|NFC News Nirvana: The Greatest Rock Band of all-time|
"During 2005, rock music fans voted in the annual RockinTown.com music poll. The tally has been taken every year since RockinTown.com, an online rock music magazine, started in 1999.
With over 5,000 votes counted, Nirvana walked away with just under 35% of the vote. Led Zeppelin came in second. The Beatles grabbed the #3 spot. Twenty-seven groups or performers were nominated, including Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys, Bruce Springsteen, R.E.M. and Pearl Jam.
'When we started, The Beatles ruled, then it was U2, now it's Nirvana,' said RockinTown.com co-founder Ian Lord. 'It goes to show how tastes and perspectives have changed,' added Lord. Voting has begun for 2006 with Nirvana already extending their lead."
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|Posted or updated: 01-04-2006 @ 5:57 PM (GMT) by RH.|
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