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Best Electronic Rock Bands/Artists

List Criteria: Only bands who made more than one album incorporating electronic rock. Bands like Smashing Pumpkins (Adore) and The Killers (Hot Fuss) don't count

When you think of electronic rock, bands that use instruments like synthesizers will generally be thrown into that genre. Electro rock first emerged in the early 1970s at the advent of progressive rock and since then electronic rock artists have emerged in genres like synthpop, New Wave and industrial rock. The best electronic rock bands have been able to defy the odds and be creative and exploratory in their while attaining critically and commercial success. For the sake of this list, we're only going to include bands that have made several electronic rock albums and eschew the ones who dabbled in it for only one album.

So, who are the best electronic rock bands? Any list of electro rock artists has to include the likes of Depeche Mode, Duran Duran, Devo, Muse, New Order, Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails. When you generally think of electronic rock, these are some of the first bands that will jump out in your mind. These are some of the most important electronic rock bands and many of them have seen their legacy grow in their later years.

That said, it's up to you to determine what are the best electronic rock bands. If you think someone from this list, feel free to add them.  This list answers the questions "who are the best electronic rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest electronic 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 electronic rock bands that you might've heard of. (87 items)

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