Best Pop-Punk Bands

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The Top Ten

1 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.

Green Day is timeless. They have been able to stay at the top of the music world since the early 90's. They are incredible live, on cd and just in general.

In my opinion these guys are what made punk music what it is today, whether it's punk pop OR punk rock (although they are probably more punk rock to be honest). But either way they deserve to be No. 1, GO Green Day

Green Day is the reason I listen to music, why I love music, why I love to sing out loud, why I scream Green Day, why I sing in my sleep(), why I don't care what people say, why I live without warning... And what makes me wanna live!

Best pop punk band ever

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2 Blink-182 Blink-182 Blink-182 are a Pop Punk band formed in 1992. Original lineup were Mark Hoppus (Bass Guitar, Vocals) ...read more.

Blink created this style of music; they HAVE TO be number 1. Or if they're number 2, it should be Green Day number 1 because of their longevity too.
But not All Time Low! I love this last band, but without Blink, no ATL guys..!
Tom, Mark & Travis are gods of pop-punk music : Number 1!

Green Day brought the pop-punk movement into the limelight, then Blink 182 took it to the next level with Dude Ranch and Enema of the State. Every single pop-punk band of today will list Blink 182, The Offspring, and Green Day as their influences.

Blink should be number 1 because every band above them other than Green Day was influenced by Blink 182 so they should be number 1

Green Day suck

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3 Sum 41 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist ...read more.

Sum 41 are flexible with respect to genres and excel in every one of them. Simply the best

Sorry guys but sum 41 is the best punk band nowadays, so I think it must be at least number 3 vote if you agree

As much as they are loved, they are still underrated! They went harder and lost mainstream attention, but it made them all the better. They are great song writers with lots of different influence in their songs, yet remain true to the genre. It's the energy and heaviness behind their music and the cynical attitude and lyrics that make them a great punk band and set them apart from most others. As far as I'm concerned, they are pop punk legends and deserve more recognition than they get.

What I likcan about Sum 41 is that their music hasn’t flatlined or gotten worse, I’m not a big fan persay, but I like everything from all killer no filler, to does this look infected, to chuck, to underclass hero even. They deserve top 5 behind GD, The offspring, blink, actually they deserve #4

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4 All Time Low All Time Low All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson. ...read more.

This band changed my vision of making my life. They're so great in live and they never made an album that disappointed me. That's why I vote for them. Same For Good Charlotte, Sum 41 and Green Day. Pop Punk will never die, guy ;)!

what else can I say than they are simply the band that have stolen my heart and I have no doubts that this bands is gonna work miracles with their music.

they have changed my life forever and I will never forget them

I love All Time Low, they are by far my favorite band and in my opinion the best band ever! there music is simply amazing! ATL FTW!

All Time Low is a band for the ages. Everything about them is amazing, there great lyrically, vocally and instrumentally. They have such a unique sound that is always progressing, from Dear Maria to Dirty Laundry- everything is amazing. This band changed my life.

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5 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

THESE GUYS FRICKIN ROCK! They have an awesome drummer, an awesome bassist, awesome vocalist whom can also play the guitar very well and another good guitarist. All in all these guys ROCK!

Where Is Your Boy? Is the single greatest Pop Punk song of all time, the only other songs which compete are What's My Age Again? And All The Small Things, both from Blink-182. These 2 are the 2 best Pop Punk bands. Don't get me started on Sugar, We're Going Down. I only didn't mention it because it isn't 100% Pop Punk, it's more like 60% Rock, 40% Pop Punk.

FOB has shown their versatility by staying on the top of the charts since 2005, and returned from their hiatus with a #1 album. While most pop punk bands struggle to fill a smaller venue, FOB is selling out arenas. The band went from Pete and Patrick writing most of the songs to the whole band working together to are their new music. Patrick Stump hits notes that make me shiver and his voice is great live. I know a lot of old fans say they've sold out, but really it's just them growing and changing as people. They also do awesome collaborations with a wide variety of artists outside of their genre (if you haven't listened to Make America Psycho Again stop what you're doing and go listen now). Jay-z, Kanye, Wiz Khalifa, Timberland, Steve Aoki, the list goes on. If I could relive the 2005 Warped tour every summer, my life would be awesome. In a time where most bands are irrelevant after one hit song, they are still going strong and I hope they never stop.

