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The Top Ten
Foo Fighters are the only good post grunge band. The rest of the post grunge bands suck :(
Foo fighters were one of the first bands I really got into thanks to my father and remain one of my favorite bands to this day. defiantly my favorite post - grunge band of all time.
Breaking Benjamin is a great band, I'll say that much, but Foo Fighters take the cake for best post-grunge band by a longshot. When Dave came off the Nirvana scene and headed to his own solo project, it was life-changing and revolutionary. He didn't realize he created a band with soon to be anthems such as Everlong, Monkey Wrench, Best of You, and Learn to Fly. Theyve countlessly sold millions of outstanding records, have amazing shows, great music, hell, theyve sold out Wembley for Christ's sake! A damn good band, 20 years strong, and still kickin' serious ass and taking names today! - Boi
One of the first bands I started listening to. defiantly in my top ten bands of all time.21 Comments
They are incredible, Benjamin 's voice is deep and hypnotic and their songs are truly masterpieces. They deserve the first place, because although I like foo fighters, breaking Benjamin is better
Breaking Benjamin is awesome, they’re music is the perfect blend of melodic with that chaos and crunch. And Benjamin Burnley's vocals kill it along with their lyrics.
Breaking Benjamin just know how to write good music. Period.
You will never get a band greater than Breaking Benjamin. There songs are epic and you can rock out to EVERYONE of their songs. Breaking Benjamin is the absolute best that their ever is24 Comments
Nice lyrics and great heavy riffs. - Userguy44
The REAL Three Days Grace (it's not the same without Adam) is the best band ever! The lyrics of their songs are touching your soul, the voice of Adam goes under your skin and... Wait, why are you still reading this? Go and listen to them, you won't regret it, trust me.
Pretty awesome band. One of my favorites.
Come on, so far this is the only real post grunge band on this list. Foo Fighters is grunge not post grunge breaking Benjamin is more of a alt metal / hard rock type and seether is somewhat hard rock type23 Comments
Seether is lead by Shaun Morgan, who has one of the greatest voices I have ever heard. Too add to that, Seether can shine as a band in many different ways, be it the Heavy metal sound, or the Grunge sound, or the punk sound, or even, believe it or not, they have a few great acoustic songs. Take Broken for example. Also, for Grunge, Fine Again has risen to the top of many lists, while Like Suicide remains great with Metal, and Six Gun Quota is a nice Punk song, great change of pace for Seether.
Seether is amazing, they have many excellent songs. There are very few bands that can put the same level of emotion in their music like seether, the songs that they are probably best known for, broken and fine again, are perfect examples of this
Great band with consistency throughout their discography. Morgan is one of the most underrated writers of his generation and has an infectious way of combining heavy music with melodic hooks that no one else in the genre has seemed to capture.
This band deserves more recognition, and not just as a showy charade of nirvana. They do sound similar in certain aspects, but seether has got their own unique style and breath taking energy that only they possess, and you gotta respect that.8 Comments
Aww come on guys! Shinedown is awesome! There aren't enough people looking at this page if Shinedown is all the way down at #14!
Some others that should be much higher that share Shinedown's case (but aren't necessarily as good as Shinedown) are:
Godsmack (although they might be a bit more metal than post-grunge)
Theory of a Deadman (although I do agree that their last album was in fact horrible)
Been listing this band since I was born thanks to my dad
THIS BAND REALLY ROCKS. It would be my third favourite band - after Three Days Grace and Breaking Benjamin - and then there comes Seether. But this band is really awesome, it's really worth listening to them. I wish the world could recognize them.
