#94. Living Colour / Best Bands of All-Time / Top 100

Living Colour makes the Gears of Rock Top 100 at #94. One of the first bands to successfully mix funk and hard rock together, Living Colour won Grammy’s for “Cult of Personality” and “Time’s Up.” The band’s debut album “Vivid” went two-times platinum while their sophomore record went gold. Living Colour features the recognizable guitar riffs of virtuoso Vernon Reid. Their greatest songs are “Leave it Alone,” “Cult of Personality,” “Type,” and “Glamour Boys.”

Best Song: “Cult of Personality” (1988)

Best Album: “Vivid” (1988)

Best Tour: Vivid Tour 1988/1989

Most Valuable Member: Vernon Reid – Guitar

Best Moment: Opening for the Rolling Stones in 1989

Fun Fact: Professional wrestler CM Punk walks out to “Cult of Personality”


Top 100 Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Bands of All-Time – 2013 Edition

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