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Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRock and Pop · 1 decade ago

Bands that deserve more recognition?

I don't really mean underground bands but bands that get overlooked.

Mine is going to have to be Chevelle. They have had their moments of popularity but I feel nobody really appreciates them for how great they really are. Besides my dad, who only listens to old school music like Zeppelin and Pink Floyd thinks Chevelle is the only modern band of which can put out a good rock album along with the White Stripes and Shinedown.

Another honorable mention for me would have to be Bloodsimple who deserves WAY more credit.

What bands do YOU think deserve more recognition.. and please no attacking other people for their opinions!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Best answer

    the archies

    fat albert and the junkyard gang

    josie and the pussycats

  • Red
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Elliott Smith

    Stone Roses

    Husker Du

    Minutemen

    Dinosaur Jr

  • 4 years ago

    Dance Club Massacre CAKE Rage Against The Machine The Shins Audioslave Modest Mouse HIM I See Stars Those are some I feel most people don't know and should. Enjoy =]

  • 1 decade ago

    I would have to say the Doors. While they are popular, most people don't know more than songs such as Light My Fire, and or Touch Me. Honestly, not only their music, but their attitude and style greatly affected rock. Jim Morrison was one of the first true Rock Stars, at least by our definition. I'd give them a listen.

    Source(s): Music Fanatic
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Uriah Heep

    Jethro Tull

    Blue Cheer

    UFO

    Manic Street Preachers

  • Incubus: people always mention the same songs (Drive, Megalomaniac, I wish you were here, Are you in? Anna Molly) people never dig deeper than those songs, people never go back to basics ( S.C.I.E.N.C.E, Fungus Amongus, Enjoy Incubus)

    Also i think Incubus could've added some of there older tracks in their newest album " Monuments and Melodies" instead of only their hits and some new hidden tracks from 4 of their most recent albums.

  • 1 decade ago

    King Crimson.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Roy Buchanan-Hey Joe (a must BLUES)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z55XF9HlVrk

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    Rory Gallagher-Million Miles Away (from irish tour74 recognised as a landmark in live albums BLUES)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxiEMpcI83E

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    Rory Gallagher- Cradle Rock (just incase his blues song was to slow ROCK)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-k4iocWURPk

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    Elbow- Forget Myself (they should have been famous years ago, i found them there like 4 years ago they are brilliant)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDddtQN7Fdg

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    Ash-Burn Baby Burn (very underrated irish band Alt Rock)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gW8mEMqiNhc

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    Avett Bros- Murder In The City (acoustic)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE7rkSELM3I

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    Seasick Steve (legend hobo guy Rock/Blues)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNoPNC3ebYQ

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    Source(s): il let you decide, irish bass player who loves music Rory G & Ash rule
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Imogen Heap

    Jason Derulo uses part of her song "Hide and Seek" in Watcha Say and no one gives her any credit for it.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    pinback, explosions in the sky, and god is an astronaut. all 3 are great bands IMO and unfortunately i know very few people who have heard them.

  • 1 decade ago

    definately explosions in the sky (yes i know this was said)

    goo goo dolls

    boys like girls

    elo

    five for fighting

    modest mouse

    owl city

    wintersleep

    Source(s): my itunes :)
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