Top 10 Underrated Rock Bands Who Aren't Underrated on TheTopTens
This might be a weird list but I've made this list because these bands are underrated outside of toptens but on toptens they are highly praised .Cuz there are so many positive list about them on toptens .
The Top Ten
1 Deep Purple
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
I like this list. It's pretty creative. - Martinglez
Before joining toptens I used to think Deep Purple is very underrated. But after joining this site I realized that even though Deep Purple is underrated there, but its pretty much popular here. - zxm
Rush is a Canadian progressive rock band that was formed in 1968. Even though the only founding member still in the band is Alex Lifeson (Guitar), the band is most well-known for their current members Neil Peart (Drums) and Geddy Lee (Bass, Vocals). ...read more.
3 The Cars
The Cars are an American rock band that emerged from the new wave scene in the late 1970s. The band originated in Boston, Massachusetts in 1976, with singer, rhythm guitarist and songwriter Ric Ocasek, singer and bassist Benjamin Orr, lead guitarist Elliot Easton, keyboardist Greg Hawkes and drummer ...read more.
Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.
5 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.
Loved Knopfler until he opened his stupid yap in a lame, cowardly PC defense of "Money For Nothing" lyrics in which he claimed the "offensive" phrase (which is often scrubbed from airplay), and the lyrics in general were meant to mock American "blue-collar ignoramuses." He can keep to his dreary little island and pound sand.
Rainbow are a British rock band led by guitarist Ritchie Blackmore from 1975 to 1984 and 1993 to 1997. They were originally established with Ronnie James Dio as the lead singer and lyricist. Rainbow were ranked No. 90 on VH1's 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock. The band has sold over 28 million albums ...read more.
7 Porcupine Tree
Porcupine Tree were an English rock band formed by musician Steven Wilson in 1987. The band began essentially as a solo project for Wilson, who created all of the band's music.
Whitesnake are a rock band formed in England in 1978 by David Coverdale, after his departure from his previous band Deep Purple.
I've noticed this. This band is quite loved on here but not...out there...Why?! - Britgirl
9 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.
Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice.
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