Top 10 Questions to Ask Users of TheTopTens About Rock Music

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1 What's your favorite rock band?

Blink-182, they bring comedy and relatable situations all in their songs. The band members are great and fun people, and Tom DeLonge and Mark Hoppus are funny, they should be comedians. Their performances are entertaining and not boring. The band is really talented and can actually play and sing live. They make the best songs and have variety in their music, skate punk, emo punk, pop punk, punk rock. - AnimeDrawer

Currently, my favorite band is Dream Theater. Never thought prog and metal could mix together so well. - naFrovivuS

95% of the time I'm listening to solo artists but beach boys, or if that's not rock enough, the who. - RecklessGreed

Pink Floyd is my favorite not including metal. - Lucretia

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2 Who's your favorite rock singer?

Freddie Mercury, Amy Lee, Mark Hoppus, Billie Joe Armstrong, and my all time favorite is Tom DeLonge. - AnimeDrawer

Hard question...my favorites are David Coverdale, Steve Perry, David Lee Roth, Sammy Hagar, and Freddie Mercury. - Element119

Tough one... It's either Geddy Lee, Robert Plant, or Mercury - ryanrimmel

I'm between Robert Plant and Roger Waters. - naFrovivuS

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3 Who's your favorite guitarist?

Wes Borland, Brad Delson and Ben Moody. They are awesome guitarists. - 05yusuf09

Dave Mustaine. He is just the greatest.

Jimi Hendrix, not just because he's the best though - ryanrimmel

John Petrucci. Quite simple. - naFrovivuS

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4 What do you think is the most overrated Rock band ever?

In my opinion, the most overrated band in my opinion is Linkin Park. They are good, but they aren't really that great. The lead singer is a good singer, but their songs aren't really that good, the only song I like from them is In The End. - AnimeDrawer

Probably Twenty One Pilots. I've gone over this a lot of times, so I don't really need to explain. - naFrovivuS

Nirvana, with Linkin Park second. Both good bands, though.

Linkin Park, naked mole rats can't sing. - AlphaQ

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5 Who's your favorite drummer?

Travis Barker, he is seriously talented, and plays fast too. How can he learn all the Blink 182 songs in a very low amount of time? - AnimeDrawer

If you're talking rock-wise, then probably Mike Portnoy or Gavin Harrison. - naFrovivuS

I easily say Rob Bourdon, Rocky Gray and John Otto. - 05yusuf09

Nick Menza - Lucretia

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6 Freddie Mercury or Robert Plant?

Freddie Mercury, his voice is amazing, his vocal range is just great. Bohemian Rhapsody proves it all. And I actually like some of Queen's songs, they are good and musical. - AnimeDrawer

Freddie by far, he has a stronger voice compared to Plant. - BoredJeff02

Oh boy, I know I'm gonna sound awful, but I personally prefer Plant. I feel his voice had more power. - naFrovivuS

Robert Plant, for me - Lucretia

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7 What do you think is the most overrated rock song ever?

Either Stairway to Heaven or Don't Stop Believing. I'm not much of a Led Zeppelin fan in general, but I've never been impressed enough with Stairway to Heaven to understand why it always gets considered one of the best rock songs. And while I love early Journey before and the first couple albums with Steve Perry, after that, they weren't nearly as good. Don't Stop Believing is nowhere near the best Journey song, let alone one of the best rock songs. - Element119

Any Led Zeppelin song because these are rip off songs - Whole Lotta Love, Stairway to Heaven, Dazed And Confused, The Lemon Song, How Many More Times, to name a few (see my comment and examples in "What do you think is the most overrated Rock band ever? ". - Metal_Treasure

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen it's a good song but when it comes to rock it's very overrated. - BoredJeff02

Linkin Park - Breaking the Habit. There's been songs that go deeper in the problems this song addresses. - naFrovivuS

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8 The Rolling Stones or The Beatles?

Well, I'm not much of a fan of either. But I've discovered that The Rolling Stones are pretty decent, while I really don't care that much for The Beatles. - Element119

The Beatles, they are much more influential. - AnimeDrawer

The Rolling Stones. - BoredJeff02

Beatles, obviously. - naFrovivuS

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9 Baba O'Riley or Stairway to Heaven?

