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The Best Christian Rock Bands & Artists

List Criteria: Only Christian rock bands or Christian rock singers. No other rock bands or Christian musicians.

Christian rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good christian 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 christian rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Christian 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 christian rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest christian rock bands of all time, since the most famous christian rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best christian rock music.

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

This list is made up of a variety of items, including Creed and Jonas Brothers. Make this one count by voting for your favorites on this list. The list has items like Skillet and Paramore so that you have plenty of stuff to vote for.

All important, significant and iconic names in christian 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 christian 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 christian rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into christian 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 christian rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent christian rock bands. This list answers the questions "who are the best christian rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest christian 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 christian rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. You could always re-rank this list as your own then share it on your social networks to get a count of what only your friends think. (186 items)
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    most listed
    Skillet

    Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge More
    100
  2. 2
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    Dark ambient, Nu metal, Rock music More
    95
  3. 3
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    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music More
    89
  4. 4
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    Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Rock music More
    88
  5. 5
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    Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal More
    83
  6. 6
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    Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music More
    82
  7. 7
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    Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Groove metal More
    76
  8. 8
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Lifehouse

    Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music More
    75
  9. 9
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    Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music More
    75
  10. 10
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Anberlin

    Rock music, Emo, Alternative rock More
    74
  11. 11
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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Rock music More
    72
  12. 12
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    Pop music, Grunge, Contemporary worship music More
    71
  13. 13
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    Christian alternative rock, Experimental rock, Contemporary Christian ... More
    70
  14. 14
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    Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Contemporary worship music More
    69
  15. 15
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    Nu metal, Christian hardcore, Rapcore More
    69
  16. 16
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    Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music More
    68
  17. 17
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    Post-grunge, Alternative rock, Christian rock More
    68
  18. 18
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    Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music More
    68
  19. 19
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    Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Post-grunge More
    68
  20. 20
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    Electronic music, Contemporary worship music, Folk rock More
    67
  21. 21
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    ranked low on reranks
    Newsboys

    Contemporary Christian music, Pop rock, Alternative rock More
    65
  22. 22
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    often listed
    Hawk Nelson

    Pop punk, Christian punk, Pop rock More
    64
  23. 23
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    Christian music, Christian hip hop, Christian hardcore More
    63
  24. 24
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    Rock music, Contemporary Christian music, Acoustic music More
    63
  25. 25
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    Post-metal, Rock music, Post-grunge More
    62
  26. 26
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    often listed
    Superchick

    Pop punk, Christian punk, Christian hip hop More
    61
  27. 27
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    often listed
    BarlowGirl

    Adult contemporary music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music More
    60
  28. 28
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    Ashes Remain

    60
  29. 29
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    59
  30. 30
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    Nu metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal More
    59
  31. 31
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    Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock More
    58
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    Glam metal, Nu metal, Rock music More
    58
  33. 33
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    Christian hardcore, Contemporary worship music, Post-grunge More
    57
  34. 34
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    Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal More
    57
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    Adult album alternative, Pop music, Rock music More
    57
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    Future of Forestry

    Christian rock, Post-rock More
    54
  37. 37
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    Christian music, Pop music, Christian hip hop More
    53
  38. 38
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    Glam metal, Christian music, Classic rock More
    52
  39. 39
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    Nu metal, Experimental rock, Contemporary Christian music More
    52
  40. 40
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    Contemporary Christian music, Rock and roll, Christian rock More
    48
  41. 41
    Up 11
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    Pop punk, Christian punk, Power pop More
    48
  42. 42
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    Rock music, Emo, Christian rock More
    47
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    No image

    new! Halo

    45
  44. 44
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Glowin' Moses

    Christian rock More
    45
  45. 45
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    Down 3

    ranked high on reranks
    Jeremy Camp

    Christian music, Contemporary Christian music, Christian rock More
    44
  46. 46
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    ranked low on reranks
    Hillsong United

    Pop punk, Indie, Contemporary worship music More
    44
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    ranked low on reranks
    dc Talk

    Hip hop music, Christian hip hop, Rock music More
    44
  48. 48
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    Contemporary Christian music, Alternative rock, Christian rock More
    44
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    Pop music, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music More
    43
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    Nine Lashes

    41
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