Top Ten Best Canadian Bands


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81 Dayglo Abortions

Dayglo is great. These dudes are hilarious too.

82 Tokyo Police Club V 1 Comment
83 Monster Truck
84 Plumtree

Probably the most under-appreciated band of all time, Plumtree was an all-female rock/power-pop band from Halifax that was together from 1993-2000. During that time they released a six song cassette and three full length albums, as well as several singles.

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85 Arkells

Great band. Really like the song "Come to Light".

How are these guys this low?

86 The Agonist The Agonist The Agonist is a Canadian extreme metal band from Montreal, Quebec, formed in 2004. The current line up consists of guitarists Danny Marino and Pascal Jobin, bassist Chris Kells, drummer Simon Mckay, and vocalist Vicky Psarakis, who joined in March 2014 following the departure of vocalist and founding more. V 1 Comment
87 The Spoons

They dominated Canadian New Wave (even more than M+M) in the early eighties. Nova Heart, Those Old Emotions, Romantic Traffic...who has not heard these and smiled to himself/herself at the memories they recall?

Great rhythms, blending voices, awesome synths. Easily top ten. - drsteve

88 Art of Dying Art of Dying V 1 Comment
89 Dragonette
90 Kensington Market
91 Martha and The Muffins

Seventy-seven? The band that cMe out with the BEST riff since American Woman in Echo Beach! And greats like Cooling The Medium and Women Around the World! The best of Canadian New Wave.

92 DOA

Should be on top like Teenage Head. Where is Aldo Nova? He's canadian? Nick Gilder? Doughboys? Fan from Argentina

93 Lighthouse

Best Canadian band they should be higher and there a great jazz rock band they have a lot of trumpets and I love the singers voice

Smart, melodic and memorable rock. They deserve so much better!

Amazing band. Sunny Days was my anthem!

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94 Mudmen
95 Prism Prism Prism is a Canadian rock band formed in Vancouver in 1977. They were originally active from 1977 to 1984 and have been active again from 1987 to present.

Amazed they are not here. They had great songs like Armageddon, Spaceship Superstar, Flying, Young and Restless. Armageddon and Young and Restless were terrific albums. Toured relentlessly until Ron Tabak, the singer, was killed in about 1984. A great group from the late Seventies to early Eighties. - drsteve

Impossible have to be in top 20 this is obviously a millennium child list

Great band Classic Canadian rock

96 The Arrogant Worms

The Arrogant Worms are a Canadian musical comedy trio that parodies many musical genres. They are well known for their humorous on-stage banter in addition to their music.

I'm not Canadian, but I thoroughly enjoyed their witty music.

97 Haywire
98 The Kings V 1 Comment
99 Moxy Fruvous V 1 Comment
100 Moxy

Moxy made me a true blue fan of Canadian rock (earl rules) Zed from the so, ont.

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