Liste: Beste Rock & Pop Bands aller Zeiten (2022)

ABBA
(SWE, 1972-1982)Sängerinnen Agneta Fältskog & Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad, Keyboarder Benny Andersson, Gitarrist Björn UlvaeusAlben: Ring, Ring (1972); Waterloo (1974); ABBA (1975); Arrival (1976); The Album (1977); Voulez-Vous (1979); Super Trouper (1980); The Visitors (1981); The First 10 Years (1982); Voyage (2021)

Hits: Waterloo (1974); SOS (1975); Mamma Mia (1975); Dancing Queen (1976); Fernando (1976); Money Money (1976); Knowing Me, Knowing You (1977); Take a Chance on Me (1978); Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (1979);Chiquitita (1979); Super Trouper (1980); The Winner Takes it all (1980); One of Us (1981)

AC/DC
(AUS, 1973)Sänger Brian Johnson, Gitarristen Angus Young& Stevie Young, Bassist Cliff Williams, Drummer Phil Rudd

EX:V:Bon Scott † 1980,G: Mark Evans,Malcome Young† 2017, D: Simon Wright, Chris Slade

Alben: HighVoltage (1975); Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976); Let There be Rock (1977); Powerage (1978); If You Want Blood You’ve Got It (Live, 1978); Highway to Hell (1979); Back in Black #77 (1980); For Those About to Rock (1981); Flick of the Switch (1983); ’74 Jailbreak (EP, 1984);Fly on the Wall (1985); Blow up Your Video (1988); The Razors Edge (1990); AC/DC Live (1992);Ballbreaker (1995); Let There Be Rock: The Movie – Live in Paris(Live, 1997); Live from the Atlantic Studios (Live, 1997); Stiff Upper Lip (2000); Black Ice (2008); Iron Man 2 (2010); Live at River Plate (2012); Rock or Bust (2014); Power Up (2020)

Hits: TNT (1975); The Jack (1975); Live Wire (1975); Big Balls (1976); Jailbreak (1976); Love at First Feel (1976); Problem Child (1976); Ride on (1976); Let There be Rock (1977); Highway to Hell (1979); Hells Bells (1980); Thunderstruck (1990); Hard as a Rock (1996); Rock ’n Roll Train (2008); Play Ball (2014). Weitere besteRockbands finden Sie auf den nachfolgenden Seiten.

Aerosmith (USA, 1970)Sänger Steven Tyler, Gitarristen Joe Perry & Brad Whitford, Bassist Tom Hamilton, Drummer Joey Kramer

EX: G: Jimmy Crespo, Rick Dufay

Alben: Aerosmith (1973); Get Your Wings (1974); Toys in the Attic (1975); Rocks (1976); Draw the Line (1977); Night in the Ruts (1979); Rock in a Hard Place (1982); Done With Mirrors (1985); Permanent Vacation (1987); Pump (1989); Get a Grip (1993); Big Ones (1994); Nine Lives (1997); Just Push Play (2001); Music From Another Dimension! (2012)

Hits: Dream On (1973); Walk This Way (1975); Come Together (1978);Dude – Looks Like a Lady (1987);Love in an Elevator (1989);Livin’ On the Edge (1993); Cryin (1993); Amazing (1994); I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing (1998);Jaded (2000)

A-ha
(NOR, 1982)Sänger Morton Harket, Gitarrist Pal Waaktaar-Savoy, Keyboarder Magne FuruholmenAlben:Hunting High and Low (1985); Scoundrel Days (1986); Stay On These Roads (1988); East of the Sun, West of the Moon (1990); Memorial Beach (1993); Minor Earth, Major Sky (2000); Lifelines (2002); Analogue (2005); Foot of the Mountain (2009); Cast in Steel (2015)

Hits: Take On Me (1984); The Sun Always Shine on TV (1985); Hunting High and Low (1986); Cry Wolf (1986); The Living Daylights (1987 für denJames Bond Film: „Der Hauch des Todes“); Stay On These Roads (1988); Touchy! (1988); Crying in the Rain (1990); Summer Moved On (2000);Forever Not Yours (2002);Celice (2005); Foot of the Mountain (2009)

Alan Parsons Projekt (GB, 1975-1987)Sänger, Pianist & Keyboarder Eric Woolfson († 2009), Gitarrist & Keyboard Alan Parsons

EX: G:Ian Bairnson, V: John Miles & Colin Blunstone, B: David Paton, SAX: Mel Collins, D: Stuart Elliot & Stuart Tosh

Alben:Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1976); I Robot (1977); Pyramid (1978); Eve (1979); The Turn of a Friendly Card (1980); Eye in the Sky (1982); Ammonia Avenue (1984); Vulture Culture (1984); Stereotomy (1985); Gaudi (1987)

Hits: A Dream within a Dream (1976); Lucifer (1979): Games People Play (1980); Time (1981); Eye in the Sky (1982); Don’t Answer Me (1984)

Alice In Chains
(USA, 1987)Sänger William DuVall, Gitarrist Jerry Cantrell, Bassist Mike Inez, Drummer Sean Kinney

