Rock & Pop Bands L-Q


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Beste englische Bands gibt es – subjektiv betrachtet – viele. Denn jeder hat seinen ganz eigenen Musik-Geschmack. So ist „The Queen“ für viele die beste englische Bands aller Zeiten, andere wiederum lieben New Order. Dazwischen liegen aber Welten, die wir mit dieser feinen Auswahl (des Taschenhirn-Teams) verbinden möchten.

Die blau markierten Alben gehören (laut Rolling Stone Magazin) zu den „TOP 100 Alben aller Zeiten“. Die # gibt die exakte Platzierung bekannt. Seht da also die Zahl #55, so rankt das Album auf dem 55. Platz. Mit einem Klick auf + finden auch Smartphone-User amerikanische und englische Bands sowie deren erfolgreichsten Alben & Hits.

B=Bass, D=Drums, G=Gitarre, K=Keyboard, POS=Posaune, SYN=Synthesizer, V=Vocal

 Nächste Liste  Englische Bands R-Z

Beste Bands aller ZeitenLetzte Besetzung, EX-MitgliederBeste Alben & Hits (EV)
Led Zeppelin (GB, 1968-1980)Sänger Robert Plant, Gitarrist Jimmy Page, Basist John P. Jones, Drummer John Bonham † 1980

EX: G: Jeff Beck V: Keith Relf B: Chris Dreja D: Jim McCarty

Alben: Led Zeppelin I #29 (1969); Led Zeppelin II #79 (1969); Led Zeppelin III (1970); Led Zeppelin IV #69 (1971); Houses of the Holy (1973); Physical Graffiti #73 (1975); Presence (1976); The Song Remains the Same (1976); In Through the Out Door (1979); Coda (1982); Mothership (Kompilation 2007); Celebration Day (Live 2012)

HitsDazed and Confused (1969); Whole Lotta Love (1969); Immigrant Song (1970); Black Dog (1971); Rock and Roll (1972); Stairway to Heaven (1972); The Ocean (1973); Kashmir (1975). Weitere beste Bands der Welt findet ihr auf den vorherigen Seiten.

Limp Bizkit (USA, 1994)Sänger Fred Durst, Gitarrist Wes Borland, Bassist Sam Rivers, Drummer John Otto, Keyboarder DJ Lethal

EX: G: Rob Waters, Mike Smith

Alben: Significant Other (1999); Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water (2000); Results May Vary (2003); The Unquestionable Truth (2005); Gold Cobra (2011)

Hits: Take a Look Around (2000); Rollin (2000); My Way (2001); Behind Blue Eyes (2004)

Linkin Park (USA, 1996)Sänger & Gitarrist Mike Shinoda, Gitarrist Brad Delson, E-Bassist David „Phoenix“ Farrell, Drummer Rob Bourdon, DJ Joe Hahn

EX: V: Chester Bennington (1976-2017)

Alben: Hybrid Theory (2000); Reanimation (Remix, 2002); Meteora (2003); Collision Course (Mashup-Album, 2004); Minutes to Midnight (2007); A Thousand Suns (2010); Living Things (2012); Recharged (Remix, 2013); The Hunting Party (2014); One More Light (2017)

Hits: Crawling (2001); In the End (2001); Numb (2003); What I‘ve Done (2007); New Devide (2009); The Catalyst (2010); Burn It Down (2012); Castle of Glass (2013); A Light That Never Comes (2013); Until It’s Gone (2014); Heavy (2017)

Lynyrd Skynyrd (USA, 1964)Sänger Johnny Van Zant, Gitarristen Gary Rossington & Rickey Medlocke, Bassist Johnny Colt,  Drummer Michael Cartellone

EX: V: Ronnie Van Zant & G: Steve Gains starben 1977 bei einem Flugzeugabsturz. G: Allen Collins † 1990, G: Ed King † 2018; B: Larry Junstorm † 2019, D: Artimus Pyle † 1992, K: Billy Powell † 2009