Fall Out Boy are the best pop-punk band EVER! Whilst I am a fan of Green Day, they are more full-on punk than pop-punk, but FOB are the most unique pp band there is. No other punk singer ever is even half as good as Patrick and no other band of any genre have lyrics as good either! They are the best!

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6 New Found Glory

Influenced the entire new wave pop-punk generation, one of the originals that are still around.

Are you kidding me? How are they not in the top five? They even have a tour just for pop punk! Seriously who picked these?

Whoa. They should be at least in the top5 men. Come on people these guys are one of the pop punk gods!

New found glory forever

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7 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams and guitarist Taylor York.

The one thing that I truly love about Paramore that isn't there in any other band in the world is how they word their songs, and the beautiful lyrics they use. One single note, one single letter can make you cry or make you laugh or dance or scream or everything all at once. Once you hear one song, once you actually LISTEN to the words and the lyrics, you'll be hooked. This band changed the way I looked at the world, and I'm forever grateful.

Amazing band, such awesome energy in all their live perfomances and three fantastic albums. Plus - Hayley is extremely good looking ;D - Roblarr

13?! Seriously guys 13?! Why the hell is it doing in the 13th spot?! Paramore is EPICALLY AWESOME! Give it a chance! The band is so unique! Their songs are so rhythmic and full of energy makes you sing with them when you listen to it! Brilliant lyrics! Listen to them and you will know! Give them a chance!

Should be so much higher #4 prolly

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8 Simple Plan Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.

Simple Plan makes music that many people can relate to, whenever I feel down, I would find a song by SP and cheer myself up. Their lyrics are really meaningful if you listen carefully to them. They sound very good live too.

they just have so many kinds of punk.
from punk-pop till punk-rock.
i love them with all my heart.
they should be much higher on this list.

So awesome... Them along with Sum 41 and Good Charlotte are my 3 all time favorite bands. They're like one of the first bands I ever remember hearing. Like I love the other bands too but I think SP is most fitting and should be higher.

Mara band...

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9 My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.

Why aren't these guys on the list? they made history after three cheers for sweet revenge and the black parade!

My Chemical Romance beats Yellowcard. Even if you like only one song, if you hear another from them, you will like it too. I can't say which album was the best, because they're all great:

I BROUGHT YOU MY BULLETS, YOU BROUGHT ME YOUR LOVE, Hardcore, screamo.

THREE CHEERS FOR SWEET REVENGE, less screamo, most songs are about anger, all songs are awesome here.

THE BLACK PARADE, this album made history, some people said it was emo, for me it was where they got more into the pop punk style, all songs are awesome they are all composed great.

DANGER DAYS: THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS, most songs were about Gerard's comics, this is my favorite, it's not the best, as I said, there is no best album. But this one is my favorite, I love all songs from it. I think this album was where they sounded more like Green Day.

Fake your death (came out in May Death Never Stop You) is also a great song

While My Chemical Romance didn't define the genre the way Blink-182 or Green Day, My Chemical Romance means more to their fans. My Chemical Romance has helped many people through many different types of personal issues; loss and self-loathing especially. The profound impact they have had on their fans is evident in the fact that they may have the most vocal fans of any inactive band. My Chemical Romance themselves are dead but on places like Tumblr you can hardly tell that anything's changed. I do understand that having impactful music does not necessarily make it good music. Fortunately, My Chemical Romance has that side of things covered as well.

I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love isn't the best album ever, but for any fan of the pop-punk genre it is a must listen with noteworthy songs like Honey, This Mirror Isn't Big Enough for the Two of Us/ Vampires Will Never Hurt You (The Greatest Hits picks) and Drowning Lessons.

Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge is ...more

Awesome band

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10 Yellowcard Yellowcard

31. You must be kidding me. They belong in the top 10 zone. These guys are great. Hear them out, great lyrics. Gift and Curses, Only one, recently For you and your deniel, lights and sound, ocean avenue, lights and sound and tons of more great songs. Common man they should be much higher

Yellowcard is one of the most underrated bands out there but are the most innovative when integrating a violin in the genre making them more unique and original and that's important. They've created over eight albums with so many amazing tracks and Ryan Key creates some of the best and heart wrenching lyrics and delivers them perfectly for their music genre. My number one favourite pop-punk band and my number one favourite in general.

