Poll: AEROSMITH, VAN HALEN, GN'R, METALLICA Among Greatest American Rock Bands Of All Time
AEROSMITH, VAN HALEN, GUNS N' ROSES, QUEENSRŸCHE, METALLICA, KISS and NIRVANA are among the top 20 greatest American rock bands of all time, according to the readers of USA Today. The winners were selected based on several factors, including influence, popularity/record sales, live performance, musicianship, and longevity.
Top 20 greatest American rock bands of all time, according to the readers of USA Today:
01. PEARL JAM
03. VAN HALEN
04. THE EAGLES
06. GUNS N' ROSES
07. THE GRATEFUL DEAD
09. THE DOORS
11. THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND and FLEETWOOD MAC (tie)
14. THE RAMONES
15. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND and CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL (tie)
16. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND and LYNYRD SKYNYRD (tie)
17. THE BEACH BOYS
19. THE REPLACEMENTS
20. BON JOVI
For a detailed explanation for each pick, visit USAToday.com.
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