Alben: Second Helping (1974); Nuthin‘ Fancy (1975); Gimme Back My Bullets (1976); One More From the Road (1976); Street Survivors (1977); Skynyrd‘s First and Last (1978); Gold and Platinum (1979); Best of the Rest (1986); Legend (1987); The Last Rebel (1993); Edge of Forever (1999); Vicious Cycle (2003); God & Guns (2009); Last of a Dyin‘ Breed (2012)

Hits: Gimme Three Steps (1973); Free Bird (1973); Sweet Home Alabama (1974)

Madness (GB, 1976)Sänger Graham McPherson, Bassist Mark Bedford, Keyboarder Mike Barson Drummer Daniel Woodgate, Trompeter Carl Smyth, Saxophonist Lee Thomson

EX: G: Chris Foreman

Alben: One Step Beyond (1979); Absolutely (1980); The Rise and Fall (1982); Keep Moving (1984); Utter Madness (1986); Divine Madness (1992); Wonderful (1999); The Liberty of Norton Folgate (2009); Oui Oui, Si Si, Ja Ja, Da Da (2012); One Step Beyond (2014); Can’t Touch Us Now (2016)

Hits: My Girl (1979); One Step Beyond (1979); My Girl (1980); Baggy Trousers (1980); Embarrassment (1980); It Must Be Love (1981); House of Fun (1982); Our House (1983); The Sun and the Rain (1983)

Mamas & the Papas, The (USA, 1965-1972)Sänger John Philipps † 2001, „Mama“ Cass Elliot † 1974, Michelle Philipps, Denny Doherty † 2007Alben: If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears (1966); The Mamas & The Papas (1966); Deliver (1967); Farewell to the First Golden Era (1967); People Like Us (1971)

Hits: California Dreamin‘ (1966); Monday, Monday (1966); Dream a Little Dream of Me (1968)

Manfred Mann‘s Earth Band (GB/SFA, 1971)Sänger & Keyboarder Manfred Mann, Sänger & Gitarrist Mick Rogers & Robert Hart, Bassist Steve Kinch, Drummer John Lingwood

EX: B: Colin Pattenden, Pat King V: Chris Thomson D: Jimmy Copley † 2017, Chris Slade

Alben: The Five Faces of Manfred Mann (1964); Mann Made (1965); As Is (1966); Mighty Garvey! (1968); Manfred Mann‘s Earth Band (1972); Messin‘ (1973); Solar Fire (1973); The Good Earth (1974); Nightingales & Bombers (1975); Roaring Silence (1976); Watch (1978); Angel Station (1979); Chance (1980); Somewhere in Africa (1982); 2006 (2004); Odds & Sods – Mis-takes & Out-takes (2005); Lone Arranger (2014)

Hits: Do Wah Diddy Diddy (1964); Sha La La (1964); Pretty Flamingo (1966); Ha! Ha! Said the Clown (1967); Mighty Quinn (1968); My Name Is Jack (1968); Ragamuffin Man (1969); Joybringer (1973); Blinded By the Light (1976); Davy’s On the Road Again (1978); Don’t Kill It Carol (1979); For You (1980)

Maroon 5 (USA, 2001)Sänger & Gitarrist Adam Levine, Gitarrist & Keyboarder Jesse Carmichael, Bassist Mickey Madden, Drummer Ryan DusickAlben:  Songs About Jane (2002); It Won’t Be Soon Before Long (2007); Hands All Over (2010); Overexposed (2012); V (2014); Red Pill Blues (2017)

Hits: This Love (2004); Makes Me Wonder (2007); Won’t Go Home Without You (2007); Moves Like Jagger (2011); Payphone (2012); One More Night (2012); Maps (2014); Animals (2014); Sugar (2015); Don’t Wanna Know (2016); What Lovers Do (2017); Girls Like You (2018); Memories (2019)