EX: V: Layne Staley † 2002 B: Mike Starr † 2011

Alben:We Die Young (1990); Facelift (1991); Sap (1992); Dirt (1992); Jar of Flies (1994); Alice In Chains (1995); MTV Unplugged (1996); The Essential (2006); Black Gives Way to Blue (2009);The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013); Rainier Fog (2018)

Hits: Would? (1992); Down in a Hole (1993); Get me Wrong (1994); Over Now (1996)

Asia
(GB, 1981)Sänger & Keyboarder: Geoff Downes, Sänger & Bassist John Wetton † 2017, Gitarrist Steve Howe, Drummer Carl Palmer

EX: V/B: Greg Lake V/G: John Payne

Alben:Asia (1982); Alpha (1983); Astra (1985); Then and Now (1990); Aqua (1992); Aria (1994); Arena (1996); Silent Nation (2004); Phoenix (2008); Omega (2010); XXX (2012); Gravitas (2014)

Hits: Heat of the Moment (1982); Only Time will Tell (1982); Don’t Cry (1983)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive (CAN, 1970-1977)Sänger & Gitarrist Randy Bachman & Chad Allen, Bassist Fred Turner, Drummer Robbie Bachman

EX: V/G: Tim Bachman, Jim Clench† 2010

Alben: BTO Bachman-Turner Overdrive (1973); Bachman-Turner Overdrive II (1974); Not Fragile (1974); Four Wheel Drive (1975); Head On (1975); Freeways (1977); Street Action (1978); Rock‘n‘Roll Nights (1979)

Hits:Taking Care of Business (1974);You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet(1974); Free Wheelin’ (1974);Hey You (1975)

Backstreet Boys (USA, 1993)Sänger Howie Dorough, Alex McLean, Nick Carter, Brian Littrell & Kevin RichardsonAlben:Backstreet Boys (1996); Backstreet‘s Back (1997); Millennium (1999); Christmas Album (1999); Black & Blue (2000); Never Gone (2005); Unbreakable (2007); This Is Us (2009); In a World Like This (2013); DNA (2019)

Hits: We’ve Got it Going On (1995); I’ll Never Break Your Heart (1996); Quit Playing Games With My Heart (1996); Everybody (1997); All I Have to Give (1998); I Want it That Way (1999);Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely (1999); Shape of My Heart (2000); Incomplete (2005)

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Band, The (CAN/USA, 1957-1999)Sänger & Bassist Rick Danko † 1999, Sänger & DrummerLevon Helm † 2012, SaxophonistGarth Hudson

EX:V/G: Robbie Robertson, Bob Dylan V/K: Richard Manuel † 1986

Zahlreiche Albenmit Ronnie Hawkins (1957-1964) und Bob Dylan (1970-1975); Als „The Band“: Music from Big Pink #34 (1968); The Band #45 (Brown Album, 1969); Stage Fright (1970); Cahoots (1971); Rock of Ages (1972); Moondog Matinee (1973); Northern Lights – Southern Cross (1975); Islands (1977); The Last Waltz (1978); Jericho (1993); High on the Hog (1996); Jubilation (1998)

Hits: The Weight (1968); The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (1969, wurde offiziell nie als Single veröffentlicht); Up on Cripple Creek (1969); King Harvest (1970)

Barclay James Harvest
(GB, 1966-1998)Sänger & Gitarristen Les Holroyd & John Lees

EX: D: Mel Pritchard † 2004, K: Wolly Wolstenholme

Alben:Barclay James Harvest (1970);Once Again (1971);Baby James Harvest(1972);Everyone is Everybody Else (1974); Time Honoured Ghosts (1975); Octoberon (1976); Gone to Earth (1977); XII (1978); Eyes of the Universe (1979); Berlin Live (1982); Victims of Circumstance (1984); Face to Face (1987); Welcome to the Show (1990);Caught in the Light (1993); River of Dreams (1997)

Hits: Child Of The Universe (1974);Hymn (1977); Poor Man’s Moody Blues (1978); Life is for Living (1980)

Beach Boys (USA, 1961)Sänger & Bassist Brian Wilson, Sänger Mike Love, Sänger & Gitarrist Alan Jardine

EX: V/G: Carl Wilson † 1998 D: Dennis Wilson † 1983 V: Bruce Johnston

Alben:Surfin‘ USA (1963); Little Deuce Coupe (1963); Surfer Girl (1963); Shut Down Vol. 2 (1964); Beach Boys Concert (1964); All Summer Long (1964); The Beach Boys Today (1965); Summer Days (1965); Beach Boy’s Party! (1965); Pet Sounds #2 (1966); Smiley Smile (1967); 20/20 (1969); Surf’s Up (1971), Still Cruisin’ (1989),That’s Why God Made the Radio (2012)

Hits:Surfin‘ USA (1963); Surfer Girl (1963); Fun Fun Fun (1964); I Get Around (1964); Help me, Rhonda (1965); California Girls (1965);Barbara Ann (1965); Sloop John B (1966); God Only Knows (1966); Good Vibrations (1966); Do It Again (1968); Kokomo (1988)

