Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands
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Have ever heard the song "Here without you" by 3 Doors Down. This song is enough to fall in love with them. So majestic of a song...
How are they so low on this list, they should be top 20 at least
I grew up listening to these guys. I can't believe they are so low. Top 20's at least?!
Love the music they make and so is their styleV10 Comments
Best band ever! Deserves way better than 136!
Hey, they deserve more. Listen to his song miserable at best and you'll change your mind :D
No they need to be in a much better spot in the lis more like 10V1 Comment
It is such un underrated band... Its a great band. Slash and Duff (both ex-GN'R) become this band fantastic. Listen to "Slither" and "Fall To Pieces" ;) - TimRise
The solo from Dirty little thing just blows my mind, one of the best songs of the 2000's.
The Offspring ROCKS! What more can I say? Best band ever!
Dexter's voice is amazing! They really should be in the top ten.
One of the best rock bands ever. Should be inside the top ten, also can't wait until they release their new album.
They deserve a much better place, They're one of the current best-known rock band. Their songs are all awesome, although they don't change their style as much as other bands in their albums, They make very catchy songs.
If you still haven't heard any song, try "You're gonna go far, kid"
They should be in the top FIVEV3 Comments
Weezer has brilliant variety, so many good songs, something for everyone.
Weezer should be in the top 10 without a doubt there catchy rhythm unbelievable monster guitar licks in rhythm is unforgettable!
Why the hell are they this low? Much better than Linkin Park in my opinion.
Weezer is so much better than half of those bands.V8 Comments
Such an underrated band. Definitely deserve top ten. RIP Layne and Mike S. , so happy with the last two albums. - Laughitupfuzzball
Alive In Chains is the best band EVER! I love all of their songs!
Rooster, man in the box, angry chair, and these bones best songs ever
Heavy music. Down in a hole is so tragic but also so damn beautiful.V3 Comments
Unbelievable that they are ranked so low. The black keys have extreme talent for being only two members. Turn on the radio and you will no doubt hear one of their songs. They crush Lincoln park anyday. Very underrated!
How are these guys so low! Their living legends! Love the guitar along with the drums. These guys put so much skill and effort into all of their albums, unlike other bands who only have one or two good songs in one album. So underrated!
They have the potential to become the greatest band right now even better than Linkin Park.
So wrong they should be a lot higher then this in the ranking at least top tenV16 Comments
Iron Maiden was top notch back in the day and I still love the power of the music today.
Maiden Is the Best Band Out There they Could buy almost every band on this list... Period... Not one band even comes close to what maiden has achieved when all these bands listed can sell out stadiums 35 years later I'll believe it
Still not tired of their unique sound after all these years. Maiden Rocks.
Not exactly modern but hey, great band!V4 Comments
How can anyone take this list serious, if the most influential and innovative rock band of our time is not only nowhere in the top ten, but this low! Arcade Fire is the new Radiohead. No. 1 would be deserved.
I love EVERY Puddle of Mudd song I've heard so far. Keep making music guys!
Pretty good band with potential!
Greatest underrated Rock Band on earth. YES, they know how to master great ROCk music. Yes, they are truly good musicians. They are as good (maybe even better) than Nirvana. Grunge never sounded SO GOOD. Love ALL your 6 CDs. Keep it up guys!
Whoever doesn't love this band is psycho. Unlike us, we are schizophrenic psychos.V3 Comments
So sad that this is only at number 71. DT has more talent than all ten of those top ten bands combined. I don't want to be hating on other people's bands or anything, they're alright, but none of them come even close the lyrical beauty of Learning To Live and The Spirit Carries On, The Master Musicianship of The Dance of Eternity and Six Degrees of Inner Turbulence, the surreal epics that are Octavarium and A Change of Seasons... I could go on forever. The musicians in the band are the best music has to offer and LaBrie's brilliant and well-matching vocals completes the deal. Anyone who doesn't vote this on number 1 has either not heard of them or does not have any taste in music whatsoever.
Best band of all time there sound is unique and continues to innovate with more and more albums. These walls, sacrificed sons, and panic attack are examples of songs that continue to echo throughout the thoughts and inspiration of (muse and the white stripes) rock bands that just do what Dream Theater started and continues to do. So 47 is a fit number for a band with the ability to create something new like some bands on this list not dream theater!
