Best Bands of 2012

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The Top Ten

1 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.

Had some good songs this year, a lot of popular rock bands really lost it this year, matchbox 20's new stuff is terrible! - dragon13304

2 Dave Matthews Band Dave Matthews Band Dave Matthews Band is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991. The founding members were singer-songwriter and guitarist Dave Matthews, bassist Stefan Lessard, drummer/backing vocalist Carter Beauford and saxophonist LeRoi Moore.
3 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Nu-metal ...read more.

Green Day & Linkin Park are my 2 favourite bands of all time... BUT
I love linkin Park the most and I think it should be on the first cause this year it is growing, its new album UNWANTED TRUTH is just awesome and the last one LIVING THINGS was also awesome... So please make it on the first... THanks...

This band should be in number 1... I love you chester... Long live Linkin Park

Linkin Park is world's 1st band from 2009 to 2011... But in 2012 it came on 2nd no...

Linkin park is the best band ever

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4 Matchbox Twenty
5 The Killers The Killers The Killers is an American indie rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2001, by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning.

WOOT the killers invented class

6 No Doubt No Doubt No Doubt is an American rock band from Anaheim, California, that formed in 1986. Since 1994, the group has consisted of vocalist Gwen Stefani, bassist and keyboardist Tony Kanal, guitarist and keyboardist Tom Dumont, and drummer Adrian Young.
7 Van Halen Van Halen Van Halen is an American hard rock band formed in Pasadena, California, in 1972. From 1974 until 1985, the band consisted of guitarist Eddie Van Halen, vocalist David Lee Roth, drummer Alex Van Halen, and bassist Michael Anthony.
8 One Direction One Direction One Direction (commonly abbreviated as 1D) were a British-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and previously, Zayn Malik until his departure from the band on 25 March 2015. The group signed with Simon Cowell's record label Syco Records ...read more.

Why is this even on the list? - sophie1806

They should be number one people

This is the best band EVER! They deserve to be in the top 3..

Louis is so hot and I have all 1D albums.

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9 Train Train Train is an American roots rock band from San Francisco, formed in 1993. The band currently consists of Patrick Monahan, Jimmy Stafford, Jerry Becker, Luis Maldonaldo, Hector Maldonado, Drew Shoals, Nikita Houston and Sakai Smith.

Woo
Train is the best of all time man
Drive by is awesome
(^_^)
TRAIN

10 Fun. Fun. Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.

I like these guys so much because they're unique in a way, with a special kind of percussion thing and how their first album, Aim and Ignite, was nearly flawless. Nobody makes albums like that anymore.

Fun. Will soon be amazing. - CBro7

The Contenders

11 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.

Hello! M5 not in the list? 3 tip thrre singles.

12 Aerosmith Aerosmith Aerosmith is an American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston" and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band".
13 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002 by brothers guitarist Anthony Armstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong, with lead vocalist Michael Barnes.

Its one of the best bands they have nice songs like pieces, already over pt2, breath into me, let go and shadows and I think they should be from the the top 5! Trust me you will not regret listening to them

14 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. ...read more.

They should be in the top 5.
How they can be below One Direction? One Direction Sucks.
Their songs has meaning. They give a wonderful message to people who get bullied bu someone. Music is just an epic.

15 OneRepublic OneRepublic OneRepublic is an American pop rock band. Formed in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 2002 by lead singer Ryan Tedder and guitarist Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on Myspace as an unsigned act.

Love their sound and interesting lyrics. Secrets is an amazing song.

They're so great! Why aren't they at the top?

16 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Skillet is the best band out there right now. They should be #1

17 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop 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.

You know it's true. More hits than any other band this year.

Amazing. absolutely amazing. phenomanal

18 Needtobreathe
19 You Me at Six
20 Switchfoot Switchfoot Switchfoot is an American alternative rock band from San Diego, California. The band plays as a quintet.

To me, this is a great band! Should be at the top, especially after their last album Vice Verses. They keep getting better year by year!

21 Relient K

One of my most favorite bands. - RiverClanRocks

22 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian Christian rock band formed in 1995. They have released eight albums. They have also released two live albums and three remix albums.
23 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro.

Aw I love this band! Hayley Williams has an absolutely amazing voice, I could listen to their music all day!

Talk about influence! Their music never fails to catch attention!

24 JYJ

Best band in Asia that fight their way to the top. It consist the best singer in korea, Junsu who won award after award for his musical. Main singer from past band TVXQ, jaejoong and yoochun

25 Sleeping With Sirens Sleeping With Sirens Sleeping with Sirens is an American Rock band from Orlando Florida. The band formed in 2009. SWS lead singer is Kellin Quinn

Not sure why SWS is not even on the list ; THE BEST BAND EVER

26 JLS JLS

How can they not! They r more successful than one direction! Come on! <3 xoxoxoxoxox

27 Bullet For My Valentine Bullet For My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore/emo band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason ...read more.
28 Pierce The Veil Pierce The Veil Pierce the Veil is an American post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Formed in 2006, the band was founded by brothers Vic and Mike Fuentes after the disbandment of the group Before Today, which was formed out of the San Diego punk rock scene.

Definitely my favorite band and they deserve to be on the list! If you haven't heard them go on YouTube its worth it.

29 Fear Factory Fear Factory Fear Factory is an American heavy metal band that was formed in 1989. During the band's career, it has released nine full-length albums and has evolved through a succession of styles, including industrial metal, death metal, groove metal, and thrash metal.
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