Top Ten Artists Who Will Restore Your Faith In Modern Music
The Contenders: Page 5
81 System of a Down
System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.
How are they so low?
You gotta listen to Chop Suey! It has a beyond powerful message!
82 Skylar Grey
Holly Brook Hafermann, who goes by the stage name Skylar Grey, is an American singer and songwriter from Mazomanie, Wisconsin.
83 The New Pornographers
Now before you all say "what the hell is this doing on here?! The new pornographers? That's so sick! " They're actually really good and their music has nothing to do with porn at all. They only got their name from a Japanese film called The Pornographers (which is NOT a porno at all. It's actually a dark comic, satire, depicting the underbelly of the Japanese post-war economic miracle, in this case pornographers and small-time gangsters in Osaka.
84 My Chemical Romance
My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.
Whoah, you are kidding right? - IronSabbathPriest
85 The Birthday Massacre
The 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). ...read more.
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
They're probably my favourite nu metal band. But their first 4 albums are the only awesome ones. Others are random and decent. Depending on the album. Untitled was random and unneeded, Korn iii remember who you are was okay, but had some filler. - IronSabbathPriest
Good band. But I HIGHLY recommend you check out their older stuff first. Along with a few other artists on this list. When you check their old stuff out first, the more you get to know them.
Probably their best modern song right now is Spike In My Veins. Great Song! Beyond powerful message!
These guys are the first Nu Metal band. They're basically metal but with hip hop and funk inspired beats and instrumentals.
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I'm talking about the rapper. Not the British electronic music group.
The only thing I like about Prodigy is that he says that Hip Hop is not for everyone. So we shouldn't have fake white kids like Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, and Kreayshwan running around the block.
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. She is most famous for her eclectic music styles and experimentation on electronic pop music.
How is she so low?
Bastille are an English indie pop band formed in 2010. The group began as a solo project by singer Dan Smith, who later decided to form a band. Beside Smith, the four-piece consists of Chris Wood, Will Farquarson, and Kyle Simmons.
Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.
Godsmack should be it the top tens not 133 - Toucan
91 Steven Wilson
Steven John Wilson is an English musician and record producer, most associated with the progressive rock genre. He is best known for his band Porcupine Tree.
92 Kanye West
Kanye Omari West is an American rapper, songwriter, and fashion designer. He was born on June 8, 1977 in Atlanta, Georgia. After West's parents divorced, him and his single mother moved to Chicago, Illinois. At the age of 10, West temporarily moved to Nanjing, China, because his mother was teaching ...read more.
I'm talking about Kanye back in the mid 2000's. If you want to hear good music from him, I recommend you check out his older stuff like The College Dropout or Late Registration.
Should be way higher than 223..easily the best artist of this generation, any genre
93 Sigur Ros
Sigur Rós is an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík, who have been active since 1994. Known for their ethereal sound, frontman Jónsi Birgisson's falsetto vocals, and the use of bowed guitar, the band's music is also noticeable for its incorporation of classical and minimalist aesthetic elements. ...read more.
94 James Blake
James Blake Litherland, known as James Blake, is an English electronic music producer and singer-songwriter from London.
I'm glad he's on this list. James Blake has wonderful music. I have a personal preference for the song Retrograde. - PositronWildhawk
95 Two Steps from Hell
96 Bring Me the Horizon
Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively ...read more.
97 Dave Grohl
David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, producer and film director. He is best known as the former drummer of the hugely popular 90s grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters. He has sat behind the ...read more.
98 Krist Novoselic
Nirvana's bassist for the entirety of their lifespan before the group was disbanded in 1994. Nowadays, Krist is a humanitarian and a human rights activist.
100 St. Vincent
Anne Erin "Annie" Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist.