Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

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101RammsteinRammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . more.

The Rammstein is one Germanian band and their songs are greats!

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102Them Crooked Vultures

Josh Homme, Dave Grohl and John Paul Jones in one band? Just wow.

Good band should've made the top 20 though

103MushroomheadMushroomhead is an American heavy metal band from Cleveland, Ohio. Formed in 1993 in the Cleveland Warehouse District, the band is known for their avant-garde sound which includes influence from heavy metal, art rock and electro-industrial and their imagery which features masks and costumes as well more.

This band isn't too bad at all. They're honestly amazing. But I wouldn't recommend it. Even in how good their music is.

104Audioslave more.

This band isn't exactly modern but they are amazing nonetheless, they made some of the best modern (somewhat) rock songs of all time, based on quality. Also how much they changed in the very short time they were together. Even on their first album the first two songs were so different it is hard to believe they were by the same band.

And where the heck is Soundgarden? Really, the BEST rock voice ever can't get some love.

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105You Me at Six

I know everybody is saying this about their favourite bands but seriously? 50?! I thought paramore and my chemical romance would be higher too. Oh well

As far as modern rock with catchy melodies and clever lyrics, look no further

I've seen the live 3 times. They keep getting better. The depressing thing is they're below BVB.
A bunch of Kiss and Motely Crue wannabes to be honest. All the other bands are great! But being a sixer I vote for these guys

106Simple PlanSimple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.

They really are a great band! I used to listen to them all the time and they would get me through my bad days. Their lyrics are amazing and I know almost all of their songs

I Came all the way down to 58 to vote for this awesome Band! Why! This Band is so Underrated come on guys this band should be on the top 10! They are lyrically awesome!

They are the best band ever I love them so much, all I listen to.

Why are they at this position. Their lyrics are the best.

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107Marianas TrenchMarianas Trench is a Canadian rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, formed in 2001. The band consists of members Josh Ramsay, Matt Webb, Mike Ayley, and Ian Casselman.

Best band in the world, josh ramsay writes and produces the most beautiful music I've ever heard, deserves to be at #1!

Unique band I have been download all song of marianas trench

108KeaneKeane are an English rock band from Battle, East Sussex, formed in 1995. The group currently comprises Tim Rice-Oxley, Richard Hughes, Jesse Quin and Tom Chaplin.

ARE you KIDDING ME?! Keane shouldn't be less than 5th under any circumstances, specially when they have the great songwriter Tim Rice-Oxley and great angel-like voice of Tom Chaplin!

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109The Pretty Reckless


For me it's in the top 5. They are so underrated

The only bad that I know of right now that is making good music and making it on the charts.

There so amazing taylor is amazing

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110Finger Eleven
111AdemaAdema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.
112GorillazGorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.

Critically and in reality one of the best modern acts...

Gorillaz are pop-techno, not even close to being a rock band

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113Gemini Syndrome
114Queens of the Stone AgeQueens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.

Hitting almost all corners of the genre, the band has had enough different members to merit their own "Queens of the Stone Age contributors" page on Wikipedia. QotSA has music that makes you want to dance, laugh, cry, have sex, punch a wall, and everything in between.

It's hard to understand or derive why Queens of the Stone Age are so underrated. They are a band that encompasses indie, alternative, and hard rock, and make songs that are a rarity these days - even among other rock bands. Uniquely awesome and they deserve to be commended.

Very underrated band, but one of the best ones out there. Josh Homme is a mastermind! Qotsa has a very special essence, definilety give them a try, you are going to love them. Albums like songs for the deaf, rated r, lullabies to paralyze and the new album like clockwork are amazing. One of the best bands ever!

Like clockwork best rock album of the 2010's

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115VolbeatVolbeat are a Danish metal band which was formed in Copenhagen. They play a fusion of rock and roll, heavy metal and rockabilly.

Maybe the best band going right now. Just saw them at "Louder Than Life" and they clearly stole the day. Vocals out of control and the Musicianship is excellent as well. Easily Top 10 maybe Top 3 bands playing as of today.

After I got one of their albums I was hooked. I own everything they have out there. Very unique sound (Poulsen has an incredible voice) They are amazing live! If you have a chance you will not be disappointed.

Give this band a chance! It is one that grows on you at first then you love them! Lola Montez, Doc Holiday and Fallen are just a few of my favorites

I agree entirely with the Louder than Life Comment!

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116Imagine DragonsImagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

Radioactive, It's Time, Round and Round, Demons, On Top of the World, Hear Me, Bleeding Out, Every Night, even Curse

They might be different from a lot of these bands but these guys know music.

Their entire night visions album was great! Every single song on it was well written an well produced, unlike the bands above whose albums had only one to two great to bearable songs. New, but doesn't deserve to be outside the top 100.

Imagine Dragons should be under the 100s! Their album Night Visions is purely amazing, and Warrior (their single) is AWESOME. I suggest listening to their songs before they're permanently ranked at 166

They are unique!

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I am so sad this isn't even on the list, how could you guys! Flyleaf is extremely underrated, and needs to be at the top! I love flyleaf so much! Lacey Sturm is one of the best singers in the rock world and she will always be in my heart, just because Flyleaf isn't making music right now, doesn't mean Flyleaf is out of the park yet! Love you Flyleaf!

Can we at least get these guys into the top 100, they deserve to be in the top 10 though... And let's do it because of all the awesome songs they have given us... This band changes lives. See this message and vote FLYLEAF!

Hands down best Band ever, we miss you Lacey...

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STARSET is my absolute favorite band ever! They have a unique and extraordinary style! I've listened to the album so many times and the music still sounds just as perfect as the first time I had heard their songs. Dunstin's voice is so beautiful and I have high hopes for what this band will do as they create more music!

Very good band, like the theme, style, and most importantly, the music. They haven't been around that long but their music is REALLY GOOD.

How can this group be ranked 554 instead of 55 or something like this

Put on an amazing show and new song from second album (Monster) is awesome!

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120Ashes Remain

I love this band I listen to them everyday when I wake up

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