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61 Deftones Deftones Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.

They've come a long way from their nu metal roots, coming from Adrenaline to alternative metal masterpieces, Diamond Eyes and Koi No Yokan. And they've never released a bad album.

Going from an average at best band, with albums like Around the Fur and Adrenaline, then evolving into one of the best alternative/post metal bands around with White Pony and Diamond Eyes.

Diamond eyes is probably one of my favorite albums of all time.

62 DragonForce DragonForce DragonForce are a British power metal band based in London, England. Formed in 1999, the group are known for their long and fast guitar solos, fantasy-themed lyrics, and electronic sounds in their music to add to their retro video game-influenced sound.

They've improved so much, especially with their new singer Marc Hudson

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63 The White Stripes The White Stripes The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they ...read more.

They were never bad to begin with, so they didn't have too much space to get better. They did get better though.

64 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.

Disagree. Their best and most original time period was from 1992-2002. - IronSabbathPriest

65 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
66 Testament Testament Testament is an American thrash metal band from Berkeley, California. Formed in 1983 under the name Legacy, the band consists of vocalist Chuck Billy, guitarists Eric Peterson and Alex Skolnick, bassist Steve DiGiorgio and drummer Gene Hoglan.
67 Papa Roach Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.

They are grate, I know this band for a long time and they have bean improving a lot in the last years, I just love them!

68 Subhumans
69 The Adicts
70 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 ...read 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.

71 Coldplay Coldplay 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.

You have to give them credit for attempting to change their sound but the fact of the matter is their first two albums are way better than a nothing that followed

Their first few albums were absolutely amazing. Yes they changed their sound and I personally like their past sound better. But their music has not gotten worse at all, its just extended a bit and they are trying new things. The quality itself is better. They are still amazing, eventhough I still think their best album was A Rush Of Blood To the Head.

Not at all. Not even a little bit. Coldplay wrote amazing songs, and even though they didn't change their style, their overall songwriting just decreased in quality. - Songsta41

72 Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.

What the heck...

73 Switchfoot Switchfoot
74 Kreator Kreator Kreator is a German thrash metal band from Essen. Their style of music is similar to that of their compatriots Destruction, Sodom and Tankard; along with those three bands, Kreator has been referred to as one of the "big four" of Teutonic thrash metal, and they are often credited with helping pioneer ...read more.
75 All That Remains All That Remains All That Remains is an American heavy metal band from Springfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1998. They have released eight studio albums, a live CD/DVD, and have sold over a million records worldwide.
76 Demon Hunter Demon Hunter
77 The XX
78 Alter Bridge Alter Bridge Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
79 Winger
80 Relient K
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