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Best Canadian Rock Bands/Artists

List Criteria: Only bands or rock musicians who are from Canada

Canadian rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good canadian rock bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top canadian rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Canadian rock groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all canadian rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest canadian rock bands of all time, since the most famous canadian rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best canadian rock music.

You can click on the canadian rock band names to see more information about that particular notable canadian rock group. If they're near the top of the best canadian rock artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top canadian rock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the canadian rock band names themselves.

List below includes Sam Roberts, The Tragically Hip and more items. Make sure to downvote the worst items on this list. Downvote the items you like the least, like Elliott Brood or Doug Bennett. If you do like them, then vote them up.

All important, significant and iconic names in canadian rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new canadian rock bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of canadian rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into canadian rock music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good canadian rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent canadian rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best canadian rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest canadian rock musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular canadian rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    added by elise Indie pop, Alternative rock, Art rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Canadian rock, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    Blues-rock, Classic rock, Pop music

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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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    Experimental rock, Punk rock, Post-hardcore

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    Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Progressive rock

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    Blues-rock, Canadian rock, Rock music

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Dream pop

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Garage rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Pop rock

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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    Alternative rock

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    Yukon Blonde Indie rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Post-grunge

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    Boogie rock, Rock music, Hard rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Hard rock

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    new! Folk music, Acoustic music, Melodic hardcore

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    Canadian rock, Rock music, Indie rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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    Canadian rock, Power pop, Indie rock

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    added by axelanti Walk Off the Earth

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    Pop punk, Rapcore, Melodic hardcore

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    added by axelanti Ska punk, Rock music, Reggae rock

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    Indie pop, Dance-punk, Indie rock

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    added by axelanti Electronic music, Alternative dance, Electronic dance music

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    Synthpunk, Noise rock, New rave

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    Dark ambient, Space rock, Experimental rock

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    Synthpunk, Noise rock, Dance-punk

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    Nu metal, Dance-punk, Grunge

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    Pop punk, Christian punk, Power pop

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    added by Lucid Aria Tesolin Pop Alternative, Top 40, Adult Contemporary, Pop Classical

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    Young Galaxy Indie pop, Synthpop, Dream pop

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    Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Heavy metal

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    Noise rock, Garage rock, Grunge

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    Majical Cloudz

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    Metz

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    Garage punk, Garage rock, Rock and roll

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    Indie pop, New Wave, Dance-punk

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Post-rock

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    added by willyboymcoy Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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    Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal

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