The following is a list of garage rock bands. It is by no means exhaustive, particularly regarding the 60s garage bands whose ranks were populous to an extent that ...
We partnered with Mike Dugo of the excellent website 60sGarageBands.com and wrote brief bios on each of the finalists ... and then decided to expand the list to include The Top 50 so that we could permanently post something on the website. And that's what you're reading here today ... the results of our Forgotten Hits Survey to determine THE GREATEST GARAGE BANDS OF ALL-TIME!!!
The Best Ever Garage Rock Bands. List Criteria: Upvote your favorite garage rock bands
This was a big hit for The Kingsmen.
This cover of "Louie Louie" by the Kingsmen was an early garage rock classic.
As far a genres go, garage rock is pretty broad. Its gritty, simplistic approach first rose to prominence in the mid ’60s, simultaneously drawing inspiration from and coexisting with everything from surf rock and psychedelia to bubblegum and British Invasion bands.
Paste Magazine's list of the top 50 garage rock songs.
The White Stripes are a garage rock revival band.
Check out the most meaningful members of the garage rock revival, and see what they're up to now.