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

Beste Bands aller ZeitenLetzte Besetzung, EX-MitgliederBeste Alben & Hits (EV)
Led Zeppelin (GB, 1968-1980)V: Robert Plant G: Jimmy Page B/K: John P. Jones D: 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)V: Fred Durst G: Wes Borland B: Sam Rivers D: John Otto K: 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)V/G: Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, David Farrell D: Rob Bourdon DJ: Joe Hahn

EX: V: Chester Bennington (1976-2017)

Alben: Hybrid Theory (2000); Meteora (2003); Minutes to Midnight (2007); A Thousand Suns (2010); Living Things (2012); 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)V: Johnny Van Zant G: G. Rossington Rickey Medlocke D: Michael Cartellone

EX: Sänger Ronnie Van Zant & Gitarrist Steve Gains starben 1977 bei einem Flugzeugabsturz; Allen Collins † 1990

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)V: Graham McPherson B: Mark Bedford K: Mike Barson D: Daniel Woodgate V/TR: Carl Smyth V/SX: 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)V: 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)V/K: Manfred Mann V/G: Mick Rogers, V: N. McCalla B: St. Kinch D: J. Copley D: Chris Slade, J. Lingwood

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

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)

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)V/G: Adam Levine G/K: Jesse Carmichael B: Mickey Madden D: 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)

Massive Attack (GB, 1987)V: 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); Heligoland (2010)

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

Metallica (USA, 1981)V/G: James Hetfield G: Kirk Hemmett B: Robert Trujillo D: 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); Helping Hands (2019)

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)V: Al Jourgensen G: Mike Scaccia, Sin, Tom Victor D: A. Rossi K: 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)

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

Motörhead (GB, 1975-2015)V/B: Ian „Lemmy“ Kilmister † 2015 G: Phillip „Wizzo“ Campbell D: 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)

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)V/G/SYN: Matthew Bellamy B: Christopher Wolstenholme D/PER: Dominic HowardAlben: Showbiz (1999); Origin the Symmetry (2001); Absolution (2003); Black Holes and Revelations (2006); The Resistance (2009); The 2nd Law (2012); Drones (2015)

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

New Model Army (GB, 1980)V/G: Justin Sullivan G: Marshall Gill B: Peter Nice (Nelson) K: Dean White D: 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)

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)V/G/K: Bernard Sumner G/K: Phil Cunningham D: Stephen Morris

EX: V: Ian Curtis † 1980 B: Peter Hook V/G/K: Gilian Gilbert

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

Hits: Blue Monday (1983); True Faith (1987); World In Motion (1990)

Nickelback (CAN, 1995)V/G: Chad Kroeger B: Mike Kroeger G/V: Ryan Peake D/V: 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)
V/G: Kurt Cobain † 1994 G/V: Pat Smear B: Krist Novoselić  D: Dave Grohl (Sänger & Gründer von 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)
V: Liam Gallagher G/V: Noel Gallagher G: Gem Archer B: 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)V/G: Brian „Dexter“ Holland G: Kevin „Noodles“ Wassermann B: Greg Kriesel D: 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)V: 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) V/G: Ryan Tedder G: Zach Filkins, Drew Brown B/CEL: Brent Kutzle D: 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)V: Eddie Vedder G: Stone Gossard, Mike McCready B: Jeff Ament D: 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)

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

Pet Shop Boys (GB, 1981)V/G: Neil Tennant K: Chris LoweAlben: Please (1986); Actually (1987); Introspective (1987); Discography (1990); Yes (2009); Elysium (2012), Electric (2013), Super (2016)

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)V/G: David Gilmour D: Nick Mason, K/V: Richard Wright † 2008

EX: B/V: Roger Waters G: Syd Barrett † 2006

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)V: 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)V/B: Sting G: Andy Summers D: 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)V: Keith Flint † 2019 K/DJ: Liam Howlett V: 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)K/V: Gary Brooker B: David Knights Orgel: Matthew Fisher D: 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)
V/P: Freddie Mercury † 1991 G/V: Brian May D/V: Roger Taylor B: John DeaconAlben: 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 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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