10 Richest Rock Bands, Ranked 10 Aerosmith. The band was formed in 1970. 9 The Rolling Stones. A blues-influenced rock band, The Rolling Stones were formed in 1962 and are still active, although their line-up of musicians has changed over the years. 8 Metallica. 7 U2. 6 AC/DC. 5 Pink Floyd. 4 Led Zeppelin. 3 Queen.