Most Underrated Rock Bands of the 21st Century

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21 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.
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23 Ghost Ghost Ghost is a Swedish heavy metal band that was formed in Linköping in 2008. Ghost consists of 5 masked instrumentalists, known as The Nameless Ghouls, and a demonic anti-pope known as Papa Emeritus. They have released 3 studio albums and 2 EPs . Each album brings in a new version of Papa Emeritus. Ghost ...read more.
24 Halestorm Halestorm Halestorm is an American rock band from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, consisting of lead vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale, her brother drummer and percussionist Arejay Hale, guitarist Joe Hottinger, and bassist Josh Smith .
25 Madina Lake

The band told a story through all the songs they ever released. One, big story, unfolding song by song. It also has lyrics any teen could relate to. This needs to be in the top 20 at least.

26 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.

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.

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27 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.

These guys are is most underrated band there is... they're awesome

They are talented and awesome band with good music

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28 In This Moment
29 Cage the Elephant
30 Lostprophets Lostprophets
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32 Red Hot Chili Peppers Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. ...read more.

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.

33 Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin Breaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.

Not well known? What? I've never met anyone that didn't know of breaking benjamin. There good, but very very known.

Greatest rock band of the 21st century

Underrated, not well known... but is the best rock band ever formed by far.

Don't know why this band is on the list... nearly everyone knows who Breaking Benjamin is, lmao I'm listening to diary of jane rn on my youtube playlist.

34 Code Orange Code Orange Code Orange is an American hardcore punk band that formed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 2008. The band signed to Deathwish Inc.
35 The Pretty Reckless

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.

36 The Strokes The Strokes The Strokes are an American rock band formed in New York City in 1998. They consists of Julian Casablancas (lead vocalist), Nick Valensi (guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Albert Hammond, Jr. (rhythm guitarist, keyboardist, backing vocalist), Nikolai Fraiture (bassist) and Fabrizio Moretti ...read more.
37 Taking Back Sunday

Shame these guys don't get more acclaim

38 Sevendust Sevendust
39 Static-X Static-X Static-X formed in Los Angeles in 1994. ...read more.

I wanted to see this legendary band in the list because their music makes sense, but it's "forsaken" and it was. This must find it's place in top 10.

40 Feeder

Very good band. They deserve much more attention than what they have been getting.

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