Top 10 Bands of 2009

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The Top Ten

1 Linkin Park Linkin Park Linkin Park is an American rock band formed in Agoura Hills, California, in 1996. The members currently include Mike Shinoda (vocals, keyboards, rhythm guitar), Brad Delson (guitar), Dave "Phoenix" Farrell (bass), Joe Hahn (DJ) and Rob Bourdon (drums). Linkin Park are associated with a mixture of Alternative ...read more.

There can't be any doubts about Linkin Park snatching the top position in the lists given below. They have evolved immensely starting from their xero days to a thousand suns and their talent is simply impeccable. Its best to say they are the most self accomplished band in the world.

Best band ever! Get their new album, it's sick! I know burn it down isn't like anything that they usually do but it's still a great song. I heard it in concert to, there is no way that they are auto-tuned.

Very unique band. Very talented. Every album is different. Huge band internationally. One more light is my new favorite album! Hats off to one of the best bands ever

Linkin park is the Best

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2 Green Day Green Day Green Day are an American pop punk and alternative rock band formed in East Bay, California in 1987. The members include Billie Joe Armstrong (vocals and guitar), Mike Dirnt (bass), Tré Cool (drums) and Jason White (guitar) . Green Day are associated with punk rock, pop punk and alternative rock. Some ...read more.

Green Day is the best of all! Their song Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Guns... are magical! They are far better than Linkin Park

I love Green day and linkin park just All Of Other Band Is nothing
OKay Green day best song 21 guns

Way better than every band on this list.

21st Century Breakdown, 21 Guns, Know Your Enemy... enough said - toxictormentor

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3 Paramore Paramore Paramore is an American rock band from Franklin, Tennessee, formed in 2004. The band currently consists of lead vocalist Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York, and drummer Zac Farro.

PARAMORE TOTALLY ROCKS! They're songs can be really related at especially for teenagers helping us cooperate with situations sometimes emotional that's what makes they're so unique!

Very nice band I like the way hayley sings and have a head bang!, really good band for me it really rocks me!

Paramore in other words is UNIQUE. Everyday they keep surprising me with their awesome songs. Too bad Farro brothers are out. Hayley, Jeremy and Taylor keep rocking!

Yeah, you are really correct.

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4 Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold is an American alternative rock band, that was formed 1999 in California. Their longest lineup of members was M. Shadows (Vocals), Synyster Gates (Lead Guitar), Zacky Vengeance (Rhythm Guitar), Johnny Christ (Bass Guitar), and The Rev (Drums). ...read more.

Ok someone tell me why this is number eleven it deserves number two and dir en grey deserves number 1 and megadeth number 3

Avenged sevenfold! Best band ever!

5 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.

This band should be in the top 5. It is far more better than Green Day and paramore.

If any of you listened to dairy of jane you would understand why I told that this band should be in the top 5

THE BEST HANDS DOWN! Nothing could come close! I love everything about bb!

Breaking Benjamin should be #1! Come on they have the best songs! - John12

You know what's funny is that Breaking Benjamin has more comments than all the others, and is number 7.

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6 Three Days Grace Three Days Grace Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2013 Gontier left the band due to creative differences. He was replaced with Brad's ...read more.

- World So Cold
- The Good Life
- Break
- Lost In You

All of these songs were released from 3 Days Grace in 2009 and ended up on all rock top lists of that year... They just know the music you want to hear!

7 AC/DC AC/DC AC/DC are a Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014 . They were fronted by Bon Scott until his untimely death due to alcohol poisoning in 1979, after which they hired Brian Johnson ...read more.

I don't get why ac-dc is on this list but they are much better than Linkin Park. For those about to write on this list we salute you.

8 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.

They totally rock, and I think they will go far in the industry... I hope they are around for some time to come

THE ANIMALS! ALWAYS TRYING TO BURN IT TO THE GROUND! AND NOBODY CAN FIGURE THEM OUT!

