Top 10 Most Talented Bands


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61 Phish Phish Phish is a band known for musical improvisation, extended jams, blending of genres, and dedicated fan base.

The way they play off each other is about as good as it gets. As musicians, they meld together better than any band I've ever heard.

All four of them are literally amazing at their instruments. Plus they can improv like no other band in history. They should be so much farther up the list, this is disappointing.

62 Galneryus

Out the way other bands, Galneryus is coming through! :) Syu & Yuhki solos are always mesmerizing.

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63 August Burns Red 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, 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

64 Gentle Giant 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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65 Meshuggah Meshuggah 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 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

66 Death Death Death was an American Death Metal band formed in 1983 by Chuck Schuldiner. Death is considered to be one of the most influential bands in heavy metal and a pioneering force in death metal. its debut album, Scream Bloody Gore, has been widely regarded as the first death metal record, while the band's more.
67 Kiss Kiss 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
68 Therion Therion 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.
69 Porcupine Tree 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!

70 Cream Cream Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.
71 Novecento
72 Mad Season

Some of the "Greats" got together and put out a fantastic album. Staley's vocals are amazing as usual.

73 Seventh Wonder 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.
74 Pearl Jam Pearl Jam Pearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. more.

Wait... what Pearl Jam has Eddie vedder? That alone should get them in the top 25! However, the band also has creative guitar riffs and a powerful drummer.

Eddie vedder, rest are good but not great.

Pearl Jam is listed as 23 in Rolling Stone's best performances live. "They are one of the only bands that can change their setlists inside out overnight," -PJ Manager


75 Coheed and Cambria 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.

76 Marianas Trench 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.
77 Bad Brains
78 The Mars Volta

No picture, no nothing? These guys are talented

79 Periphery Periphery 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

80 OneRepublic OneRepublic OneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.
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