The most popular rock bands in our list include Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Metallica, and Aerosmith. Hard rock music was first found in the late 1960s with bands like Mountain and Cream. This was the time when bands started experimenting with aggressive music, heavy drumming, and powerful lyrics. Through time, the hard rock music genre has become one of the most loved subgenres of rock music around the world. Metallica is the only brand on our list that is still performing on tours, while the rest of the bands have given us enough to cherish for a lifetime.