Top 10 Most Talented Rock N Roll Bands
The Contenders: Page 4
61 The Crickets
Come on! Listen to them!
Buddy Holly was the greatest!
62 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.
Layne Staley and Jerry Cantrell, Enough Said
Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.
64 Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate ...read more.
Wait a minute... The FOO FIGHTERS aren't on this list? That's terrible. They're definitely one of the only pure rock and roll bands still producing music today. This band was started by David Grohl, the drummer from Nirvana. He recorded the whole debut album (that means all the vocals, guitar, bass lines, and drumming) by himself and only put together the rest of the band to go on concerts. That's pure talent, I mean, just listen to the first album. It has an amazing sound and feel to it. Dave Grohl and the rest of the band has pure talent. Listen to their LP Wasting Light and hear how clear and well put together it is. That album was recorded in an average garage to keep the Foo's real sound, and it still sounds perfect. I still can't believe they were not added to the list earlier.
65 The Yardbirds
The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Heart Full of Soul" and "Over Under Sideways Down".
Nobody, repeat, nobody ever had the guitar lineup of this band.
First was Eric Clapton, who left after a couple of albums, to be replaced by Jeff Beck, who was then joined by Jimmy Page.
Both Page and Beck co-existed for awhile, but eventually Beck left too.
Page went along for awhile, tinkering with the personnel, then changed the band's name to... Led Zeppelin.
66 Steve Miller Band
The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band is led by Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals.
67 Nine Inch Nails
Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.
68 Allman Brothers
As good a collection as ever trod a stage.
69 Arctic Monkeys
The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.
I don't think they're deserving enough credit. Their sound is very unique, and varies from album to album. Probably one of the best Rock n Roll band of the modern day
70 Talking Heads
Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison.
I can't believe you forgot them! - scatsmith
71 Los Lobos
72 The Police
The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland. They are most known for their songs "Message In A Bottle", "Don't Stand So Close To Me", "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic", "Roxanne", ...read more.
Pretty good - damn!
73 Yea Yea Yeas
74 Steven Wilson
Steven John Wilson is an English musician and record producer, most associated with the progressive rock genre. He is best known for his band Porcupine Tree.
Definitely gets my vote.
75 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.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound. V 1 Comment
Misfits are an American Horror Punk band often recognized as the progenitors of the horror punk subgenre, blending punk rock and other musical influences with horror film themes and imagery.
78 Black Flag
Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. Initially called Panic, the band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one of ...read more.
79 My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.
80 Iggy Pop and The Stooges