other place

Godsmack is one of the greatest rock bands. There music is awesome!

The best band ever...! Nobody can play heavy stuff thts got beauty like them... All other death metal bands like maiden, judas priest are crap!

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151 Kittie Kittie Kittie are a Canadian heavy metal band formed in London, Ontario, in 1996. They have released six studio albums, one video album, four extended plays, thirteen singles and thirteen music videos.
152 Muse Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including five MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, ...read more.

Muse is the very best Active hard rock group (Nightwish, Blind Guardian, Metallica etc. Are metal) I cannot believe that they are this low on the list. Their riffs are great, lyrics are pretty cool and they are one of the few rock groups around that still sounds fresh. Nickleback, shinedown, Three days Grace, 3 Doors Down, Staind, etc. Are all standard post grunge band with no real innovation and it all sounds the same. Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, and Nirvana are some of the greatest rock bands ever but among active rock bands, Muse is the king.

My favorite band ever! It takes rock to a different level! These 3 brilliant artists had changed my taste in music... See them live and you will know how brilliant they are!

so many good songs, so amazing live, 6 great albums, brilliant musicians, what more do you need? - GlonnAtronnAdonnAdict

Are you sick? Muse is the best band forever! They are harder than rock

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153 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read 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

154 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members include Chester Bennington (vocals), Mike Shinoda (rapping vocals, pianist), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture ...read more.

I love linkin park! They are just AWESOME!

linkin park combines rap with rock, making it original.
they are way better than metallica, because metallica has been making songs, but they keep getting worse and worse especially their newest album
system of a down just sucks, like every band up there except for avenged sevenfold, which is alright

Two words everyone HAVE to remember: Linkin Park! They are not just the Greatest Hard Rock band, they invented a new style, a real Hybrid Theory! In every song, in every word there's meaning, which combined with AMAZING sound make them simply THE BEST BAND EVER!

Should be at least top 10

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155 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative 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 ...read 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

Its sch a grt band...

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157 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is a Nu Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band released their first album in 1999 and was well received by critics and fans. The group gained success after the release of their second studio album, "Iowa". ...read more.

Slipknot is the best. Mick, Corey and Joey are one of the best in their fields and I until now I didn't even knew that Guns n' Roses, AcDc and bon jovi were rock bands. They are so cry baby bands. - Slashhead

They are rock gods even better than Metallica
They be at the top dude

Can't wait to hear more from them. Greatest band ever formed.

Best Band of the Century!

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158 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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159 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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160 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.

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