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Best Modern Rock Bands/Artists

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of items like Avril Lavigne and Staind. Vote for your favorites to get them to rise to the top. Show some love to your favorites like Battles or Marion Raven.

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

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

You can change the order of this list by having your friends vote too. (55 items)
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    Pop music, Modern rock, Pop rock

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    Modern rock, Alternative rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, J-pop

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    Onnine Ibalgwan Modern rock, Korean rock

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    Pop punk, Pop music, Modern rock

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    Pop punk, Garage rock, Rock music

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    Nu metal, Heavy metal, Modern rock

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    Tankcsapda Heavy metal, Modern rock, Punk rock

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    Jangle pop, Indie pop, New Wave

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    Modern rock, Power pop

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    Rock music, Rapcore, Funk metal

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    Uncrowned Modern rock

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    Pop punk, Adult album alternative, Pop-folk

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    Rock music, Heavy metal, Modern rock

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    Jangle pop, Rock music, Modern rock

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    Collapsis Rock music, Modern rock

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    Grunge, Folk rock, Modern rock

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    Modern rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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    Nu metal, Progressive metal, Heavy metal

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    Progressive metal, Modern rock, Alternative metal

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    Emo, Modern rock, Alternative metal

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    Pop music, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, Garage punk

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    Modern rock, Alternative rock

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    Rock music, Modern rock, Alternative rock

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    Classic rock, Modern rock, Power pop

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    Modern rock, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Denny DeMarchi Rock music, Modern rock, Alternative rock

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    World music, Modern rock, Power pop

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    Instrumental rock, Heavy metal, Modern rock

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    Tyler Foran Modern rock

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    Modern rock, Pop rock, Power pop

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    Rock music, Modern rock, Post-grunge

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    Tsavo Modern rock, Alternative rock

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    One Step Away Modern rock

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    Every Single Day Modern rock, Post-rock

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    KRIMZEN Rock music, Modern rock, Alternative rock

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    Modern rock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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    Nu metal, Modern rock, Alternative metal

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    Modern rock, Post-grunge

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    Pop music, Rock music, Teen pop

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    The Idoru Modern rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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    Grunge, Modern rock, Post-grunge

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    Rock music, Modern rock, Post-grunge

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    Critical Mass Modern rock, Christian rock

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    New Wave, Rock music, Modern rock

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    Modern rock, Post-grunge

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    Mnemonic Modern rock, Post-grunge, Alternative rock

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