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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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    Progressive metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Blues-rock, Classic rock, Pop music

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    Boogie rock, Rock music, Hard rock

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    Blues-rock, Canadian rock, Rock music

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    added by elise Indie pop, Alternative rock, Art rock

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge

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    Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Progressive rock

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    added by RobinGallego Rock music, Hard rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Post-grunge

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    Alternative rock

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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Progressive rock

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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    Rock music, Pop rock, Hard rock

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    Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative rock

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    added by RobinGallego Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Pop punk, Rapcore, Melodic hardcore

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Rock music

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    added by bojanthebest Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Emo

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    Canadian rock, Rock music, Indie rock

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    added by willyboymcoy Pop music, Folk music, Folk jazz

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    Nu metal, Dance-punk, Grunge

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    added by DannyMcCoy Pop music, Rock music, Folk music

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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    new! & added by jamescoltman2007 Monster Truck Rock music

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie

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    Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal

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    Canadian rock, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, New Wave

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    added by axelanti Walk Off the Earth

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    added by RobinGallego Thrash metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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    added by MichielCoolen Adult contemporary music, New Wave, Rock music

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Dream pop

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    new! & added by SteveFek Sinéad Lohan

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    new! & added by SteveFek Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, Pop rock

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    Folk music, Acoustic music, Melodic hardcore

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    Canadian rock, Power pop, Indie rock

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    added by charliedontsurf Goddo

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    Experimental rock, Punk rock, Post-hardcore

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    added by carriewroot The Redlight Kings

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    added by carriewroot The Redlight Kings

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    Garage rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    added by MichielCoolen Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Neo-progressive rock, Space rock, Heavy metal

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    Synthpunk, Noise rock, Dance-punk

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