Now don't get me wrong I love Seether and Three Days Grace but this band plays music better than any other not to mention they do great cover songs such as times like these and one.11 Comments
Staind should at least take Puddle of Mudd's current list rank of 5th place right here, right now. As much of theirs songs are grandly popular, some are mostly characterized as less meaningful and just for rocky kicks and ones as the opposite only on the least occasions. As someone had said best, they're "mediocre at best'. I'll admit that I listened to most of their songs (I even have one of their albums too), but as much as some of the songs were good and enjoyable that you could experience different fuzzy emotions from them, their conventional themes blended in with their musical genres are old and bland. What's more, Wes Scantlin, the band's singer, is dragging a lot of attention to his crazy, controversy-worthy antics that spoil opportunities for his band to continue their way of living, making new music material, releasing new albums, touring around the country to sold-out shows and venues, and all the more enjoying the perks of their success more than enduring the throes ...more
This band is the worst of the butt-rock bands that have been plaguing rock. This band hasn't done one thing that's original, and most of their songs are mediocre at best. They're just another band trying to be Nirvana and failing at it miserably. In addition, the singer has lip-synced in some concerts. The band's music sucks and they aren't a good live act, so they shouldn't be at number five or even in this list.
I like 3 days grace but there's no way there better then Puddle of mudd if only they got the recognition they deserve because they were one of the best band of the 2000's in any genre and made one of the best songs of all time in Blurry10 Comments
Nickelback is good loser since their a Rock artist, can be hard and not very soft. If you say/think anything to me that is not good but like rude and jerky than you are a loser with no life since I did not started it. People can like stuff and no one mess with my Rock music. Rock music is the best music. No one mess with how I like my Rock music. People do not have to this though. I do not call them names/rude jerky stuff for it.
What it's on 2nd it should placed t no. 1
I prefer shinedown over nickelback, and I wish that shinedown was on this list, but I think nickelback is right around where it should be on this list.
Nickelback is ass and a disgrace to the entire music industry. Any one who likes them should be banned from voicing opinions.15 Comments
A criminally underrated band to be honest
Staind should be up at either #4 or #3
Staind is the only band I know that can do heavy metal, and you cans still understand them. Aaron Lewis has a very beautiful unique voice. But the guy from breaking Benjamin sounds the same as many other post grudge and alternative bands
This is a bs list Staind deserves top 511 Comments
12? Seriously? My Own Prison practically invented polar-grunge
Great band no matter what some people say. Human Clay is one of the best rock albums ever made. And they are NOT a Christian band. Scott stapp only uses his strict religious upbringing as metaphors.
Creed was one of only a few bands that actually stood out in the sea of post grunge bands. Made great music too. Should be further
up on the list.
Creed brings back memories of my childhood. I remember listening to them a lot when I was a kid. They should be ranked higher then 14, I would rank them top 5.5 Comments
Carrying on the 90s style
Bush is an awesome post grunge band and Gavin Rossdale has a great grunge voice compared to Kurt Cobain but with a British twist
Not sure people know what post grunge is since bush is number 12
I think it's appalling that Nickelback is ahead of this band.4 Comments
Great band with great talent, pretty underrated band. - Soulstealer
Nothing even comes close to this band!
All those who are not voting them are fools. They have one of the best vocalists and this gen's greatest guitarist in the world! Listen to any of their song
You dudes that haven't vote for AB, the solo guitar playing in blackbird track, has been chosen to be the best solo performances in history, by guitarist magazine16 Comments
This band is so damn underrated
Best post grunge ever
Meaningful songs and an untouchable aggression pours out from this band. They need to be higher.
Better than most post grunge bands- if you'd call them post grunge2 Comments
Silverchair is so underrated. Its just so sad people always compared them to nirvana and some other seatlle grunge bands and they never aprreciated their music
I'm sorry but there is no way in HELL Nickelback is better than Silverchair. They made a masterpiece of an album at age 14. Their hit song "Tomorrow" had a demo version from when they were 12/13 years old. Freak Show and Neon Ballroom are complete works of art and Diorama is amazing. Young Modern showcases their HUGE style change and it is not very well liked but honestly, it can easily be appreciated when you can understand that they're older now and so is their music and it shows how much Daniel's health has improved. Best band ever.
Frogstomp is FAULTLESS, only criticised for their ages (14) and by people making comparisons because they are too lazy to listen to the music. Freak Show is the perfect follow up. Neon Ballroom showcases Daniel's vocal range, although most wouldn't call it rock or grunge, it is still a great album. Diorama is okay, not Silverchair at their finest, and no-one really counts Young Modern anyway.
