Updated: check out our list of the best rock bands of 2020!
Whether you like ripping guitar riffs or massive drum solos, the best rock bands of 2019 have it all. The 2019 class of rock and rollers includes veteran acts, newcomers, and everyone in between. Some of the best rock bands of 2019 have massive tours on the calendar while others are releasing highly anticipated new albums.
Everyone from Vampire Weekend to Greta Van Fleet to Panic! at the Disco are expected to have a big year in 2019. Living legends like The Who and the Rolling Stones are also going to leave their marks on the year with sold-out summer tours.
Which rock band do you think will own 2019? Vote your favorite 2019 rock bands up to the top of this list and please add any artists we may have missed.
- 1Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed by singer Brent Smith in... more on Wikipedia2,2531,348
- 2Breaking Benjamin is an American rock band founded in 1998 by Benjamin Burnley in... more on Wikipedia786539
- 3Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, formed in 1994. The band includes... more on Wikipedia756519
- 4Badflower is an American rock band founded in Los Angeles, California. The band is composed of... more on Wikipedia830577
- 5Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997. Based in Toronto,... more on Wikipedia701485
- 6Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is... more on Wikipedia750538
- 7Papa Roach is an American rock band from Vacaville, California, formed in 1993. The original... more on Wikipedia619485
- 8Greta Van Fleet is an American rock band from Frankenmuth, Michigan, formed in 2012. It... more on Wikipedia736708
- 9Theory of a Deadman is a Canadian hard rock band from Delta, British Columbia, formed in 2001.... more on Wikipedia471444
- 10Pearl Jam is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990. Since its... more on Wikipedia524532
- 11Twenty One Pilots is an American musical duo from Columbus, Ohio. The band was formed in 2009... more on Wikipedia681748
- 12The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962. The first settled... more on Wikipedia494541
- 13Panic! at the Disco is an American pop rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by... more on Wikipedia540601
- 14I Prevail is an American metalcore band formed in Southfield, Michigan, established in 2013.... more on Wikipedia373410
- 15Muse are an English rock band from Teignmouth, Devon, formed in 1994. The band consists of... more on Wikipedia414463
- 16Radiohead are an English rock band formed in Abingdon-on-Thames in 1985. The band consists of... more on Wikipedia382427
- 17Imagine Dragons is an American rock band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup... more on Wikipedia649751
- 18Bring Me the Horizon are a British metalcore band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2003,... more on Wikipedia373438
- 19Cage the Elephant is an American rock band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that formed in 2006.... more on Wikipedia322406
- 20The Black Keys is an American rock band formed in Akron, Ohio, in 2001. The group consists of... more on Wikipedia343441
- 21The Who are an English rock band formed in London in 1964. Their classic line-up consisted of... more on Wikipedia341439
- 22Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1992. Since 2001, the... more on Wikipedia309399
- 23Megadeth is an American thrash metal band from Los Angeles, California. The group was formed... more on Wikipedia283390
- 24The Struts are an English rock band from Derby, Derbyshire, England. The band consists of... more on Wikipedia178337
- 25FEVER 333 is an American rock band formed in Inglewood, California in July 2017. The... more on Wikipedia153301