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Bands Rating

Well, do you agree with how I have rated the acts: Genius, Very GoodGood, OK and Rubbish? Who is in the wrong place?

GENIUS

  • AC/DC
  • Aerosmith
  • Alice Cooper
  • Anathema
  • Apocalyptica
  • Bic Runga
  • Bill Bailey
  • Billy Idol
  • Black Sabbath
  • Cinderella
  • Cradle of Filth
  • Darkness, The
  • Def Leppard
  • Evanesence
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Flying Pickets
  • Iron Maiden
  • Joe Satriani
  • Judas Priest
  • Lacuna Coil
  • Manic Street Preachers
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Mark Knopfler
  • Megadeth
  • Metallica
  • Motley Crue
  • Motörhead
  • Muse
  • Nickleback
  • Nightwish
  • Pretenders
  • Rock Sugar
  • Skew Siskin
  • Status Quo
  • Steeleye Span
  • Thin Lizzy
  • Twisted Sister
  • Whitesnake
  • Within Temptation

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VERY GOOD

  • 30 Seconds to Mars
  • Airbourne
  • Alter Bridge
  • Black Label Society
  • Black Stone Cherry
  • Dommin
  • Hot Leg
  • Kiss
  • Man Raze
  • My Chemical Romance
  • Opeth
  • Slash
  • Velvet Revolver
  • Volbeat
  • We Are the Fallen

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GOOD

  • All Time Low
  • Australian Pink Ffloyd
  • Billy Joel
  • Bowling for Soup
  • Cheap Trick
  • Curved Air
  • Dio Disciples
  • Him
  • Journey
  • Linkin Park
  • Little Angels
  • Loaded (Duff McKagan)
  • Mr Big
  • Osmonds, The
  • Saxon
  • Soundgarden
  • Squeeze
  • Steel Panther
  • Sting
  • Tenacious D
  • Them CroOKed Vultures
  • Turisas
  • Weezer
  • You Me At Six
  • ZZ Top

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OK

  • Aleldama
  • Anthrax
  • Bad Religion
  • Biffy Clyro
  • Black Veil Brides
  • Buckcherry
  • Clutch
  • Coheed & Cambria
  • Courteous Thief
  • Dan Reed
  • Diamond Head
  • Dream Theatre
  • Everything Burns
  • Flogging Molly
  • Guns and Roses
  • Kids in Glass Houses
  • Killswitch Engage
  • Kvelertakk
  • Lamb of God
  • Lawnmower Death
  • Michael Monroe Band
  • Offspring, The
  • Richie Blackmore
  • Slayer
  • Stone Circle
  • Stone Gods
  • Stone Temple Pilots
  • Sum 41
  • The Mars Volta
  • The More I See
  • White Wizzard

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RUBBISH

  • 3 Inches of Blood
  • A Day to Remember
  • Audio Sun
  • Blackout, The
  • Cavalera Conspiracy
  • Hogchild
  • Known in the City
  • Mastodon
  • Megadeth UK
  • Rage Against the Machine
  • Slipknot
  • Trigger the Bloodshed

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Tracks rating

There are two lists here:

  1. My FAVOURITE TRACKS. This is always growing, as I remeber or find more – good music is being produced all the time, and occasionally an exceptional track comes along. But you will note most of the list is rock/metal.
  2. GOOD TRACKS. I think worthy of note. Many of these are not rock, never mind metal – and many are distictly uncool – including Any Williams and Black Box! But they have caught my ear at some time.

Tell me what you think I have missed, or should have.

