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The Best Bands Like Imagine Dragons

Updated May 27, 2020 2.7k votes 303 voters 17.5k views46 items

Looking for more bands like Imagine Dragons? The pop rock band from Las Vegas took the world by storm with their album Night Visions in 2012, which has since been certified double Platinum. Let's rank the best bands similar to Imagine Dragons, with the help of your votes.

People often compare Imagine Dragons to Twenty One Pilots, a sythpop duo from Ohio known for songs like "Stressed Out" and "Ride." Just like Imagine Dragons, Twenty One Pilots is a band that's hard to place into a single genre or category. Other bands similar to Imagine Dragons include X Ambassadors, The Neighbourhood, and The Killers, a well-established group that undoubtedly influenced the Vegas rock band.

These Imagine Dragons band recommendations are ranked by your votes, so show some love to the bands you think other fans should check out. Feel free to downvote any bands as well if you feel they aren't similar enough to Imagine Dragons.

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  • OneRepublic1
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    OneRepublic

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsDreaming Out Loud, Waking Up, The Teen Idols: The Very Best Of, Native, Stop and Stare

    OneRepublic is an American pop rock band from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by...  more
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  • Twenty One Pilots2
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    Twenty One Pilots

    Alternative hip hop, Pop

    AlbumsVessel, Twenty One Pilots, Regional At Best, Fake You Out, Guns For Hands

    Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo from Columbus, Ohio. The band was formed in 2009...  more
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  • Bastille3
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    Bastille

    Synthpop, Alternative rock

    AlbumsBad Blood, No One’s Here to Sleep, Remixed, Overjoyed, Bad Blood

    Bastille are an English indie rock band formed in 2010. They began as a solo project by...  more
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  • Coldplay4
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    Coldplay

    Alternative Rock, Pop

    AlbumsA Rush of Blood to the Head, Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends, Parachutes, X&Y, Clocks

    Coldplay are a British rock band formed in London in 1996. The four members – which include...  more
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  • Linkin Park5
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    Linkin Park

    Alternative rock, Hip hop

    AlbumsHybrid Theory, Living Things, Meteora, Minutes To Midnight, Burn It Down

    Linkin Park is an American rock band from Agoura Hills, California. The band's current lineup...  more
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  • X Ambassadors6
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    X Ambassadors

    Rock, Alternative rock

    AlbumsLove Songs Drug Songs, The Reason

    X Ambassadors (also stylized XA) are an American rock band from Ithaca, New York. Its members...  more
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  • Panic! at the Disco7
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    Panic! at the Disco

    Alternative rock, Pop punk

    AlbumsA Fever You Can't Sweat Out, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, Vices & Virtues, Pretty. Odd.

    Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by...  more
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  • The Killers8
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    The Killers

    Pop punk, Synthpop

    AlbumsSam’s Town, Hot Fuss, Day & Age, Mr Brightside, Battle Born

    The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon...  more
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  • American Authors9
    American Authors is an American rock band based in New York City and who are signed to Island...  more
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  • The Script10
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    The Script

    Indie pop, Blue-eyed soul

    AlbumsScience & Faith, #3, The Script, iTunes Festival: London 2011, iTunes Festival: London 2008

    The Script are an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001. The band consists of lead...  more
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  • Arctic Monkeys11
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    Arctic Monkeys

    Trip hop, Dance-punk

    AlbumsWhatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not, Favourite Worst Nightmare, Humbug, Suck It and See

    Arctic Monkeys is an English rock band formed in Sheffield in 2002. The group consists of Alex...  more
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  • Walk the Moon12
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    Walk the Moon

    Power pop, Alternative rock

    AlbumsWalk the Moon, Tightrope EP, Anna Sun EP, The Other Side: B-Sides and Rarities, The Anthem EP

    Walk the Moon is an American indie rock band based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lead singer Nicholas...  more
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  • Foster the People13
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    Foster the People

    Indie pop, Synthpop

    AlbumsTorches, Supermodel, Pumped Up Kicks, Helena Beat, Call It What You Want

    Foster the People is an American indie pop band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2009. The...  more
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  • Muse14
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    Muse

    Alternative Rock, Electronica

    AlbumsOrigin of Symmetry, Absolution, The 2nd Law, Black Holes and Revelations, The Resistance

    Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The band consists of...  more
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  • Cage the Elephant15
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    Cage the Elephant

    Punk blues, Garage rock

    AlbumsThank You, Happy Birthday, Cage the Elephant, Melophobia, Ain't No Rest for the Wicked

    Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006....  more
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  • AWOLNATION16
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    AWOLNATION

    Indie pop, Noise rock

    AlbumsBack from Earth, I've Been Dreaming, Megalithic Symphony, RE/Sail, Sail

    Awolnation is an American electronic rock band, formed and fronted by Aaron Bruno, formerly of...  more
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  • Kodaline17
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    Kodaline

    Pop music, Rock music

    AlbumsIn a Perfect World, The Kodaline EP, The High Hopes, After the Fall, All I Want

    Kodaline are an Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, in 2011 the band changed its...  more
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  • Snow Patrol18
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    Snow Patrol

    Post-Britpop, Folk rock

    AlbumsEyes Open, Final Straw, Live and Acoustic at Park Ave., When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up, The Trip: Created by Snow Patrol

    Snow Patrol are an Irish-Scottish rock band from Northern Ireland and Scotland, formed in...  more
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  • The 197519
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    The 1975

    Indie pop, Nu gaze

    AlbumsThe 1975, Music for Cars, Sex, iTunes Festival: London 2013, Facedown

    The 1975 is an English indie rock band formed in Manchester. The group consists of Matthew...  more
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  • The Neighbourhood20
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    The Neighbourhood

    Experimental rock, Dance music

    AlbumsFemale Robbery, I Love You, I'm Sorry..., Thank You, West Coast/Every Minute

    The Neighbourhood is an American Indie rock band formed in August 2011. The band is composed...  more
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  • Neon Trees21
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    Neon Trees

    New Wave, Pop music

    AlbumsHabits, Picture Show, Pop Psychology, Start a Fire, iTunes Live from SoHo

    Neon Trees is an American rock band from Provo, Utah. Known for their energetic live...  more
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  • 30 Seconds to Mars22
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    30 Seconds to Mars

    Neo-progressive rock, Rock music

    AlbumsA Beautiful Lie, 30 Seconds to Mars, Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams

    Thirty Seconds to Mars (commonly stylized as 30 Seconds to Mars) is an American rock band from...  more
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  • Maroon 523
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    Maroon 5

    Pop, Alternative Rock

    AlbumsSongs About Jane, Hands All Over, Payphone, It Won't Be Soon Before Long, 2003-10-31: Philadelphia

    Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California. It currently consists of...  more
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  • Hozier24
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    Hozier

    Indie pop, Soul music

    AlbumsTake Me To Church E.P., Sedated, Hozier

    Andrew Hozier-Byrne, known as Hozier (born March 17, 1990), is an Irish musician and...  more
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  • Nothing But Thieves25
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