Top 10 Rock Bands That Have Improved Over Time

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41 Celtic Frost Celtic Frost Celtic Frost was a Swiss extreme metal band from Z├╝rich. They are known for their heavy influence on extreme metal genres.
42 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).

I don't think any band could ever reach the heights of Ok Computer and Kid A, including Radiohead yet somehow they release In Rainbows and raise th bar again. If developing from the putrid Pablo Honey to art rocks masters and electronics innovators isn't improving over time, well I don't know what is.

They went from just being an average alt rock band with a few hits to a brilliant and heavily influential indie band. We all know Creep, but listen to there entire first album and then listen to Kid A. There is no comparison.

Burn the witch is great. My precious babies.

No Radiohead album is better than Ok Computer or Kid A. They got worse

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43 Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.
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45 Chevelle Chevelle Chevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.

Chevelle should be in the top 5, because this is a band that really grown into their own. They can make any type of songs like very heavy rock songs like the clincher, thought provoking ballads like In debt to the Earth, panic prone.

Ever since their debut album they immediately made a impact. What separate them from the alternative metal sound is their lyrics. They do not settle for cliche subjects like heartbreak, breakups and love. They composed songs about social problems, conspiracy theories. Pete is a genius with metaphors. They are not afraid to experiment but also stay with those classic songs. Chevelle is definitely a band that can rock out with the best of them.

Chevelle has improved insanely from when they first started 2nd favorite band ever

Go listen to La Gargola an you shall have an eargasm.

46 Accept Accept Accept is a German heavy metal band from the town of Solingen, originally assembled by former vocalist Udo Dirkschneider, guitarist Wolf Hoffmann and bassist Peter Baltes.

Their comeback album was amazing (2010). Their new material is maybe even better than their 80s stuff - Metal_Treasure

47 Fear Factory Fear Factory Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989. During the band's career, it has released nine full-length albums and has evolved through a succession of styles, including industrial metal, death metal, groove metal, and thrash metal.
48 AC/DC AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014. They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1980, after which they hired Brian Johnson to more.

Just a great rock band that enjoys playing music.

49 Placebo Placebo Placebo are an English alternative rock band, formed in London in 1994 by singer-guitarist Brian Molko and guitarist-bassist Stefan Olsdal.

They have improved the quality of their songs tremendously.

50 Megadeth Megadeth Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. Megadeth was formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson, shortly after Mustaine was fired from Metallica. They have released 15 studio albums to date, and have gone through many lineup changes, with Dave more.

Disagree entirely. Countdown to Extinction was their last awesome album. - IronSabbathPriest

51 Jonas Brothers Jonas Brothers

These guys have improved the most from bottom to top!

52 L'Arc-en-Ciel L'Arc-en-Ciel L'Arc-en-Ciel is a Japanese rock band, founded in Osaka in 1991. With a reported 40 million records sold, they were the first Japanese act to headline at Madison Square Garden.
53 A Day to Remember A Day to Remember A Day to Remember (often abbreviated ADTR) is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida, founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs. They are known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk. The band currently consists of vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, rhythm guitarist more.
54 Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead Hollywood Undead is an American rap rock band from Los Angeles, California, United States. They released their debut album, Swan Songs, on September 2, 2008, and their live CD/DVD Desperate Measures, on November 10, 2009. Their second studio album, American Tragedy, was released April 5, 2011. All of more.


55 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

I'm going to get some dislikes for this comment, but in my opinion, their new music is actually a lot more creative and deeper than their old music. But don't get me wrong, I enjoy both their new and old stuff. Even pop punk bands mature.

They've drastically improved throughout every album. Stump's voice is amazing!

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57 Korn Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David more.
58 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.

They start to get worse, but then Dee Dee kicks it back up with Animal Boy and Too Tough To Die

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60 Queen Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury more.

Their last songs were good but there best songs were sung in the seventies. For example, Bohemian Rhapsody, We are the Champions and Somebody to Love. - aldwych94

Their best album in my opinion was Innuendo which was the last one! Then also the miracle is a great album. The last 2 they recorded before Freddies death.

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