100 Most Popular Rock Bands of All Time

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50. Dire Straits
> Formed in: London, United Kingdom in 1977
> All time U.S. album sales: 15.5 million
> Most popular album: Brothers in Arms
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 1,742,360

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49. Blink-182
> Formed in: San Diego, California in 1991
> All time U.S. album sales: 10.0 million
> Most popular album: Enema of the State
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 4,349,981

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48. Panic! at the Disco
> Formed in: Las Vegas, Nevada in 2004
> All time U.S. album sales: 4.5 million
> Most popular album: A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 3,026,706

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47. Electric Light Orchestra
> Formed in: Birmingham, United Kingdom in 1970
> All time U.S. album sales: 10.0 million
> Most popular album: ELO’s Greatest Hits
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 2,105,601

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46. Gorillaz
> Formed in: Essex, United Kingdom in 1998
> All time U.S. album sales: 3.0 million
> Most popular album: Demon Days
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 5,583,853

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45. ZZ Top
> Formed in: Houston, Texas in 1969
> All time U.S. album sales: 25.0 million
> Most popular album: Eliminator
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 2,388,528

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44. Rush
> Formed in: Toronto, Canada in 1968
> All time U.S. album sales: 25.0 million
> Most popular album: Moving Pictures
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 2,261,595

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43. Kiss
> Formed in: New York City, New York in 1973
> All time U.S. album sales: 21.0 million
> Most popular album: Destroyer
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 3,573,227

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42. R.E.M.
> Formed in: Athens, Georgia in 1980
> All time U.S. album sales: 20.0 million
> Most popular album: Monster
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 2,140,361

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41. Genesis
> Formed in: Godalming, United Kingdom in 1967
> All time U.S. album sales: 21.5 million
> Most popular album: Genesis
> Annual Wikipedia page views: 2,381,847