Top Ten Best Canadian Bands


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61 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.
62 The Grapes of Wrath

Love this band. Now and Again was a major part of my childhood. Down to the Wire (from September Bowl of Green) didn't get the attention it deserved. Brilliant.

Not everyone can make a comeback after decades away and get their new album played on the radio. Good to see them back again!

63 Crash Test Dummies

Great band. Even though they are a 1-hit wonder in the US. (Thanks to MTV being a bunch of little babies about He Liked To Feel It. )

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65 Streetheart

I feel streetheart may be one of the greatest Canadian bands ever, Great lyrics and melodies combined with kenny Shields amazing vocals, grew up with them as a teen in the 1980's and still listen to them every day and it always puts a smile on my face.

Have You people heard any of there songs like One More Time or there covers of Tin Soldier and Under My thumb There the best

Streetheart at 103? Come on these guys rock!

What top 20 at least

66 Red Rider

How is Red Rider not on the list? "White Hot", "Don't Fight It", "Lunatic Fringe", "Human Race", "Big League", "Napoleon Sheds His Skin", "Boy Inside The Man", "Good Times", "Ocean Blues (Emotion Blue)", "What Have You Got To Do", "The Untouchable One", "Victory Day", "Breaking Curfew", "Power (Strength in Numbers)" As Far as Siam was released in 1981 and featured the hit "Lunatic Fringe" which was used in the 1985 movie Vision Quest and appeared in the Miami Vice episode "Smuggler's Blues". It is now a mainstay on American classic rock radio. This is a true Canadian band worthy of a top 10 placing..

What the? Seriously this low?

Should be #1

What? how can't these guys be in the top ten. so many good songs, loved these guys growing up.

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67 The Birthday Massacre 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). more. V 1 Comment
68 Crystal Castles

Their latest album (III) is a masterpiece

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69 Mother Mother

Fantastic music. Their newest album "Sticks" is INCREDIBLE. They're capable of creating stories within their music and I think that is just great. They have a really awesome sound too. The guitar work is addicting to listen to and their harmonies are mesmerizing.

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70 Broken Social Scene

Just pure talent. Every single person in the group.

Most adventurous Canadian band behind Arcade Fire

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72 Big Sugar

My own little piece of heaven and the best live shows anyone who has eyes and ears can experience... - Dyronius

73 I Mother Earth

Seriously kids, Scenery and Fish is pretty awesome you outta check it out. Their first album rocked too

Seriously how come no one has thought of this band?!

You have got to be kidding me. No72? That is a disgrace!

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74 The Trews

Great band! I've seen them live in NYC and Cleveland. A true modern Classic Rock band! Frontman Colin MacDonald is an amazing voice in the tradition of Paul Rogers and Jimmy Page. Lead axeman and brother John Angus MacDonald delivers fantastic riffs and leads in the tradition of Page, Richards, and Townsend among other iconic players.

These guys put on one hell of a good show! Check out an acoustic set if you get a chance!

Correction: I meant to compare Collin's vocal style to Robert Plant, not Jimmy Page. Sorry for the confusion.

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75 Protest the Hero

These guys are some of the most talented artists alive!

Great Band Really like the song Mist

PTH absolutely has to be the underrated band of their era. These guys absolutely play circles around everyone on this list excluding Rush.

76 Forgotten Rebels

Come on. Show the Rebels some Love.

77 Wintersleep

This list is embarrassing

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79 Crowbar Crowbar Crowbar is an American sludge metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana, characterized by their extremely slow, low-keyed, heavy and brooding songs that also contain fast hardcore punk passages.

Terrific Hamilton band! Great blues.

80 Powder Blues Band
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