Beatles, The (GB, 1960-1970)Sänger, Gitarrist, Bassist & PianistPaul Mc Cartney, Sänger, Gitarrist & PianistJohn Lennon † 1980, Sänger & Leadgitarrist George Harrison † 2001, Drummer & Perkussion Ringo Starr

EX: B: Stuart Sutcliffe † 1962 D: Pete Best

Alben: Live! at the Star-Club in Hamburg(Live, 1962);Please Please Me #39 (1963);Meet the Beatles #53(1963); A Hard Day‘s Night (1964); Beatles for Sale (1964); Help! (1965); Rubber Soul #5 (1965); Revolver #3(1966); Sgt. Pepper‘s Lonely Hearts Club Band #1 (1967); The Magic Mystery Tour (1967); The White Album #10 (1968); Yellow Submarine (1969); Abbey Road #14 (1969); Let It Be (1970); The Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl (Live, 1977); Get Back: The Rooftop Performance (Live, 2021)

Hits: Love Me Do (1962); She Loves You (1963); I Want to Hold Your Hand (1963); Can’t Buy Me Love (1964); Hard Day‘s Night (1964); Yesterday (1965); Help! (1965); Paperback Writer (1966); Michelle (1966); Yellow Submarine (1966); Strawberry Fields Forever (1967); All You Need is Love (1967); Penny Lane (1967); Hello, Goodbye (1967); Hey Jude (1968); Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da (1969); Get Back (1969); Let It Be (1970)

Bee Gees
(Isle of Man, 1958-2003)Sänger Robin Gibb † 2012, GitarristBarry Gibb, Sänger, Bassist & Keyboarder Maurice Gibb † 2003. Ihr vierter Bruder Andy Gibb (1958-1988) war nie Teil der Band.

EX: D: Colin Petersen, Vince Melouney

Alben: The Bee Gees Sing and Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs (1965); Spicks and Specks (1966);Bee Gees 1st (1967); Horizontal (1968); Idea (1968); Odessa (1969); Cucumber Castle (1970); 2 Years On (1970);Trafalgar (1971);To Whom It May Concern (1972); Life in a Tin Can (1973); Mr. Natural (1974);Main Course (1975); Children of the World (1976); Saturday Night Fever (Soundtrack 1977); Spirits Having Flown (1979); Living Eyes (1981); Staying Alive (Soundtrack 1983); E.S.P. (1987); One (1989); High Civilization (1991); Size Isn’t Everything (1993);Still Waters (1997); This is Where I Came In (2001). Bee Gees haben zudem zahlreiche Song für andere Interpreten geschrieben.

Hits: Massachusetts (1967); Words (1968); I’ve Got a Message to You (1968); Jive Talkin’ (1975); You Should Be Dancing (1976); How Deep is Your Love? (1977); Saturday Night Fever (1977);Stayin‘ Alive (1977); Night Fever (1978); Too Much Heaven (1978); Tragedy (1979); Love You Inside Out (1979); You Win Again (1987); Secret Love (1991); Alone (1997); Immortality (1998 mit Céline Dion)

Black Eyed Peas, The (USA, 1995)Sänger Will.I.am, Apl.de.ap, Taboo & Fergie

EX: V: Kim Hill

Alben:Behind the Front (1998); Bridging the Gap (2000); Elephunk (2003); Monkey Business (2005); The E.N.D. (2009); The Beginning (2010),Masters of the Sun, Vol. 1 (2018); Translation (2020)

Hits: Where is the Love? (2003); Shut Up (2003); Hey Mama (2004);Don’t Phunk with My Heart (2005); Don’t Lie (2005); My Humps (2005); Boom Boom Pow (2009); I Gotta Feeling (2009); Meet Me Halfway (2009); Rock That Body (2010); The Time – Dirty Bit (2010);Just Can‘t Get Enough (2011)

Black Sabbath (GB, 1969-2017)Sänger Ozzy Osbourne, Gitarrist Tony Iommi, Bassist Geeze Butler, Drummer Bill Ward

EX: V: Ronnie James Dio, Ian Gillan

Alben:Black Sabbath (1970); Paranoid (1970); Master of Reality (1971); Volume 4 (1972); Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973); Sabotage (1975); Technical Ecstasy (1976);Never Say Die!(1978); Heaven and Hell (1980); Mob Rules (1981); Born Again (1983; Seventh Star (1986); The Eternal Idol (1987); Headless Cross (1989); Try (1990); Dehumanizer (1992); Cross Purposes (1994); Forbidden (1995); 13 (2013)

Hits: Paranoid (1970); Never Say Die! (1978);Neon Knights (1980); TV Crimes (1992)

Blondie (USA, 1974)Sängerin Debbie Harry, Gitarrist Chris Stein, Bassist Gary Valentine, Drummer Clem Burke, Keyboarder Jimmy DestriAlben:Plastic Letters (1978);Parallel Lines (1978); Blondie (1979);Eat to the Beat (1979); AutoAmerican (1980); The Hunter (1982); No Exit (1999);The Curse of Blondie (2003);Panic of Girls (2011);Pollinator (2017)

Hits: Denis (1978);Heart of Glass (1979); Sunday Girl (1979); Call Me (1980); Atomic (1980); The Tide is High (1980); Rapture (1981); Maria (1999)