Massive Attack (GB, 1987)Sänger Robert „3D“ Del Naja, Grantly „Daddy G“ Marshall, Andrew „Mushroom“ VowlesAlben: Blue Lines (1991); Protection (1994); No Protection (Massive Attack Vs. Mad Professor) (1995); Mezzanine (1998); Singles 90/98 (1999); 100th Window (2003); Collected (Kompilation, 2006); Heligoland (2010)

Hits: Unfinished Sympathy (1991); Risingson (1993); Teardrop (1998)

Metallica (USA, 1981)

Sänger & Gitarrist James Hetfield, Gitarrist Kirk Hemmett, Bassist Robert Trujillo, Drummer Lars Ulrich


EX: B: Cliff Burton † 1986, Jason Newsted, Ron McGovney G: Dave Mustaine

Alben: Kill ‘em All (1983); Ride the Lightning (1986); Master of Puppets (1986); …and Justice For All (1988); Metallica – Black Album (1991); Load (1996); Reload (1997); Garage Inc. (1998); St. Anger (2003); Death Magnetic (2008); Hardwire… To Self-Destruct (2016); S&M2 (Live, 2020)

Hits: One (1989); Enter Sandman (1991); The Unforgiven (1991); Nothing Else Matters (1992); Until It Sleeps (1996); Hero of the Day (1996); The Memory Remains (1997); The Unforgiven II (1998); Whiskey in the Jar (1999); I Disappear (2000); St. Anger (2003); Frantic (2003); The Day That Never Comes (2008)

Ministry (USA, 1981)Sänger Al Jourgensen, Gitarristen Mike Scaccia Sin & Tom Victor, Drummer A. Rossi, Keyboarder John Bechdel

EX: D: Stephen George, Rey Washam, Max Brody K: Duane Buford G: Louis Svitek

Alben: Work For Love (1983); Twitch (1986); Land of Rape and Honey (1988); The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste (1989); Psalm 69 (1992); Filth Pig (1995); Dark Side of the Spoon (1999); Animositisomina (2003); Rio Grande Blood (2006); The Last Sucker (2007); Cover Up (2008); Relapse (2012); From Beer to Eternity (2013); AmeriKKKant (2018)

Hits: I Wanted To Tell Her (1983); I Believe (1986); N.W.O (1993); The Fall (1995)

Motörhead (GB, 1975-2015)Sänger & Bassist Ian „Lemmy“ Kilmister † 2015, Gitarrist Phillip „Wizzo“ Campbell, Drummer Mikkey Dee

EX: G: Larry Wallis, „Fast“ Eddie Clark † 2018, M. „Würzel“ Burston D: Phil Taylor, P. Gill

Alben: Motörhead (1977); Overkill (1979); Ace Of Spades (1980); No Sleep ‚til Hammersmith (1981); Iron Fist (1982); Another Perfect Day (1983); 1916 (1991); March Ör Die (1992); Inferno (2004); Kiss of Death (2006); Motörizer (2008); The Wörld is Yours (2010); Aftershock (2013); Bad Magic (2015); Clean Your Clock (Live, 2016)

Hits: Ace Of Spades (1980); Iron Fist (1982); Killed By Death (1984); Born to Raise Hell (1994); Wiplash (2004); Be My Baby (2006)

Muse (GB, 1994)Sänger, Gitarrist, Klavier & Synthesizer Matthew Bellamy, Bassist & Mundharmonika Christopher Wolstenholme, Drummer & Perkussion Dominic HowardAlben: Showbiz (1999); Origin the Symmetry (2001); Absolution (2003); Black Holes and Revelations (2006); HAARP Live from Wembley (2008); The Resistance (2009); The 2nd Law (2012); Drones (2015); Simulation Theory (2018)

Hits: Time Is Running Out (2003); Knights of Cydonia (2006); Uprising (2009); Undisclosed Desires (2009); Psycho (2015)

