Are you interested in music? This article is for those who like music. Here we will see the best ten Rock Bands of all time. Some of the Rock Bands have stuck around for 40+ years, with the same spirit that they had in the beginning. Through the Rock Bands they can change the thoughts and looks of their fans.
1. The Beatles:
The Beatles is one of the best English Rock Bands in Europe. The Beatles were formed in 1960 in Liverpool. Almost all the Europeans desired to change their hair style like the Beatles. The Beatles become a commercial success and receive 15 Ivor Novello Awards and 7 Grammys and they also awarded 24 multi-platinum and 6 diamond albums. From 1960 to 1970, the Beatle were the most amiable rock band group. The Beatles has changed the popular culture.
2. Rolling Stones:
“The Rolling Stones” is a popular English rock band and was formed in 1962 in London. The Rolling Stones in 1962 were Mick Jagger, Ian Stewart, Keith Richards and Brian Jones. Angie and Paint It Black are the two unforgettable best hits by the Rolling Stones. The song Satisfaction by Britney Spear was a modern version of the Rolling Stones’ classic tune. About 2 dozen albums and 100 singles have been released by the Rollings Stones within 50 years. Still Keith Richards and Mick Jagger have their groove and are completing world tours.
An Irish rock band U2 was formed in 1976 in Dublin. The U2 was a top international act in the mid of 1980s. In 1976 the group consists of the Edge, Bono, Larry Mullen, Jr. and Adam Clayton. U2 have been awarded 22 Grammy awards. In the list of 100 Greatest Artists of all time, they were ranked 22 by the Rolling Stones. U2 completes humanitarian work, and charity to combat AIDS and poverty with the musical career.
4. Pink Floyd:
Pink Floyd was an English rock band formed in 1967. It has been awarded 4 Grammy Awards and MTV Video Music Award for Best Concept Video. Pink Floyd has sold around 200 million albums. “We Don’t Need No Education“ is one of the popular songs by Pink Floyd. Still, this song is popular today. Pink Floyd has helped to define the progressive rock era. The rock band was formed by Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Richard Wright, Nick Mason, and Syd Barrett.
Santana is a Latin music influenced rock band formed in 1967. Santana has won 3 Latin Grammy Awards and 8 Grammy Awards. In the list of 100 Greatest Guitarists of all Time, Carol Santana, the leader and founder of the Santana rock band was ranked 15 by the Rolling Stones. The recent hit of the Santana rock band is “Maria”. This rock band was formed by Carlos Santana, Gregg Rolie, and Michael Shrieve.
6. The Eagles:
“The Eagles” is one of the most successful rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971. It has been released 5 No.1 singles and 6 No.1 albums and has been awarded 6 Grammys and 5 American Music Awards. Hotel California, a popular song by the Eagles, still have numerous fans today. This song has been recreated by the Gypsy Kings and sand with their own twist in Spanish. They have released the album “Long Road out of Eden” after a break of 28 years. Now the band is still active.
AC/DC is one of the best Australian rock bands of two brothers: Angus Young and Malcolm. They were formed AC/DC band in 1973 and it was popular in the 1980s and 1990s. About 200 million albums were sold by AC/DC in 2010. Black to Black is the second highest selling album by AC/DC. It has been sold 40 million units of Black to Black. AC/DC is the 5th best selling band and 9th best selling artists in the US.
The British band Queen was formed in 1970s. The band was influenced by progressive rock. They have been awarded 7 Ivor Novello Awards and have been released 18 no.1 albums and 18 no.1 singles. In the list of No.1 hits of all Time in UK, the song “Bohemian Rhapsody” was voted no.1 spot. The band was formed by Brian May, Roger Meddows Taylor, Freddie Mercury, John Deacon, Mike Grose, and more.
Aerosmith is one of the best American rock brands formed in 1070s. Heavy metal, pop and blues music are incorporated into the songs of Areosmith. The theme song in the movie Armageddon is the most popular song today. Around 150 million albums were sold by Aerosmill across the world. They have been awarded 10 MTV video awards and 4 Grammy Awards. They are currently on tour and they are going stronger even after 41 years.
10. Bon Jovi:
The American rock band Bon Jovi was formed by Jon Bon Jovi and his friends in 1983. He is the lead singer of this hard rock group. 130 million albums were sold by them across the world. The group consists of Jon Bon Jovi, the lead singer, Richie Sambora, the guitarist, Tico Torres, the drummer and the keyboardist David Bryan. Around 2600 concerts were done by them over 50 countries. “It’s my Life” is the famous song of Bon Jovi and it was the no.1 song released in 2000. They have won so many awards in the year of 1987, 1995, 1996 and 2010.
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c’mon guys…even if your not a deadhead, we’re right up there with The Beatles. Just don’t get radio play. Do have our own channel, pretty cool.