Rock and roll came into existence in the 50’s in South America and then slowly spread throughout the country. People have loved this genre of music for ages. Here are the best and most famous rock bands of all time.
This was an English rock band that was formed in 1968 in London. The band’s guitar-driven heavy sound has made them famous. They earned great success with their albums Led Zeppelin (1969), Led Zeppelin II (1969), Led Zeppelin III (1970), Led Zeppelin IV (‘1971), Houses of the Holy (1973), and Physical Graffiti (1975). The song ‘Stairway to Heaven’ is one of the best rock music of all times. This band is one of the most influential rock band ever formed. Their albums are one of the most best-selling albums in the history of rock music. It is estimated that the bands record sales was 200 to 300 million units throughout the world. In 1995, this band became part of the Rock Hall of Fame.
This was also an English rock band that was formed in 1960 in Liverpool. The members of this band were legends like John Lennon, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. Though they started with rock music, later they experimented with other forms of music like pop ballads, Indian music, psychedelic, etc. They also included classical elements in their music. Their famous albums were Rubber Soul (1965), Revolver (1966), Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967), The Beatles (1968) and Abbey Road (1969). The band has sold 178 million certified units in America and is known as the best-selling music artists. They became part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. They received ten Grammy Awards, fifteen Ivor Novello Awards, and one Academy Award for Best Original Song Score.
This English band was formed in London. They produced progressive and psychedelic music. Their members include David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Syd Barrett, Richard Wright and Roger Waters. Their most successful albums were The Dark Side of the Moon (1973), Wish You Were Here (1975/0, Animals (1977), The Wall (1979) and The Final Cut (1983). Their album ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ is considered to be one of the best albums of all times. The band was included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.
All these bands are a real inspiration to the modern rock bands. These bands will be always remembered by the fans of rock music all over the world.