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Blur
(GB, 1989)Sänger & Gitarrist Damon Albarn, Gitarrist Graham Coxan, Bassist Alex James, Drummer Dave Rowntree

EX: G: Simon Tang

Alben:Leisure (1991); Modern Life is Rubbish (1993); Parklife (1994); The Great Escape (1995); Blur (1997); 13 (1999); Think Tank (2002);The Magic Whip (2015)

Hits: There is No Other Way (1991); Girls and Boys (1994); Parklive (1994); Country House (1995);The Universal(1996); Song 2 (1997);Beetlebum (1997); Tender (1999); Coffee & TV (1999); Out of Time (2003)

Bon Jovi (USA, 1983)Sänger & Gitarrist Jon Bon Jovi, Gitarrist Richie Sambora, Drummer Tico Torres, Keyboarder David Bryan

EX: B: Alec John Such

Alben: Bon Jovi (1984); 7800° Fahrenheit(1985); Slippery When Wet (1986); New Jersey (1988); Keep the Faith (1992); These Days (1995); Crush (2000); Bounce (2002); Have a Nice Day (2005); Lost Highway (2007); The Circle (2009);What About Now (2013); This House is Not For Sale (2016); 2020 (2020)

Hits: Runaway (1984); Living On a Prayer (1986);You Give Love a Bad Name (1986);Bad Medicine (1988); Keep the Faith (1992); Bed of Roses (1993); Always (1994);This Ain’t a Love Song (1994); It‘s my Live (2000); Everyday (2002); Have a Nice Day (2005); Make a Memory (2006); We Weren‘t Born to Follow (2009). Weitere besteRockbands finden Sie auf den nachfolgenden Seiten.

Boney M.
(D, 1976)Sänger Bobby Farrell † 2010, Sängerinnen Marcia Barrett, Liz Mitchell & Maizie WilliamsAlben:Take the Heat Off Me (1976); Love For Sale (1977); Nightflight to Venus (1978); Oceans of Fantasy (1979); The Magic of Boney M (1980); Boonoonoonoos (1981); 10.000 Lightyears (1984); Eye Dance (1985)

Hits: Daddy Cool (1976), Sunny (1976), Belfast (1977); Ma Baker (1977), Rivers of Babylon (1978); Rasputin (1978); Brown Girl in the Ring (1978); Mary‘s Boy Child (1978); Painter Man (1978); Hooray! It‘s a Holiday (1979); El Lute (1979); Felicidad (1980)

Boston (USA, 1975)

Gitarrist, Bassist, Schlagzeuger & Keyboarder Tom Scholz, Gitarrist Gary Pihl, Schlagzeuger Curly Smith & Jeff Neal, Sänger & Keyboarder Tommy DeCarlo

EX: G/V:Brad Delp † 2007, G: Barry Goudreau, D: Jim Masdea

Alben: Boston (1976); Don’t Look Back (1978); Third Stage (1986); Walk On (1994); Corporate America (2002); Life, Love & Hope (2013)

Hits: More Than a Feeling (1976); Don’t Look Back (1978); Amanda (1986)

Byrds, The (USA, 1964-1973)

Sänger & Gitarrist Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Gene Clark † 1991, Sänger & Bassist Chris Hillman, Drummer Michael Clarke † 1993

EX: V/G: Clarence White † 1973 V/B: Skip Battin † 2003

Alben:Mr. Tambourine Man (1965); Turn! Turn! Turn! (1965); Fifth Dimension (1966); Younger Than Yesterday (1967); The Notorious Byrd Brothers (1968); Sweetheart of the Rodeo (1968); Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde (1969); Ballad of Easy Rider (1969); Untitled (1970); Byrdmaniax (1971); Farther Along (1971); Byrd (1973); History of the Byrds (Kompilation, 1973)

Hits: Mr. Tambourine Man (1965); All I Really Want to Do (1965); Turn! Turn! Turn! (1965); Eight Miles High (1966); The Times They Are A’Changin’ (1966)

Chicago
(USA, 1967)Sänger & Pianist Robert Lamm, Sänger Lee Loughnane, Sänger & Posaunist James Pankow, Sänger & Bassist Jason Scheff, Drummer Tris Imboden

EX: V: Peter Cetera, G: Terry Kath † 1978, D: Daniel Seraphine

Alben:Chicago Transit Authority(1969); Chicago (1970); Chicago III (1971); At Carnegie Hall (1971); V (1972); VI (1973); VII (1974); VIII (1975); Chicago X (1976); Chicago XI (1977); Hot Streets (1978); Chicago 16 (1982); Twenty 1 (1991); Night & Day Big Band (1995);Chicago XXV: The Christmas Album (1998); Chicago XXX (2006);Stone of Sisyphus (2008);Chicago XXXV: The Nashville Sessions(2013);Now: Chicago XXXVI (2014); Terry’s Last Stand (Live, 2015); Chicago: VI Decades Live – This is What We Do (2018); Chicago Christmas (2019)

Hits: 25 or 6 to 4 (1970); I‘m a Man (1970); Old Days (1975); If You Leave Me Now (1976); Baby What a Big Surprise (1977); Hard to Say I’m Sorry (1982); You’re the Inspiration (1984); Stay the Night (1984); Look Away (1988)

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Clash, The (GB, 1976-1986)Sänger & Gitarrist Joe Strummer† 2002 & Nick Sheppard, Gitarrist Vince White, Sänger & Bassist Paul Simonon, Drummer Pete Howard

EX: V/G: Mick Jones, D:Terry Chimes, V/D: Topper Headon

Alben: The Clash #81 (1977),Give ’Em Enough Rope (1978), London Calling #8 (1979),Sandinista! (1980), Combat Rock (1982), Cut the Crap (1985). Weitere besteRockbands finden Sie auf den nachfolgenden Seiten.

