Top Ten Bands in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Top Ten

1 The Beatles The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The members consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. They were soon known as the foremost and most influential act of rock era. Rooted in skiffle, beat, and 1950s rock and roll, the Beatles later experimented ...read more.

The biggest-selling, most popular, and most successful musical act in the history of show business.

Abba is bubble gum music. The Beatles were and are on the level of greatness like Beethoven Mozart and Bach

their is no comparison to the Beatles and acdc

No doubt about it they were the greatest band ever

2 Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

METALLICA IS just AWESOME LOL I love them... First heard enter sandman when I was 7.. And I dint choose to hear them they came on tv's and it was pretty good so I youtube-ed them on that day I became fan =D

Should Be N0. 1 with songs like one, master of puppets and fade to black.

AC/DC sellout! Metallica is a best band in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

They are perfect
They're epic musics are awesome

3 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin was an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of Robert Plant (Vocal), Jimmy Page (Guitar), John Paul Jones (Bass, Keyboard) and John Bonham (Drums). The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums, has earned them recognition ...read more.

Greatest vocal, lyrics and blending ever in Rock history!

Metallica and AC/DC ahead of Led Zeppelin. Ha!

One of the most influential one of a kind bands out there. And really, the beatles, and ac/dc? both are pretty trash

Led zepplin came up with amazing music other
That other artist hadnt even thought of

4 Queen Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970. Members were Freddie Mercury (Vocals and Piano), Brian May (Guitar, Vocals), Roger Taylor (Drums, Vocals), and John Deacon (Bass Guitar, Vocals). Before forming into Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had played together in a band named Smile. Freddie Mercury ...read more.

Queen is not only the best there ever was, but the best there ever will be!

Queen is the best for me all songs are worth it.

Just amazing perfection

QUEEN = PERFECTION!
QUEEN is the greatest, most eclectic, most talented band in the universe! Each member - the best in his field.
Instrumentally, so awesome, so brilliant, absolute genius!
Vocally - UNTOUCHABLE! Nobody even Compares to FREDDIE MERCURY! NOBODY!
QUEEN is the Perfect band, extraordinary in every way... THE BEST! And if you only know Queen by their famous hits, you really don't know them at all. Their hidden gems are a treasure trove of sheer ecstasy! An excursion into auditory bliss!
I've seen every big name live, but when I experienced Freddie and Queen, I WAS BLOWN AWAY! And that was THROUGH the T.V. ! Unfortunately it was after Freddie's death, so I've had to settle for his impersonators to get a sense of what he might've been like. Well, when Freddie's impersonator, Gary Mullen, can blow us away the way he and his band, One Night Of Queen, did, it's unimaginable what the real Freddie was like performing his magic. ONOQ blew all those top names, (The ...more

5 AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson ...read more.

kay acdc is the greatest rock band ever and they lost the best lead singer in the world I think they deserve some recognition for how long and good they are

Pure, dirty rock music. Just how it has got to be!

The best ban ever to grace the stage!

Let's play ball! Enough said

6 Pink Floyd Pink Floyd was an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London, England. They achieved international acclaim with their progressive and psychedelic music. The band consisted of 5 members - David Gilmour (Vocals and Guitar), Syd Barrett (Vocals and Guitar), Nick Mason (Drums), Roger Waters ...read more.

Why the hell is ABBA first?

Light shows, theatrics, innovation, The Wall, LSD, Dark Side (still in the top 100 best selling albums every year), and after Zep, Beatles, Allman Bros, Dead and a couple others; they saved me from Pop!

7 The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled line-up consisted of Brian Jones (guitar, harmonica), Ian Stewart (piano), Mick Jagger (lead vocals, harmonica), Keith Richards (guitar), Bill Wyman (bass) and Charlie Watts (drums). ...read more.

Mick Jagger IS the rock frontmen...so why the hell are they down here? Definitely should be #1

The Greatest Rock N Roll band ever!

Seriously The Rolling Stones are contenders this is a joke this is positively either a misprint or a joke good God they should be in the top three for the best bands ever I feel like I'm reading the National Enquirer

Stones are right behind the Beatles

8 Van Halen Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band consisted of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony.

Way better than aerosmith, they suck. vh is the best ever

9 Dire Straits Dire Straits were a British rock band formed in 1977 by Mark Knopfler, his younger brother David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers.
10 ABBA ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.

Erm, why is ABBA on this list? As much as I love them, I find them to be more pop then rock.

The Contenders

11 Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.

They Went Into The HOF Recently

12 R.E.M. R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry.
13 The Who The Who is an English rock band formed in London, England in 1964. The most recognizable lineup was Roger Daltrey (lead vocals), Pete Townshend (guitar), John Entwistle (bass guitar), and Keith Moon (drums). They are best known for their live performances and hit songs Baba O'Riley, My Generation, and ...read more.
14 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.
15 Ramones The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

The Ramones are everything rock 'n' roll is about.

16 Heart Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.
17 Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".

I grew up with Aerosmith, and still love them to this day. I believe that there song I don't want to miss a thing, is the best song they have sang.

Amazing band,40 years of brilliant music and still Rocking.

Yes

18 Creedence Clearwater Revival Creedence Clearwater Revival, often shortened to Creedence and abbreviated as CCR, was an American rock band active in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Greatest Band of all time

19 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath were a Heavy Metal band formed in Birmingham, England in 1968 by guitarist and songwriter Tony Iommi, singer John "Ozzy" Osbourne, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. ...read more.
20 Beastie Boys The Beastie Boys are an American Rap/Rock group that was formed in 1981 by its three original members, Michael "Mike D" Diamond, Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz, and Adam "MCA" Yauch.
21 Grateful Dead The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. Ranging from quintet to septet, the band is known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of country, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, rock, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, space rock, for live performances ...read more.
22 Kiss Kiss is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973 by Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons and the band's original manager, Lew Linet.

You Wanted The Best N’ You Goi It!
The Hottest Band In The World KISS!

You can't beat Gene & Paul for what they came from and how hard they fought to get out of the rat race,working day & night to pay the bills that made them the WORLDS BEST ( KISS ) is the best in the U.S.A. The Beatles came from London and made it real big and the United States people made them real rich in the 60,70,80, millions of dollars, but KISS is the bests. Steven J Gaydos Jr U.S.M.C. Retired Marine of 28 yrs.

23 Journey Journey is an American rock band that formed in San Francisco in 1973, composed of former members of Santana and Frumious Bandersnatch.
24 The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band was an American rock band formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman and Gregg Allman, as well as Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, and Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johanson.
25 Lynyrd Skynyrd Lynyrd Skynyrd is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern rock genre during the 1970s They are known for songs like "Free Bird", "Sweet Home Alabama" and "Tuesdays Gone" .

The old Lynyrd Skynyrd blows me away. What a group of musicians.

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