Greatest Rock Bands Of The 21st Century

The Contenders: Page 2

21 Blind Guardian Blind Guardian Blind Guardian is a German power metal band formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany. They are often credited as one of the seminal and most influential bands in the power metal and speed metal subgenres. Heavily influenced by Queen, they use the technique of overdubbing. They also incorporate large ...read more.
22 Metallica Metallica Metallica is an American Thrash Metal band formed in 1981 . The original lineup was James Hetfield (Vocalist and Rhythm guitarist), Dave Mustaine (Lead Guitar), Lars Ulrich (Drums), Ron McGovney (Bassist). The group came into mainstream from their Self-Titled album and the hit single "Enter Sandman". ...read more.

Whoever put them way down here needs to never judge rock again

They still make great songs until now

R you kidding me...54th... Really!
Do 1 thin... Buy a good quality headphone and then listen to them...
They r all time best...
"prince of guitars"

I think they should b first if rock n metal is the basis of this list

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23 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.

Maroon 5 doesn't sound like rock anymore, they made great songs at the past but now it doesn't sound like rock anymore

Maroon 5 is alright. They just aren't rock. More hip hop than anything. They just aren't in the right category here.

Maroon 5 is amazing! BEST BAND EVER

Maroon 5 isn't rocj. It's pop. I hate pop but some pop artists blow my mind like MJ and Maroon 5

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24 Godsmack Godsmack Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

Godsmack is amazing got to be higher up on this list!

GODSMACK IS THE BEST BAND! these guys really know how to steal the show and blow the speakers with their (hard) rock. Sure, on a list of this..., godsmack belongs FAR above these stupid emo bands like Green Day and bands like Nickelback. Godsmack ROCKS!

25 Bon Jovi Bon Jovi Bon Jovi is a hard rock band formed in 1983, which had a streak of successful albums in the late 1980s. The band originally consisted of lead vocalist Jon Bon Jovi, guitarist Ritchie Sambora (left in 2013), bassist Alec John Such (left in 1994), keyboard David Bryan, and drummer Tico Torres. The band's ...read more.

I know most of his songs are 80s songs but he is still one of the greatest rock and roll artists of all time. I love his music. His best songs are livin on a prayer and it's my life. I don't get why he is not even in the top 20 in this list. When will the minimum quantity reach.

What This is my 2nd favorite band ever - BenTheGamer

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26 System of a Down System of a Down System of a Down formed in 1994 as an Armenian-American Nu Metal group from Glendale, California . The band name is sometimes shortened to System or SOAD. ...read more.

System of a down is just the greatest band when you hear a song from them you know its them because they have this unique sound that rocks witch brings a sing of relief cause they don't sound like any other bands they are different from the rest and better then the best

The best band ever. All songs by System of a down are special. They always can fix my mood, just listen one song and I'm happy person. I just love them!

Best bands of all time with amazing music and voice... best song of all time is toxicity

Their music is awesome

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27 Shinedown Shinedown Shinedown is an American hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001 and founded by members Brent Smith, Brad Stewart, Jasin Todd, and Barry Kerch.

To me, Shinedown is incredible overrated and deserves much more fame (at least top 15). The message and genius behind their lyrics is awesome. Some killer tracks from their albums "Amaryllis" and "The Sound of Madness".

Their music is truly amazing, especially some of their old songs, I absolutely love "Enemies" and "Sound of Madness".

Should be a lot higher than #38, awesome band, haven't heard a song by them yet that I dislike.

There is no band in this era that had ballads like showdown

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28 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down 3 Doors Down is an American rock band from Escatawpa, Mississippi that formed in 1996. The band originally consisted of Brad Arnold (vocals/drums), Todd Harrell (bass guitar) and Matt Roberts (guitar). They were soon joined by guitarist Chris Henderson, and later by drummer Richard Liles. V 1 Comment
29 Five Finger Death Punch Five Finger Death Punch Five Finger Death Punch is an American heavy metal band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Formed in 2005, the band's name is derived from a fictional martial arts maneuver in the 2003 film Kill Bill.

