Most Underrated Rock Bands of the 21st CenturyVote for bands that you think are good and underrated.
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Muse is an amazingly talented band, who have made 6 mind-blowing albums, each very original and awesome in its own way. Songs like Time Is Running Out and Sunburn show just how skilled the three piece is, and they should definitely get more recognition!
One of the most unique, diverse and talented bands I have ever encountered. Matt Bellamy is one of the greatest guitarists to ever live.
Whoever put Nickelback on this list is brain dead. They belong on the worst bands list.
Touch me Matt, touch me please.V 11 Comments
Just Because they are a "Christian" Rock Band Many people ignore them I am an Atheist still they are my favourite Band By far the most underrated band they just don't get the credit they deserve due to they related to a specific religion meanwhile bands like Nickelback get recognition for just a few good songs while other of their songs are talentless copies, Skillet tours so extensively and write to meaning full songs and based on the daily struggles mental or physical of working class people yet people fail to credit them
A great band that is overlooked because of Christian themes. Lyrics are extremely inspiring and their male/female vocals are awesome
Best band right now. They keep getting better, evolving and will certainly reach the top soon, very soon.
Best band and music ever!V 4 Comments
They really are having some good songs I really like them but they are not above some band like paramore, Bullet For My Valentine, trivium, skillet I will give them no 5 in my list... There songs are awesome like blackBird, open your eyes, metalingus, isolation, broken wings and many more...
Nothing, but stacks and stacks of power and emotion perfectly intertwined in every song they make. The best band on this list. Not every singer gets chosen by members of Led Zeppelin to jam with.
Good to see AB on the rise, definitely a monster band with quality musicians and songwriting, unlike crap like Paramore, Skillet and other third-grade bands.
Alter Bridge is terribly underrated. Songs like Metalingus, Find The Real, Isolation, and Watch Over You prove that. To everyone calling them overrated, where's your taste in music?V 2 Comments
More underrated than Skillet. I definitely agree that in a world where secular music is the most popular, Skillet is definitely underrated, but even fewer people have heard of RED, and even those who have all seem to think that Skillet is better, to which I say, just because you're popular doesn't mean you're good. Put RED up at #1. - LarkwingFlight
Red are a fantastic band who can balance melody and screaming well. They have a great mix of fast and slow songs (including fast songs which have a slow version). They use strings a lot, which I admire.
From Start Again to Pieces, all the way up to Part That's Holding On, this band just comes up with brilliant songs. Songs with deep meaning, unlike some of today's garbage.
Awesome band, but totally underrated!
Number 2? I'm so glad to know Billy Talent is high on at least ONE list. Billy Talent is the greatest band I know, and they deserve so much more credit. People really need to start thinking of this band as one of the greatest, right up there with Linkin Park, Avenged Sevenfold, and Green Day. - YoshiDragon240
These guys are one of the greatest bands of the 21st century, and they hardly get the credit and attention they deserve. You have not lived until you have heard Viking Death March. If Billy Talent was as popular as Linkin Park, my life would be complete. BillyTalentRevolution - Meko750
A band who put on an entertaining live show and create catchy, fun pop punk records. Why these guys aren't as successful as Green Day, etc I'll never comprehend.
They are underrated cause their best album "Billy Talent II" didn't get into the top of the charts in US, dispite they went number 1 in Germany and Canada.V 6 Comments
This is literally my favorite band. Multiple great albums, lots of amazing songs, this band is just overall good.
I grew up on Shinedown, and I know that there not the greatest band of all time, but I do know they deserve more credit.
Hands down, the best singer in rock today. There sound and lyrics are just amazing and deep
" The first step is the one you believe in and the second step might be profound"
They are underratedV 3 Comments
Retro-50s style psych rockers. Amazing band, worth a listen - ryanrimmel
Distinct hard rock as well as smooth catchy ballads. On top of it a very versatile voice of the lead singer, which represents the major difference to other rock bands.
I don't know why media focuses on bands like One Direction when there are so many talented bands that are so underrated. People seem to don't know what's Christian Rock... Bands like Thousand Foot Krutch and Skillet must get more recognizion... Also other rock band like Breaking Benjamin, Three days Grace or Red...
They are the most unique, talented bands ever, and I love their one of a kind style. They are so talented, and my favorite album of theirs is"A Fever You Can't Sweat Out". There is so much variety, and each song has great lyrics that tell a story. Also, I would like to give them credit for that being their very first album, and when it was released, they had never even performed a show before! They were straight out of high school as 18 and 19 year olds, and the album was still a work of art! Well done!
They aren't really underrated but not much radio play - TopTenListmaker
Super underrated. People don't appreciate what an amazing band they are!
I would not be the same toady without them, and that is a fact. They have changed my life so much.
Super amazing band!
I have heard their music through AMVs, they are hust simply amazing <3 I have a feeling they'll rise up since they were created in 2013
They are not underrated they are overrated stupid fanboys compare them to Green Day just after 2 albums -___-
This band is so underrated. Retro Heavy Metal/ Blues Rock. Nothing in my generation holds up to them except maybe My Morning Jacket (who started in the 90's) or Blue Pills.
Not well known? What? I've never met anyone that didn't know of breaking benjamin. There good, but very very known.
Underrated, not well known... but is the best rock band ever formed by far.
Greatest rock band of the 21st century
THEY ARE NOT VERY POPULAR YET THEY ARE THE GREATEST ROCK SONGWRITERS OF ALL TIME.V 1 Comment
These guys are is most underrated band there is... they're awesome
They are talented and awesome band with good music
The music they make is great
Most underrated band
c ome on have u listened to their new album...it's awesome
If a band makes it into the rock and roll hall of fame they are not underrated
Awesome band but not underrated
One of the very best bands of all time.
Great band, great lyrics
Most Underrated Band In History Awesome Songs
Like Survive Savior Satellite Drones Help On the Way...
They r amazing
Shame these guys don't get more acclaim
The 21st century version of Weezer isn't exactly their glory days. This really shouldn't be on this list.
Make Believe, Red, Raditude and Hurley are definitely steps down from the previous work. I personally love Hurley but I know for the most part these four were super less well received. However, Green was a success, Maladroit was well received and has a cult following-ish. Everything Will Be Alright In The End was fantastic and White was fantastic.V 2 Comments
Great band, should have been a lot more popular.
Best Band Ever but UNDERRATED TO the very Extent
Very good band. They deserve much more attention than what they have been getting.
These guys are amazing. Just listen and you'll love them
Totally underrated...although the newest album hasn't been up to there usual standards.. - espyorkshireman
Awesome band, incredible music, all their albums are amazing, fantastic live shows, innovative music videos.
What not to like?
My favorite female lead singer. Awesome music here!
Should definitely be in the top 10.
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