1. FAVOURITE TRACKS

  • Aerosmith – Janie’s Got A Gun
  • Alice Cooper – Poison
  • Bachman Turner Overdrive – Radar Love
  • Be Bop Deluxe – Ships In The Night
  • Bic Runga – Sway
  • Billy Idol – Rebel Yell
  • Blue Oyster Cult- (Don’t Fear) The Reaper
  • Boston – More Than A Feeling
  • Cranberries – Mum & Dad
  • Cranberries – Zombie
  • Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over
  • Deep Purple – Smoke On The Water
  • Def Lepard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
  • Dolly Parton – I Will Always Love You
  • Doors – Riders On The Storm
  • Doors – When You’re Strange
  • Elvis Costello – Oliver’s Army
  • Eric Bogle – (Fureys)
  • Eric Clapton – Bellbottom Blues
  • Eric Clapton – Layla
  • Europe – The Final Countdown
  • Evanescence – My Immortal
  • Fleetwood Mac – Albatross
  • Fleetwood Mac – Mystified
  • Free – Wishing Well
  • Guns and Roses – I Used To Love Her (But I Had To Kill Her)
  • Guns and Roses – Welcome to the Jungle
  • Hawkwind – Silver machine
  • Iron Maiden – Bring Your Daughter…To The Slaughter
  • Iron Maiden – Fear Of The Dark (Live)
  • Jimi Hendrix – All Along The Watchtower
  • Journey – Don’t Stop Believin’ (Live Version)
  • Kate Bush – Army Dreamers
  • Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights
  • Led Zepelin – Stairway to Heaven
  • Lindisfarne – Lady Elanor
  • Lynard Skynard – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd – Free Bird
  • Manic Street Preachers – A Design For Life
  • Meatloaf – Bat Out of Hell
  • Meggadeth – Trust instrumental
  • Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
  • Michael Jackson – Give In To Me
  • Motorhead – Ace of Spades
  • Muse – Supermassive Black Hole
  • My Chemical Romance – Welcome To The Black Parade
  • Nickleback – Burn It To The Ground
  • Nickleback – Savin’ Me
  • Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • Ozzie Osbourne – Paranoid.mp3
  • Peter Frampton – Show Me The Way
  • Pink Floyd – Us and Them
  • Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here
  • Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
  • Queen – Brian May
  • Queen – Killer Queen
  • Rainbow – Since You Been Gone
  • Ramones – Baby I love You
  • Razorlight – Golden Touch
  • Razorlight – Somewhere Else
  • Sally Oldfield – Mirrors
  • Sam Brown – Stop
  • Santana – Samba Pa Ti
  • Snowy White – Bird Of Paradise
  • Status Quo – You’re In The Army Now
  • Stranglers – Golden Brown
  • Stranglers – Strange Little Girl
  • The Darkness – I Believe In A Thing Called Love
  • The Doors – Riders On The Storm
  • Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl
  • Within Temptation – Mother Earth

