Greatest rock bands
of all times


TM, ®, Copyright © 1999 Piero Scaruffi
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(For the 21st century see this page)
  1. Velvet Underground
  2. Pere Ubu
  3. Doors
  4. Faust
  5. Rolling Stones
  6. Can
  7. Grateful Dead
  8. Pink Floyd
  9. Soft Machine
  10. Jefferson Airplane
  11. Pop Group
  12. Talking Heads
... and, in random order,...
  • Slint
  • Sonic Youth
  • King Crimson
  • Tortoise
  • REM
  • Gong
  • Flaming Lips
  • Residents
  • Popol Vuh
  • Husker DU
  • Swans
  • Morphine
  • Bardo Pond
  • Jesus Lizard
  • Babes in Toyland
  • Mercury Rev
  • Roxy Music
  • Mothers Of Invention
  • Ministry
  • Royal Trux
  • Don Caballero
  • Henry Cow
  • Girls Against Boys
  • Ed Hall
  • Television
  • Savage Republic
  • Rip Rig And Panic
  • Cop Shoot Cop
  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Replacements
  • Butthole Surfers
  • Neu
  • Phish
  • Cream
  • Primus
  • Minutemen
  • Pixies
  • MC5
  • Dream Theater
  • Faith No More
  • Unrest
  • Stooges
  • Yes
  • Squirrel Bait
  • Blind Idiot God
  • Band
  • Tangerine Dream
  • Metallica
  • Death Of Samantha
  • Soundgarden
  • Dead Can Dance
  • Fugazi
  • Magma
  • Who
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Nirvana
  • Pearl Jam
  • Polvo
  • Bugskull
  • Ramones
  • Shellac
  • Family
  • Cocteau Twins
  • Lounge Lizards
  • Clash
  • Holy Modal Rounders
  • Byrds
  • Deviants
  • Slowdive
  • Van Der Graaf Generator
  • Kinks
  • Animals
  • Buffalo Springfield
  • Hawkwind
  • Quicksilver
  • Pearls Before Swine
  • Tsunami
  • Pavement
  • Traffic
  • Sex Pistols
  • Guns And Roses
  • U2
  • Japan
  • Genesis
  • and many others from the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s that you can find at this page.
No, I did not forget these ones:
  • Beatles
  • Beach Boys
I just think there are a few hundreds that i should list if i list these two, and I don't have time to list them all.