Hits: Tommy Gun (1978), London Calling (1979), Bankrobber (1980),Rock the Casbah (1982),Should I Stay Or Should I Go (1982)

Coldplay
(GB, 1996)Sänger & Pianist Chris Martin, Gitarrist Jonny Buckland, Bassist & Keyboarder Guy Barryman, Drummer Will ChampionAlben:Parachutes (2000); A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002); X&Y (2005); Viva La Vida or Death and all his Friends (2008); Mylo Xyloto (2011); Ghost Stories (2014);A Head Full of Dreams (2015); Kaleidoscope (EP, 2017);Live in Buenos Aires (Live, 2018); Everyday Life (2019); Music of the Spheres (2021)

Hits: Yellow (2000); In My Place (2002); Speed of Sound (2005); Viva La Vida (2008); Paradise (2011); Princess of China (2012); Atlas (2013); A Sky Full of Stars (2014); Adventure of a Lifetime (2015);Hymn for the Weekend (2015); Something Just Like This (2017); Higher Power (2021); My Universe(2021)

Commodores, The (USA, 1968)Trompeter William King, Drummer Walter Orange, Saxophonist J.D. Nicholas

EX:G:Thomas McClary B:Ronald LaPread SX: Lionel Richie K: Milan Williams († 2006)

Alben: Machine Gun (1974);Caught in the Act (1975);Movin’ On (1975);Hot on the Tracks (1976); Zoom (1977);Natural High (1978);Midnight Magic (1979);Heroes (1980);In the Pocket (1981);Commodores 13 (1983);Nightshift (1985);United (1986); Rock Solid (1988); XX No Tricks (1993)

Hits: Slippery When Wet (1975); Sweet Love (1975);Just to Be Close to You (1976); Easy (1977);Brick House (1977);Too Hot Ta Trot (1977);Three Times a Lady (1978); Still (1979);Lady (1981); Nightshift (1985)

Cranberries, The (IRL, 1989-2019)Sängerin, Gitarristin & Keyboarderin Dolores O’Riordan † 2018, Gitarrist Noel Hogan, Bassist Michael Hogan, Drummer Fergal Lawler

Alben: Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We? (1993); No Need to Argue (1994); To the Faithful Departed (1996); Bury the Hatchet (1999); Wake Up and Smell the Coffee (2001); Roses (2012); Something Else (2017); In the End (2019)

Hits: Dreams (1992); Linger (1993); Zombie (1994);Salvation (1996)

Creedence Clearwater Revival„CCR“ (USA, 1967-1972)Sänger & Gitarrist John Fogerty, Bassist Stu Cook, Drummer Doug Clifford

EX: G: Tom Fogerty

Alben: Creedence Clearwater Revival (1968); Bayou Country (1969); Green River (1969); Willy and the Poor Boys (1969); Cosmo‘s Factory (1970); Pendulum (1970); Mardi Gras (1972),Chronicle Vol. One #59(1976)

Hits: Suzi Q (1968); Proud Mary (1969); Bad Moon Rising (1969); Green River (1969);Down on the Corner (1969);Travelin’ Band (1970);Up Around the Bend (1970);Lookin’ Out My Back Door (1970); Hey Tonight (1971);Sweet Hitch-Hiker (1971); I Heard it Through the Grapevine (1976)

Cream
(GB, 1966-1968)Sänger & GitarristEric Clapton,Sänger & Bassist Jack Bruce† 2014, Drummer Ginger Baker† 2019Alben:Fresh Cream (1966); Disraeli Gears (1967); Wheels of Fire (1968); Goodbye (1969)

Hits: I Feel Free (1966);Sunshine of Your Love (1968); White Room (1968); Crossroads (1969); Badge (1969)

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (GB/USA, 1968-2016)Sänger & Gitarristen David Crosby, Stephen Stills, Graham Nash &Neil YoungAlben: Crosby, Stills & Nash (1969); Déjà Vu (1970); Four Way Street (1971); So Far (1974); CSN (1977); Daylight Again (1982); American Dream (1988); After the Storm (1994); Looking Forward (1999)

Hits: Marrakesh Express (1968); Ohio (1970); Woodstock (1970); Teach Your Children (1970); Just a Song Before I Go (1977); Wasted on the Way (1982); Southern Cross (1982)

Cure, The
(GB, 1978)Sänger & Gitarrist Robert Smith, Gitarrist Porl Thomson, Bassist Simon Gallup, Drummer Jason Cooper

