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Best Melodic Rock Bands

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

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

List features artists like Dokken, Great White. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top of the list. The fun part of voting on multiple artists is making the hard choices, like what's better Winger or Toto?

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

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

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    Escape, Frontiers, Evolution

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    Dreamboat Annie, Little Queen, Heart

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    Boston, Greatest Hits, Third Stage

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    Toto IV, Legend: The Best of Toto, Turn Back

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    Eye of the Tiger, Reach, Survivor

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    4, Complete Greatest Hits, Agent Provocateur

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    Tooth and Nail, Breaking the Chains, Back for the Attack

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    The Final Countdown, Prisoners in Paradise, Wings of Tomorrow

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    Cheap Trick at Budokan, In Color, Dream Police

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    Live: You Get What You Play For, Good Trouble, Can't Fight This Feeling ...

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    In the Heart of the Young, Winger, Pull

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    Seven Wishes, Dawn Patrol, Big Life

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    FireHouse, Hold Your Fire, Category 5

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    Crimes of Passion, Greatest Hits, Best Shots

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    ...Twice Shy, Hooked, Once Bitten

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    Danger Danger, Revolve, Screw It!

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    Backlash, Bad English, Greatest Hits

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    Don't Come Easy, Strength in Numbers, Shine

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    Human Nature, Rubber, Mood Swings

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    Art Work

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    Rise Up, W.E.T., One Live - In Stockholm

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    Loverboy, Big Ones, Keep It Up

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    World Upside Down, Come to My Kingdom, The Power and the Myth

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    Goodnight L.A., On a Storyteller's Night, Wings of Heaven

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    Giuffria, Silk & Steel

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    Domino Effect, G., Dial Hard

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    The Robe, Essential Collection 1995-2005, Stormwarning

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    Aldo Nova, Twitch, Nova's Dream

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    Argus (bonus disc), Pilgrimage, Wishbone Ash

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    Streets: A Rock Opera, The Wake of Magellan, Edge of Thorns

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    Big Innings: Best of The Outfield, Playing the Field, Diamond Days

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    The Sufferer & the Witness, The Unraveling, Siren Song of the Counter ...

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    Til All Are One, Dial 818 888-8638, The Child Within

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    Head First, On the Edge, Union Jacks

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    Tonight, Black Noise, City of Fear

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    The Destiny Stone, The Roaring of Dreams, Pride of Lions

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    Live in Europe, Brave the Storm, Auf Reisen

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    The Storm, Eye of the Storm

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    Lionville, Lionville II

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    Sunstorm, Emotional Fire, House Of Dreams

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    Lukather, Candyman, Luke

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    The Grand Illusion, Paradise Theatre, Pieces of Eight

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    Hair of the Dog, Razamanaz, Loud 'n' Proud

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    Van Halen, 1984, Diver Down

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    Point of Know Return, Leftoverture, Kansas

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    Stay Hungry, You Can't Stop Rock 'n' Roll, Under the Blade

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    The Number of the Beast, Iron Maiden, Powerslave

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    Uh-huh, American Fool, Scarecrow

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    Holy Diver, The Last in Line, Sacred Heart

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