Baba O'Riley. I was in love with Stairway to Heaven but now I know it's a rip off song, so Baba O'Riley. - Metal_Treasure

Stairway to heaven, as it is an amazing song that switches genres. - 445956

This is tough. I'll take Stairway to Heaven because of the solo - ryanrimmel

Baba O'Riley. As much as I love Stairway, Baba's timeless.
And no, Stairway's not a ripoff. - naFrovivuS

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10 What do you think is the worst rock band ever?

Probably some of the mediocre recent rock bands, like Twenty One Pilots. Also, I see One Direction and bands like that getting considered rock, so if that counts, then One Direction. - Element119

Good Charlotte, they suck, are they even rock? I heard one of their songs, and the lead singer can't sing and has a bland voice. The guitar playing is generic and not unique. - AnimeDrawer

Depends. On whether this refers to rock, metal, etc. Hinder and Poison are terrible. - Lucretia

What I consider rock is definitely not what you probably consider rock. So if we went with what I considered rock, then Limp Bizkit is the worst. If we went with what the public considered "rock," I guess BOTDF. - naFrovivuS

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11 What's your favorite rock album?

Beyond The Red Mirror by Blind Guardian (2015). It's actually symphonic metal but I guess it counts because metal is a rock subgenre. - Metal_Treasure

I am not sure, I think Dude Ranch since that has a more rock sound than Enema Of The State. - AnimeDrawer

My favorite album is blood on the tracks, but since we're talking rock, who's next - RecklessGreed

Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory - Dream Theater - naFrovivuS

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12 Hard Rock or Heavy Metal?

Heavy metal obviously, and this genre has better bands and singers. And heavy metal songs are better too, Hardwired, Enter Sandman, Chop Suey. - AnimeDrawer

The answer is in my user name but I love hard rock, too. These are my favorite subgenres of rock music. - Metal_Treasure

If heavy metal is intended as the entire genre, then heavy metal. If just the subgenre, hard rock. - Element119

Eh, probably hard rock. - naFrovivuS

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13 Axl Rose or Kurt Cobain?

Kurt Cobain. Maybe Axl's vocal range is great but still his voice is annoying. But especially I hate his personality. - 05yusuf09

Kurt Cobain he just has more variety and at least he could sing before he died Axl on the other hand is different. - BoredJeff02

Kurt Cobain, only cause Rose didn't show up with his band at the rock and roll Hall of fame when they were enshrined. - htoutlaws2012

Kurt, he's not as awful a person as Axl. - naFrovivuS

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14 Nirvana or Linkin Park?

Nirvana may be the most influential, but Linkin Park is the better band.

Nirvana, Linkin Park can be kinda bland, but they are still a good band. Nirvana is more influential as well and has better music. - AnimeDrawer

Nirvana I can stand their music Linkin Park I cannot stand. - BoredJeff02

Nirvana, they remained with grunge for their entire existence, while Linkin Park went downhill. - naFrovivuS

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15 What's your favorite rock documentary?

Metal Evolution for me too. Although I also really like the making of a Matter of Life and Death by Iron Maiden. - IronSabbathPriest

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16 Led Zeppelin or the Beatles

I prefer The Beatles, I like other rock bands more now though. - Lucretia

The Beatles, they had more originality in their music. - AnimeDrawer

Led Zeppelin for me - Toucan

The Beatles obviously. Led Zeppelin are talentless hacks. - AlphaQ

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17 What's your favorite rock concept album?

The Dark Side of the Moon - ryanrimmel

Songs for the Deaf by Queens of the Stone Age - JCHOW

Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes From a Memory - Dream Theater - naFrovivuS

The rise and fall of ziggy stardust and the spider from mars. might be replaced by quadpronia once I get around it listening to it. - RecklessGreed

18 Blink-182 or Sum 41?

Blink-182 easily owns Sum 41. - AnimeDrawer

19 Fall Out Boy Or Linkin Park?

Linkin Park I could careless about Fall Out Boy. - BoredJeff02

Linkin Park! They kick ass!

I love both actually. - Pegasister12

FOB. LP ducks. - AlphaQ

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20 Ozzy Osbourne or Marilyn Manson?

Marilyn Manson, I heard his voice in The Beautiful People. Sure, it is not be beautiful at all or gentle, but it sounds really cool and in a creepy awesome way for a rock song. - AnimeDrawer

Why is this a question? Marilyn Manson has one of the worst voices I've ever heard - ryanrimmel

Neither - both are awful singers. - Metal_Treasure

Ozzy - Good singer, terrible person
Marilyn - Terrible singer, good person
Can't decide. - naFrovivuS

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