EX: V/B: Michael Demsey D/K: L. Tulhurst K: Roger O‘Donnell D: Boris Williams, Andy Anderson† 2019

Alben:Three Imaginary Boys (1979);Seventeen Seconds(1980);Faith (1981); Pornographic (1982); Japanese Whispers (Compilation, 1983); The Top (1984);The Head on the Door (1985); Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me (1987); Disintegration (1989); Wish (1992); Wild Mood Swings (1996); Galore (Compilation, 1997); Bloodflowers (2000); The Cure (2004); 4:13 Dream (2008); 40 Live – Curætion 25 – Anniversary (2019)

Hits:Boys Don‘t Cry (1979); A Forest (1980); The Walk (1983); The Love Cats (1983); The Caterpillar (1984); In Between Days (1985); Close to Me (1985); Lullaby (1989); Lovesong (1989); Pictures of You (1990); Never Enough (1990); High (1992); Friday I’m in Love (1992)

Deep Purple (GB, 1968)Sänger& Mundharmonika Ian Gillan, Gitarrist Steve Morse, Bassist Roger Glover, Drummer Ian Paice, Keyboarder & OrgelspielerDon Airey

EX: G: Ritchie Blackmore B: Nick Simper V: Rod Evans K: Jon Lord† 2012 V: David Coverdale V/B: Glenn Hughes V: Joe Lynn Turner

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Alben:Shades of Deep Purple (1968);The Book of Taliesyn (1968);Deep Purple III (1969);Deep Purple in Rock (1970); Fireball (1971); Machine Head (1972); Who Do We Think We Are (1973); Burn (1974); Stormbringer (1974); Come Taste the Band (1975); Perfect Strangers (1984); The House of Blue Light (1987);Slaves and Masters (1990); The Battle Rages On (1993);Purpendicular (1996); Abandon (1998); Bananas (2003); Rapture of the Deep (2005); Now What? (2013);Infinite (2017); Whoosh! (2020)

Hits: Hush (1968); Speed King (1970); Black Night (1970); Child in Time (1970); Strange Kind of a Woman (1971); Fireball (1971); Smoke on the Water (1972); Highway Star (1972); Woman from Tokyo (1973); Mistreated (1974); Burn (1974). Weitere besteRockbands finden Sie auf den nachfolgenden Seiten.

Def Leppard (GB, 1977)Sänger Joe Elliott, Gitarristen Phil Collen & Vivian Campbell, Bassist Rick Savage, Drummer Rick Allen

EX: G. Pete Willis, Steve Clark† 1991

Alben: On Through the Night (1980);High N’ Dry (1981); Pyromania (1983); Hysteria (1987); Adrenalize (1992); Retro Active (Live, 1993); Slang (1996); Euphoria (1999); X (2002); Yeah! (2006);Songs From the Sparkle Lounge(2008); Mirror Ball (Live, 2011);Def Leppard (2015)

Hits: Animal (1987);Armageddon It (1987);Pour Some Sugar On Me (1987); Love Bites (1988); Let’s Get Rocked (1992);Two Steps Behind (Soundtrack von „Last Action Hero“, 1993);When Love & Hate Collide (1995)

Deftones (USA, 1988)

Sänger & Gitarrist Camillo „Chino“ Wong Moreno, Gitarrist Stephen Carpenter, Bassist Sergio Vega, Drummer Abe Cunningham, Keyboarder Frank Delgado

EX: B: Dominic Garcia, Chi Ling Dai Cheng † 2013, D: John Taylo

Alben: Adrenaline (1995); Around the Fur (1997); White Pony (2000); Deftones (2003); Saturday Night Wrist (2006); Diamond Eyes (2010); Koi No Yokan (2012); Gore (2016); Ohms (2020)

Hits:My Own Summer – Shove It (1997); Minerva (2003)

Depeche Mode
(GB, 1980)Sänger Dave Gahan, Sänger, Gitarrist & Keyboarder Martin Gore, Keyboarder Andrew Fletcher † 2022

EX: K: Vince Clarke, D: Alan Wilder, Christian Eigner

Alben:Speak & Spell (1981); A Broken Frame (1982); Construction Time Again (1983); Some Great Reward (1984); Black Celebration (1986); Music For the Masses (1987); 101 (1988); Violator (1990); Songs of Faith and Devotion (1993); Ultra (1997); Exciter (2001); Playing the Angel (2005); Sounds of the Universe (2009); Delta Machine (2013); Spirit (2017); Spirits in the Forest (Live, 2020)

Hits:Just Can’t Get Enough (1981); Everything Counts (1983); People Are People (1984); Master and Servant (1984); Blasphemous Rumours (1984); Shake the Disease (1985); It’s Called a Heart (1985); Stripped (1986); A Question of Time (1986); Strangelove (1987); Never Let Me Down Again (1987); Personal Jesus (1989); Enjoy the Silence (1990); I Feel You (1993); Walking in My Shoes (1993); It‘s No Good (1997); Barrel of a Gun (1997); Only When I Lose Myself (1998); Dream On (2001); Something to Do (2004); Precious (2005); Martyr (2006); Wrong (2009); Heaven (2013); Should Be Higher (2013)

