Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

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141 The Classic Crime

My Favorite band of all time. They're real and are really versatile with their sound. They can go from hardcore rock with screaming vocals, to "pop-punk" that doesn't sound like a kid is singing it, to really relatable powerful acoustic ballads, to softer or just straight normal rock (and roll). Vocals as well as creativity are amazing.
•Hard hitting rock songs: The fight, warrior poet, grave digging
•great acoustic: far from home, headlights, precipice
•powerful: medicine, god and drugs
Feel good melodic rock: everything, I know the feeling
There's even a song titled let me die with a bluesy guitar riff!

142 A Perfect Circle

Should be much higher on the charts

While Tool brought the thought-evoking metal power, A Perfect Circle balanced the MJK equation with softer, more emotionally charged songs. Both Tool and APC have extremely skilled artists, that much is evident by even a cursory listen. I thought this would be higher on the list.

APC is one of the sole beautiful rock bands out there. Their songs have a feminine touch to them that make them unique and chilling.

143 8stops7

One of the best rock bands ever, great emotion!

144 AFI

AFI is one of the best bands ever.. Davey Havok is a pure soul and so are Jade,Hunter and Adam.. They Rock. Don't believe me? CHeck out Miss Murder,Girl's Not Grey or Silver and Cold!

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145 Bush Bush Bush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. The band found their immediate success with the release of their debut album Sixteen Stone in 1994, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA.

Come on guys, rise against and Green Day are the only bands in top ten who should be there.
1. Bush
2. Soundgarden/Rise Against
3. Alice in Chains
4. Pearl Jam
5. Nirvanna
6. Korn
7. Green Day
8. Temple of The Dog
9. Rage Against The Machine
10. Audioslave

R you kidding me?
Sound of winter comedown machine head glycerine
They r the closest to the Beatles today!

146 Phoenix

I really like them and their album Bankrupt is fantastic! Oblique city and bourgeois and Girlfriend are the best songs!

147 Disciple Disciple

This is some pretty hardcore Christian music. And most of the lyrics are taken directly from scripture which is amazing! Overall a really great band!

They are good when you are tired of hearing songs about drugs and sex listen to disciple

Things left unsaid should be enough prof that this band should be higher

148 Interpol

Classic modern rock!

149 Thunder

Great sound. Backstreet Symphony and Laughing on Judgement day are great albums. Some heavy songs, some slow melodies. Very strong lead singer voice.

150 LCD Soundsystem
151 Versailles

Japanese virtuosos costumed as renaissance girls.

152 The Smashing Pumpkins The Smashing Pumpkins The Smashing Pumpkins is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation. They are also considered to be one of the most influential alternative more.

Why aren't they on this list? Absolute killer music that never gets old. Every album is different and do not contain "filler" tracks. I could listen to Siamese Dream all the way through everyday. Billy Corgan has one of the best voices around and is an absolute musical genius. It seems like the Pumpkins never get the respect they truly deserve; a band for the ages.

Listen to I am one, first song of one of their first albums... Still kicks ass... As do most of their songs... Where the hell are THE PIXIES!?

Outstanding musicians, as are many of the others on this list. Many deserve top spot. It's okay to have more than one favourite.

I love this band they played a big roll in my childhood as I grew up listening to the they are amazing

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153 Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo that originates from Columbus, Ohio. Currently there are two members. The lead singer, Tyler Joseph, and the drummer, Josh Dun. At the 2016 American Music Awards, they won two AMAs for Favorite Pop/Rock Artist, and Favorite Alternative Artist. Twenty One more.

Tyler and Josh are an amazing due, managing to make unique and catchy songs without "following the stream". The lyrics speak directly to your heart, and along with Tyler's incredibly voice and Josh's insane drumming this band is absolutely one of the best today.

These guys are unique (they don't use guitars) and new and actually getting mainstream recognition. They need to come out with some masterpiece or something

They rock! Their lyrics speak to you, their drummer is the best, and the music seems to fit the lyrics


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154 Vampire Weekend
155 Plain White T's
156 Periphery Periphery Periphery is an American progressive metal band based in Washington, D.C., formed in 2005. They are known for their heavy, progressive sound which employs poly-rhythmic patterns and soaring melodies.

Can't believe I had to add this band in here...

157 Animal Collective

Come on and slam it's the jam of a lifetime every time

They mad trill lmao

158 The Dear Hunter
159 Cake Cake

Very underrated and underpublicized band. Instrumentals are unique and vocals are memprable. A band that will never disappoint

A very unique and multi talented band. They are in my opinion undrr publicized and under appteciated. A band that has a memorable sound that will never disappoint.

160 Kasabian Kasabian Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members consisted of vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards.

Why the hell is Kasabian AND Oasis this low. Oasis is one of the most talked about bands when you think of rock and kasabian is able to sell out the 02 arena and perform and sound like they do on the album.

Hello! The only hard rock band in Britain, the only band that isn't some indie group with acoustic guitars who haven't hit puberty yet.

Kasabian are the best band of their generation

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