Best Rock Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 14

261 Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.

QOTSA is the greatest band of all time. this list should be called best selling rock bands because that's what it seems like. the only reason QOTSA is so low on the list is because they didn't (and still don't) have a "genre hype train" to jump on. what I mean is: they are not "indie" (which isn't even a genre), they r not metal, they r not new wave, they r not punk rock, they r not grunge, they r not glam death thrash hardcore punk pop blues. many bands got popular because they had some stupid genre to be a part of like nirvana and pearl jam (grunge), Metallica (metal). I would just say "rock" to describe them. listen to SONGS FOR THE DEAF. that album...

Pretty tight band, shouldn't be this low, definitely one of the best modern rock bands around

I'm sorry, but if there's ANY musicians reading this comment please! Listen to at least their last album. If you really are a musician you'd note that they have an original sound, original musical constitution, they have good meaning, and well, they have great sound! This should easily be right behind all the legendary bands like Led Zeppelin, and DEFINITELY ahead of Linkin Park, Green Day and 30 seconds of Mars

One of the best bands of the last 20 years, should be top 30 of all time at least.

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262 Eraserheads Eraserheads Eraserheads is a Filipino rock band formed in 1989. Consisting of Ely Buendia, Marcus Adoro, Buddy Zabala and Raimund Marasigan, the band became one of the most successful, most influential, critically acclaimed, and significant bands in the Philippine music history.

ERASERHEADS, if they were not born, Philippine's MUSIC will not be alive. They serve as the inspiration of the Philippine band. They are compared with the Beatles, and so, they are so humble. They are the "THE BEATLES" of the Philippines.

The best band on earth"try to listen to their music

This is best band in the Philippines
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You must hear their greatest songs

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263 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One ...read more.

Twenty One Pilots music has power to it! Each and every song speaks words of wisdom! No matter who you are you can relate closely to one of their songs. The style in which they use makes you really get into the music and makes you think about what the lyrics mean and bring happiness to everyone.

Why isn't my favorite band higher!? Their music is easy for me to relate to and it makes me feel happy. But, as it says in Message Man, "These lyrics aren't for everyone." Maybe their music and lyrics is hard to understand for some, but I know that isn't the case for me.

They are great, but they are singing Hip-Hop, not Rock

You are down...feeling bad...well listen to holding on to you and guns for hands...there will be a change in your feeling

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264 Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage is an American metalcore band from Westfield, Massachusetts, formed in 1999 after the disbanding of Overcast and Aftershock.

They're so amazing. I'd recommend it to everyone who absolutely loves heavy rock with amazing screams...

I cannot tell you how kickass this band is.. You should listen to their cover of dio's holy diver..

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265 Black Flag Black Flag Black Flag was an American punk rock band formed in 1976 in Hermosa Beach, California. Initially called Panic, the band was established by Greg Ginn, the guitarist, primary songwriter, and sole continuous member through multiple personnel changes in the band. They are widely considered to be one of ...read more.

What?
Black Flag is one of the best punk bands ever maybe even the best hardcore punk band. How is Green Day is there and Black Flag is here?

Why is there a boy band above them?

What?
Black Flag is here?
They influenced on Metal, Grunge and most of all Hardcore Punk.

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266 All That Remains

Seriously, this low? The only reason must be that there ain't many that have heard about them, if you haven't you should listen to at least one of their songs for example: the waiting one is Awesome.

these guys are awesome from great singer to awesome solos

These guys are on the list twice

267 Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys

It is not a rock band at all... You have insulted the genre by inserting this band in the list. Where is Pink Floyd?

The world's best singers!

They are a rock band of some sort and I LOVE them even though I'm 53 1/2 years old! They should have been way better on the list!

It must be there in top ten...

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268 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.

They should be in the top 100, this is an amazing band.

The best power metal band is this low? - Powerfultekin

269 Joy Division Joy Division Joy Division were an English rock band formed in 1976 in Salford, Greater Manchester. Originally named Warsaw, the band consisted of singer Ian Curtis, guitarist and keyboardist Bernard Sumner, bassist Peter Hook, and drummer Stephen Morris.