Dire Straits (GB, 1977-1995)Sänger & Gitarrist Mark Knopfler, Keyboarder Alan Clark & Guy Fletcher, Bassist John Illsley

EX: G: David Knopfler, Hal Lindes D: Pick Withers, Terry Williams

Alben:Dire Straits (1978); Communiqué (1979); Making Movies (1980); Love over Gold (1982); Brothers in Arms (1985); Money for nothing (1988); On Every Street (1991)

Hits: Sultans of Swing (1979); Romeo and Juliet (1981); Private Investigations (1982); Money for Nothing (1985); Brothers in Arms (1985); Calling Elvis (1991)

Doors, The (USA, 1965-1973)SängerJim Morrison † 1971, Gitarrist Robby Krieger, Drummer John Densmore, Orgelspieler & Keyboarder Ray Manzarek† 2013Alben:The Doors #42 (1967); Strange Days (1967); Waiting For the Sun (1968); The Soft Parade (1969); Morrison Hotel (1970); Absolutely Live (1970); Doors 13 (1970); L.A. Woman (1971); Other Voices (1971); Full Circle (1972); An American Prayer (1978)

Hits: Light My Fire (1967); The End (1967);Hello, I Love You (1968); Touch me (1968); Riders On the Storm (1971)

Dream Theater
(USA, 1985)Sänger James LaBrie, Gitarrist John Petrucci, Bassist John Myung, Keyboarder Jordan Rudess, Drummer Mike Portnoy

EX: V: Charles Dominici K: Kevin Moore

Alben:When Day and Dream Unite (1989); Images and Words (1992); Awake (1994); A Turbulence (2002); Train of Thought (2003); Octavarium (2005); Systematic Chaos (2007); Black Clouds & Silver Linings (2009);A Dramatic Turn of Events (2011); Dream Theater (2013); The Astonishing (2016);Distance Over Time (2019); Distant Memories – Live in London (2020)Duran Duran (GB, 1978)Sänger & Gitarrist Simon Le Bon, Gitarrist Dominic Brown, Bassist John Taylor, Drummer Roger Taylor, Keyboarder Nick Rhodes

EX: G: Andy Taylor, Warren Cuccurullo

Alben:Duran Duran (1981); Rio (1982); Seven and the Ragged Tiger (1983); Arena (Live, 1984); Notorious (1986); Big Thing (1988); Liberty (1990); Duran Duran – The Wedding Album (1993); Thank You (1995); Medazzaland (1997); Pop Trash (2000); Astronaut (2004);Red Carpet Massacre (2007); All You Need Is Now (2010); Paper Gods (2015)

Hits: Girls on Film (1981); Hungry Like a Wolf (1982); Save a Prayer (1982);Is There Something I Should Know? (1983); The Reflex (1984); The Wild Boys (1984); A View to a Kill (1985 für James Bond 007 „Im Angesichts des Todes“);Notorious (1986);Ordinary World (1993).Weitere besteRockbands finden Sie auf den nachfolgenden Seiten.

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FAQs

Who is the biggest band in the world 2022? ›

Justin Bieber takes the top spot, with millions of followers across socials and billions of plays on streaming services. The most popular female artist currently goes to Taylor Swift, while BTS are unsurprisingly the most popular band.

Who is the biggest selling rock band of all time? ›

Perhaps unsurprisingly, British rock band The Beatles are top of the list for best-selling artists worldwide, with 183 million units certified sales.

Who are the top 5 rock bands? ›

The 10 best rock bands ever
  1. The Beatles. The Beatles are unquestionably the best and most important band in rock history, as well as the most compelling story. ...
  2. The Rolling Stones. ...
  3. U2. ...
  4. The Grateful Dead. ...
  5. Velvet Underground. ...
  6. Led Zeppelin. ...
  7. Ramones. ...
  8. Pink Floyd.
30 Mar 2004

Who is the King of Rock & Roll? ›

Elvis Presley is, quite simply, the King of Rock & Roll. In 1954, the performer kicked off a musical revolution by modernizing traditional genres such as blues, country and bluegrass for contemporary (and more youthful) audiences.

Who is the best rock band right now? ›

Top 20 Best Rock Bands
  • Imagine Dragons.
  • Greta Van Fleet.
  • Panic! At The Disco.
  • PVRIS.
  • Twenty One Pilots.
  • Mumford & Sons.
  • Fall Out Boy.
  • Lovelytheband.

Which band have most fans in the world? ›

BTS. K-pop boy band BTS has one of the most dedicated fan groups, known as the A.R.M.Y., which stands for “Adorable Representative MC for Youth.” They will not only support fellow fans, but they also will buy BTS concert tickets within minutes after going on sale.

Who won band of the Year 2022? ›

Louis Saldenah's spectacular “Streets on fire” won “band of the year” at the Toronto Caribbean Carnival which hit the road on Saturday after a two-year hiatus as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Saldenah, popularly known as Sally in mas' playing circles, has now won the “band of the year” title 21 times.

