Best Music Bands & Artists Starting With Letter R

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The Top Ten

1 Rush Rush Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). more.

What Can I Say aboot this legendary Canadian 3 Man Progressive rock Band other then Neil, Geddy & Alex are 3 of the most amazing Musicians ever! Neil Peart is hands down my #1 Fave Drummer ever & possible the best ever! , Geddy's Bass and Voice are beyond amazing & Alex on Guitar is Great! Rush is one fo the all Time Greatest Bands ever and for great reason!
Some of My fave Songs: Subdivisions, Time Stands Still, Sprit Of the Radio, Far Cry, Limelight, The wreckers, Clockwork Angels, Tom Sawyer, Something for Nothing, The Trees, Red Barchetta, Fly By Night & many others - Curti2594

What can I say about Rush that hasn't been said before? - naFrovivuS

2 Red Hot Chilli Peppers

I'm a Fan indeed of the RHCP & their music & the talented Musicians in the Band. There one of the best 90's bands of our time for good reason. Oh and they are also know for playing music shirtless just thought I'd add that.
The RHCP songs I like are: Snow (Hey Oh), Under The Bridge, Californiacation, By the way, Around the World, Scar Tissue, Give it away & a few others - Curti2594

3 The Rolling Stones 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). more.

This should be number one.

Um I guess it be very wrong to not add the Stones to this list even if I'm not much of a fan. Certainly I respect what they've done for Music and a few songs but meh just not a fan.
Song I'm cool with: Satisfaction & Honky Tonk Woman - Curti2594

4 Radiohead Radiohead Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985. The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments), Colin Greenwoood (bass guitar), Phil Selway (drums), and Ed O'Brien (guitar).
5 R.E.M. R.E.M. R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry.
6 Rihanna Rihanna Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian pop singer . Born in Saint Michael and raised in Bridgetown, she first entered the music industry by recording demo tapes under the direction of record producer Evan Rogers in 2003. She ultimately signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning more.

I do love Re-Re & You know I don't care if you think think causes me to lose credibility because I Like Rihanna a lot I find her awesome & if anything she's talented and her voice is strong. Ever since I first heard her something just made me like her.
My Fave Re Re Songs: Disturbia, We Found Love, Love the Way you lie, Shut up & Drive, Diamonds, Good Girl Gone bad, Take a bow, Hate that I Love you, where have you been, Umbrella & others - Curti2594

I love Rihanna! Her music is great! Though she may be raunchy but hey she's got her own unique style, can't compare to anyone else. Don't care about what haters think. This girl is awesome!

She uses auto tune guys.

7 Rise Against Rise Against Rise Against is an American hardcore punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. They are known for popularizing punk.

Their new Black Market Album is really good! - Curti2594

This Chicago Based Hard Punk Rock Band is really great & their songs are not only aboot School, politic, War & Real stuff but so many of their songs hit me deep! There underrated in my view but damn their Good. Take a listen and tell me if you don't get emotional just a little or sometimes a lot.
My most fave songs: Ready To Fall, Satellite, Audience of One, Long Forgotten Sons, Re-Education, Swign life away, Hero of War, Help is on the way, Prayer of Refugee, Savior & others - Curti2594

Their songs means something. They stand for something. And that's hard to find nowadays
Fave songs: Architects, Savior, Prayer of the refugee, Septembers children, Satellite and a ton of ones I can't think of

8 Robbie Williams Robbie Williams

I've only recently got to liking him and his songs

I like Mr. Williams. Kudos must go to him for being in a cheesy boy band, wearing dodgy clothes to becoming a respectable solo jazz singer. And he doesn't scrub up so badly, does he? - Britgirl

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9 The Ramones The Ramones 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.

Speaking of Musts I'm not aboot to forget the band who started the Punk movement. Blitzkrieg Bop is still cool - Curti2594

10 Rainbow Rainbow Rainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums more.

The Contenders

11 Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine Rage Against the Machine is a rock band formed in Los Angeles, California. The band consists of vocalist Zack de la Rocha, bassist Tim Commerford, guitarist Tom Morello and drummer Brad Wilk.
12 Rascal Flatts

This Country Group is really good, Loved a few of their songs for a while now. The lead singer's voice it so powerful in the songs!
Like: Life is a Highway, My Wish, What Hurts the most, Easy & others - Curti2594

13 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

This band isn't well known but they aren't unknown neither. I couple of their songs oh my are powerful and the lead singers voice enhanced the emotion so well
Songs like Already Over & Not Alone - Curti2594

14 Raekwon Raekwon Corey Quontrell Woods, better known by the stage name Raekwon, is an American rapper and a member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
15 Run DMC
16 Rakim Rakim
17 Reba McEntire Reba McEntire Reba Nell McEntire is an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and television producer.