Wth, I can't believe they're not in the top 10, let alone on the list! - kity21

Yellowcard deserves to be way above such bands like All Time Low. It's about talent/creativity not about popularity.

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The Contenders

11 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.

The very definition of pop-punk. It's real punk attitude with songs that either rebel or make fun.

I dare you to listen to 'Pretty Fly For A White Guy' and not fall in love with this absolutly amazing band. Long live the Offspring.

Definitely should be in here. One of the greatest pop-punk bands, yet so underrated. Not only their energetic music, also the great solos rule!

Needs to be higher on the list. Yellowcard is higher than them. Seriously, Yellowcard? Yellowcard absolutely blows.

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12 All American Rejects

How can The All-American Rejects NOT be in the Top Ten!? Come on... They've been an awesome band ever since Swing Swing swung into my eardrums! The Top Ten should include All Time Low, Mayday Parade, The All-American Rejects, The Maine, My Chemical Romance, Green Day, Boys Like Girls, The Cab (? ), We The Kings and Faber Drive (? )!

The All-American Rejects should definitely be in the top-10 on this list. If not for anything, the timing of their initial release puts them in the forefront for a lot of these rock bands. Outside of Green Day, Blink-182, and Sum41, The All-American Rejects paved the way for the cross between rock, pop, and punk. Plus the progression between their first album with Swing Swing, to Move Along with countless hits like Move Along, Dirty Little Secret and It Ends Tonight, to a few more albums with Gives You Hell, Beekeeper's Daughter, and now to their newest stuff, Sweat. Top 10 for sure.

THIS NEEDS TO BE IN THE TOP 10 man. I've never heard a band with so many songs that NEVER GETS OLD. I've listened to so many pop-punk style bands, and for some reason, these guys' music is CONSISTENTLY never leaving my playlist. Song after song. This band has many mainstream hits but in my opinion their first album (self titled) was the best. If you are new to them, listen to: Swing Swing, Gives you Hell, Last Song, Move Along, Dirty little secret. You won't be disappointed.

Hope it gives u hell

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13 Panic! At the Disco Panic! At the Disco Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by bassist Dallon Weekes, guitarist Kenneth Harris, and drummer Dan Pawlovich.

This is the best band in the whole universe, let alone this damn list! Every song by them has a story behind it and the long song titles are unique and symbolic. I also love the 1920s burlesque theme of their first album "A Fever You Can't Sweat Out". They are just so unique and fantastic and I will always love them!

"Every song has a story behind it" you mean like every song ever made? - Inart

Just be honest. You know you love Brendon Urie and Ryan Ross. You can't stop looking at those sexy faces. You know you fall in love again every time you hear Brendon sing. Don't lie to yourself. You love him. And Ryan. Forever.

Their music is so unique and catchy. I can definitely say it's really catchy. I wanted to listen to some more pop punk bands (I guess) so I listened to Paramore. So not worth my time. When I first heard "I write sins not tragedies" I can sing it all the way through the first time I heard it. However I listen to 2 Paramore songs and I couldn't see the difference between the 2 of them.

Yas I love p! anic

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14 The Wonder Years

It would be silly not to rank these guys in the top 10 spots. They not only revived the genre, they helped establish new boundaries with a more dynamically complex rhythm as well as deep and almost prophetical lyrics. If you don't believe me, listen to Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing.

The Greatest Generation is the greatest masterpiece and crowning Jewel of modern pop-punk and the future of it as well. There there, Passing through the screen door are are two perfect songs to open up the already complete album and then top it off with the ballad I Just want to sell out my funeral. The band and the album are critically acclaimed

Pop Punk is starting to mature as of now and if anyone is at the forefront of this movement, it is most definitely The Wonder Years. They are one of the few bands still writing music that can continue to write intense songs that you can listen to and feel the emotion poured into them.

They write some of the greatest lyrics that you can relate to even if you haven�'t experienced a similair situation.
Bring them to top 5

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15 Bowling for Soup Bowling for Soup Bowling for Soup is an American rock band originally formed in Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1994. The band consists of Jaret Reddick, Chris Burney, Erik Chandler, and Gary Wiseman.

How is Bowling soup so much below in the list? Yes, Bowling for soup is not top 5 material, but 20! Are you kidding me?

