A lot of people have been asked this, and they all gave different answers. The greatest rock band is really a matter of opinion. I really don't like being asked this question, because I'm always told I can only pick one, and for me, it's a tie between two, The Beatles and Red Hot Chili Peppers. Anyway, I'm going to place the greatest rock bands in terms of big sound, vocals, guitar, bass, drums, and lyrics.
The greatest rock band in terms of big sound is ZZ Top. ZZ Top is a very underrated band. I talked to someone who had seen them live. He said, "They produce a bigger sound...
So after seeing a bunch of bands preform live I kind of wanted to analyze the aspects of each; how the lighting was done, how the stage was set up, how theatrical it was, how the singer/band members interacted with the crowd etc. And then compare and contrast them to one another. Bands are listed from date; first seen to last seen.
I attended this concert way back in '07 so it's rather hard to analyze this one. I remember being seated near the back, so it'll be hard to analyze from that regard too because I didn't wear my glasses lol. I do...
Here's a link to the club for Industrial Music.
Bands like Skinny Puppy, Throbbing Gristle, NON, Death in June, Test Dept, Ministry, Current 93, Nurse With Wound, Coil, Psychic TV, Front 242, Front Line Assembly and many more!