I've always had respect for Reba and er I guess I use to also watch her T.V. sitcom a lot too and I dunno she's got that major country voice and she's a great singer
Songs: Consider me gone, I'm a Survivor, Because of you, Strange & others - Curti2594

18 Richie Sambora Richie Sambora Richard Stephen "Richie" Sambora is an American rock guitarist, producer, singer and songwriter who was the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi for 30 years.
19 Rob Zombie Rob Zombie Rob Zombie (born Robert Bartleh Cummings) is an American heavy metal musician, film director, screenwriter and film producer. His career launched in 1985 when he formed the heavy metal band White Zombie. Following their breakup, he began a successful solo career. Zombie began directing in the early more.
20 Rammstein Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . more.
21 Robert Plant Robert Plant Robert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
23 R. Kelly R. Kelly Robert Sylvester Kelly, known professionally as R. Kelly, is an American recording artist, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.

R. kelly's Chocolate Factory album is so good and relaxing. key to Ignition is my favourite. 90s R'n'B beats any modern rubbish that tries to pass for R'n'B now. - Britgirl

24 REO Speedwagon
25 Rob Thomas Rob Thomas Robert Kelly "Rob" Thomas is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the primary songwriter and lead singer of the band Matchbox Twenty.

The Lead Singer of MatchBox 20 also went solo for a while and his music is sooo good! He's already got a super voice.

Songs: Real World, Ever The Same & Streetcorner Symphony - Curti2594

26 Rev Theory

To some including me this band is known more for their work with WWE But they got some really awesome songs for a good time!
Songs: Hell Yeah, Light it up, Justice, Voices & others - Curti2594

27 Randy Newman
28 Robert Palmer
29 Revocation Revocation Revocation is an American technical death metal band from Boston, Massachusetts founded by guitarist and vocalist David Davidson, bassist and vocalist Anthony Buda and drummer Phil Dubois-Coyne in 2000. Originally known as Cryptic Warning, the band changed its name to Revocation in 2006. Revocation more.
30 Rixton

I love their songs

31 Rest, Repose
32 The Runaways
33 Red Fang Red Fang Red Fang is an American heavy metal band from Portland, Oregon, formed in 2005. It is composed of guitarist and vocalist Bryan Giles, bassist and vocalist Aaron Beam, guitarist David Sullivan and drummer John Sherman.
34 Ricky Martin Ricky Martin Enrique Martín Morales, commonly known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author.
35 Richard Marx Richard Marx Richard Noel Marx is an American adult contemporary and pop/rock singer, songwriter, musician and record producer who has sold over 30 million records.
36 Ronan Keating
37 Ryan Star

Losing your memory & Start a Fire - Curti2594

38 Reflekt
39 Riva
40 Rita Ora Rita Ora Rita Sahatçiu Ora is a British singer and actress . Her debut studio album, Ora, released in 2012, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom . She dated Rob Kardashian .
41 Rex Goudie
42 Red Rider & Tom Cochrane
43 Run Kid Run
44 Relient K
45 Royksopp
46 Redman Redman Reginald "Reggie" Noble, better known by his stage name Redman, is an American rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor.
47 Run
48 Rick Ross Rick Ross William Leonard Roberts II, better known by his stage name Rick Ross, is an American rapper and entrepreneur .
49 Rhapsody of Fire Rhapsody of Fire
50 Riverside Riverside Riverside is a progressive rock/metal band from Warsaw, Poland. It was founded in 2001 by friends Mariusz Duda, Piotr Grudziński, Piotr Kozieradzki and Jacek Melnicki, who shared a love for progressive rock and heavy metal.
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Top Remixes (12)

1. The Rolling Stones
2. Rush
3. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
1. R.E.M.
2. The Ramones
3. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
1. Rage Against The Machine
2. Rakim
3. Raekwon

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