Famous Bands from the United States

The United States is absolutely amazing from many points of view. However, in this article, we are going to discuss the most famous bands that this country has ever had. Therefore, don’t stop reading in case you find this subject interesting.

The Doors

This famous American rock band formed in Los Angeles, in 1965. The vocalist was Jim Morrison, the keyboardist was Ray Manzarek, the guitarist was Robby Krieger, and the drummer was John Densmore. The Doors were considered very creative, intelligent, and lyrical as well. All the members were equally talented and creative. These guys sound as if they are playing with spirits when actually creating their records. There is no doubt that The Doors can bring you somewhere else creepy, dangerous, and ominous, and at the same time quite inspiring, exciting, and rejuvenating.


Everyone knows Aerosmith, a famous and amazing American rock band, sometimes called as ”the Bad Boys from Boston”. Aerosmith is definitely a quite versatile band with a great variety of music shared with all of us over the years. Their most popular songs are ”Train”, ”Cryin”, ”Street Jesus”, Kings and Queens”, ”Dream On, and ”Dude”. It has certainly been and still is a real pleasure listening to Aerosmith since the 70’s. People of all ages have listened and still are these days the amazing American band, Aerosmith.


We also want to add to list this the American Metal band, Metallica, which has been formed in 1981. The original lineup had James Hetfield the vocalist & rhythm guitarist, Dave Mustaine the lead guitar, Lars Ulrich the drums, and Ron McGovney the bassist. The band came into mainstream from the Self-Titled album. Their first two albums, Kill ‘Em All and Ride the Lightning reached underground success, and their third album, Master of Puppets has actually become one of the most important heavy metal albums ever. Unfortunately, on September 27, 1986, Cliff Burton the bass player was killed. The band released the first music video in 1989 with the song One, which received critical acclaim. However, this song became their most played song from the album. The album also saw the wonderful debut of Jason Newsted, the new bassist.

Guns N’  Roses

There is no doubt that we all love Guns N’ Roses. This famous band from the United States formed in 1985 in Los Angeles. The classic lineup consisted of Axl Rose the vocalist, Slash the lead guitarist, Izzy Stradlin the rhythm guitarist, Duff McKagan the bassist, and Steven Adler the drummer. Apart from hard rock, Guns N’ Roses are also associated with heavy metal. The band is best known for their album ”Appetite for Destruction’ and wonderful songs such as ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine”. The late 1980s and early 1990s years have actually been described as the time in which the band brought forth a ”hedonistic rebelliousness” reminiscent of the early band Rolling Stones. This reputation has earned the band the nickname ”the most dangerous band in the entire world’. The Guns N’ Roses’ classic lineup was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, in 2012.

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