Silverchair is a great band, from start to end. You just have to acknowledge that just as people grow up an evolve, so does their (musical) expressions. Everyone of their albums are great, from Frogstomp to Young Modern. Daniel Johns is a great music genius and even now that his solo project is light years apart from that grunge sound, is still great music.6 Comments
Candlebox's first album alone beats all the other bands on this list, I however consider Candlebox grunge, they came out of Seattle and released their first album (self-titled) in 1993, not even a full year after the release of Stone Temple Pilots' Core and Alice in Chains' Dirt.
You only have to know Sunburn, Something Like Human and Natural Selection to know that this band deserves a spot in the top 10. Their other stuff is quite forgettable, but they only need 3 albums to put themselves on the map! Great band. They know how to make a single and still make some great hidden gems.
Wow, shame they are ranked so low. Sunburn and Something like Human were great full albums, not just the hit singles. And agree, they were a really great live band as well. Lead vocals are powerful.
They have consistently churned out some of the best post grunge albums since they first hit the scene. The deep cuts on every album could be singles. Listen to These Things and tell me that isn't a great song... or Bittersweet, Sunburn, or Mary Pretends before judging them solely off of Shimmer, Falls on Me and of course Hemmorage which are all great songs as well. They also have some good heavier songs, such as Untitled, Empty Spaces, Last Time, Jesus or a Gun. Definelty seem to have a strong Stone Temple Pilots influence in my opinion.
This band is kick ass. Should be in Top 5!5 Comments
Throwing Copper is a great album but the rest isn't very good.
How are they 33?! They deserve better than that
What!? Number 40th? This is an outrage
These guys are awesome! RATM with Chris Cornell really works!
One of my favourite Bands,
Come on have you ever heared:
Like a Stone
That awesome voice
So underrated. - truckturner
Not enough people are looking at this list if these guys are all the way down here they should be number 3 tf
Collective Soul deserves to be a lot higher on this list. Their ability to successfully vary dynamics, true ballads to hard rock, and to expand beyond basic post-grunge sounds is very underappreciated whenever great bands of the 90s are reckoned, and they've kept making music since. Foo Fighters may have maintained commercial success, but musically I've always been a bigger fan of CS. - Fel6x
One of the best bands of 90s & 00s1 Comment
Very good lyrics. Their lyrics have feeling and they deserve a bit higher place.
Best writers on the list. 3 Doors Down has the best lyrics of this list.
3 Doors Down are an awesome and and deserve to be higher then some of the other bands on here for their masterful way of capturing emotion in their songsp
Highly under estimated band, mostly known for their hit Kyptonite, but nobody knows about the other good songs like Time of My Life and When I'm Gone.5 Comments
These guys, Decyfer Down, Breaking Benjamin, Seether, Chevelle, and Thirty Seconds To Mars are my jam when it comes to post-grunge. - AngryByrd
Come on just listen to their songs Feed the machine and faceless you'll know why they should be #1
Man what a band. Every song is a gem. I have each and every album of them!
This is best band ever..listen to "lost" song,amazing,should be number1 in list..
They were important during the FORMATION of grunge... why would they be considered "post-grunge" if they pioneered the sound?
They are closer to original grunge but their guitar solos are WAY too thrilling to be a grunge band - Sabbath
Great band, but not post-grunge. - Gruunge
STILL GETS RADIO PLAY TO THIS DAY...COME ON, JUST LISTEN TO THE ALBUM RUBBERNECK
They're great I wish they were post-grunge after all Layne Staley was a hero and influence to Sully Erna so maybe he carries a little grunge in him I don't really know I can't tell
Godsmack should be number one - hands down. They cut their teeth on the greats of grunge and IMPROVED it, making it their own. Erna is legit! Even his solo albums blow this list away!
