Top 10 Hard Rock Bands

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41 Rise Against Rise Against Rise Against is an American hardcore punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. They are known for popularizing punk.

This band is simply amazing. There is no other band in the world in which you can put in any album and like every single song. They are simply perfect, and will remain that way forever.

Rise against is pure magic. Their drumming is awesome, and the best- their lyrics. They just touch the heart and believe me, you can't stop listening.

I remember when these guys were part of the Pop Punk scene...then they were pigeon holed as EMO...Just good rock, great song writing and great hooks

Number one after old school!

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42 Black

I love black band

BLACK is the best... BanD (y)

Best alternative rock band from Bangladesh.

Black is mainly an alternative/grunge band. - zxm

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43 Velvet Revolver Velvet Revolver
44 Slayer Slayer ...read more.

If you rock you should know about Slayer!

Top 20 at least

45 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of obviously Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, songwriter), Pat Smear (lead guitarist, pianist), Nate Mendel ...read more.

I think they earn the right to be the best hard rock band due to what they've been doing for 20 years.

The first good band I really liked.

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

Are you kidding me? Skillet is the #1 band without a doubt

LOVE THEM! Not Gonna die and Awake and alive are the best!

Awesome. Full of energy.

Skillet is the best how are they 49th

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47 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; ...read more.

Haven't heard a lot from this band. But what I have heard is very impressive. Great riffs, guitar work, drums and vocals.

Bullet For My Valentine is an amazing band with songs like hand of blood, waking the demon, all these things

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48 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. V 1 Comment
49 Arbovirus Arbovirus Arbovirus is a rock band based out of Dhaka, Bangladesh, formed by guitarist Suharto Sherif, and guitarist Asif Asgar.

I don't think they are a hard rock band. - zxm

The prominent Band of Bangladesh...
Very popular specially for young generation...
A lot of quality and improvisation is the main strength of this band... :)
Love this...

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50 Molly Hatchet

2nd best southern rock ever.

51 Alice In Chains 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.

This band should definitely be in the top 10. Their albums have all been great and have honest and real song writing. Layne Staley's vocals were beyond amazing. He was a true gift to the world.

You people are crazy this band should at the very least in the top 15 if not the top ten if you don't believe just listen to dirt and jar of flies I mean damn laynes voice probrably in the top 3 greatist singers of all time if not the greatist I mean both those albums are completely flawless rock masterpiece

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52 Evanescence Evanescence Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Evanescence is Nu Metal, not hard rock.

53 The Rolling Stones 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. V 2 Comments
54 The Angels
55 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.

Creed should be in top 10... Guys just listen to creed-one last breath and creed-don't stop dancing... Vote it up guys... Vote it up... Don't be so lazy...

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56 The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience The Jimi Hendrix Experience was an English-American rock band that formed in Westminster, London, in September 1966. Composed of singer, songwriter, and guitarist Jimi Hendrix, bassist and backing vocalist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell, the band was active until June 1969. During this time ...read more.

I don't understand this ranking, it's mostly Metal & hardcore bands who took the places other bands deserve like The Jimi Hendrix Experience or Lordi, they deserve a higher place for sure!

Answering to the bottom opinion - Lordi is more like metal rather than rock, so your argument is invalid that way.
P.S. Yeah, this top is consisting from people voting here, and it seems people like metal more, though metal as such is sometimes considered hard rock/rock, especially Heavy Metal, and what I see here is metalcore bands as well...that one is weird actually, because metal that is more under Heavy Metal is further from rock as such.

Jimi taught us how to play through those strings...

Without Jimi Hendrix, hard rock would not exist.

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57 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .

Not unlike Aussie hard rockers Baby Animals

One of the best band I've ever heard

Ok band...but very good to see a female lead vocal in a hard rock band, there should be more hot female singers in hard rock!...Just my opinion

58 Europe Europe Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm in 1979 under the name Force by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno.

They have reinvented themselves since the reunion, with a metalhead style with shades of blues that has evolved to become very consistent and without losing its brilliant melodies, which are Europe's trademark since the very beginning. Europe is the best!

Always deliver, great musicians and Joey Tempest is a great vocalist and front man.

There are great band but only few could be called legend and they are one of the legend

There are great band but only few could be called legend and they are one of the legend

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59 Shinedown Shinedown Shinedown is an American hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001 and founded by members Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Kerch.

This band is amazing. enough said

Dude. Come on 59. Best band out there with theory of a deadman.

60 LRB LRB LRB is a Bangladeshi rock band founded in 1991 by guitarist Ayub Bachchu. The group consists of Ayub Bachchu, Swapan, Masud and Romel.

LRB (Love Runs Blind) is a Bangladeshi rock band founded in 1991
All time rocks

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