Most Underrated Christian Rock Bands

The Top Ten

1 Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch Thousand Foot Krutch is a Canadian Christian rock band formed in 1995. They have released eight albums. They have also released two live albums and three remix albums.

Not underrated at all, it is a top 5 band! Try Nine Lashes.

Underrated? They're, like, the third biggest Christian Rock band, as far as popularity goes. - LarkwingFlight

Not underrated at all

They were like the most famous christain band in the 90s.

2 Ashes Remain

The quality of music this band produces, rivals Skillet. - CannedPrince

That album, What I've Become, it's gotta be top 5 favorite albums of all time.

How could you not like end of me? Come on

Please listen,just'll come running back to vote! Because they are so good and underrated! Vote so more people can listen...humanity is missing out! - alter-native

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3 Disciple 13

This Bands music speaks to the broken looking for a path the change their life for the better. The live concert is awesome! Keep it up Disciple 13 - forthemusic

This band is Definitely under rated, I like them better live than recorded but either way they are very uplifting with their music. - CFJgmail

I am surprised this band hasn't had more exposure. I saw them in concert last month very energetic band and fun music. - ellasalma

Great music good songs they need a label behind them

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4 We As Human

Prodigy Band of the legendary John Cooper. Twisted sound and good feeling behind the lyrics, give em a listen!

5 Fireflight

First of all that sound they have is awesome with the bass and power cords and then you add dawns vocals and your like can it get better and it does when you hear the lyrics. WOW.. When I received christ I kinda though my music was gonna be organs and blue hair but that's so not true. If your needing something new try fireflight and turn it up loud. Thanks kyle

What can I say? They're on my playlist I pump while driving transit bus, and I have people who have taken their headphones off to listen to them, and several people ask who they are. That says a lot. Great lyrics, great vocals, great music that is well above the same old 'pop' radio.

6 Manafest Manafest Christopher Scott Greenwood, better known by his stage name Manafest, is a Canadian Christian rapper and rock artist from Pickering, Ontario.

Best three songs from Manafest are- Impossible, Bring The Ruckus, and Avalanche

Agree he's underrated and amazing check out the fighter album it amazing

Technically a singer. - LarkwingFlight

Manafest is one of my favorite rock artists. It surprises me that he isn't as popular as he should be. No Plan B, Human, and Renegade are my 3 favorites from him, but he has a lot of awesome songs. - BillyBobJoe

7 Red Red Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002 by brothers guitarist Anthony Armstrong and bassist Randy Armstrong, with lead vocalist Michael Barnes.

Calling Red underrated is like calling Eminem underrated. In other words, not underrated at all. They are one of the biggest Christian rock groups there are! - LarkwingFlight

Between Red and Nine Lashes.


8 Downhere

They only play two of their songs on the radio, they should play more, like all of them are good for the radio.

Little to no Airplay. Listen to Last Amen and Last Night's Daydream.

Maybe not what you'd consider "rock," more like alternative rock. But still more underrated than TFK and Red. - LarkwingFlight

9 Nine Lashes

Anthem Of The Lonely is their best song.

Anthem of the Lonely should convince anyone.

Should be higher. - LarkwingFlight

What this lead singer does with the Pre-Chorus/Chorus parts blows my mind. He merges them seamlessly.

10 Anthem Lights

Caleb, Joey, Alan, Chad


The Contenders


They have such a beautiful tone and voice, they deserve more spotlight!

12 Decyfer Down Decyfer Down Decyfer Down is a Christian rock band formed in 1999 and based in Morehead City, North Carolina. Until 2002 – the year that Christopher Clonts joined the band – they went by the moniker Allysonhymn (pronounced All-eyes-on-Him). Decyfer Down is well known in Christian music, but the band is also more.

I would vote Red but they aren't really underrated but Decyfer Down is fairly underrated and they are pretty stinkin good

They are so underrated. They have released four albums and I must admit all of their songs are great. Their post grunge style is great. And I gotta hand it to TJ Harris.


13 Anberlin Anberlin Anberlin was an American rock band formed in Winter Haven, Florida in 1998. Since the beginning of 2007, the band consisted of lead vocalist Stephen Christian, guitarists Joseph Milligan and Christian McAlhaney, bassist Deon Rexroat, and drummer Nathan Young.

Extremely underrated, they are simply amazing!

