Let's skip the top 10 greatest rock bands of all time bombast and get to the less appreciated, more obscure (although not totally) bands that have left big marks on our memories and lives. I mean seriously, which trips your trigger most, the opening of "When My Guitar Gently Weeps" or the riveting openings chords of "How Soon Is Now?"


My offering:


1. The Smiths

2. Eels

3. Miracle Legion

4. Yo La Tengo

5. Whiskeytown

6. Folk Implosion

7. House of Freaks

8. Idaho

9. P. J. Harvey

10. Poe