Blink-182 is my favorite band but bowling for soup should be in the top 5, they are pop punk, all time low is one of my favorite bands but they gotten to sound overly pop but bowling for soup still has its punk elements! Girl all the bad Guys want is crazy good

Bowling for Soup didn't define the sound of punk. They defined the philosophy of punk. These guys were our Socrates, and should be much higher on the list. They taught us that it doesn't take spiked hair to be punk, only a carefree and rebellious attitude. Should be MUCH higher on this list. Punk wouldn't be what it is today without them.

My favorite band! True pop punk and pretty much only pop punk. A lot of other bands vary between genres. But they are true pop punk

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16 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, ...read more.

Insane band everything about them rules their new stuff isn't so good but they rule I've seen them and they ruled.

Good Charlotte will always and forever be a part of the early 2000's pop punk history! They're music is real they're awesome to fans and they have a great message one of my favorite bands forever

This band is way too low. Good Charlotte is one of the best punk bands in the genre. Proving a punk is all about attitude, the Gothic looking band really hits home a lot about the issues in society.

Nah, them and Paramore should not be on the list. I don't like neither of them, especially Good Charlotte. This band just wants to be like Blink-182, but fail at it. - AnimeDrawer

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17 The Story So Far

Best lyrics EVER!
I think you'll notice when things become different
The good vibes in our lives won't feel so consistent
And less becomes more cause the weight is too heavy
I swim in the water that's breaking your levee

The way that you left me is alright, it's alright
If I argue the point then we yell and we fight
And I won't be home for the rest of the night
You might hate my words but you know that I'm right
You know that I'm right

This is your life, there's no way to run from it
The doubt in your brain or the pain in your stomach
I only have but one complaint at the moment
Don't paint me black when I used to be golden

The way that you left me is alright, it's alright
If I argue the point then we yell and we fight
And I won't be home for the rest of the night
You might hate my words but you know that I'm right
You know that I'm right

Don't paint me black when I used to be golden

This is my favorite band of all time. My older brother has been listening to their stuff since he was in high school and introduced me to it when I was in 8th grade. I'm now a sophomore in college and have yet to get "worn out" of this band. They continuously come out with new music that keep me coming back for more. I'm actually writing a paper about them in Music and Rock and Roll class on their effects on pop punk. Overall every album released from this band has been kick ass. "Under Soil and Dirt" and "The Story So Far" are great! I've seen them live twice now, soon to be 3 times after Halloween, and Parkers vocals never disappoint. Will and Kelen are always kick ass on the guitars. The entire band is talented and down to earth. Not only are they a band I can relate to, but they're a band I could see myself smoking and jamming with. They deserve to be in the top 10, without a doubt.

Literally every song is so packed full of amazing lyrics and he is an amazing thoughtful singer

They dominate this genre. some of the other bands on this list aren't what these guys are. they've been my favorite band for a few years now. no question, they're the best of the best in what they do.

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18 A Day to Remember A Day to Remember A Day to Remember (often abbreviated ADTR) is an American rock band from Ocala, Florida, founded in 2003 by guitarist Tom Denney and drummer Bobby Scruggs. They are known for their unusual amalgamation of metalcore and pop punk. The band currently consists of vocalist Jeremy McKinnon, rhythm guitarist ...read more.

They aren't a pop punk band but they are still incredibly good. When I say they aren't a pop punk band, they do have pop punk songs like "All I Want" and "Monument" but they are actually a post-hardcore band with elements of metalcore. By far the heaviest band on this list, and they probably have the most emotional songs out of all the bands in this list. I Do believe though based on their very few pop punk songs they should still place inside the top 10.
All Time Low - Good, but overrated by teen girls
NFG - Good but yet again very overrated
BFS - Made a few good songs and a brilliant one in "1985" but that doesn't make them a great band.
The Wonder Years - Who the hell are they?
AAR - Yet another great band but their later stuff has swayed away from pop punk

In my opinion ADTR should be 10th with the top 10 being:
1: Green Day (They practically created the genre and were the first to perfect it)
2: Blink-182 (One of my favourite bands of all time)
3: ...more

Jeremy's voice is the bomb! I personally didn't like screamo songs but after I heard his scream, it changed my life

They've changed the music industry. They are without a doubt, the best pop punk band out there. How are they number 22? They need to be number 1. They are the definition of perfection.

