Best Rock Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 10

181 Creed Creed Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Easily one of the best rock bands of my generation

I love them. There lyrics are deep. I cannot imagine how sorry Scott Stapp feels about the break. I am happy they are back together. They actually look happy to be on stage today.

221? Seriously! Creed helped define 90's rock, and make it something worth remembering! They had three albums out, with more than enough great songs there, and made a fourth almost a decade later for the hell of it.

One of the best bands...from its writing to its composition...a brilliant set of people...come on guys...songs like With Arms Wide Open,My Sacrifice,Higher,My Own Prison,One last breath...have been anthems...they have sold about a heavy 40 million records...a grammy winner for the best Rock Song...which even many bands prior to this have failed to achieve...musically they are among the best...it doesn't matter what this website tells...

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182 Trivium Trivium Trivium are an American heavy metal band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 1999. After getting signed to Roadrunner Records in 2004, the band has released seven studio albums and nineteen singles.

Ascendency is the best metal album I've ever heard. need to be up there in the top 25 atleast. Matt and Corey are two of the 20 best guitarists alive today in my opinion. Paolo plays bass like nothing I've ever heard, and Travis is just hands down the best metal drummer - mike2fristick

I was starting to think that Trivium wasn't on here. Avenged Sevenfold sucks and comparing them to Trivium is like asking if a lion can kill a cat. - Trivium

This is so badwhy trivium in this list they should be in top 20, they have the best metal songs ever they are nu-Metallica.. A7X are nothing they are a normal band but trivium a perfect metal band I've never seen in my hole life

Trivium get such a bad rap, and I don't understand why... these guys are great!

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183 Toto Toto Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest.

One of the greatest pop-rock bands of all time. Rosanna and hold the line are classic rock songs!

30-years this year, since Hold the Line, and still just getting better and better

So underrated! Toto was really my introduction to thinking a band was cool. For that, I will always be thankful.

Not my favorite but it deserves WAY more than this. - KingofSnails42

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184 Nightwish Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.

What can I say... They have arguably one of the greatest songwriters in existence, one whom I personally would put next to the likes of Edgar Allan Poe and William Shakespeare (Sing what you can't say, forget what you can't play/hasten to drown into beautiful eyes/walk within my poetry, this dying music/my loveletter to nobody; Beneath the candlebed/Two saddened angles, in heaven, in death... One light for each undeserved tear... Beneath the candlebed/Two souls with everything yet to be said). Their guitarist, unlike most others in traditional rock bands you see all over the place right now, actually knows how to play his instrument, and despite being more of a melodic/rhythm guitarist who plays alongside keyboards he sure knows how to shred when he wants to! The keyboardist himself (who is also the main songwriter) plays pretty much everything in concert - the piano, the keyboards, and the orchestra, and despite being more of a metal band, because of those aspects, they've created ...more

I absolutely refuse to believe Nightwish is not #1. Every in the band is possibly the most talented person that plays the instruments (For example, Emppu on the guitars and Tuomas on the keyboards) and the three singers they have had are all amazing in their own ways. Tarja was trained in opera, Anette was the classic metal singer, and Floor's voice fits with Nightwish's music so well it's astonishing. The heavy metal combined with the orchestra truly makes for a beautiful sound. The lyrics are so deep half of them I can't understand, and I write songs exactly like Tuomas's. Nightwish is the most talented band in the world, there's no doubt about that. Their song The Poet and the Pendulum was the one that got me hooked. I heard it when I was just six years old and it blew me away. I've been a true and dedicated fan ever since. I don't speak Finnish, but I love Nightwish so much I've learned how to sing those songs. I know every lyric to every song, and I never get tired of listening ...more

The music is just amazing and the singer makes it all the best!

Songwriting, music, vocals, live performences...at best there can be!

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185 Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper.

The vocals take some time to get used to but you get to realize that it fits the type of music.
The band is great and I recommend because they are quite talented and they are underrated.
They tell a story with their music, literally. The lead singer writes comics so you can read his books and then understand or almost predict what is coming next.

More of an Alternative Rock/Rock

Why Coheed and Cambria isn't in the top 50.
I think that coheed really makes it to top 50 at least. Know why? Because they have a natural talent
and then they have a great song.
"Welcome Home" is one of the greatest song that I've heard.

One of the most greatest bands of all time.
Hell of nice guys.
Amazing bass lines and guitar riffs.
Perfect vocals and drum beats.
I don't understand why they're not on here.

Best band

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186 Puddle of Mudd Puddle of Mudd Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No.

For sure in the top 3 bands post 2000. Their songs such as Blurry, Control, Psycho, Never Change, Basement, just to name a few, are great. Come Clean, Famous, and Life on Display are all good albums (especially Cone Clean). Unfortunately for us fans, Wes Scantlin has been going a little wack lately, but none the less while it lasted it was pretty great. Hopefully Wes gets his self together and they can lay down some more tracks!