Laugh out loud. This list tells me that no one even knows what real music is. "laugh out loud" is all I have to say. This list is a joke. If this was a list where the people who have heard and listened to all types of rock, progressive would be #1. Dream theater would be number 1 if people werent such tools.
Maestros with brilliant musicV14 Comments
I can understand why Sick Puppies as high as I would like them to be, after all, they don't make albums very often. But that doesn't change the fact that they have probably the most meaningful songs there are, but they are still fierce. Plus, its a three man band, yet they sound twice as good as half of the other bands above them. I mean Linkin Park, really? They are more like half rock and techno now.
Well for one, this band is awesome! Two, this band may not have many albums but listen to the ones they have you will find some good songs, three, listen to "you're going down" and "change" most inspiring songs I've heard yet, four and last, if you can't like this band and or at least like one of those two songs then you don't like meaningful music. Period
P.S. The song "change" made me think maybe there's more to life than being stuck in the same rut every single day.
This band is a very diverse band, though it seems mos people on this list don't know what that means (FOB is "diverse" lol) Songs like "Connect" show their softer side, but songs like "Cancer" show their heavy side, and political side as well. Some of their songs are very unique, like "Under A Very Black Sky." Shim is a great frontman, (too bad he was kicked out) Emma is one of the best modern bassists out their and is hot as hell, and Mark is... well he's silent at most times, but is a badass when he shows his personality. SP for the win!
I honestly love there songs I'm going through something and this bad has my attention and helps calm me down.V1 Comment
Best modern rock band 93rd that's an outrage!
Here are some of the songs they have written:
Over my head
Never say never
How to save a life
You found me
Over my head
Look after you
Please listen to 1 of these songs and then you will probably vote for this one.
I love all of the frays music and I bet none of you have ever even listened to it... KINGS OF LEON WAS OVER THEM SERIOUSLY. Listen to these songs and your mind will change
How to save a life
You found me
Look after you
Fray on 74 in mere shame on this list. If not top 10, than they at least deserve to be in top 20. Listen to how to save a life, never say never or love don't die n you'll what I mean
This is the greatest soft rock band I have ever heard, listen to little house, over my head, and how to save a life, then come back to this list and voteV2 Comments
Really a Southern Rock style band. They have been around for years and putting out awesome music. One of those bands with their own genre. Top ten in Southern Rock. If you like Little Feat to Allman Bros. Style they are a must.V1 Comment
They shouldn't be on this list. Do people not know what modern means?V4 Comments
The measure of a good song is a song that sounds good on the first listen. The measure of a great song is a song that sounds good on the first listen and then gets better every time you listen to it again. I am familiar with the music of most of the bands on this list, and I quite enjoy much of their music as well, but lyrically Switchfoot is a cut above most others. Even musically, where many modern bands fail to live up to their lofty predecessors, Switchfoot is creative both in instrumentation and production techniques. Switchfoot manages to couple meaningful lyrics with music that will stay with you. Switchfoot doesn't make good music; they make great music. Give 'em a listen sometime
Damn they should be in the top ten
In my opinion Switchfoot is the best band of all time. Their Jon Foreman's lyrics never fail to be meaningful at any given time. They have never released an album that is anything short of awesome. They definitely should be in the top ten.
They're music speaks for itself.
This Band Here Is Basically The Foundation Of Classic Rock! I Definitely Deserves Way Better Than This!
This band is ' awesome! Why the hell are they not at the top?! I know they aren't exactly modern but come on.
Are you kidding me, they should definitely be more relevant today, they deserve to be in the top 10.
Legit listening to sweet child o mine as I write this. Haha and 512? Sick joke! AMAZING groupV4 Comments
The first time I heard This is the time (Ballast), I was blown away. Anybody who follows active rock (like the kind you hear on Sirius XM Octane and other modern hard rock stations) know that Nothing More is pretty at the top of that genre right now, their self-titled album pumped out hit after hit (Mr MTV, Christ Copyright, Jenny, and several others). I've seen them live twice, and they're great on CD, but they are phenomenal live.
I absolutely love this band jenny, Mathew effect, and mr mtv are my favorites
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