Top 10 Rock Bands that are Most Commonly Compared to Each Other

These always seem to be compared to each other because each band has some similarities to each other, and these are usually the most common comparisons.

The Top Ten

1 Metallica and Megadeth

Killing Is My Business > Kill 'em All
Peace Sells... but Who's Buying < Ride the Lightning
So far, so Good... so What! < Master of Puppets
Rust in Peace >...And Justice for All
Countdown to Exinction < black album
Youthanasia & Cryptic Writings > Load & Reload
United Abominations & Endgame = Death Magnetic
Dystopia > Hardwired... to Self-Destruct
Risk & Super Collider < anything Metallica - Alkadikce


Obviously this would be number 1 because two bands have been compared to each other more than these two - christangrant

2 Led Zeppelin and Queen

Always compared to each other because they were the two most popular bands of the 70s - christangrant

Incorrect. Although LZ was in fact one of, if not THE most popular artist of the 70's, Queen was not.

In addition to Led Zeppelin, artists that were more popular than Queen included Fleetwood Mac, The Rolling Stones, the Eagles, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, ABBA, Rod Stewart, and even the Bee Gees

3 Black Sabbath and Deep Purple

Always compared to each other because they both came around the same time and both are Considered the first Metal band - christangrant

4 AC/DC And Guns N' Roses

No comparison to ACDC.

Grr for the win

5 Iron Maiden and Judas Priest
6 The Beatles and The Rolling Stones

The Beatles!

7 Green Day and Blink 182

Both are Pop Punk bands - christangrant

8 Korn and Slipknot
9 Avenged Sevenfold and Disturbed
10 Exodus and Testament

The Contenders

11 Linkin Park and Green Day

I don't really see them being compared. - Misfire

Maybe they are often compared but this does not make much sense to me they are pretty different.

Linkin Park

12 Anthrax and Overkill
13 Nickelback and Theory of a Deadman
14 Helloween and Blind Guardian
15 Nirvana and Pearl Jam

How about Nirvana and Alice In Chains? - Userguy44

16 Def Leppard and Motley Crue
17 The Rolling Stones and The Who
18 Nirvana and Alice In Chains
19 Gamma Ray and Helloween
20 Blind Guardian and Iced Earth

Because both bands have epic metal songsand because they are friends. - Metal_Treasure

21 Slayer and Kreator
22 Red Hot Chili Peppers and Radiohead
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