Top 25 Bands from Los Angeles

If you live in Los Angeles, then chances are you spend a lot of time on the road, bumper to bumper. And, there is no better way to minimize the agony of traffic than cranking up the tunes.

It’s not easy to compare music, since each band is very different, and every listener has personal preferences. But, since I couldn’t find a similar list anywhere, I created this one. It includes groups from the rock n’ roll and hip hop eras of the past several decades. Please post comments!

1.) Red Hot Chili Peppers

2.) Guns N’ Roses

3.) Metallica

4.) The Eagles

5.) Van Halen

6.) NWA

7.) Rage Against the Machine

8.) No Doubt

9.) Bad Religion

10.) War

11.) Audioslave

12.) The Doors

13.) The Beach Boys

14.) Linkin Park

15.) Sublime

16.) Social Distortion

17.) Incubus

18.) Weezer

19.) The Offspring

20.) Motley Crue

21.) Velvet Revolver

22.) Black Eyed Peas

23.) Oingo Boingo

24.) System of a Down

25.) Jurassic 5

Honorable Mentions

Ozomatli, The Wallflowers, Megadeth, 213, 30 Seconds to Mars, Avenged Sevenfold, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Cypress Hill, Tool, The Mars Volta, NOFX, Pennywise, Stryper, Alien Ant Farm, The Turtles, Hole, Lifehouse, and Maroon 5