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The Best Shock Rock Bands/Artists

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

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

Examples of items on this list include some of the best shock rock metal bands, Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson. Vote for the best items to see them graduate to the top of the list. What's better, Iggy Pop or Gwar?

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

This list answers the questions "who are the best shock rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest shock 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 shock 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, Experimental rock, Shock rock More
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    Glam metal, Industrial metal, Rock music More
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    Horror punk, Glam metal, Progressive metal More
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    Horror punk, Crossover thrash, Thrash metal More
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    Spoken word, Rock music, Garage rock More
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    Doom metal, Glam metal, Rock music More
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    Glam metal, Thrash metal, Rock music More
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    Glam metal, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Horror punk, Noise rock, Nu metal More
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    Glam metal, Rock music, Shock rock More
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    S.h.o.u.t

    Shock Rock,Heavy Metal More
    added by: metal
    Heavy Metal,Shock Rock,Hard ...
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    Punk blues, Garage rock, Protopunk More
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    Rock music, Shock rock, Rock and roll More
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    Thrash metal, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Shock rock, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll More
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    new! I.d.s.f.a.

    added by: idsfa paul
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    Doom metal, Nu metal, Electro-industrial More
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    Rock music, Shock rock, Pop rock More
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    Noise rock, Rock music, Experimental rock More
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    Shock rock, Heavy metal, Punk rock More
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    Scum punk, Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Thrash metal, Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Rock music, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Industrial metal, Industrial rock, Shock rock More
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    Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Rock music, Shock rock, Pop rock More
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    Synthpunk, Riot grrrl, Dance-punk More
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    Horror punk, Gothic rock, Post-industrial music More
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    Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music More
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    Glam metal, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Horror punk, Pop music, Shock rock More
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    Thrash metal, Shock rock, Hardcore punk More
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    Progressive music, Rock music, Shock rock More
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    Thrash metal, Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Synthpunk, Hip hop music, Dance-punk More
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    Glam metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal More
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    Nu metal, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Shock rock, Alternative rock More
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    Shock rock, Punk rock More
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    Thrash metal, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Shock rock, Heavy metal, Punk rock More
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    Shock rock, Alternative rock, Punk rock More
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    Pop punk, Garage punk, Shock rock More
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    Nu metal, Rock music, Experimental rock More
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    Glam metal, Rock music, Shock rock More
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    Crossover thrash, Shock rock, Heavy metal More
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    Hip hop music, Horrorcore, Shock rock More
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    Psychobilly, Shock rock, Punk rock More
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