The Best German Rock Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best German Rock Bands/Artists

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

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

These artists, like Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Blackmail include images when available. Vote up the best artists so that they get close to the top of the list. Also, you should vote on artists like Böhse Onkelz and Silbermond, if you like them.

All important, significant and iconic names in german 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 german 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 german rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into german 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 german rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent german rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best german rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest german 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 german rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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    Industrial metal, Gothic metal, Industrial music

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    Krautrock, Synthpop, Electronic music

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    Electronic music, Film score, Video game music

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    Krautrock, Electronic music, Protopunk

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    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Noise rock, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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    Progressive metal, Melodic music, Power metal

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    Pop music, Folk music, Folk rock

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    Folk music

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    Indie, Heavy metal

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    Pop rock, Neue Deutsche Welle, Progressive rock

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    Krautrock, New Age music, Electronic music

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    Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Rock music

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    Minimal techno, Electronic music, Glitch

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    Folk music, Instrumental, Ambient music

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    Minimal techno, Dark ambient, Electronic music

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    Krautrock, New Age, Ambient music

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    Intelligent dance music, Ambient music, Techno

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    Minimal techno, Electronic music, Glitch

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    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Fettes Brot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best German Rock Bands/Artists

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    Hip hop music, Pop rap, German hip hop

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    New Wave, Punk rock

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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    Synthpunk, Electronic body music, Dance-punk

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    Indie pop, Noise rock

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    Krautrock, Electronic music, Experimental music

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    Krautrock, Space rock, Experimental rock

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    Krautrock, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Downtempo, Indie, Experimental music

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    Thrash metal, Progressive metal, Power metal

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    Element of Crime is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best German Rock Bands/Artists

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    Pop music, Rock music

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    Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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    Krautrock, Space rock, Electronic music

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    Electronic music, Glitch, Intelligent dance music

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    Synthpop, New Wave, New Romanticism

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    Glam metal, Thrash metal, Power metal

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    Hip hop music, Pop rap, German hip hop

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    Dance-punk, Electronic music, Indietronica

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    Dark ambient, Noise rock, Industrial rock

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    Krautrock, Experimental rock, Progressive rock

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    Downtempo, New Age music, Worldbeat

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    German rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Krautrock, Space rock, Progressive rock

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