Best Rock Bands of All Time

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421 Swans

One of the most influential bands, ever, really. Hailing from the New York no wave scene, with a very grim and brutal touch to it. Throughout their 35 or so years they have constantly changed their sound, from no wave, to gothic/death rock, to post-punk, baroque pop, post-rock and even neofolk. They got back together in 2010 and have released 3 of the best albums of the last 10 years.

422 Nine Days
423 Buddy Holly and the Crickets Buddy Holly and the Crickets
424 Public Image Ltd.

Metal Box is a classic post punk record

425 Run the Jewels

RUN THOSE JEWELS - VideoGamefan5

426 Krewella

Truly horrible Pakistani pop band

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428 Rancid

Those guys put out many great albums, but their 1995...And out come the wolves is a cornerstone album that defines what street punk rock is all about and what is the 90s spirit. They also can count on the best bass player of the punk scene with Matt Freeman.

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429 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

These guys should at least number 5 on the top ten, just cause their indie, and they just rock. and on of my favorite bands ever!

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430 Seita
431 As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying As I Lay Dying is an American metalcore band from San Diego, California. Founded in 2000 by vocalist Tim Lambesis, the establishment of the band's first full lineup, which included drummer Jordan Mancino, occurred in 2001. As I Lay Dying has released six albums, one split album, and two compilation ...read more.

Most probably the best metalcore band of all time

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432 Mudvayne Mudvayne Mudvayne was an American heavy metal band from Peoria, Illinois formed in 1996. Originally from Bloomington, Illinois, they are known for their sonic experimentation, innovative album art, face and body paint, masks and uniforms.

Definitely one of the greatest bands out there and they deserve more credit.

My favorite song by them is "Do What You Do". - Gigan

This is my favorite band I am 9
years old.My favorite song is
dig.

Good child, I am glad to see that someone has educated you in good music! This gives me hope for today's generation! Dig is an awesome song and Mudvayne rock! Well done dude! - Psychowastaken

433 Stratovarius Stratovarius Stratovarius is a Finnish power metal band that formed in 1984. Since their formation, they have released 16 studio albums, 4 DVD and 3 live albums.

It's a shame their down here... I think these guys are great!

434 HammerFall HammerFall HammerFall is a Swedish heavy metal band from Gothenburg, Sweden. The band was formed in 1993 by ex-Ceremonial Oath guitarist Oscar Dronjak.
435 Arch Enemy Arch Enemy Arch Enemy is a Swedish melodic death metal band, originally a supergroup, from Halmstad, formed in 1996. Its members were in bands such as Carcass, Armageddon, Carnage, Mercyful Fate, Spiritual Beggars, and Eucharist.
436 Story of the Year
437 Skid Row Skid Row Skid Row is an American heavy metal band, formed in 1986 in Toms River, New Jersey. They were very successful in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their first two albums certified multi-platinum.

Absolutely love "Youth Gone Wild". Heard it first on Guitar Hero On Tour. Amazing!

Skid Row is a great band with great music. Youth Gone Wild, 18 and life and slave to the grind

Great band and great powerful songs with meaning. They should be in top 10!

Why not in top 10 at least

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438 Golden Earring Golden Earring

One of the best classic rock bands ever with big hits world wide and it is one of the oldest bands ever they exist since 1961

I love golden earring, and they are still a band since 1961. They formed when they were very young. George was 13 and Rinus was 15! It's a shame that they are 410th on this list, they should be in the top 50!

Come on, 438? Should be in top 30!

One of the best rock bands ever.If you have not heard them you are missing out,because all their songs are good.Out of my rock collection which is quite huge I listen to them the most.

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439 Neutral Milk Hotel

How nice that others appreciate this unique band who only ever made 2 records

The greatest band to ever exist. I was born in the wrong generation.

I thinked I wus born in the rong genurashun but then listend to In An Airplane Over the Sea and now I have hope for my humanity.

Le best band of all the times.

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440 The Prodigy The Prodigy The Prodigy are an English electronic music group from Braintree, Essex, formed by Liam Howlett in 1990. The members were originally Liam Howlett (keyboardist and composer), Keith Flint (dancer and vocalist), Maxim (MC and vocalist), Leeroy Thornhill (dancer and occasional live keyboardist), and a female ...read more.

I guess a lot of their music is not technically rock, but hands down my favorite band on this whole list.

418 kidding me right at least the top 100s this band is awesome

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