Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

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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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123Ashes Remain

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

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124August Burns RedAugust Burns Red is an American metalcore band from Manheim, Pennsylvania. Formed in 2003, the group began their first performances while a majority of the members were attending their senior year of high school, and soon began playing shows around Lancaster, before being signed to CI Records. Afterwards, more.

August Burns Red should be top 50. What in the heck people. They have some good songs that get you amped up like white washed, levler, and empire to name a few. - C_Brooks97

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125Smile Empty Soul

This is war - of course laugh out loud

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126The Birthday MassacreThe Birthday Massacre is a Canadian dark wave and synth rock band currently consisting of Chibi (vocals), Rainbow (guitar), Falcore (guitar), Owen (keyboard), Rhim (drums) and Nate Manor (bass), that formed in 1999 (even though the 2016 demo collection "Imagica" dates some tracks back at 1998). more.
127AnberlinAnberlin was an American rock band formed in Winter Haven, Florida in 1998. Since the beginning of 2007, the band consisted of lead vocalist Stephen Christian, guitarists Joseph Milligan and Christian McAlhaney, bassist Deon Rexroat, and drummer Nathan Young.

Anberlin is truly perfection. Whoever decided Linkin Park is number 1 and these guys are in the 100s is a moron. Link in Park is more hip hop then rock especially now and were never that great to begin with. The top place should really be between these guys and rise against. They are really good at writing and their instrumentals are always killer. Feel Good Drag and Fin for the win!

Anberlin deserves to be in the top 10. They have a diverse sound while still remaining true to themselves and distinct.

Anberlin should be in the top 30 at least

Cities is the epitome of perfection. - Evant

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128DeftonesDeftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.

Deftones has a defined sound that is solely their own. They are creative but you know a Deftones song when you hear it, and by far that is not a bad thing. The lyrics are thought provoking, the music is layered and definitely unique. Plus their cover of Simple Man was the best cover of that song I've ever heard.

Wow some of the bands that made the too 10 laugh out loud Deftones all day... A band that not only was creative like no other but also progressed brilliantly like I've never seen a band progress before! This band is so deep! Not on the top ten? Gotta love pop culture smh

Deftones is one of it's kind, not just some typical metal tradition sounds, its more unique from its creativity in making music.

Some of the bands ahead of deftones... Just no... Especially the top 10,just terrible.

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130Neon TreesNeon Trees is an American rock band from Provo, Utah. Known for their energetic live performances, the band received nationwide exposure in late 2008 when they opened several North American tour dates for the band The Killers.
131BlurBlur are an English rock band, formed in London in 1988. The group consists of singer/keyboardist/guitarist Damon Albarn, guitarist/singer Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James and drummer Dave Rowntree.

Great band constantly reinventing themselves

The Blur album Parklife won 4 Brit awards and was considered to have defined the Brit pop era in the 90's

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132Falling in ReverseFalling in Reverse is an American post hardcore band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2008, signed to Epitaph Records.

I can't believe that falling in reverse is so poorly ranked. Ronnie radke is one of the best song writers of our generation. Rock isn't what it used to be, but these guys are the closest thing. They have only just begun but they are already one of the best bands of our generation. Way better than Linkin Park!

These guys need to be ranked higher! They are definitely at least top ten material!

One of the best bands I've ever listened too and I'm glad I did listen too them. THEY ARE AWESOME

Love this band, they need to make another album

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133Good CharlotteGood Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, more.

Good Charlotte were the first rock band, that I began to listen. Before, I wasn't interested in rock. So I love them. Can't wait them to release new album.

Good charlotte are the best what? Why is this not in the top 20?

They are the best in their own style and can express their feeling with the best melodic lyrics. At least they are true legends for me. Wishin' Good charlotte be the best forever

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AFI is one of the best bands ever.. Davey Havok is a pure soul and so are Jade,Hunter and Adam.. They Rock. Don't believe me? CHeck out Miss Murder,Girl's Not Grey or Silver and Cold!

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135BushBush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. The band found their immediate success with the release of their debut album Sixteen Stone in 1994, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA.

Come on guys, rise against and Green Day are the only bands in top ten who should be there.
1. Bush
2. Soundgarden/Rise Against
3. Alice in Chains
4. Pearl Jam
5. Nirvanna
6. Korn
7. Green Day
8. Temple of The Dog
9. Rage Against The Machine
10. Audioslave

R you kidding me?
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They r the closest to the Beatles today!


I really like them and their album Bankrupt is fantastic! Oblique city and bourgeois and Girlfriend are the best songs!


Classic modern rock!


Great sound. Backstreet Symphony and Laughing on Judgement day are great albums. Some heavy songs, some slow melodies. Very strong lead singer voice.

139Stone SourStone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.

Seriously Stone Sour at 52. Do any of you actually know what music is. Corey Taylor has one of the most hauntingly beautiful voices of the modern age. 90% of their songs are utterly uncomparable to any other band on this list because they are just amazingly emotional, and excellently put together.

They deserve way better than this. Corey Taylor is a amazing artist who is in a league of his own.

The lead singer is also of slipknot they have some awesome badass songs check out the track tired

89 are you kidding me? They should be #1

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140HinderHinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, lead singer Austin Winkler and guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey.

Hinder is like one of the best rock bands out there. There songs "Heaven Sent", "Without You", and "Lips of an Angel" are such good songs. But its "Up All Night" that really rock. That song gets you going.

Hinder has proved to me that they can make a variety of songs and do an amazing job! The best band; nickel back 2nd, theory of a deadman 3rd

The best best best band out there

Why is hinder not in the top ten, there the best rock band to still perform.

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