Best Rock Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 16

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302 Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy Thin Lizzy are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1969. Their leader Phil Lynott was composer or co-composer of almost all of the band's songs, and the first black Irishman to achieve commercial success in the field of rock music. Thin Lizzy's most successful songs, "Whiskey in the Jar", "Jailbreak" ...read more.

There are a lot of good bands in this list, but hardly any are actually rock bands. Lizzy is hugely underrated, and it seems that the only song anyone's ever heard is 'The Boys Are Back In Town'.

Phil Lynott one of the all time great rock stars / songwriters. First classic Irish rock band.

This list is broken! Rock Bands? These guys are top ten... Easily. RIP Philly.

303? Haha, ridiculous... Absolutely one of the best ever.

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303 D'espairsRay

D'espairsRay? Sound of my life. Their music always fits to my life's situation. And gives me strength to go on.
I was looking for them here and finally I found, but I think they should be higher! So, let's vote on D'espa. Their gave us ones of the most beautiful things in this world. So let's thank to Karyu, Zero, Hizumi and Tsukasa.
And we have to believe that guys will come back on stage and make us feeling aw.
MANIAS! LET'S GO! M/

These guy are awesome. You just
have to listen to them. Their music
Just wants to make you get up and do something and
Other times its like... HIZUMI (Vocals)
Karyu (Guitar)
ZERO (Bass)
TSUKASA (Drums)
YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING!

Will love these guys forever reddish was the song that got me started on these guys the concert had to be like the best one I have ever been to never been to a concert where the band had so much energy those I have to say these guys will be missed greatly as they are not a band anymore =(

Incredible was a group!

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304 Air Supply

Their songs maybe the best soulful songs of all time

This is a cool band why it in 481? It should be top 100

305 Ten Years After

Just ask all the bands that where booed off the stage because the audience ONLY wanted to hear T. Y. A.

Just watch them at woodstock, hugely under rated.

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306 Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish rock band, formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow. The band's original lineup was composed of Alex Kapranos, Nick McCarthy, Bob Hardy, and Paul Thomson.

Gotta be on top! Especially, their "Take Me Out" is perfect.

Catchy song, funky guitar and scottish

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307 The Cranberries The Cranberries The Cranberries are an Irish rock band who formed in Limerick in 1989. The band consists of lead singer Dolores O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler.

All their songs are worth listening to. Not a waste of time at all! Pity they had to stop performing... I've never met anyone who actually dislikes their songs, even those who aren't rock fans.

Best band ever with the best songs to me! - Cranberry20

I love their music, so soft and emotional... And Dolores has an unique voice too! - apouroiselle

Zombie the best

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308 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.

They kick balls to the wall

309 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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310 Ensiferum Ensiferum

They have so good music it relax you they rock.

311 A.F.I.

AFI is an amazing band that doesn't get the credit they deserve. They've been around since the early 90's and have put out multiple fantastic albums. Sing The Sorrow, Decemberunderground, Crash Love, Black Sails In The Sunset, The Art Of Drowning among others. Amazing band that doesn't get enough credit. - ToriHorrorPictureShow

Ok so they have fallen off, but from Black Sails To Sing The Sorrow, this band was the best in the world. Can't believe how many bands ahead of them, especially a lot of these newer bands with singers like ADTR. I mean if you don't have a great singer how can you have a great band? Davey is amazing.

A.F. I cannot be the best rock band of all the times for all people but in my opinion is the best rock band of all the universe and I love his songs, every song say feelings deep, therefore A.F. I have my vote

Amazing lyrics, amazing songs, one of the best of all time -

312 Devo Devo

Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! come on, that is the greatest punk album of all time! Then they moved on to new wave and released genius works of art like Oh, No! It's Devo. then of course you have the infamous "Whip It", which I am not a big fan of btw.

One of my favorite new wave bands should be in top 100. what

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313 The Jackson 5 The Jackson 5 The Jackson 5, or Jackson Five, also known as The Jacksons in later years, is an American popular music group. Formed in 1963 under the name the Jackson Brothers, the founding members were Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, and Marlon.

Since when was the Jackson 5 a rock band like really bro first you TOP near the end and now this do you even know your rock - PresidentPorpoise

Agreed, since when were they a rock band?

They are not rock but they are a good band. - malamJONES

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314 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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315 The Fray The Fray The Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac Slade and Joe King, they achieved success with the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life in 2005, which was certified double platinum by the RIAA and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and ...read more.

In my opinion The Fray is awesome. The Fray's one of my favourite bands and I don't understand why they are number 203 now. They should be in the top 10! Because they deserve it. They make awesome music with lots of meanings in the lyrics. So I hope they will be in the top 10. Love The Fray.

Yes, The Fray is amazing and forever will be. I'm so glad I discovered their music! I love them. They should be on the top!

I love them so much! They should be number 1!
Isaac, Ben, Joe and Dave, thank you very much!

Love me some The Fray... One of the best bands besides Nickelback and Lifehouse...

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316 Anathema

They are so sincere in everything they do. Never-ending energy and evolution make this band special and beyond any music style. They are pure Anathema, nothing to add.

Soul-touching music, they should've been so much known internationally. Definitely one of the bands that reaches the inner side of yourself. I like to use my headphones and close my eyes while listening to them... Makes me travel deep inside my soul.

Simply the best band ever. No other band could ever convey such emotions.

They are so good that you can't feel your soul in your body when you listen to their songs

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317 Les Sunlight
318 Reverend Beatman
319 Savage Garden Savage Garden Savage Garden were an Australian pop duo consisting of Darren Hayes as vocalist and Daniel Jones as instrumentalist. V 1 Comment
320 The Kooks The Kooks The Kooks are an English rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton. The band currently consists of Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alexis Nunez, and Peter Denton. The original bassist was Max Rafferty, and the founding drummer was Paul Garred.

What the hell are they doing this far down? They are so incredible. Amazing vocals, style and songs! Should be way higher!

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