14 Disciple Thirteen

Isn't Disciple 13 and Disciple Thirteen the same band well I will vote for them twice. If your struggling with something Disciple 13 has a couple of songs that will touch you, It did me - CFJgmail

Their live show is awesome, their music speaks of recovery from whatever you struggle with through God. the musicians are top notch.I heard them at a Celebrate Recovery concert a few years ago. - gailmdls

15 The Protest

I Bet No One have Heard Of This Band Check them Out they Have A New Album Called Legacy Coming Out On July 13

16 Sanctus Real

These guys ARE AMAZING! Enough said!

Why the heck are these guys so underfround

Their songs talk about everyday struggles and how to deal with them with God's help. Very uplifting and encouraging!

17 Icon for Hire

Best band ever!

18 X-Sinner
19 Earthsuit
20 Underoath Underoath Underoath is an American rock band from Tampa, Florida. Founded by Dallas Taylor and Luke Morton on November 30, 1997, in Ocala, Florida; subsequently its additional members were from Tampa.
21 The Classic Crime
22 Samestate
23 Owl City Owl City Owl City is an American Synthpop/Electronica project created in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota; it is the most successful of several projects by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young.

He is actually a Christian singer, not just a Christian who is a singer.

I wish more people knew that Adam is a Christian and a lot of his songs are Christian to like Shooting Star, Galaxies, and even Tidal Wave.
Vote him up.

He may not be underrated per se, but his Christian songs definitely are. You're Not Alone is a pretty good example. - LarkwingFlight

24 Jars of Clay Jars of Clay Jars of Clay is a Christian rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. They met at Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois.
25 Third Day
26 Cloverton
27 Starset Starset

Good for science students

28 Royal Tailor

Do this musician have a Facebook page?

Ready set go is the est song ever

29 Sent by Ravens
30 The Wrecking
31 Relient K

This was a great Christian metal band

They should be topten, they had a great impact on people

In a time when most Christian bands wanted to sound like others repent didn't. They had their own sound

One of the all time Christian metal bands of all time. True to the word. I was a great time in Christian metal.

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33 Lightswitch
34 David Crowder
35 Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave Big Daddy Weave is a contemporary Christian band composed of Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk, and Brian Beihl.
36 Demon Hunter Demon Hunter Demon Hunter is an American Christian metal band from Seattle, Washington, started in 2000 by brothers Don Clark and Ryan Clark. Although the brothers created the band together, only Ryan remains, since Don left the band to take care of his family.

Demon Hunter is a metal band, not a rock band. However, they are one of the best Christian bands out there. Alongside Manafest they are definitely underrated. - BillyBobJoe

37 Mastedon

Created and spearheaded by brothers John and Dino Elefante (Producers for Petra) in 1989, this Christian Hard Rock Band though not very influential were by and large one of the best Christian Rock bands ever despite only having three albums to their name.

38 Mike Mains & The Branches

They write songs that are not-only catchy but filled with emotions and literary brilliance. Worth a check out regardless of music tastes.

Amazing people! Best songs and though envoking!

39 P.O.D. P.O.D. Payable on Death, also known as P.O.D., is a Christian nu metal band formed in 1992 and based in San Diego, California.
40 Tenth Avenue North

Their music is of a kind I know nowhere else! It gets into your bones and really addresses how people feel and makes them feel better. - keycha1n

The lyrics are kinda sad sometimes, but they're so perfect.

41 Compliments of Gus
42 In the Midst of Lions
43 Casting Crowns Casting Crowns Casting Crowns is a contemporary Christian and Christian rock band started in 1999 by youth pastor Mark Hall, who serves as the band's lead vocalist, as part of a youth group at First Baptist Church in Downtown Daytona Beach, Florida.

They are neither underrated, nor rock. - LarkwingFlight

44 Spoken

A really underrated Nashville Christian hard rock group.

45 Above Only
46 I, the Breather
47 The City Harmonic

Crazy good. They really touch your heart. My first and still my favorite.

48 Plumbline

A fantastic band that has never really promoted or advertized itself into the public limelight, but has done a lot of fantastic songs

49 Daniel Amos

Especially the album "motorcycle"

50 Emery

Pure, Awesome.

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Anberlin
2. Manafest
3. Thousand Foot Krutch
1. Disciple 13
2. Downhere
3. Anthem Lights
1. Icon for Hire
3. Ashes Remain

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