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Seeing zac brown in person is life changing. Every single person in their band is as good as it gets at their instrument. And they all sing and harmonize perfectly. Zac brown band is the most talented band in the world. Hands down
Mark is one of the best guitarist to breathe air.
Man in the Box, Rooster, Would, No Excuses, etc... enough said. Best songs and one of the best bands of all time! May possibly have been slightly overshadowed by some of the more mainstream hits and bands of the 90's but many will agree that Alice in Chains was unique and something everybody can relate to in their music. They will live on forever...
AC/DC was not very musically talented no clue why they are on the list
AC/DC may sound simple, but their hard-rock tone poems are genius and their music is timeless.V 1 Comment
All their songs are easy to play.
I personally prefer nirvana to all bands higher on the list, except maybe rhcp and tool, but they are great because of their songwriting, not their technical talent. Kurt was no Jimi Hendrix, Dave is good but not great, and Krist was an average rock bassist.
How could this be so low? I mean kurt cobain, KURT COBAIN! And dave and krist!V 1 Comment
King Crimson are undoubtedly the the most skillful band to have ever existed.
Robert Fripp is one of the best guitarists in the world and very underrated, and has created some of the most influential music. Fripp has also carefully selected the bands line-up over the years, and have had numerous players, starting with their current line-up (their 8th incarnation of the band, with Fripp being the only permanent member) includes Jakko jakszyk (incredibly skilled guitarist and vocals), Mel collins, and undeniably fantastic woodwind musician, tony levin, bassist and one of the best chapman stick players in the world (seriously! Look him up! Incredible! ) and best of all the drummers, there are three of em, all of which are unbelievable and the best drummers that are currently touring and performing, Gavin harrison is one of said drummers (he is also drummer in porcupine tree) is the most notable of all of them being able to do the most incredible drum solos.
Previous line-ups ...more
If more people knew about king crimson, they would certainly be on the top! It is a band that has had 20 phenomenal musicians pass through it's ranks over the years, but too few people can appreciate them!
Robert Fripp has the same musical approach of Miles : he introduces incredible musicians in Crimson and, then push them beyond what they already know : " because is there that Real Art and Music come out " (Miles)
They are the first, no question aboutV 4 Comments
One of the most creative bands of the early 90s (apart from possibly tool)
Victor Wooten? Jeff Coffin? They are like pizza and everyone else is green beans
Myles Kennedy has a brilliant voice, and is an extremely proficient guitarist too. When coupled with Mark Tremonti's guitar, the band uses riffs that I imagine could only be played by the more technical thrash metal groups. Incorporating heavy riffs and drums into rock music is a brilliant idea, and requires great talent.
This is the stuff of legends. Period.
All members of Van Halen are very talented. Eddie is considered to be the greatest and most influential guitar player since Hendrix. David Lee Roth is one of the best frontmen in rock. Alex is an excellent drummer. You can't get more talented than the mighty =/-/=
Even though I'm completely fine with rush at the top :)
Van halen needs to be at least in the top ten with Eddie, Alex and Dave
They are better than most of the bands on this list (besides rush)
Not many people can play complex riffs and different time signatures while belting out some of the highest notes in rock singing like chris cornell!
One of most talented rock bands. Chris Cornell's vocals! Kim Thayil's rifts, the hypnotic beat of Matt's drumming. Need I say more?
Les Claypool I would say is tied for the greatest bassist of all time with Geddy Lee. But I think Larry LaLonde and Tim Alexander are very underrated because the live in Claypool's shadow. LaLonde actually is a pretty sick, fast guitarist and for Tim Alexander... Listen to Frizzle Fry. Primus should definitely be higher on the list.
AMAZING instrumentals, doesn't sound like anything I've ever heard before. Of course Les Claypools singing isn't exactly what I'd call good, but it fits their sound nicely. Really great drumming, amazing bass playing, and incredibly under appreciated guitar work.
Talented, original, true musician's band.
Any Drummer, Guitar Player and Bassist know by hearing (nearly) any of their songs how focused they are.V 3 Comments
In my opinion, they are the only other power trio that can even be mentioned alongside Rush when we are looking at the raw talent that each individual member generates. While they're legacy wasn't nearly as long, Keith Emerson is daft on keys, Carl Palmer is a one hell of a drummer, and Greg Lake's voice is phenomenal. Add in that Lake was also the bassist, guitarist, lyricist, and producer (produced their first 5 albums) and continue to be impressed. They're sound is incomparable and their style is unmatched by others. They truly were (one of) the best.
In my humble opinion, they are the most talented band of all time. Hands down. They are a rock band built from pure music genius and their album "Pictures at an exhibition" remains the only classical album (I know right?! A rock band! ) to reach the Top 10 charts in the US and the UK. Keith Emerson is the best keyboard/piano/synth player I have ever heard, and the classical pieces he composes (that's right, like with an orchestra) are absolutely beautiful. I love this band.
ELP was the best technical rock band ever in my opinion. They were collectively the best technically on their musical instruments. Was there ever a rock drummer better than Carl Palmer?
Do your research, if we are looking at just plain raw talent ELP has everyone beat. Before Jimi Hendrix Died, he wanted to jam with ELP. Jimi Hendrix!, Also Keith Emerson is known for knowing the moog synthesizer better than moog himself, you look at there songs like tank and toccata, maybe not that pop oriented, but pop rarely has talent.
How can people forget about this band. They have the greatest guitarist of all time, one of the best drummers and bassist of all time. They influenced many bands and revolutionized sounds
in rock music.
You're right, they should be in the top 5, but people always vote for their favourite band, not for the best one - Rocker00
Okay, they are SO talented their music is so great... WHY ARE ALL THE GOOD COMMENTS ON THEM HAVE TONS OF DISLIKES?! Because they are EXTREMELY talented. Everybody should know that.
Coldplay is whiny bullcrap and none of their music has any talent whatsoever.
Coldplay is simply AMAZING! They are the one of the BEST BANDS of all time and there songs are all meaningful! Many people can relate to their type of songs that they made! I am just inspired by then! They ROCK!
Coldplay is number 1... Rest is crap... And hard rock is not good for your brain... Acc to research... Coldplay is real pleasant musicV 2 Comments
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