The Best Southern Rock Bands of All Time Bands/Musicians
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The Best Southern Rock Bands of All Time

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

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

This list is made up of a variety of items, including Miley Cyrus and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Any items you vote for have a better chance of becoming the number one item. This list of Southern rock bands also includes legends like Neil Young and Lynyrd Skynyrd so that you have plenty of stuff to vote for.

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

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

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Heartland rock, Rock music, Country rock

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    Rock music, Southern rock

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    Punk blues, Boogie rock, Psychobilly

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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Garage rock

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    added by Clark Benson Grinderswitch Rock music

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    Christian hardcore, Post-hardcore, Southern rock

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    Heartland rock, Rock music, Country rock

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