Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

The Contenders: Page 8

141 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

How are they so low? I mean come on people! They're one of the most influential bands of all time.

Trent Reznor = Genius

Most of the time only one person does the music, writes and records it. ONE. PERSON. Why is NIN low?


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142 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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143 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!

144 8stops7

One of the best rock bands ever, great emotion!

145 Phoenix

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

146 Interpol

Classic modern rock!

147 Thunder

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

148 Versailles

Japanese virtuosos costumed as renaissance girls.

149 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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150 Vampire Weekend
151 LCD Soundsystem
152 Lamb of God Lamb of God Lamb of God is an American heavy metal band from Richmond, Virginia. Formed in 1994, the group consists of vocalist Randy Blythe, guitarists Mark Morton and Willie Adler, bassist John Campbell, and drummer Chris Adler.

The best band ever ever on the planet earth!

This band is good mates.

This band sucks

They sure does suck

153 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...

154 Plain White T's
155 The Dear Hunter
156 Cake Cake Cake is an American alternative rock band from Sacramento, California. Consisting of singer John McCrea, trumpeter Vince DiFiore, guitarist Xan McCurdy, bassist Gabe Nelson and drummer Paulo Baldi, the band has been noted for McCrea's sarcastic lyrics and monotone vocals, DiFiore's trumpet parts, and more.

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.

157 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!

158 The Rasmus The Rasmus The Rasmus are a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school. V 1 Comment
159 Sonata Arctica Sonata Arctica Sonata Arctica is a Finnish power metal band from the town of Kemi, Finland. Created as a hard rock band named Tricky Beans, they later changed to Tricky Means and finally to Sonata Arctica, when they shifted to power metal.
160 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

Great band, great songs and live shows, won the Grammy for rock album of the year 2016, yet they're 161, and Nickelback is in the top 20?

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