Top Ten Most Original Rock Bands
The Contenders: Page 7
123 Billy Talent
Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk.
Do yourself a favour and listen to Billy talent if you want to hear straightahead hard-core rock 'n' roll. They are melodious incredibly hard but I know when to slow it down and probably the most difficult style to explain but definitely worth a listen. Pretty much defunct now unfortunately
124 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.
125 Animal Collective
126 Enter Shikari
'Abusing music's worthless genre boundaries since 2003'
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Seriously, there creative mix of metalcore and techno is phenomenal. Listen to 'Sorry, You're Not A Winner' and 'Zzzonked' to see what I mean!
127 Bring Me the Horizon
Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively ...read more.
The most unique and eclectic sounding Hindi Rock Band of the world.
129 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
Sister Ray, The Gift, Heroin... enough said.
130 Cannabis Corpse
Cannabis Corpse is a marijuana-themed death metal band, formed in Virginia in 2006. Their band name is a parody of Cannibal Corpse. Cannabis Corpse songs are fully original but their album and song titles are parodies of many death metal bands' album and song titles (e.g. "Tube of the Resinated" vs ...read more.
131 Gentle Giant
Gentle Giant were a British progressive rock band active between 1970 and 1980. The band was known for the complexity and sophistication of its music and for the varied musical skills of its members.
132 Happy The Man
Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.
135 The Dillinger Escape Plan
The Dillinger Escape Plan is an American mathcore band from Morris Plains, New Jersey. The group originated in 1997 after the disbanding of Arcane, a hardcore punk trio consisting of Ben Weinman, Dimitri Minakakis, and Chris Pennie.
136 Buddy Holly & The Crickets
Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. ...read more.
Buddy and the gang pretty much invented rock. I know The Beatles were a lot more influential, but there would be no Beatles without The Crickets. The Beatles were hugely inspired by Buddy Holly, Lennon even named the band to honor them. They don't get enough credit. Probably because his career was cut short. I love them anyway and decided to add them. - HardRockSam