New Model Army (GB, 1980)Sänger & Gitarrist Justin Sullivan, Gitarrist Marshall Gill, Bassist Peter Nice (Nelson), Keyboarder Dean White, Drummer Michael Dean

EX: G: D. Blomberg D: Robert Heaton † 2004

Alben: Vengeance (1984); No Rest For the Wicked (1985); The Ghost of Cain (1986); Thunder & Consolation (1989); Impurity (1990); The Love of Hopeless Causes (1993); Strange Brotherhood (1998); Eight (2000); Carnival (2005); High (2007); Today Is a Good Day (2009); Between Dog and Wolf (2013); Winter (2016); From Here (2019)

Hits: No Rest (1985); 51st State (1986); Lights Go Out (1987); White Coasts (1987); Vagabonds (1989); Stupid Questions (1989); Green and Grey (1989); Get Me Out (1990); Space (1991); Here Comes the War (1993)

New Order ehemals Joy Division (GB, 1980)Sänger, Gitarrist & Keyboarder Bernard Sumner, Gitarrist & Keyboarder Phil Cunningham & Gillian Gilbert, Drummer & Keyboarder Stephen Morris, Bassist Tom Chapman

EX: V: Ian Curtis † 1980 B: Peter Hook

Alben: Movement (1981); Power Corruption & Lies (1983); Low Life (1985); Substance (Kompilation, 1987); Technique (1989); Republic (1993); Get Ready (2001); Waiting For the Sirens Call (2005); Lost Sirens (2013); Music Complete (2015)

Hits: Blue Monday (1983); True Faith (1987); Round and Round (1989); World In Motion (1990); Crystal (2001)

Nickelback (CAN, 1995)Sänger & Gitarrist Chad Kroeger, Gitarrist Ryan Peake, Bassist Mike Kroeger, Drummer & Background Daniel Adair

EX: D: Brandon Kroeger, Ryan Vikedal

Alben: Curb (1996); The State (2000); Silver Side Up (2001); The Long Road (2003); All the Right Reasons (2005); Dark Horse (2008); Here and Now (2011); No Fixed Address (2014); Feed the Machine (2017)

Hits: How You Remind Me (2001); Someday (2003); Photograph (2005); Rockstar (2007); When We Stand Together (2011); What Are You Waiting For? (2014)

Nirvana
(USA, 1987-1994)
Sänger & Gitarrist Kurt Cobain † 1994, Gitarrist Pat Smear, Bassist Krist Novoselić, Drummer Dave Grohl (Sänger & Gründer der Band Foo Fighters

EX: D: Chad Channing, Aaron Burckhard, Dale Crover

Alben: Bleach (1989); Nevermind #17 (1991); In Utero (1993); MTV Unplugged in New York (Live, 1994); From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah (Live, 1996)

Hits: About a Girl (1989); Smells Like Teen Spirit (1991); Come As You Are (1992); Lithium (1992); Rape Me (1993); Heart-Shaped Box (1993); All Apologies (1993)

Oasis
(GB, 1991-2009)
Sänger Liam Gallagher, Sänger & Gitarrist Noel Gallagher, Gitarrist Gem Archer, Bassist Andy Bell

EX: G: Paul „Bonehead“ Arthurs B: Paul Mc Guigan D: Tony McCaroll, Alan White

Alben: Definitely Maybe (1994); (What‘s the Story) Morning Glory? (1995); Be Here Now (1997); The Masterplan (1998) Standing On the Shoulder of Giants (2000); Heathen Chemistry (2002); Don’t Believe the Truth (2005); Dig Out Your Soul (2008)

Hits: Wonderwall (1995); Don’t Look Back In Anger (1996); Falling Down (2008)

Offspring, The (USA, 1986)Sänger & Gitarrist Brian „Dexter“ Holland, Gitarrist Kevin „Noodles“ Wassermann, Bassist Greg Kriesel, Drummer Pete Parada

