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The Best Rock Bands Of 2019, Ranked

Updated January 13, 2020 31.5k votes 4.0k voters 76.2k views37 items

List RulesOnly bands releasing new music in 2019.

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.

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