The Best Modern Rock Bands/Artists Bands/Musicians

The Best Modern Rock Bands/Artists

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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 artists 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. (20 items)


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    Californication, Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Stadium Arcadium

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    American Idiot, Dookie, 21st Century Breakdown

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    Wasting Light, The Colour and the Shape, Foo Fighters

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    Hybrid Theory, Living Things, Meteora

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    Toxicity, Hypnotize, Mezmerize

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    Phobia, We Are Not Alone, Saturate

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    Origin of Symmetry, Absolution, The 2nd Law

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    One-X, Life Starts Now, Three Days Grace

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

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    Leave a Whisper, The Sound of Madness, Us and Them

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    City of Evil, Waking the Fallen, Avenged Sevenfold

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    The Black Parade, Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge, I Brought You My Bullets ...

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    Fallen, My Immortal, The Open Door

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    Potatoes for Christmas, Infest, Lovehatetragedy

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    Aha Shake Heartbreak, Only by the Night, Youth & Young Manhood

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    Chapter V, 14 Shades of Grey, Break the Cycle

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    A Beautiful Lie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Love

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    All That Remains, Happenstance, Fozzy

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    Let Go, My Happy Ending, Don't Tell Me

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    Alkaline Trio / Blue Meanies, Crimson, Good Mourning

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