This band isn't very good at all

I like one song very much

Best band out there... too low in this list.. asking Alexandria is above them what the hell

187 Florence and the Machine Florence and the Machine Florence and the Machine are an English indie rock band that formed in London in 2007, consisting of lead singer Florence Welch, Isabella Summers, and a collaboration of other artists.

In simple words, they make music for the soul. Music that describes your feeling to a perfect T. They're relatively new but they're so so so so awesome. SHAKE IT OUT and NEVER LET ME GO are such amazingly and deeply beautiful songs

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188 Lacuna Coil Lacuna Coil Lacuna Coil is an Italian metal band from Milan. Since their formation in 1994, the group has had two name changes, being previously known as Sleep of Right and Ethereal.

Lacuna coil are amazing! They have a mix of male and female voices with some amazing drums and guitar! There song's are very catchy and the music videos are so cool

189 Egypt Central

This band is fantastic, and I have no idea why they aren't high up on the list. Great sound, great band, great everything.

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190 Big Country

First three albums are undying classics. NOT a one hit wonder - music of epic emotional sweep and power. Like the other poster said, songs that always stir and stay in your heart. Thanks Stuart.

Still love Big Country ; music that never gets old and is untainted by irony or cynicism. Power in the best sense.

Stuart Adamson is the U.K. S response to jimi Hendrix said John Peel. He is just simply amazing. This is for the best bands not the most popular and Big Country certainly is the best. With albums the crossing, steeltown and the seer they revolutionized, at least, the way I listen to and like Rock music. Bassist Tony Butler and Mark Brezicki are just as good, and the best in my opinion. And bruce is all around cool. This band may never be in the top 100 but they will always number one in my and many others hearts.

Best Scottish bands ( for me ) : #3 Simple Minds, #2 Mogwai, #1 Big Country.

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191 Ice Nine Kills

The Cat's Cradle is where this amazing band got their name rom and I love them so much! 227 is so not them lewl whatever their final placing is, remember that you guys will always be top10 in my heart ^^

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192 Isles and Glaciers
193 Sublime Sublime Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell, Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh.

One of the greatest bands ever and had one of the greatest bassist and guitarist you could find

This band really is great!

This is one of the greatest bands ever.

Very genuine band

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194 All-American Rejects

How are they not higher? There sounds relate to young and old and as they made albums they sold more and more records and tyson riitter is one of the best front mans around!

They sing really awesome some of their sons like gives you hell and it ends tonight are amazing

? I used to listen to these guys all the time they MUST be higher.

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195 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down is an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi that formed in 1996. The band originally consisted of Brad Arnold (vocals/drums), Todd Harrell (bass guitar) and Matt Roberts (guitar). They were soon joined by guitarist Chris Henderson, and later by drummer Richard Liles.

Wow this list is horrible 3 doors down has so many great songs Gah can't believe this

WHAT?!?! How the hell this band so low?! They are the real rock of 21th century. This list so screwed. Disgusting. - Nickss

Another bad mistake! This just goes to show you that these people making this list is out of their f' 'n minds!

I agree these guys are so good

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196 The Yardbirds The Yardbirds The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Heart Full of Soul" and "Over Under Sideways Down".

How could it be that a band that used to have Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page in the guitars is so low listed? Have you ever hear them? They rock!

They were the first super group of their time, before cream and hendrix

Haven't heard many songs, but at least a top 50 ranking

3 of the 5 best guitarists ever!

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197 Lamb of God Lamb of God Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

they are a very heavy band but they have great guitar and drums. their screamer is very good as well. listen to blacken the cursed sun and walk with me to hell -

Hell yes, they are the best. They should be number one, all of their songs are good. They have a great drummer and vocalist.

Number one metal band in the world! They have the best break downs ever! The best at their genre! Perfect vocals! I just love this band! Who cares about the rating! Any metal head would know how good this band is!

True American Metal at its FINEST!

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198 Phish Phish Phish is a band known for musical improvisation, extended jams, blending of genres, and dedicated fan base.

My favorite band. Best musical climaxes in Rock history. 1992 to 1997 ruled. Still a quality force in live music.

Best live act around today

200... are you kidding me. No one knows music anymore. Phish should be at least top 10. - Dukebags

199 Death From Above 1979

Is this list even real? It's like playing a game of spot the good band. Voting for thiese to take them slightly higher, even though I prefer a few others on the list.

200 Airbourne

Runnin' Wild is one of the best rock albums of recent years - it's a shame so many rock fans don't know it!

Most people haven't heard of them - but they play great, energetic rock and deserve a wider audience. They are superb live as well as in the studio.

First of all, it says ROCK, not metal, not pop, ROCK. Second of all, Airbourne has the most energy ever put into a studio recording. I saw them live earlier this year, and let's just say, their energy was nearly tripled!

Very much like AC/DC

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