Best Rock Bands of All Time

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261 Europe Europe Europe is a Swedish rock band formed in Upplands Väsby, Stockholm in 1979 under the name Force by vocalist Joey Tempest, guitarist John Norum, bassist Peter Olsson and drummer Tony Reno.

It is a shame that they have to be pigeonholed as a one-hit-wonder band with the song - The Final Coundown. They have formed back up and reshaped their sound too, for example, on their latest album "Secret Society".

They have been criticised by many music critics, mainly because of that one song, and are way underrated.

Actually I love The Final Countdown: it always gives me a boost, in fact I always listens to it when I have to carry out a hard task. Not to mention other really explosive tracks, such as "Superstitious", " Sign of Times" and more recently " Always the Pretenders" or "Last Look at Eden".

Hey! Why are they in a top 200? They should be in a top 10! They were first rock band on the list in 21 countries 1986. And remember The Final Countdown!

They should be in top 10

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262 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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263 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

264 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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265 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

266 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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267 Crush 40

We can all agree that Crush 40 has produced THE all time greatest video game music.

Why is crush 40 at 911? it should be way higher

Made some cool songs for Sonic games - mtndewlord

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268 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.

It's enjoyable music.

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269 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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271 Motionless In White

To let you know they are not a rock band

272 Digital Summer Digital Summer Digital Summer is an American hard rock band from Phoenix, Arizona, formed in 2006. The band has released three studio albums, Cause and Effect Counting the Hours and Breaking Point.
273 FACES

The Original "Borstal Boys", listen to "Stay With Me", "you're So Rude" and so on.

Bands like Blur, Kooks and FooFighters would say that Faces are the blueprint for a Rock band.
FF play "Stay With Me" live at nearly all their concerts, they adore Faces. - phr

274 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

275 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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276 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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277 Versailles

Versailles philharmonic quintet is awesome visual kei band.. Their sense of arts is very good and their songs arrangement, musical skill, looks.. All sophisticated and beauty... If versailles philharmonic quintet is a western band.. They must be a legend now

Kamijo has a beautiful voice nad hizaki is one of the best guitarists! -

Versailles Philharmonic Quintet is the best band, makes his feelings come through all his songs, his lyrics in particular.
Each member gives their best in every song they play, do their best. In fact I admire them when they decided to go ahead despite the death of Jasmine You. They are awesome, and I keep expecting much from them.
We are Versailles!

VERSAILLES let's move on even though you do not give a significant rank 102 you've tried...

Kamijo, HIZAKI, Teru, Yuki, Masashi. Aku will remember you until whenever

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278 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.

Good Lord I am sick of seeing "why is this only 75? " or "That band sucks and shouldn't be so high up" Deal with it people! Just state why you love your favourite band and move on.
Anyway I really believe that Deftones is a beautiful band with a wide host of amazing songs and styles. Chino Moreno has the voice of a god. Stephen carpenter rocks it out with his amazing 8 string guitar. Abe is a real badass drummer. Frank Delgado is the perfect background atmosphere for this band.R.I.P. Cheng, you were one hell of a bassist, but at least your legacy is being held out by the very talented Sergio Vega. I love this band and see very little flaws in their music. Long live these pioneers to alternative metal. Love live the Deftones.

Just go listen to "Change". Then you'll know why they are one of the greatest bands, not only of the 90's, but of all time. It takes a special group of musicians to create something so powerful and mesmerizing.

They are the best band in my opinion, unlike most of the other bands, they have many different sounds but one identity, amazing instrumentalists and artistic vocals and they've been going on for 20 years and haven't sold out unlike linkin park!

Are you guys serious? Deftones below #100? White Pony & SNW are some of the best albums of the 00s.

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279 The Cramps
280 Al Bird Dirt
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