Your Top 10 Bands Of All Time!

TheRollingBonesTheRollingBones Headliner
edited March 2013 in History of Rock
I was just thinking about this and was surprised that nobody posted anything like this. I guess just do what the title says, and post your top 10 bands/artists. They don't have to be from any particular genre, decade, or whatever. Just your top 10.
I had a really tough time narrowing it down to 10, and this will probably be revised soon. Anyways, here it is.

My Top 10:

1. The Beatles
2. Led Zeppelin
3. The Who
4. Queen
5. The Rolling Stones
6. Pink Floyd
7. Jimi Hendrix
8. The Eagles
9. Rush
10. Aerosmith

*Honorable Mention*
Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, U2, Michael Jackson, AC/DC, The Doors, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Metallica, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, Bruce Springsteen, The Clash, and many more.

Comments

  • afterstasisafterstasis Washed Up
    edited January 2010
    TheRollingBones;3398957 said:
    Very good list too. Except Goblin... I've never heard of them :o
    excellent italian progressive band from the 70's who composed some of the best movie soundtracks ever.
  • TheRollingBonesTheRollingBones Headliner
    edited January 2010
    afterstasis;3398962 said:
    excellent italian progressive band from the 70's who composed some of the best movie soundtracks ever.
    I see. I guess I will have to check them out then!
  • bubblegumpopbubblegumpop Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    Mine changes sometimes, but as of now...

    1.Mastodon
    2.Lightning Bolt
    3.Passafire
    4.Afi
    5.Megasus
    6.Zolof
    7.Boredoms
    8.Kyuss
    9.Mars Volta
    10.Dead Kennedys

    And I don't even know if they are all my top favorites...it's really hard because I like so much...maybe a top 50 would be better for me idk.
  • hiimSMAPhiimSMAP Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    10. Guns N' Roses
    9. Devo
    8. Pearl Jam
    7. Queen
    6. Sonic Youth
    5. The Beatles
    4. Oasis
    3. The Killers
    2. Rush
    1. Weezer
    Yeah, that's about right.
    Honorable mentions: Megadeth, Shaimus, System of a Down, blink-182, Boston, Anthrax.
  • TheLovelyNoiseTheLovelyNoise Rising Star
    edited January 2010
    10. deerhunter
    09. the walkmen
    08. the chameleons
    07. the smiths
    06. sonic youth
    05. boards of canada
    04. joy division
    03. starflyer 59
    02. depeche mode
    01. pixies
  • HizakiHizaki Opening Act
    edited January 2010
    Ordering is too difficult:

    Diablo Swing Orchestra
    Versailles
    Muse
    Bjork
    Radiohead
    Malice Mizer
    Queen
    Atheist
    Faith and the Muse
    Nightwish

    Touhou gets an honorable mention since he's not a band per se.
  • TheRollingBonesTheRollingBones Headliner
    edited January 2010
    hiimSMAP;3399000 said:
    10. Guns N' Roses
    9. Devo
    8. Pearl Jam
    7. Queen
    6. Sonic Youth
    5. The Beatles
    4. Oasis
    3. The Killers
    2. Rush
    1. Weezer
    Yeah, that's about right.
    Honorable mentions: Megadeth, Shaimus, System of a Down, blink-182, Boston, Anthrax.
    Good list here too, no bands I don't like except Devo, but I've never heard more than Whip It and Uncontrollable Urge. And put me down as a supporter of Pinkerton as DLC too!
  • loui0333loui0333 Unsigned
    edited January 2010
    1. MUSE
    2. Angels & Airwaves
    3. The Hives
    4. Blink-182
    5. Arctic Monkeys
    6. Chiodos
    7. Bloc Party
    8. Kings Of Leon
    9.Red Hot Chili Peppers
    10. ABBA
  • BubBub Generic Person
    edited January 2010
    Wiiman95;3397461 said:
    I would post mine, but I would be flamed more than you have ever seen before.
    Do it.:D
  • TheRollingBonesTheRollingBones Headliner
    edited January 2010
    Bub;3399429 said:
    Do it.:D
    I would love to see it!
  • mjlambert1mjlambert1 Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    TheRollingBones;3398957 said:
    Very good list too. Except Goblin... I've never heard of them :o
    Good place to start is their score for either Suspiria or Profondo Rosso. Their music for Dawn of the Dead '78 is amazing and as diverse as nothing I've ever heard before.
  • 40FootWolf40FootWolf Opening Act
    edited January 2010
    I'm gonna say...