What is the number 1 rock song of all time? ›

The Greatest EVER Rock Song
  • 1) LED ZEPPELIN - STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN. ...
  • 2) QUEEN - BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY. ...
  • 3) LYNYRD SKYNYRD - FREE BIRD. ...
  • 4) DEEP PURPLE - SMOKE ON THE WATER. ...
  • 5) PINK FLOYD - COMFORTABLY NUMB. ...
  • 6) LED ZEPPELIN - KASHMIR. ...
  • 7) RAINBOW - STARGAZER. ...
  • 8) FREE - ALL RIGHT NOW.
11 Nov 2019

Who is currently the biggest band? ›

Currently, the South Korean boy band BTS is the biggest group at the moment. As of the week of July 24th, 2021, they are number one in the Billboard Artist 100 and have remained on the chart for an incredible 249 weeks.

Who is the best hard rock band of all time? ›

25 greatest hard rock bands ever
  • Black Sabbath. the best hard rock band ever. ...
  • Led Zeppelin. dont know their music but i know they are good and they earn to be second here! ...
  • Aerosmith. one of the best hard rock bands ever... ...
  • AC/DC. the true legeneds! ...
  • Guns n' Roses. ...
  • Jimi Hendrix. ...
  • Van Halen. ...
  • Nirvana.

Who is the best solo artist of all time? ›

Michael Jackson is now the Greatest Solo Selling Artist of All Time!
#ARTISTSALES UPDATE
1The Beatles03/01/17
2Michael Jackson09/27/17
3Elvis Presley09/01/18
4Queen01/25/20
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27 Jun 2021

What is the most sold song in history? ›

According to Guinness World Records, Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" (1942) as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies.

Who is America's greatest rock band? ›

The So-Much-Great-Music-top-ten-greatest-American-bands-ever group of groups:
  • Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band.
  • The Allman Brothers Band.
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival.
  • The Doors.
  • The Grateful Dead.
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers.
  • The Beach Boys.
  • Earth, Wind & Fire.
2 Jul 2021

Who is the biggest rock star today? ›

Top 10 Richest Rock Stars in the World (2022)
PositionRock StarNet Worth
1Paul McCartney$1.2 Billion
2Bono$700 Million
3Bruce Springsteen$650 Million
4Jimmy Buffet$600 Million
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11 Oct 2022

Who is the true queen of rock and roll? ›

8. Aretha Franklin. Tina Turner may have been known as the “Queen of Rock n Roll,” but Aretha Franklin held court as the undisputed “Queen of Soul.” She earned it, with an overpowering fusion of gospel, R&B, jazz, and pop.

Who is the best rock and roll singer of all time? ›

1. Bruce Springsteen. Bruce is the link between folk, '60s R&B, punk, and of course, rock and roll.

Who is the most famous person in rock and roll? ›

Elvis Presley

King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, was born in Mississippi to a poor family. He sang on the radio at age 10.

Which band has the most fans in the world in 2022? ›

BTS was inducted into the Guinness World Records 2022 Hall of Fame in September 2021.

Which singer has the most fans in the world 2022? ›

As of October 2022, Colombian singer Shakira was the most popular singer on Facebook with over 100 million fans on the social media platform. With 13 wins, Shakira also ranks among the most Latin Grammy Award-winning individuals of all time.

Who won best artist of the year 2022? ›

Batiste takes home five trophies, as the R&B group Silk Sonic wins four, including record of the year. Olivia Rodrigo is named best new artist.

Who won king of Carnival 2022? ›

The King and Queen of Carnival 2022 are Joseph Lewis and Shynel Camille Brizan. The two were crowned at 2 am on Monday after a lengthy Dimanche Gras programme.

Who is the best rock band right now? ›

Top 20 Best Rock Bands
  • Imagine Dragons.
  • Greta Van Fleet.
  • Panic! At The Disco.
  • PVRIS.
  • Twenty One Pilots.
  • Mumford & Sons.
  • Fall Out Boy.
  • Lovelytheband.

Who is the biggest rock star today? ›

Top 10 Richest Rock Stars in the World (2022)
PositionRock StarNet Worth
1Paul McCartney$1.2 Billion
2Bono$700 Million
3Bruce Springsteen$650 Million
4Jimmy Buffet$600 Million
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11 Oct 2022

Who is the biggest band right now? ›

Currently, the South Korean boy band BTS is the biggest group at the moment. As of the week of July 24th, 2021, they are number one in the Billboard Artist 100 and have remained on the chart for an incredible 249 weeks.

Who is the powerful band in the world? ›

The Beatles

Comprised of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, The Beatles are globally recognized and are credited with inspiring many famous musicians to pursue music. The most influential band of all time, The Beatles are creative and innovative, and a deserving band at the top of this list.

Who is the biggest pop band right now? ›

1. BTS. In 2020, BTS set a world record. In fact, they set three similar world records; all of which were for their hit song, Dynamite.

Who is the best singer in rock history? ›

1. Bruce Springsteen. Bruce is the link between folk, '60s R&B, punk, and of course, rock and roll.

Who is richest singer in the world? ›

Garth Brooks is an American singer and songwriter. His integration of rock and pop elements into the country genre has earned him immense popularity in the United States. As of October 2022, Garth Brooks' net worth is estimated to be $400 million, launching him onto this list of the richest singers worldwide.

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