ADTR isn't straight-up pop/punk. They are post-hardcore that is a fusion of metalcore and emo-pop. However they still fit on this list because they're lit.

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19 Mayday Parade Mayday Parade Mayday Parade is an American rock band from Tallahassee, Florida. Their debut EP Tales Told by Dead Friends was released in 2006, and sold over 50,000 copies without any label support.

Although they seem to have lost some of their steam since the loss of Jason Lancaster, their first EP and album blow most current bands out of the water with their perfect mix of duel vocals, strong instrumentals, and beyond amazing lyrics. Ranging from catchy pop-punk songs to tear-jerking ballads, Mayday is a band one will never forget.

This band has just taken pop punk so far! They took the catchy riffs and just started making them absolute masterpieces! They are all just remarkable in how much talent they have and they use those dual vocals to perfection! Who cares if they lost Jason Lancaster? Sure they're album right after losing him wasn't too great but their latest album has definitely made a mark! Jake is a much more talented second singer than Jason ever was though.

When I was a young girl, my cousin introduced me to this band. I was hesitant at first, because I really had no experience with music besides Top 40 crap and Christian music, but OHMYGOSH. As soon as my iPod played the first few seconds of Jamie All Over, I instantly knew that this was going to change my life for the better. Mayday Parade was my introduction to punk pop, and it breaks my heart to see it down this far. VOTE MAYDAY PARADE AND GET IT TO A MORE DESERVING SPOT!

Mayday parade has helped me through a lot

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20 Ramones Ramones The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974. They are often cited as the first band to define the punk rock sound.

This is Strange I can't really compare my favorite pop punk band blink 182 to Ramones, they sound completely different and the era of Ramones generation is different. I know Ramones went commercial later on in life to a more pop standard. But when I first listen to them which was a couple of days ago they have a Rock n'roll feel and a more classic punk rock sound. They feel more older than the little young pop punk boys.

I agree The Ramones shouldn't be in this list they should be in a list of their own called " Pioneers of Punk" They are credited with creating the Punk sound along with Iggy Pop and the New York Dolls. Not Sex Pistols or The Clash as many believe - Parklink

They're true legends but they're not pop-punk, they're punk-rock and those two genres are not the same.

They aren't pop punk what? - ProPanda

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21 Relient K

Very underrated band.

Their songwriting, musicianship and production is excellent & they have quite the knack for writing good hooks.

For all of those (like me) who are atheist, agnostic or simply have different religious views: Don't be put off by the whole "Christian punk" thing, the Christian undertones are nothing too overt and the quality of the songs is great enough that they are going to be well worth your time.

Relient K put out six solid albums in a row without missing a beat: Their debut album is silly, The Anatomy Of The Tongue In Cheek shows them evolving but still being silly, Two Lefts Don't Make A Right... But Three Do is ear candy from the first song to the last, Mmhmm is my favorite album of theirs because it showcases a more serious side of the band in terms of lyrics (not to mention its heaviness compared to the first three in terms of musicality), Five Score And Seven Years Ago is a logical next step from Mmhmm, and Forget And Not Slow Down shows the most mature, yet most heartfelt side of Matthew Thiessen's lyrical genius. Relient K has also put out a few great EPs and can really get the crowd going when they play live. If there's a "Christian Pop Punk" band that belongs in the Top 10 on this list, it's Relient K, bar none.

Should be in top 10 - Relient K and Jimmy Eat World are easily the most underrated pop punk (or close to that genre) bands in the world. Such great song writers, SO CATCHY, great musicians... They have it all... Except for the MTV backing that other bands on this list gets/got... Unfortunately

BREAKDOWN...OHHH...

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22 We The Kings

Whats wrong with this list? WE THE KINGS should definitely be number 1! That's what! Just listen to them! P.S. laugh out loud, travis' hair

Underrated, but deserving of its current spot. We the Kings are a great band, with unfortunately too few hits. Would love to hear more of them, but they need to step their game up and show us what they can really do.

We The Kings have such great energy while performing live. They engage with their fans, and they have so many AMAZING songs! They deserve to be much higher on the list

Should be up there at least in TOP 15

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23 Every Avenue

Dave has the most amazing vocals I have heard from a band in a while. The music is consistently changing and improving. I can't wait for bad habits to come out. Definitely deserves to be in the top five!