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2. GOOD TRACKS

  • AC/DC   –  Highway To Hell
  • Aerosmith   – I don’t wanna miss a thing
  • Alabama Shakes  –  Be Mine
  • Alex Harvey Band – Boston Tea Party
  • Alien Ant Farm –   Smooth Criminal.wma
  • Alter Bridge  –  In Loving Memory
  • Alter Bridge  –  Rise Today
  • Andy Williams  –  Home Lovin’ Man (1970)
  • Animals   – Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
  • Annie Lennox  – In The Bleak Midwinter
  • Argent   –  Hold Your Head Up High
  • Bachman Turner Overdrive –  Free Wheelin’
  • Bachman Turner Overdrive –  You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet
  • Billy Idol  –  White Wedding
  • Black Box  – Ride on Time
  • Black Label Society –  In This River
  • Blondie   –  Maria
  • Bluebells   –  Young at Heart
  • Bob Dylan  –  Lay Lady Lay
  • Bob Dylan  – Huricane
  • Bonnie Tyler  –  Total Eclipse Of The Heart
  • Bruce Springsteen  –  Born To Run
  • Charles & Eddie –  Would I Lie To You_
  • Cheap Trick  –  I Want You To Want Me
  • Chris Rea  –  The Road To Hell (Part 2)
  • Cinderella   –  Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)
  • Clannad   –  The Hooded Man
  • Cutting Crew  –  (I Just) Died In Your Arms
  • Daniel Merriweather  – Red
  • David Bowie  –  Major Tom
  • Deep Purple  –  Black Night
  • Dr Feelgood  –  Milk and Alcohol
  • Dropkick Murphys  –  Wild Rover
  • Elton John  –  Crocodile Rock (good quality)
  • Elton John  –  Sacrifice music video
  • Elton John  – Crocodile Rock
  • Evernescence   –  Going Under
  • Fireball XL5   – Theme tune
  • Fleetwood Mac  –  Dreams
  • Fleetwood Mac  –  Family Man
  • Fleetwood Mac  –  Oh Diane
  • Fleetwood Mac  –  Tusk
  • Flying Pickets  –  Masters of War
  • Flying Pickets  –  Masters of War.wav
  • Fountains of Wayne   – Stacy’s Mom
  • Fox   –  Only You Can
  • Fox   –  Spirit
  • Free   –  All Right Now
  • Gabriella Cilmi  –  Sweet About Me
  • Gary Moore  –  Out In The Fields
  • Gary Moore  –  Parisenne Walkway
  • Guns and Roses –  November Rain
  • Hawkwind   –  Warrior On The Edge Of Time
  • Hot Leg  –  Trojan Guitar
  • “Hugo Montenegro   – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly”
  • Judas Priest  –  Breaking The Law
  • k.d. lang  –  Constant Craving
  • k.d. lang  –  Miss Chatelaine
  • KISS   –  Crazy Nights
  • Lana Del Rey –  Video Games
  • Linda Ronstadt  –  Different Drum
  • Lindisfarne   –  Part of the Union
  • Lost Prophets  –  Cry Me A River
  • Lostprophets   –  Wake Up
  • Manfred Mann’s Earthband –  Blinded By the Light
  • Manic Street Preachers –  Motorcycle Emptiness
  • Maria Muldar  –  Midnight At The Oasis
  • Marillion   –  Lavender
  • McAlmont & Butler –  Yes
  • Meat Loaf  –  Bat out of Hell
  • Melanie   –  Ruby Tuesday
  • Men at Work –  Land Down Under
  • Men They Couldn’t Hang  –  Green Fields of France
  • Men They Couldn’t Hang  –  Shirt of Blue
  • Metal Guitar Licks –  1980s
  • Metal Guitar Riffs –  Top 11
  • Metallica   –  Enter Sandman
  • Metallica   –  Stairway To Heaven
  • Metallica   –  Whiskey in the Jar
  • Michael Buble  –  Home
  • Michael Jackson  –  Earth Song
  • Mike Oldfield  – Moonlight Shadow
  • Moody Blues  –  Knights in White Satin
  • Motley Cru  –  Kickstart My Heart
  • Mott The Hoople –  All The Young Dudes
  • Mott The Hoople –  Roll Away The Stone
  • Mr Big  –  To Be With You
  • Muse   –  Feeling Good
  • Nirvana   –  Come As You Are
  • Nirvana   –  So Happy
  • Noisettes   –  Never Forget You
  • Opeth   –  Porcelain Heart
  • Osmonds   – Crazy Horses
  • Otis Reading  –  The Dock Of The Bay
  • Paul McCartney  –  Hope of Deliverance
  • Perfect Day  –  Children in Need 1997
  • Pink Floyd  –  Comfortably Numb
  • Pretenders   –  Back on the Chain Gang
  • Procol Harum  –  _Conquistador
  • Procol Harum  –  A Whiter Shade Of Pale
  • Procol Harum  –  Pandora’s Box
  • Procul Harum  –  Conquistador
  • Purple Haze  –  Jimi Hendrix
  • Rabbit & Pumpkin –  Alleluhah
  • Rage Against the Machine  – Killing in the Name
  • Rainbow   –  All Night Long
  • Ramones   –  Spiderman Theme
  • Redbone   –  The Witch Queen Of New Orleans
  • Reel Big Fish –  Come on Eileen
  • Reparata   –  Shoes
  • Rock Sugar  –  We Will Kickstart Your Rhapsody
  • Rock Sugar  – Don’t Stop The Sandman
  • Rolling Stones  –  Wild Horses
  • Sailing By  –  BBC Shipping Forecast Theme
  • Sally Oldfield  –  Moonlight Shadow
  • Santana   –  Black Magic Woman
  • Seal   –  Kiss From A Rose
  • Sex Pistols  –  Anarchy In The UK
  • Sex Pistols  –  God Save The Queen
  • Skid Row  –  18 And Life
  • Spiderbait   –  Ghost Riders in the Sky
  • Steppenwolf   –  Born to Be Wild
  • Stingray   –  Aqua Marina
  • Stranglers   –  No More Heroes
  • Sukiyaki   –  Kyu Sakamoto
  • Survivor   –  Eye Of The Tiger
  • Susan Boyle  –  Wild Horses
  • Elvis Presley – Suspicious Mind
  • The Damned  – Eloise
  • The Shadows  –  Apache
  • The Shadows  –  Riders In The Sky
  • The Tornados  –  Telstar
  • Thin Lizzy  –  The Boys Are Back In Town
  • Thin Lizzy  –  Whiskey in the Jar
  • T-rex   – Children Of The Revolution’
  • Within Temptation  –  All I Need

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