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Possibly The Most Well-Known Musical Artists Answered

Alright, here is a list of what i have seen to be the most well-known musical artists of all time. AC/DC Led Zeppelin Pink Floyd Aerosmith The Beatles Bon Jovi Kiss Jimi Hendrix Guns n Roses Lynyrd Skynyrd Metallica The Rolling Stones Van Halen The Who Red Hot Chili Peppers Queen The Ramones agree, disagree, or did i forget someone?


i TOTALLY agree with Pink Floyd, led zepplin, beatles, rolling stones and queen :)

I agree with you mostly. U2 was a huge prog rock band. I didn't think KISS was that popular but I do like their music that I have heard.

I find it unbelievable that no-one has mentioned Toad the Wet Sprocket.
(No, not the later American band of the same name, the UK one, in case there's any confusion.)


all tht pop crap
in my opinion, the less famous bands are the best
avenged sevenfold
breaking benjamin
the good charolette
bazooka joe


7 years ago

I cant believe you didnt list Elvis Presley - oh well, at least someone did. I dont know how useful these lists are, Im sure everyone considers different artists for such a list. Like in yours, it is obvious that you have a knack for rock and alternative rock genre,. Some of those artists are not known to a wider audience though, like Lynyrd, REO or The Ramones. But take Elvis for instance and EVERYBODY knows him, regardless of liking that genre or not.

How about: Buddy Holly, Rolling Stones, The Doors, , Clapton, The Who, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, James Gang, Mamas and the Papas, The Birds, Jimi Hendrix, Areosmith, Bruce Springsteen, Nazareth, Eagles, ACDC, Van Halen, Bob Seger, Peter Frampton, Kiss, The Cars, Pat Benatar, Heart, REO Speedwagon, Billy Joel....

Journey, 38. Special, U2, Bryan Adams, Phil Collins


8 years ago

Lets see mmmmm....... How about  Pink, Men at Work, CCR, Foreiger, U2, REM, 5 man Elecetircal Band,  three Dog night and such like 

You left off one of the greatest -  Elvis,  and one of the worst- Micheal Jackson.


10 years ago

Let's see... Beethoven, Mozart, Bach... yeah, I think you missed a few... ;-)

. Most Well-Known Musical Artists? Not even close. . Most Well-Known (Classic) Rock Artists? Pretty nice list. I'd add: Boston, Janis Joplin, Jethro Tull, and, of course, Eric Clapton (how did you miss that one? heehee). And that's not even a good start.

Nice list, motorhead are pretty well known here, not sure about america etc. Umm who else...