Top 10 Best Modern Rock Bands

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161 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

162 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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163 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!

They're the BEST ROCK BAND today.

Mon the biff!

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164 Beartooth Beartooth Beartooth is an American metalcore band formed by Caleb Shomo in Columbus, Ohio in 2012. They are signed to Red Bull Records since 2013 along with Shomo's electronic act Class.

I wasn't impressed with this band.

Keep your American Dreamm

They're good.

So nobody cares like your opinion means nothing what are you a fat sweaty weeaboo that likes to jerk it to every manga book ever made in less than five mennutes (yeah you'll notice) minute bitch weeaboo and the bands not suposed to impress you the next big Naruto episode is dip you think you matter...nope just give up Japanophile (weeaboo you know your name) love you ;}

165 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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166 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!

167 Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The band consists of Claudio Sanchez, Travis Stever, Josh Eppard, and Zach Cooper.

Coheed and Cambria deserves to be higher. Even if you don't understand the story behind their music, you can still enjoy it without any problems. Claudio Sanchez is an amazing songwriter and he and his band deserve all the respect they get.

Coheed and cambria are the most talented band around today in my opinion. If you haven't listened to them, you're missing out

Coheed and Cambria is one of the best contemporary bands, there CDs follow a series of comic books written by singer Claudio Sanchez and every album takes you to a world beyond imagination, not to mention they put on an incredible show


168 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.
169 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
170 Nightwish Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen.

This list would make some sense if it wasn't for the fact that nightwish is not anywhere in the top 20, listen to Nightwish' : while your lips are still red - I wish I had an angel - nemo - amanrath - phantom of the opera - ever dream. And I'll promise you that you won't help but fall in love with their music.

Just listen to some of their songs from their latest album. I say every single one is a masterpiece. They are probably the best symphonic metal band in this world...

love night wish more people need to hear their music

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171 Royal Blood Royal Blood Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2013. The band's sound is reminiscent of and rooted in modern blues rock, hard rock, garage rock and psychedelic rock.

These guys are the real deal. Hard rockers with Zep- like riffs

Awesome bass and drums

Kerr's got a great voice

Probably one of the more modern rock bands

Link in park are nowhere near these boys

Some of those bands aren't even rock bands!

Go royal blood!

172 Saliva Saliva Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, through Rockingchair Records, a record label owned and operated by Mark Yoshida, who recorded and produced the release at his studio, Rockingchair Studios.
173 Rhapsody of Fire Rhapsody of Fire
174 Dead by Sunrise

They aren't as good as linkin park... LP is legendary but Chester takes care of this band great to most people don't even realize he is with stp now and dbs and LP he is a legend

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175 Mastodon Mastodon Mastodon is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia, formed in early 2000 and composed of bassist Troy Sanders, guitarists Brent Hinds and Bill Kelliher and drummer Brann Dailor.

Put this band in the top ten, Bill will give you a holler, and Brent will give you a joint.

The most powerful and progressive hard rock/metal band of the past ten years.

"Blood and Thunder" is too good to be #166.

176 Silverstein V 1 Comment
177 Little Feat Little Feat Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles. George disbanded the group due to creative differences in 1979, shortly before his death.
178 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!

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179 Pop Evil

This band is awesome, they deserve better! I love the vocalist's voice, it's so unique!

Really bad place for this band... Realistically a top 10!

Excellent band.

Footsteps is awesome

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180 Crown the Empire

If you like melodic post-hardcore with elements of metalcore, this band is for you (only their old stuff, though. Their newest album, Retrograde, is quite a soft album).

Great band, just started listening to them and they're definitely worth listening to

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