Probably the most underrated band on this list. Their last album was just as good as "Does this look infected", or "Take off your pants and Jacket"... And that's coming from someone who ranks Blink and Sum41 #1 and #2 respectively.

The last 2 albums were amazing, can't wait for more. Every Avenue should be in the top 10

Tell me I'm a wreck may be one of my favourite songs ever

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24 Man Overboard

Man Overboard... "Defend pop punk" if you've ever heard of pop punk you know who Man Overboard is. They're an amazing group and their shows are a load of fun. They should be in top ten at least!

They're the number one pop punk band these days. Everyone who listens to pop punk has at least heard of Man Overboard.

Catchy riffs and harmonies win me over and with four guitars they give some great depth. I was at a show to see someone else.m, never heard of MoB. Their show was incredible though and I started listening to all their music after that. Stage presence is unconquerable with these guys up there.

Love man overboard they are so pop punk

DEFEND POP PUNK

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25 Descendents Descendents The Descendents are a punk rock band formed in 1977 in Manhattan Beach, California by guitarist Frank Navetta, bassist Tony Lombardo and drummer Bill Stevenson.

Best punk pop band of all time and proved it with their latest release once again. Heard them live? I have heard some of the bands higher on this list and they don't compare. Number 1.

These are the pop punk godfathers. Not New Found Glory.

Ah Descendents the pioneers of pop punk along with their later reincarnation after Milo left the band ALL - Parklink

My dad listened to them in high school and I heard him playing hope a lot. they were the first PUNK band I liked, or at least the first that was very similar to stuff like sex pistols or ramones.

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26 You Me at Six

One of the best bands to come out of England in a long time. All their songs hit home on an emotional level and should be top 10. Simply amazing! Check their songs on YouTube and then buy their album!

Just amazing! Listen to Reckless, Stay With Me, and No One Does It Better. Their drum, their guitar and especially Josh's voice: Purely amazing!

They deserve one of the best, for second their album, trust me, so much their songs better than paramore, - cVycQyc

Put it higher. - DynastiSugarPop

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27 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.

If you are saying 5SOS is not pop punk then you are going down the path of popular opinion and not even listening to their music before you state you opinion. It's not true that just white girls listen to them as I am a guy and I absolutely love these guys music. It's been stated already but definitely needs to be restated many many times. 5SOS is a new generation of pop punk. Music changes within genres as time goes on. Take some time to listen to them yourself. They definitely deserve to be higher up than this.

I think it's mainly that these guys are associated with One Direction and are on the charts with singles give them a bad credit. But can I say that they're better associated with Good Charlotte/Madden Brothers and All Time Low than One Direction. They truly are a new generation of pop punk, but two things are keeping a public agreement. Especially if you hear what they're releasing now, just listen to them, give them a chance, because they are starting a new generation of pop punk.

They appeal to my pop punk vibe, its not true that only white girls listen to them, I've been a fan since they started, I love the songs 'don't stop' and 'kiss me kiss me'.

3 WORDS: MODERN POP-PUNK.

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28 Allister

I was going through this list and listening to all the bands and noticed I already this amazing band... The song remember almost makes me cry when I hear it.

Such an underrated pop punk band. Every song of there's is poppy, catchy, and have such relatable topics.

Last Stop Suburbia is one of the greatest pop punk albums ever.

Somewhere on Fullerton. Enough said.

29 Real Friends

If you don't know who they are by now, you're living under a rock. Definitely the next big thing.

Real friends keep pop punk real and alive. Also Chicago hometown coming in clutch

Real Friends, eat my ass.

Love it so much! - MabelPinesJessieJ

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30 Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band from Mesa, Arizona, that formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and drummer Zach Lind.

Although Jimmy Eat World would be better classified as Alternative Rock/ Emo, they're still one of the greatest pop punk acts of the 2000's, and are one of few that still get regular airplay on the radio.

This band is as underrated as amazing

Although they are not a 'straight-forward' pop punk band - they are FAR better than most, if not all the bands on this list - great song writer, great voice, great band

This band is better than any of these bands, but they aren't pop-punk.

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31 Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls Boys Like Girls is an American pop rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. Formed in 2005, the group gained mainstream recognition when it released its self-titled debut album.

Boys like girls was my first album and still my favourite and always will be! Pop punks best band for sure should be number 1 by now!

