Most Underrated Rock Bands of the 21st Century

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21 Eagles of Death Metal Eagles of Death Metal Eagles of Death Metal is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, formed in 1998. Founded by Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme, the band also includes a wide range of other musicians that perform both on the band's studio albums and at live shows.
22 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.

Should definitely be in the top 10.

23 Icon for Hire
24 P.O.D. P.O.D.
25 Adelitas Way

AH! These guys are just amazing. My favorite song is "sick" That's songs is just AWESOME

26 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.
27 Switchfoot Switchfoot
28 The Strokes The Strokes The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998. They consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocalist), Nick Valensi (guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Albert Hammond, Jr. (rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Nikolai Fraiture (bassist) and Fabrizio Moretti ...read more.
29 Ghost Ghost Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. Ghost consists of 5 masked instrumentalists, known as The Nameless Ghouls, and a demonic anti-pope known as Papa Emeritus. They have released 3 studio albums and 2 EPs . Each album brings in a new version of Papa Emeritus. Ghost ...read more.
30 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .
31 Taking Back Sunday

Shame these guys don't get more acclaim

32 In This Moment
33 Code Orange Code Orange Code Orange is an American hardcore punk band that formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2008. The band signed to Deathwish Inc.
34 The Pretty Reckless

This band is so underrated. Retro Heavy Metal/ Blues Rock. Nothing in my generation holds up to them except maybe My Morning Jacket (who started in the 90's) or Blue Pills.

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36 Decyfer Down Decyfer Down Decyfer Down is a Christian rock band formed in 1999 and based in Morehead City, North Carolina. Until 2002 – the year that Christopher Clonts joined the band – they went by the moniker Allysonhymn (pronounced All-eyes-on-Him). Decyfer Down is well known in Christian music, but the band is also ...read more. V 1 Comment
37 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

The 21st century version of Weezer isn't exactly their glory days. This really shouldn't be on this list.

Make Believe, Red, Raditude and Hurley are definitely steps down from the previous work. I personally love Hurley but I know for the most part these four were super less well received. However, Green was a success, Maladroit was well received and has a cult following-ish. Everything Will Be Alright In The End was fantastic and White was fantastic.

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38 Feeder

Very good band. They deserve much more attention than what they have been getting.

39 Revelation Theory
40 Story of the Year
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