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Good Rock Bands

List Criteria: Bands that still play live

List of good, straightahead rock bands, as ranked by you, the public. No hip-hop, metal, hardcore, uber-indie, electronica, dance, pop, singer songwriter etc music - just rock BANDS please (some of us just like to rock!). One other bit of criteria - please only include bands that still play live. I want to use this list as a resource for good rock, let's all add good bands so we can all learn about new music, since you sure can't hear it on the radio anymore, except for the same old classic rock bands. Keep em good - no bands that can't play live!

What are some of the good rock bands? That's up to you to decide, but there are plenty of solid options to choose from: some of these are good young rock bands, some alternative, but all great. All of the iconic and legendary rock bands are on this list and if they aren't, feel free to add them!
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    added by Kel Varnsen Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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    added by rockboy Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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    Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

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    Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    added by Randolph Space rock, Rock music, Electronic music

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    added by Ariel Kana Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Political hip hop

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    new! & added by MatuteGonano Rock music, Gothic metal, Alternative rock rock  

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    Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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    added by Keaton Rock music, Electronic music, New Prog

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    added by BostonBruins Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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    added by AssasinRiznaSangBarcelonista Thrash metal, Deathcore, Rock music This Band From Hutington Beach ,A Very cool song 

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    added by rockboy Blues-rock, Boogie rock, Rock music

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    Pop punk, Glam metal, New Wave

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    added by The Master Nu metal, Rock music, Experimental rock

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    added by smellsrank Swamp pop, Heartland rock, Rock music

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    added by bdkalino Americana, Noise rock, Rock music

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    added by TriciaSams Nu metal, Rock music, Acoustic music

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    added by rockboy Pop punk, Blues-rock, Rockabilly

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Garage rock

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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Folk rock One of the best overall bands in America

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    Rock music, World music, Acoustic music

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    added by Kyle Townsend Pop music, Folk rock, Pop rock

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Garage rock

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    added by Randolph Indie pop, Garage rock, Space rock

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    added by Kel Varnsen Rock music, Space rock, Psychedelic pop

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    added by Music Lover Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Folk rock

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    added by Ariel Kana Noise rock, Rock music, No wave

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    added by Randolph Heartland rock, Rock music, Country rock

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    added by Pocketful Of Sunshine Rock music, Alternative country, Indie rock

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    added by Lons Psychedelic folk, Rock music, Psychedelic pop

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    added by Samantha Dillinger Indie pop, Emo, Alternative rock

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    added by Keaton Indie pop, Alternative rock, Art rock

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    added by Keaton Third-wave of ska, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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    added by Music Lover Rock music, Rock and roll

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    added by Pocketful Of Sunshine Folk music, Folk rock, Bluegrass

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    added by Pocketful Of Sunshine Rock music, Garage rock, Indie rock

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    added by Lons Rock music, Experimental rock, Neo-psychedelia

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    added by Kel Varnsen Jangle pop, Indie pop, Pop rock

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    added by Samantha Dillinger Folk music, Folk rock, Indie folk

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    added by Music Lover Heartland rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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    added by jdemo23 Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop, Rock music

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