EX: D: R. Welty, A. Willard

Alben: The Offspring (1984); Ignition (1992); Smash (1994); Ixnay on the Hombre (1997); Americana (1998); Conspiracy of One (2000); Splinter (2003); Rise & Fall, Rage & Grace (2008); Days Go By (2012)

Hits: Self Esteem (1994); Pretty Fly (1999); Why Don‘t You Get a Job? (1999)

One Direction (GB/IRL, 2010)Sänger Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis TomlinsonAlben: Up All Night (2011); Take Me Home (2012); Midnight Memories (2013); Four (2014); Made in the A.M. (2015)

Hits: What Makes You Beautiful (2011); Live While We’re Young (2012); Little Things (2012); One Way Or Another (2013); Best Song Ever (2013); Story of My Life (2013); Drag Me Down (2015); Perfect (2015); History (2015)

OneRepublic (USA, 2002)Sänger & Gitarrist Ryan Tedder, Gitarristen Zach Filkins & Drew Brown, Bassist Brent Kutzle, Drummer Eddie FisherAlben: Dreaming Out Loud (2007); Waking Up (2009); Native (2013); Oh My My (2016)

Hits: Apologize (2007); Stop and Stare (2007); Secrets (2009); Marchin‘ On (2010); Good Life (2010); Feel Again (2012); If I Lose Myself (2013); Counting Stars (2013); Love Runs Out (2014); Wherever I Go (2016)

Pearl Jam (USA, 1990)Sänger & Gitarrist Eddie Vedder, Gitarristen Stone Gossard & Mike McCready, Bassist Jeff Ament, Drummer Matt Cameron

EX: D: Dave Abbruzzese, Jack Irons

Alben: Ten (1991); Pearl Jam – Vs. (1993); Vitalogy (1994); No Code (1996); Yield (1998); Binaural (2000); Riot Act (2002); Pearl Jam (2006); Backspacer (2009); Lightning Bolt (2013); Gigaton (2020)

Hits: Alive (1991); Even Flow (1991); Jeremy (1991), Last Kiss (1999); Sirens (2013)

Pet Shop Boys (GB, 1981)Sänger & Gitarrist Neil Tennant, Drummer & Keyboarder Chris LoweAlben: Please (1986); Actually (1987); Introspective (1987); Discography (1990); Yes (2009); Elysium (2012); Electric (2013); Super (2016); Hotspot (2020)

Hits: West End Girls (1985); Suburbia (1986); It‘s a Sin (1987); Always on My Mind (1987); Heart (1988); Left To My Own Devices (1988); So Hard (1990); Where the Streets Have No Name (1991); Go West (1993); Se a vida é (1996); Home and Dry (2002); She’s Madonna (2007); Love etc. (2009)

Pink Floyd (GB, 1965)Sänger, Keyboarder & Gitarrist David Gilmour, Drummer Nick Mason

EX: B/V: Roger Waters G: Syd Barrett † 2006, K: Richard White † 2008

Alben: The Piper At the Gates of Down (1967); A Saucerful of Secrets (1968); More (1969); Ummagumma (1969); Atom Heart Mother (1970); Relics (1971); Meddle (1971); Obscured By Clouds (1972); The Dark Side of the Moon #43 (1973); Wish You Were Here (1975); Animals (1977); The Wall #87 (1979); The Final Cut (1983); A Momentary Lapse of Reason (1987); Delicate Sound of Thunder (1988); The Division Bell (1994); Pulse (1995); The Endless River (2014)

Hits: Money (1973), Time (1973); Wish You Were Here (1976); Comfortably Numb (1979); Shine On You Crazy Diamond (1976); Another Brick in the Wall (Part II, 1979)