The Manchester based Joy Division provided raw post-punk music that haunts and captures the spirit of existential horrors. With a mentally ill frontman, they gained success with the implosion of punk into new wave. A heavy and fantastic bass accompanies the monotonous vocals of Ian Curtis to create the legend of Joy Division, which will live on.

I'm speechless to see the god fathers of post post back here, no band will ever do what Joy Division did. Love will tear us apart alone is far superior than the complete works of other bands.

Linkin Park is in top 10? What an outrage. Joy Division should at least be No. 5

My GOD this is low

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270 Uriah Heep Uriah Heep Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.

Stupendous music full of magic... I love their mythical tone, sometimes also so powerful that fills me up with a lot of strong emotions. - apouroiselle

My favorite band! Great songs full of meaning and talented musicians!

This group should be ranked much much higher at least top 50 phenominal musicians and songwriters

It's really sad, that UH so underrated band. They shuold be among the big ones (LedZ, DeepP and BlackS)

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271 Sex Pistols Sex Pistols The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history ...read more.

YEAH! they made a before and after in the world, ALL rock, punk and even pop! are ALL in some way inspired by the pistols and not ONLY music but attitude and looks etc...
they broke all the music rules and social rules that make our day now free
jonnhy rotten and steve jones were the first on earth to swear on TV! they did it on the bill grundy show jonnhy said "s***!" and then Steve said "you f****** rotter!" to grundy!
they are legends and without them the world wouldn't be the same!

when you think punk, you think the pistols.

In the 2 years they were active.. They started chaos around the world JUST THROUGH THEIR MUSIC.

These guys would not be famous without the controversy. Most irritating vocalist I've ever heard (even worse then one of those worst cover ever videos on YouTube) and a """"bassist"""" that didn't do jack. - Nickelstickman

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272 Quiet Riot

The band that legendary axeman Randy Rhoads started out in! - LedZepp81

A crappy Glam Metal band that should be at the bottom.

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274 Motionless In White

To let you know they are not a rock band

275 Living Sacrifice
276 Devour the Day
277 Children of Bodom Children of Bodom Children Of Bodom is a melodic death metal band from Espoo, Finland. Formed in 1993, the group currently consists of Alexi Laiho, Janne Wirman, Henkka Seppälä, Jaska Raatikainen and Daniel Freyberg.

I think al bands are good at their side but children of bodom r one of greatesst band in this era... They have been playing for several years & their popularity explain all the things... Also it is said that a good creator can create the world also I think these lines go to the band master 'ALEXI WILDCHILD LAIHO'... GO GO ALEXI & JUST SNATCH THE 1ST POSITON IN ALL the LIST...

The best black metal band in the world.. Alexi laiho awesome!

How are they not even blow 1000, they should at least be in the top 50

278 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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279 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, ...read more.

Good Charlotte rocks! Not only have they been around for ten years, but after those ten years, they're still young and full of great potential. They have more than 50 songs and I don't dislike one of them! Good Charlotte is sort of undiscovered though. Just go on to Napster or iTunes or whatever you use and type in Good Charlotte. I bet you know some of their songs, like...
- Cookieman1221

What! What! What! What! THEY ARE THE BEST BAND FOR ME RIGHT NOW AND ALSO THE MOST STYLIST BAND EVER! HOW CAN THEY BE ON NO.163, FOR THOSE WHO ARE LOOKING FOR GOOD SONGS THEN LISTEN TO THE SONGS OF GOOD CHARLOTTE

G. C all the way! People when its rock, it has to be Good Charlotte.. Amazing lyrics.. Their songs are meaningful.. With awesome rhythm. Serving wonderful music from more than 10 years NOW.. PUNK ROCK, DANCE ROCK.. OH GOD! ITS G. C GUYS.. ALL THE WAY! VOTE..

Sub par, commercial pop band. Nothing more.

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280 The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus

The best band! Idolized this band because there a composer and beautiful voices of the lead vocal named ronnie winter..

The songs and the whole band is great!
No doubt about it..
Cool
This is
The first rock band that I've been idolize
And it's the first rock band that made me inspired to be a rockstar and listened to the tune of rock world.

The best band for me. When I hear their music like Face Down and Your Guardian Angel, my spirit was so alive and energetic and its come in my heart. "Music is in my soul"

Good band but it could be a little higher

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