    1. The Who
    2. Modest Mouse
    3. Black Sabbath
    4. Rage Against The Machine
    5. Motorhead
    6. The Replacements
    7. Genesis(early)
    8. Led Zeppelin
    9. King Crimson
    10. Bruce Springsteen

    Honorable mentions go to The Clash, Metallica, Megadeth, At The Gates, Talking Heads, Pixies, David Bowie, The Pogues, The Flaming Lips and tons of others.
  • CubecubedCubecubed Washed Up
    edited January 2010
    If this is favorites.....by no means do i think these are the best. just my favorites(except in the case of the Who and Pixies, i do think they both are among the top all-time Greatest bands).

    1.Coheed and Cambria
    2.Silversun Pickups
    3.The Who
    4.Green Day
    5.The Replacements
    6.Pixies
    7.Pearl Jam
    8.Weezer(used to be so much higher)
    9.The Beatles
    10.Jimmy Eat World

    HM: Kings of leon,Foo Fighters,Nirvana,Metallica,Husker Du,Yo La Tengo,Vampire Weekend,Cage The Elephant,Rush,Manchester Orchestra,Muse(also used to be so much higher),and The Flaming Lips(Used to not even be on this list).plus many more,probably.
  • BuRn7 CaK3BuRn7 CaK3 Banned
    edited January 2010
    I'm going to say these are my favorites. They're obviously in no order.

    Silversun Pickups
    Green Day
    Bullet for my Valentine
    Breaking Benjamin
    The Used
    Linkin Park
    30 Seconds To Mars
    Shinedown
    Disturbed
    Stone Sour

    Honorable Mentions:
    Nirvana
    Death Cab For Cutie
    Skillet
    Red
    Hurt
    Muse
    Anberlin
    Flyleaf
    Megadeth
    Chevelle
  • chumsicleschumsicles Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    1. The Rolling Stones
    2. The Residents
    3. Dead Kennedys
    4. Black Flag
    5. Pixies
    6. Sparks
    7. Mr. Bungle
    8. Husker Du
    9. The Beatles
    10. Faith No More

    Honorable mentions: Electric Six, Mission of Burma, Minor Threat, Sonic Youth, Bad Religion, Bob Dylan, Flipper, Negativland, Megadeth, Devo
  • CubecubedCubecubed Washed Up
    edited January 2010
    chumsicles;3400937 said:
    1. The Rolling Stones
    2. The Residents
    3. Dead Kennedys
    4. Black Flag
    5. Pixies
    6. Sparks
    7. Mr. Bungle
    8. Husker Du
    9. The Beatles
    10. Faith No More

    Honorable mentions: Electric Six, Mission of Burma, Minor Threat, Sonic Youth, Bad Religion, Bob Dylan, Flipper, Negativland, Megadeth, Devo
    hooray for three i forgot!
  • JRDBlackDragonJRDBlackDragon Rising Star
    edited January 2010
    not in any order

    Metallica
    Led Zeppelin
    The Rolling Stones
    The Who
    The Beatles
    Pearl Jam
    Nirvana
    Disturbed
    Pink Floyd
    Jimi Hendrix

    this is my list,not the actual JRDBlackDragon's list
    my older brother has a different list
    - \m/-_-\m/ Larry
  • Rocket2RussiaRocket2Russia Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    No order at all:

    Joy Division
    David Bowie
    The Velvet Underground
    Pixies
    Ramones
    Nirvana (This may be because of a bit of a honeymoon period I'm in with them right now, though.)
    Hüsker Dü
    Blondie
    Radiohead
    R.E.M.

    loltypicalhipstergarbage
  • James_HetfieldJames_Hetfield Unsigned
    edited January 2010
    my top 10:

    1. iron maiden
    2. metallica
    3. van halen
    4. led zepellin
    5. slipknot
    6. megadeth
    7. korn
    8. twisted sisters
    9. rolling stones
    10. bruce dickinson(solo)
  • franticfishfranticfish Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    1: Gorguts
    2: Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
    3: Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    4: Electric Wizard
    5: Sonic Youth
    6: Burzum
    7: Deathspell Omega
    8: Swans
    9: Blut Aus Nord
    10: Henry Cow

    Honourable Mentions: Immolation, Portal, My Bloody Valentine, Death, Peste Noire, Leviathan, Magma, The Velvet Underground, Do Make Say Think, Can, Urfuast, Demilich, The Ruins of Beverast, King Crimson, Black Sabbath, Cryptopsy, Weakling, Coil, Set Fire To Flames, The Axis of Perdition, Beherit, Crass, Six Organs of Admittance, Joy Division, Bohren & Der Club of Gore, Eyehategod, Amebix, Bauhaus, A Place To Bury Strangers, The whole No New York scene, Sun City Girls, Bob Dylan.
  • REZZN8REZZN8 Unsigned
    edited January 2010
    Nine Inch Nails
    Tool
    Tenacious D
    Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    Saul Williams
    Sublime
    Alice in Chains
    Nirvana
    Rage Against the Machine
    Ministry
  • schmeankmanschmeankman Headliner
    edited January 2010
    Rocket2Russia;3401108 said:
    Blondie
    :eek: :D
  • Rocket2RussiaRocket2Russia Road Warrior
    edited January 2010
    schmeankman;3402338 said:
    :eek: :D
    :confused::(
  • schmeankmanschmeankman Headliner
    edited January 2010
    Rocket2Russia;3402343 said:
    :confused::(
    I just thought I was the only one who liked them, and carried out those feelings through use of interpritive emoticons.
  • afterstasisafterstasis Washed Up
    edited January 2010
    schmeankman;3402413 said:
    I just thought I was the only one who liked them, and carried out those feelings through use of interpritive emoticons.
    i thought most of the regulars here liked blondie... the first five albums are excellent.
  • schmeankmanschmeankman Headliner
    edited January 2010
    afterstasis;3402427 said:
    i thought most of the regulars here liked blondie... the first five albums are excellent.
    I guess I've just never heard anybody talk about them.
  • WingsOfSteelWingsOfSteel Headliner
    edited January 2010
    Angel Witch
    Nirvana
    George Harrison
    Elvis Costello
    Link Wray

    Weezer
    Iggy & the Stooges
    The Who
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Honest Bob & the Factory-to-Dealer Incentives
  • classicrockdudeclassicrockdude Headliner
    edited January 2010
    there is no possible way i can do this
  • Stevie BStevie B Opening Act
    edited January 2010
    I needed to expand the list a bit, but here are my 15 favorite bands (off the top of my head). Historical significance is of no relevance.

    15. Nirvana
    14. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
    13. Queens of the Stone Age
    12. The Rolling Stones
    11. Incubus
    10. The Stone Roses
    9. Cream
    8. Alice In Chains
    7. Megadeth
    6. Soundgarden
    5. The Who
    4. Dream Theater
    3. Pink Floyd
    2. Led Zeppelin
    1. Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • TheRollingBonesTheRollingBones Headliner
    edited January 2010
    schmeankman;3402413 said:
    I just thought I was the only one who liked them, and carried out those feelings through use of interpritive emoticons.
    No, I think a lot of people like them. Like another said, lots of their early stuff is great.
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