100 Most Popular Rock Bands of All Time

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10. Aerosmith
> Formed in: Boston, Massachusetts in 1969
> All time U.S. album sales: 66.5 million
> Most popular album: Aerosmith’s Greatest Hits
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 2,386,579

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9. Guns N’ Roses
> Formed in: Los Angeles, California in 1985
> All time U.S. album sales: 44.5 million
> Most popular album: Appetite for Destruction
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 5,004,935

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8. Metallica
> Formed in: Los Angeles, California in 1981
> All time U.S. album sales: 63.0 million
> Most popular album: Metallica
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 6,464,590

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7. Eagles
> Formed in: Los Angeles, California in 1971
> All time U.S. album sales: 101.0 million
> Most popular album: Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 4,208,898

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6. AC/DC
> Formed in: Sydney, Australia in 1973
> All time U.S. album sales: 72.0 million
> Most popular album: Back in Black
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 6,534,987

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5. The Rolling Stones
> Formed in: London, United Kingdom in 1962
> All time U.S. album sales: 66.5 million
> Most popular album: Hot Rocks
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 4,891,805

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4. Pink Floyd
> Formed in: London, United Kingdom in 1965
> All time U.S. album sales: 75.0 million
> Most popular album: The Wall
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 6,394,669

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3. Queen
> Formed in: London, United Kingdom in 1970
> All time U.S. album sales: 34.5 million
> Most popular album: Greatest Hits
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 5,218,108

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2. Led Zeppelin
> Formed in: Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1968
> All time U.S. album sales: 111.5 million
> Most popular album: Led Zeppelin IV
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 5,353,031

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1. The Beatles
> Formed in: Liverpool, United Kingdom in 1960
> All time U.S. album sales: 178.0 million
> Most popular album: The Beatles
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 9,168,431