Pointer Sisters, The (USA, 1971-2004)Sängerinnen Ruth Pointer, Bonnie Pointer † 2020 & June Pointer † 2006Alben: The Pointer Sisters (1973); Having a Party (1977); Energy (1978); Priority (1979); Special Things (1980); Black & White (1981); So Excited (1982); Break Out (1983), Contact (1985); Hot Together (1987)

Hits: Fire (1978); He’s So Shy (1980); Slow Hand (1981); I’m So Excited (1984); Jump – For My Love (1984), Neutron Dance (1984), Automatic (1984), Dare Me (1985)

Police, The (GB, 1977-1986)Sänger & Bassist Sting, Gitarrist Andy Summers, Drummer Stewart Copeland

EX: G: Henry Padovani

Alben: Outlandos d‘Amour (1978); Regatta de Blanc (1979); Zenyatta Mondatta (1980); Ghost in the Machine (1981); Synchronicity (1983)

Hits: Roxanne (1979); Message In a Bottle (1979); Walking On the Moon (1979); So Lonely (1980); Don’t Stand So Close to Me (1980); De Do Do Do De Da Da Da (1980); Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic (1981); Every Breath You Take (1983)

Prodigy, The (GB, 1990)Sänger Keith Flint † 2019, Keyboarder & DJ Liam Howlett, Sänger & Rapper Keith Palmer alias Maxim Reality

EX: V/K: Leeroy Thurnhill V: Sharky

Alben: Experience (1992); Music For the Jilted Generation (1994); The Fat of the Land (1997); Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned (2004); Invaders Must Die (2009); The Day Is My Enemy (2015); No Tourists (2018)

Hits: Out of Space (1992); No Good (Start the Dance) (1994);  Voodoo People (1994);Firestarter (1996); Breathe (1996); Smack My Bitch Up (1997); Mindfields (1997); Omen (2009)

Procol Harum (GB, 1967)Sänger & Keyboarder Gary Brooker, Bassist David Knights, Orgel Matthew Fisher, Drummer B. J. Wilson † 1976

EX: B: Alan Cartwright B/Orgel: Chris Copping G: Mick Grabham G: Robin Trower

Alben: A Whiter Shade of Pale (1967); Shine on Brightly (1968); A Salty Dog (1969); Home (1970); Broken Barricades (1971); Grand Hotel (1973); Exotic Birds and Fruits (1974); Something Magic (1977); The Prodigal Stranger (1991); The Long Goodbye (1996); The Well’s On Fire (2003); Novum (2017)

Hits: A Whiter Shade of Pale (1967); Homburg (1968); A Salty Dog (1968)

Queen
(GB, 1970-1995)
Sänger & Klavier Freddie Mercury † 1991, Sänger & Gitarrist Brian May, Bassist John Deacon, Sänger & Drummer Roger TaylorAlben: Queen (1973); Queen II (1974); Sheer Heart Attack (1974); A Night At the Opera (1975); A Day At the Races (1976); News Of the World (1977); Jazz (1978); Live Killers (1979); The Game (1980); Flash Gordon (1980); Hot Space (1982); The Works (1984); A Kind of Magic (1986); The Miracle (1989); Innuendo (1991); Made in Heaven (1995); The Cosmos Rocks (2008 mit Paul Rodgers). Weitere beste Bands von R-Z finden Sie auf der nächsten Seite.

Hits: Killer Queen (1974); Bohemian Rhapsody (1975); Somebody to Love (1976); You’re My Best Friend (1976); You Take My Breath Away (1976); Love Of My Life (1976); We Are the Champions (1977); We Will Rock You (1977); Bicycle Race (1978); Fat Bottomed Girls (1978); Don‘t Stop Me Now (1979); Crazy Little Thing Called Love (1979); Another One Bites the Dust (1980); Flash (1980); Under Pressure (1981 mit Musiker David Bowie); Radio Ga Ga (1984); I Want to Break Free (1984); One Vision (1985); A Kind of Magic (1986); I Want It All (1989); Invisible Man (1989)

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