Top 10 Most Talented Bands
The Contenders: Page 4
61 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.
While the Beatles were pumping out mostly awful overrated music, The Rolling Stones were creating art through their music and instrumental talent. (Ringo Starr cough cough)
Ringo is one of the best drummers of all time.
If it wasnt for the Beatles we never would heard of the rolling stones. the Beatles paved the way for all the british bands. so whoever wrote the above comment is an idiot.
62 Beach Boys
The Beach Boys are an American pop rock band formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961. The group's original lineup consisted of brothers Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson, their cousin Mike Love, and their friend Al Jardine.
63 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.
This should be in the top 5...just listen to the Free Hand album, the band is ridiculously tight through many very complex songs
The only reason this band isn't #1 is because nobody knows they exist at all.
It's the most complex rock band of all time!
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64 Judas Priest
Judas Priest are a British heavy metal band formed in Birmingham, England, in 1969. The band has sold over 45 million albums to date. They received a lot of popularity due to their big hits Breaking The Law, You've Got Another Thing Comin', and Living after Midnight which were played on the radio a ...read more.
would have said mastodon but judas priest sounds better
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.
Gotta love some power metal! Extremely talented band
No talent here. Just pointless shredding.
extremely talented but repetitive - moose4life19
66 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.
Fighting to keep rock & roll around today with incredible music
This band is insanely talented both instrumentally and vocally. Just listen to let it die or something from nothing. This band deserves to be at least in the top ten. - loverock
67 Jethro Tull
Jethro Tull were a British rock group, formed in Luton, Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature.
68 August Burns Red
August Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records. Afterwards, ...read more.
Drummer Matt Greiner is one of the best ever and this band has done so many unbelievable things with the guitar.
Definitely most talented band!
Not only the drummer, also the guitarwork is incredibly amazing! Their compositions are complex, have much diversity and are very creative! - Flav
Out the way other bands, Galneryus is coming through! :) Syu & Yuhki solos are always mesmerizing.
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70 Porcupine Tree
Porcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music.
Deserves to be in the top 10! Come on guys, whats wrong?!
It's all about Gavin Harrison here!
Meshuggah is a Swedish progressive metal band from Umeå, formed in 1987. They are credited with crafting the Djent subgenre. Meshuggah's line-up consists of founding members vocalist Jens Kidman and lead guitarist Fredrik Thordendal, drummer Tomas Haake, who joined in 1990, rhythm guitarist Mårten ...read more.
What? Why is meshuggah here when they should be in top 10?!? I have played guitar and drums more than 10 years now and meshuggah's bleed is still hardest and most complex song I know and after years of practice I still can't do it... I've seen them play live and I have never in my life seen anyone play so complex stuff with such precision. I read that one time when meshuggah was in a band competition they won just by being silent for almost a minute and then suddenly they all started playing at the exact same time without a single eye contact or any marked sound. That shows real talent.
I vote for Meshuggah. They are so talented I wonder if they are even human at all. Nobody on Earth can play music the way they do.
They deserves to be in this list
72 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.
How is this 83? and how is it after OneRepublic?
Not even in the top 100 bands ever.
Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet. V 1 Comment
Therion is a Swedish symphonic metal band founded by Christofer Johnsson in 1987. Its name was inspired by the Celtic Frost album To Mega Therion.
75 Coheed and Cambria
Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper.
I now have AIDS because of the person who put one direction on this list. I mean, really? Coheed and Cambria are just amazing. A whole variety of differant music styles. Not many of their song's lyrics will make sense if you don't understand the story, because the lead singer and rhythm guitarist, Claudio Sanchez, also has a comic book series called the 'amory wars'. He bases all the lyrics on that story. This just proves that they show emotion in their work. If you're still not convinced, just search for 'Coheed and Cambria: The Running Free'. Do the world a HUGE favor and just don't try and compare one direction to the word talent. You're just wasting everyone's time, including your own.
Periphery is an American progressive metal band based in Washington, D.C., formed in 2005. They are known for their heavy, progressive sound which employs poly-rhythmic patterns and soaring melodies.
If you like slip knot you will probably like these guys - loverock
78 Mad Season
Some of the "Greats" got together and put out a fantastic album. Staley's vocals are amazing as usual.
79 Seventh Wonder
Seventh Wonder is a progressive metal band from Stockholm, Sweden formed in 2000. They are currently working on their 5th studio album, which is planned for a 2017 release.
80 Marianas Trench
Marianas Trench is a Canadian rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, formed in 2001. The band consists of members Josh Ramsay, Matt Webb, Mike Ayley, and Ian Casselman.