Whether you like your rock and roll hard, indie, or punk, there is one common ground among them all: that the greatest rock bands come from England.
Here are 10 bands that prove that the best rock bands come from England:
1. The Smiths
The Smiths were an English rock band that formed in 1982.
With Morrissey's deep vocals, melancholy lyrics and Johnny Marr's electric riffs, each song by The Smiths is crafted into pure perfection.
The Smiths are a band that will surely make you dance, cry and sing all at once.
Oasis was a rock band from Manchester that took over the UK in the '90s. Brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher are the heart of this wonderful rock band. Each Oasis is filled with immense emotion, heart, and breathtaking guitar riffs.
Noel Gallagher is a true poet, and it's no wonder "Wonderwall" has stuck around for so long.
3. The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses were formed in 1983 in Manchester. Ian Brown's vocals completely mystify each song and you won't be able to stop listening, I promise.
The Stone Roses sing the type of music that you listen to as you gaze upon the night sky.
4. Joy Division
Joy Division was formed in 1976. Joy Division's songs give off many punk-rock vibes that you will not want to stop listening to. Not to mention it feels like everyone has their merch for some reason.
5. The Cure
Two words: Robert Smith.
Radiohead is a band that formed in 1985. They are most widely known for their song, "Creep." While they aren't as wide-spread today there are definitely some die-hard fans still out there today.
7. The Rolling Stones
I mean, if you don't know who Mick Jagger is at this point, you had to have been living under a rock. The Rolling Stones are iconic and they're still selling out shows today. Their music spans generations, and for good reason.
8. The Clash
The Clash was formed in London in 1976. These legends define punk rock in its greatest form. If you like punk rock even a little bit, you definitely need to see where it got its start.
9. Pink Floyd
Pink Floyd is one of the most iconic rock bands from England.
Their psychedelic tunes have dominated the world by storm and they continue to capture the hearts of many, regardless of their age.
10. The Beatles
The Beatles are undoubtedly one of the most influential bands from England.
They have many classic tunes that are engraved eternally in the hearts of many. So many people love them, and even if you don't love them, you have to like them at least a little bit. Their lyrics are clever and each of the members are so iconic in their own ways.