9 Rise Against Rise Against Rise Against is an American hardcore punk band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1999. The band's current line-up comprises vocalist/rhythm guitarist Tim McIlrath, lead guitarist Zach Blair, bassist Joe Principe and drummer Brandon Barnes. They are known for popularizing punk.

Awesome band with great songs like:
Prayer of the Refugee
The Good Left Undone
Givw it All
Hero of War
Satellite
Make it Stop

Best punk rock band of this time... Green Day is a good band but not rise against has more good songs than Green Day...
My favorites
Behind closed doors
Survive
Injection
Give it all

10 The Black-Eyed Peas

A great restart, with plenty of no 1 hits - MatrixGuy

The Contenders

11 My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance My Chemical Romance was an American rock band from Jersey City, New Jersey, active from 2001 to 2013. For much of their career, the band consisted of lead vocalist Gerard Way, guitarists Ray Toro and Frank Iero, bassist Mikey Way, and drummer Bob Bryar.

c'mon guys! only fifth place! it has been said thousands of time but I'm gonna say it once again. My Chemical Romance saves lives!

Oh god there are so many. I grew up on Nickelback but My chemical romance has stolen my heart, possibly for ever. I love this list.

My Chemical Romance is WAY better that stupid Linkin Park paramore and nickelback. I have to say that Green Day is a better band but don't you think My Chemical Romance should be at least 2

My Chemical Romance saves.

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12 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.

i love all the songs on their new CD - josh49080

Should be way higher. Unfair. Just because they're not as popular. That's bs.

13 Trapt Trapt Trapt is an American rock band that formed in Los Gatos, California in 1995, best known for their 2002 single "Headstrong".
14 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American nu metal/ alternative rock/ alternative metal band from Chicago, Illinois. The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren. They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

I love Disturbed, not that my opinion puts them automatically at #1 - UFasten8Me

Come on we all know they should be #1

I don't like them

15 Panic! At the Disco Panic! At the Disco Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 and featuring the current lineup of vocalist Brendon Urie, accompanied on tour by bassist Dallon Weekes, guitarist Kenneth Harris, and drummer Dan Pawlovich.

They lost two of there members but came out with some new original music and sounded even better in concert than ever before!

The lyrics... The tunes... The songs are just so good to listen to! The words are fantastic to learn! And to sing and dance to their music, It's the funnest thing ever!

Panic! At The Disco For The Win!

Best band ever! Ryan Ross is the best guitarist ever! Brendon Urie is the best vocalist ever! Jon Walker is the best bassist ever! Spencer Smith is the best drummer ever!

Their Amazing, I know every song by them and never gotten tired of them, I love Spencer, Jon, ryan, and jon, so much, laugh out loud

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16 3OH!3
17 Dead By Sunrise Dead By Sunrise
18 Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys The Backstreet Boys are an American vocal group, formed in Orlando, Florida in 1993. The group consists of AJ McLean, Howie D., Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell.

The best band you've ever seen and heard... They are unique and unity is their strength... Vote them guys

Bow hate your post love the backstreet boys if there not number 1 your heads are you small so vote or you will pay.

19 30 Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds to Mars Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1998. The band consists of Jared Leto, Shannon Leto and Tomo Miličević.

Their music fuses in veins and rocks the bones they are the best modern rock band and so far they haven't sung a single bad song. please vote for them to get em on the top

They are very talented and diserve to be in this list - Alejandro-Bantik

They brought so much emotion and truth not only in their lyrics but their melodies and rythms as well. Thank you for getting me through high school!

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21 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.

What? 11th place? What is the world coming to? I think Metallica is the best Metal band out there and I would choose Metallica any day over Linkin Park or Green Day. Not that I think Linkin Park and Green Day aren't good enough-I love 'em- but Metallica kicks ass! Definitely should be among the Top Ten.

22 One Republic

They released "Secrets" that year. That should already put them higher on this list.