It absolutely aches me to know that Five Finger Death Punch isn't at least above Black Veil Brides. One of the best, part of my teenage years growing up.

I absolutely love five finger death punch #1

You should be lower than this you garbage

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30 Daughtry Daughtry Daughtry is an American rock band formed and fronted by namesake Chris Daughtry, who was a finalist on the fifth season of American Idol. Their self-titled debut album was released in November 2006.

Daughtry's first album was a success with lots of singles that the general public sings along to. "It's Not Over", "Home", "Over You" and "Feels Like Tonight" just to name a few. Not to mention they have hard rock songs that keep up with the likes Nickelback.

Maybe not Top 10 yet but This Band is the Future even though they have 3 albums already and there all wonderful.

Daughtry Is a Great Rock Band!

Their music is great they deserve to be in the top 10! Over you is the best song, life after you, no surprise, crawling back to you...

THIS BAND IS AMAZINGGG!

31 Arctic Monkeys Arctic Monkeys The Arctic Monkeys, otherwise known as the Death Ramps, are a British indie rock band formed in 2002 in Sheffield, England. The band consists of Alex Turner (lead vocalist, songwriter, electric and rhythm guitarist), Jamie Cook (electric and rhythm guitarist, songwriter), Matt Helders (percussionist, ...read more.

Pioneering rock music through the 21st century, AM's innovative integration of other rock genres shows pure creativity and extensive musicianship. They are The Rolling Stones of our generation.

It's a shame they are so low. Such a talented group. While most people nowadays only know them for AM, every single album they have is amazing. Alex Turner is easily one of the greatest lyricists of the 21st century. Their music never gets old.

How these aren't in the top 10 is ridiculous! Fall out boy for example or maroon 5 aren't comparable to arctic monkeys

The best thing since nirvana is 31?

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32 U2 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have ...read more.

Should be in the top 5, a band that has reinvented them selves to fit to the changing world, new music, not afraid to take risks and the most amazing concerts the world has ever seen

33 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.
34 Papa Roach Papa Roach Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California. Formed in 1993, their first major-label release was the triple-platinum album Infest.

Should be higher up the list. This is not acceptable!

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35 Lostprophets Lostprophets
36 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

Really amazing to listen to... Really powerful lyrics!

One of the best I've ever heard

37 Demons and Wizards Demons and Wizards Demons and Wizards is a power metal band conceived as a side-project by vocalist for Blind Guardian, Hansi Kürsch, and the guitarist for Iced Earth, Jon Schaffer.
38 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.

Excuse me, 30 Seconds to Mars and Muse. You are standing in the way of the true biggest Rock Band today! Paramore deserves to be on top, not just because of Hayley's awesome voice and equally awesome hair, but because of their songs that reflect the feelings of teenagers in the present generation. Now, please step aside because PARAMORE IS THE ONLY TRULY AT THE #1 SPOT.

My favourite band is in 17th place its not possible... Best vocals by Hayley, best music by Taylor and Jeremy... Its should be at no... Green day is good band but not better than paramore... All albums are good and my favorite album brand new eyes... So please vote for paramore it really deserve number 1 place...

They had a break-up but they stayed strong and released a new song in 2011. "Monster" was part of the Transformers Movie soundtrack and was a YouTube hit.

Paramore are perfect so move over Green Day bloody hell

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39 Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria Asking Alexandria are an English metalcore band from York, North Yorkshire formed initially in 2008 by lead guitarist Ben Bruce along with former lead singer Danny Worsnop, bassist Joe Lancaster, keyboardist and synth player Ryan Binns, and current members drummer James Cassells and rhythm guitarist ...read more.

Why are they all the way down here.-. This is not right.

Asking Alexandria has an amazing drummer! They definitely should be in the top 10!

Asking Alexandria should be in top 10!

40 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.

Pretty much all these bands are just crappy products of the radio industry. Tool is actually amazing and each song and album is loaded with meaning. They have by far the most talent and highest quality music of any of these groups. They don't get on the radio that much because they make genuine music.

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