Rock Bands are one kind of music bands that are loved by people all around the world. They usually play rock songs for their listeners. There are many famous rock bands in the world, but only some of them could become the best rock band. This article will tell you about top 10 Best Rock Bands ever Band Critic writers chose list based on hits singles and albums sales, chart performance, innovative style and influence on other musicians.
Here is our list of Top ten Best Rock Bands Ever
10. Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973 ,famous for their controversial lyrics and sound. The release of their first album, The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967), is often considered the most influential in the history of popular music. Their style had a huge influence on the evolution of punk rock , alternative rock, heavy metal, industrial, art-rock, and new wave.
9. The Grateful Dead
The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in the San Francisco Bay Area. It’s one of the most successful and influential acts in history. They brought together elements of psychedelia, acid rock, jazz, folk-rock, country-rock to create a unique blend for their fans known as “Acid Acoustic” which is now famous around the world. They also encouraged by allowing bootleg recordings (unauthorized tapes and CDs) of their shows and gave away many of their compositions free.,
8. PINK FLOYD
Pink Floyd is an English progressive rock band formed in 1965 in London when Syd Barrett joined with Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright. They are one of the most successful bands of all time.. The band have sold over 250 million albums worldwide with some 100 million sales under their belt in the USA. Meddle was the album that broke them through to a wider audience – it contains ‘Echoes’ which became a popular track on US progressive FM radio stations.
Aerosmith is an American Rock Band that was formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1970. The group’s line-up consists of Steven Tyler (vocals), Joe Perry (guitar), Tom Hamilton (bass guitar), Joey Kramer (drums), and Brad Whitford (guitar). The band has achieved 14 top 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, nine number-one Mainstream Rock hits, four Grammy Awards, and 10 American Music Awards.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by Scottish-born brothers Malcolm and Angus Young. Another classic band from Australia is AC/DC who were inducted into The Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame in March 2003.. They have sold more than 200 million albums worldwide and according to music journalist Stephen Davis, “no other rock band can match it for its ability to deliver hard-rockin’ blues to suit any mood”.
5. LED ZEPPELIN
Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968. The group consisted of guitarist Jimmy Page, singer Robert Plant, bassist and keyboardist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham. They are one of the most successful, innovative and influential groups in the history of popular music.. Led Zeppelin have sold over 200 million albums worldwide, including 111.5 million certified units in the United States alone…
Queen is a British rock band that formed in London in 1970. The band consists of Brian May (lead guitar, vocals), Freddie Mercury (lead vocals, piano), Roger Taylor (drums, vocals), and John Deacon (bass guitar). Queen’s early works included diverse influences including progressive rock, hard rock, heavy metal, art rock, folk music, glam rock, and fusion.
Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981. The group was founded when drummer Lars Ulrich posted an advertisement in a local newspaper, The Recycler, stating that he was looking for musicians to start a metal band with. Initial bassist Cliff Burton introduced his fellow Reckoning Destructo, a bandmate of his in a previous band, to Ulrich. Metallica has released 9 studio albums, 2 live albums, 4 extended plays and 39 singles.
2. GUNS N’ ROSES
Guns N’ Roses is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band, currently consisting of Axl Rose (vocals), Slash (lead guitar), Duff McKagan (bass), Richard Fortus (rhythm guitar), Dizzy Reed (keyboards), and Melissa Reese(keyboardist-pianist), has been actively touring and recording since their formation in 1985.
1 THE BEATLES
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. The line-up consisted of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr. They are one of the most commercially successful and critically acclaimed bands in the history of popular music. In the United Kingdom, the Beatles released more than 40 different singles, albums, and EPs that reached number one. They have had more number-one albums on the UK charts  and sold more singles in the UK  than any other act. As of 2013, they sold more albums in the US  than any other artist.,