Godsmack are sick! Definitely deserve to be in the top ten
Godsmack are great, just because he had a voice similar to a younger james hetfield doesn't make him a wannabe. great band.4 Comments
They have the song iris. That's better than any garbage band garbage
Are you kidding? These guys should be on the top!
I really love this band!
Much better than position on this list.
The best band ever
First band of Linkin Park's vocalist Chester.
Any band with Chester Bennington is good - donovanthorn
I think puddle of mudd and foo fighter should be in the top 2 but I mean come on this band should at lest be in the top 10 hell I think it needs to be in the top 5
First saw them when they opened for disturbed almost 10 years ago. Still remains my favorite band of all time!
Extremely underrated Alternative Metal/Post-Grunge band just listen to songs like Stupid Girl, Remedy, Wicked World, Give, and Suffocate. - Soulstealer
Cold exemplifies the moody, depressing, introspective vibe of post-grunge, never aiming for tonal perfection but excelling in achieving an artless expression of emotional intensity. Their music is grungy, moody and real - and it deserved way more popularity than it got.
Matchbox 20 only used post-grunge only once on their first record Yourself or Someone Like You they're pretty much average, their two songs push and long day are pretty much post-grunge material but a little too much softpop or something they're not like Foo Fighters or breaking Benjamin or puddle of mudd or silverchair or smile empty soul or bush I still like them but only their first record Yourself or Someone Like You was the only post-grunge they used
My all time favorite music group. Matchbox 20 is simply amazing. Some of my favorite songs consists of; Overjoyed, Push, and Back 2 Good. I love this band so much, It should be rated number 1
Matchbox twenty is number two on my list. They are the second best band ever! Rob Thomas, his voice quality is amazing. He writes almost all his songs, and sounds just as perfect live as he does on the CD. Tabitha's Secret is also amazing because he sings in it. They are number three.
This band is really underrated4 Comments
These guys are nu metal, not post-grunge.
Best Post-grunge band there is
One of the few post-grunge bands with actual musical talent and Taylor Momsen's voice is like a grunge-y voice from heaven--though she probably wouldn't appreciate that comparison much :D
I thought they were christian rock - TuxIsAPerson
This is one of the best post-grunge band. Their album No Name Face is just amazing and phenomenal!
This is not Post Grunge. it's pop rock. get it off this list. - rujudan
Is the best band of the world. The lyrics of the songs are very strange and magic and fantastic. I think that Jason Wade is a genius.
Hanging by a moment is the only post-grunge song I know by lifehouse but like matchbox they change their sound and that's a little disappointing1 Comment
I love this band, especially their song Let it out
This band is one of the last great post-grunge that are still semi popular, they deserve 1st place.
One of the most under rated bands...deserves to more than this
Spinning Outta controol
I know most people haven't heard of saint asonia because they only have one album, but they have ex- three days grace vocalist Adam gontier. That is enough to make them higher on this list.
I am disappointed, this isn't even on the list! My favorite band of all time!
Listen to broken wings
My favourite band ever.
Definitely one of the post - grunge bands that made it's mark on the charts more than once.
This should be higher
Ok realistically they should be number 3 they are one of the only post-grunge bands that are well respected in the music industry mostly because they are more unique in their style and lyrics than other post-grunge bands, Meant to Live is ICONIC
They're awesome especially the way they represent post-grunge with so much emotion and strength
Crossfade is awesome totally a great post grunge band with a great emotional touch
Definitely has a great Post Grunge Feel!
Good sound with aggressive guitar tone!1 Comment
Travis meeks is a genius
12 stones has a touch of post grunge along with a Christian music feeling
Listen to Broken and Crash. Then vote for 12 stones.
12 Stones needs to be A LOT higher
These guys are so underrated
Not really post grunge, but they're really good. - Gruunge
Relatively new post grunge duo, but their distorted bass and garage/blues rock sound definitely deserves a spot on this list.
My favourite band of all time! Should be higher on the list, especially on the fact that Butch Vig produced nevermind.
There is no better music, if you know what the singer has been through some of the songs almost hurts listening to
Such an underrated band! - ShahryRKnoT
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