Uhmm, I love their song "SECrets" gtg... :")

23 Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy Fall Out Boy is an American pop rock band formed in Wilmette, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, in 2001. The band consists of vocalist and guitarist Patrick Stump, bassist Pete Wentz, guitarist Joe Trohman, and drummer Andy Hurley.

They are legendary in my opinion.

24 Muse Muse Muse are an English alternative rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The members are Matt Bellamy (lead vocal, lead guitar, piano, keyboard), Dom Howard (drums, percussion) and Chris Wolstenholme (bass, backing vocals). They've won several awards including five MTV Awards, 8 NME Awards, ...read more.

C'mon they had a great year:they had a new albom-Resistsnce, And there perfomances are great! - Alejandro-Bantik

If I see Linkin Park on top of one more list... Let's just say people might get hurt.

So amazing… The Resistance is the best album ever. The word 'epic' is defined by Muse! Best song: Uprising.

25 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 .
26 Slipknot Slipknot Slipknot is an American Heavy Metal band formed in 1995 from Iowa. The band is best known as one of the pioneers of the New Wave of American Heavy Metal during the late 1990s - 2000s and are distinguishable by the band's clothing choices, consisting of black/red jumpsuits and horror inspired masks. ...read more.
27 All Time Low All Time Low All Time Low is an American pop punk band from Towson, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore, formed in 2003. The band currently consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Alex Gaskarth, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Jack Barakat, bassist and backing vocalist Zack Merrick and drummer Rian Dawson. ...read more.

I just live to hear their music. they are they best live band ever and every single one of their songs are amazing! they have their own personality and it really shows in their music! plus they are the funniest guys on earth

I've loved all time low ever since I could remember! I saw them live with fall out boy in 2009 and I swear that was the best year for bands everywhere. All time low has the best songs that you can belt out anytime

28 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.
29 Silversun Pickups
30 Big Time Rush

Amazing guys, amazing music, and they are really cute! You gotta love this guys! Plus there show on nick was the highest rating ever in the history in nick!

I love these boys more then anyone else in the world. Kendall was and will always be my #1 favorite member. I believe that they should tour again in December of 2018! I LOVE YOU BIG TIME RUSH!

31 Coldplay Coldplay Coldplay are a British rock band formed in 1996. The band consists of Chris Martin (lead vocalist and pianist), Jonny Buckland (lead guitarist), Guy Berryman (bassist) and Will Champion (drummer and backing vocalist). Manager Phil Harvey is often considered an unofficial fifth member. The band renamed ...read more.

Coldplay is probably the best band ever and makes the most soothing songs and the songs are a pleasure to listen to

32 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively ...read more.
33 Alter Bridge Alter Bridge Alter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
34 Plain White T's
35 Sugarland Sugarland Sugarland is an American country music duo consisting of singer-songwriters Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush.
36 Skillet Skillet Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.

Come on! They made their best songs this year! They are monsters, heroes, and they will never surrender as long as nobody wakes them!

37 Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass) that formed in 2001. ...read more.
38 Lifehouse Lifehouse Lifehouse is an American rock band from Los Angeles comprising Jason Wade, Rick Woolstenhulme Jr. and Bryce Soderberg.

They had about four or five great songs and I've not heard any of their music recently.

39 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate ...read more.
40 Cage the Elephant
41 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.

Fireflies was the best song of the year in my opinion

42 Novecento
43 Jonas Brothers Jonas Brothers
44 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.
45 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.
46 Kasabian Kasabian Kasabian are an English rock band formed in Leicester in 1997. The band's original members consisted of vocalist Tom Meighan, guitarist and vocalist Sergio Pizzorno, guitarist Chris Karloff, and bassist Chris Edwards.
47 6cyclemind
48 X Japan X Japan X Japan is a Japanese heavy metal band from Chiba, formed in 1982 by drummer Yoshiki and lead vocalist Toshi.
49 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.

Come on these guys are great. I love when you're young, pages, let me be myslef, back to me. They're awesome!

50 Matchbox Twenty
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1. Linkin Park
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1. Linkin Park
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