Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

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141 Thunder

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

142 LCD Soundsystem
143 Stone Sour Stone Sour Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.

Seriously Stone Sour at 52. Do any of you actually know what music is. Corey Taylor has one of the most hauntingly beautiful voices of the modern age. 90% of their songs are utterly uncomparable to any other band on this list because they are just amazingly emotional, and excellently put together.

They deserve way better than this. Corey Taylor is a amazing artist who is in a league of his own.

The lead singer is also of slipknot they have some awesome badass songs check out the track tired

Best SS songs: Get Inside, Inhale, Made of Scars, Digital, Say You'll Haunt Me, Absolute Zero, Gone Sovereign, Do Me a Favor, The Uncanny Valley

These are the real ROCK / METAL songs

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144 Versailles

Japanese virtuosos costumed as renaissance girls.

145 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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146 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.

147 Vampire Weekend
148 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!

149 Plain White T's
150 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

151 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...

152 Animal Collective

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

They mad trill lmao

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

I am a Christian that has heathens as friends at a Christian school. I am listening to "Heathens"right now.

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154 The Dear Hunter
155 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.

156 HIM HIM HIM is a rock band from Helsinki, Finland. The band was formed in 1992 by vocalist Ville Valo, and bassist Mikko "Migé" Paananen, under the name His Infernal Majesty.

Him are brilliant love all their songs including Ville Valo

HIM should be in the top 10, beautiful songs

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157 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

158 Cage the Elephant

Great current band. They remind me of rock when it did not suck so bad as most artists do today. The guitar player is pretty decent, which is rare for many modern bands.

These guys are a great band and they deserve to be higher up on the list. I think the only reason they are this low is the fact that currently they only have two albums and not many people have even heard of them.

When it comes to originality, you do not get better than these guys. Their most recent album, Melophobia, is a completely unique, beautifully poetic, and awesome album. It is truly a masterpiece. They are completely underrated as of now, but I am confident that one day they will be remember as one of the greatest bands of this generation and perhaps of all time

Hands down the best modern rock band. They have a variety of styles with lot's of energy and emotion. A really great band to see live.

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159 Black Stone Cherry

The best band ever! I am yet to hear a black stone cherry song that isn't awesome!

Even though it seems impossible, I think that every single album gets better and better!

Chris Robertsons faultless vocals With Ben wells and Jon lawhons amazing guitar skills topped of with John Fred Youngs mind blowing drumming. No beating it

This band is so under appreciated. They are by far one of the five best bands on this list. Their live performances are great.

Black stone cherry can out rock most of these bands!

160 Biffy Clyro

Guitars, great bass, killer drums, and lyrics that don't dick around. I challenge you all to listen to "Living is a Problem because everything dies" and not vote these kick ass scottish rock Gods number 1

Biffy clyro are the best band in the world today! There lyrics and music writing is genius and nothing can be faulted about them!

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