One word to describe them, AMAZING

Love cranking their songs and belting them out. They have over 3000 plays on my itunes as it is right now, sensational band

I love this band. They work hard, they really sounded pop punk rock, they should be number 1, and all time low should be on number 2.

No comments on this band? Okay, I'll be the first to comment!
Boys Like Girls... Where do I start? I love everything about this band, the music, the members, everything! They deserve to be in the top ten. People don't seem to consider them as good as other bands, but they're better. A lot better. They work hard and the out come is some seriously great music!

32 A Loss For Words

YES

HIGHER UP!

33 Alkaline Trio Alkaline Trio Alkaline Trio is an American punk rock band from McHenry, Illinois. The band consists of guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba, bassist and vocalist Dan Andriano, and drummer Derek Grant.

Definitely should be higher on the list. Mostly every one of their songs are good, for sure much underrated.

An amazing band whose music covers a huge variety of styles and emotions.

Really a band that should be in the top 10. They're up there with the greats

In no world should alkaline trio be this criminally low

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34 We Are the In Crowd

Paramore is the best damn band in the world, and Hayley Williams is the most beautiful girl in the world with the best and coolest hairstyles ever! So you're all just jealous because Hayley is prettier and has a better voice and just better real talents! We Are in the crowd sucks like spider poop because they're a joke like you fugdeheads that have terrible taste in music. So go fly kite's with Picasso!

This band was the reason I started liking pop punk music. They're vocals are fantastic, and I love everyone in the band.

This band has released 2 flawless albums and 1 flawless ep tay jardine is a huge hero of mine - Ryanbread28

They have one the best female singers

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35 Tonight Alive

Beautiful, kind, outstanding vocalist, Jenna will give you goosebumps with her amazing voice. She gives every song meaning and every song is relatable to someone. The rest of the band are crazy musicians. Even more amazing live. They deserve more success than they have.

A very good band, with Jenna on vocal, they are awesome. I'm disapointing why they are not on the top ten list. Love this band so much

Wow awesome band. As much as I like Green Day these guys are awesome

They live very close to me and they're a great band which should get out out there more

Best Pop punk of this generation. Great sound, power vocals. Can't ask anything more.

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36 Weezer Weezer Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.

I absolutely love Weezer, but I just don't think they're pop punk. They sound more power pop to me.

Amazing band, one of the best alternative bands, but they aren't really pop punk

So the guys that started the whole craze and influenced most bands are at 40... Wow

Probably because they're alternative and power pop, not pop-punk. - Dunsparcity

There are about 20 bands on this list that I like (Neck Deep, Relient K, TSSF) but Weezer is the band that I have the most "Memories" (sorry) with.
I remember one summer, me and my best friend were driving to the beach. Their self titled was released and my friend, already being a fan, had it in his car. We were in the middle of the country and he put Pork And Beans on.
Safe to say, we were singing along VERY loudly by the end.
Imma do the things that I wanna do, I ain't got a thing to prove to you.

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37 Zebrahead

Their music always seems to be positive. Even sad songs sound like major. The song lyrics are well written, and the melody of their songs is great. Top 40? Must be a mistake. They deserve top 20 minimum!

These Guys Have Been Pumping Out Songs For 20 Years, Absolute Perfection

Good Pop-Punk band. Must be in this top.

Minimum 20!

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38 Hey Monday Hey Monday Hey Monday is an American pop punk band from West Palm Beach, Florida, formed in 2008. The band is on a hiatus as of December 2011. They released their debut album Hold On Tight in 2008, which produced the singles "Homecoming" and "How You Love Me Now." The album was followed up with their 2010 EP Beneath ...read more.

WHAT! Hey Monday is only 11 :-o They should be first, since they are such an awesome band. Don't you guys agree? Candles, Homecoming, Run Don't Walk, I don't wanna dance, Wish You Were Here... Etc

Hey Monday are a fantastic band with an amazing lead singer, highly underrated in my opinion

Seriously Brilliant. Deserve way more fame than they have. Changed the meaning of punk-pop.
By the way -Green Day are not punk-pop! They are definitely punk with no pop leanings whatshowever!

Hey Monday is more like Hey Crapday, because this band is like Britney Spears on pot and so they blow butt. Paramore is actually the best pop punk band ever and they have waaayyy more spunk and edge than Hey Crapday.

