Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

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141 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, more.

Good Charlotte were the first rock band, that I began to listen. Before, I wasn't interested in rock. So I love them. Can't wait them to release new album.

Good charlotte are the best what? Why is this not in the top 20?

They are the best in their own style and can express their feeling with the best melodic lyrics. At least they are true legends for me. Wishin' Good charlotte be the best forever

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142 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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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 Interpol

Classic modern rock!

148 Thunder

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

149 LCD Soundsystem
150 Versailles

Japanese virtuosos costumed as renaissance girls.

151 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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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 Yellowcard Yellowcard

The violin is creative, brilliant, and adds an element to this genre that is not present in many of the bands ranked above

Why are they so low? Haven't you heard their songs? I think they deserve higher than this

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154 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.

155 Vampire Weekend
156 Plain White T's
157 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...

158 Animal Collective

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

They mad trill lmao

159 The Dear Hunter
160 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.

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