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39 AFI

this is the only band on the list thats remotely pop punk. what ever happened to screeching weasel, teenage bottlerocket? real pop punk. AFI and old green day is the closest stuff on the list. not all time low

At first they were punk. but then with Sing the Sorrow, they got pop punk. And DECEMBERUNDERGROUND! Come on. if you don't know them, listen to Miss Murder or Love Like Winter. This deserves at least #15. Not #60 what?

What? How is this 59? A great band, deserves a higher rank in my opinon

40 MxPx MxPx MxPx is an American punk rock band from Bremerton, Washington founded in 1992 as Magnified Plaid. The band has skate punk leanings, with connections to the pop punk scene.

Christian or not, these fellas have been playing pop-punk for over 20 years, and paved the way for many of the other bands on this list. They adhere to the guidelines of pop-punk more closely than many of these bands, since they are pioneers in the genre. Sure, the recent stuff isn't as good as their older material, but Slowly Going the Way of the Buffalo is one of the best pop-punk albums of all time.

Play it loud! This is the best song ever, they changed my life, first heard it when I was 7 and I'm still listening.

One of the most passionate bands on this list. They actually believe in what they play and have always stayed true to who they are.

Awesome band - The8Bit

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41 The Clash The Clash The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

Definitely one of the best punk bands there has ever been. Just listen to their stuff. They rock. Why is the Clash not number 1?

The Clash isn't pop punk! If this was a list for Punk Rock then The Clash would top it miles off!

The clash is Punk rock, along with the Ramones and Green Day. Get your genres right.

The clash isn't number one, because it is punk, or punk rock. it isn't pop punk.

42 Knuckle Puck

I saw this band in Belfast supporting State Champs, and the atmosphere was stellar. I had liked the band for a long time before and hearing Nick scream the opening words to 'No Good', and everyone charging to the front of the venue to sing with him was truly awesome.

They are an absolutely incredible band and need much more recognition than they get. Amazing songs and great lyrics. Joe has a great voice and I can see them rising to the top fast

Knuckle Puck is going to be the next biggest pop punk band. These guys deserve a listen from everyone!

In my opinion the second best modern pop-punk band behind the Wonder Years. Amazing group of extremely talented musicians, great lyrics and killer shows. Early EP's were golden, and copacetic was the best rock album of 2015. What's not to like?

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43 Hoobastank Hoobastank Hoobastank is an American rock band, formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California with lead singer Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku Lappalainen.

No comments for Hoobastank? They really didn't get far, I am so disappointed. The Reason, my favourite song by far. He has a great voice too, where did you guys go?!

Love this band, but they aren't pop punk in the slightest. The Reason (The album) Had some slight elements of it, but they are far from pop punk

44 Cartel

Definitely! They may not be the most well known, but they're both deep lyrically (and their songs have to do with experiences the band members have had), and musically artful. I appreciate these guys as quality musicains. - Psi

Hey this guys are amazing!

Collider should be in the top 5

Suprised they are so low on the list. "Say anything else" is a great song that I would recommend to anyone. Helped get me into the genre

45 Screeching Weasel

The best pop-punk band ever. They should be number one. Without Screeching Weasel, pop-punk would have not sounded like it does now. Screeching Weasel = legends of punk.

Top 3 easy. I love their songs. Listen to Totally and you'll be a fan

Amazing band. Pop punk with NO emo! Yes!

My Brain Hurts do I need to say more

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46 Rancid

Good songs that ARE so POP. Tim Armstrong even wrote songs for Pink and Good Charlotte!

47 Autopilot Off

I first heard Autopilot Off's "Clockwork" back on my favorite video game, SSX3. Other than that, I never really heard any of their other music.

48 Waterparks

Absolutely one of the best pop punk bands of all time, these guys are such funny, lovable and amazing people with awesome talent and they deserve to be so much higher on the list!

Just 3 guys from the new pop punk gen, totally expecting to see them go up the list in the coming years

Make me crazy

49 Less Than Jake

Very underrated band really like there music

Some of their songs are among the finest pop punk songs ever. Not the best band but they have their moments.

They are ska-punk with pop-punk aspects. while underrated and far superior to most of these bands, they shouldn't even have been put on this list

Brill get new ep bomb drop very hot tune " done it again lads thanks "😊

50 Box Car Racer

Really good band basically Blink 182 with out Mark

Box Car Racer > Blink 182

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