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The Best Korean Rock Bands/Artists

Updated August 4, 2021 18.5k votes 8.2k voters 156.9k views33 items

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While there are plenty of great Korean rock artists, when it comes down to it some are just better than others. This list is designed to let the fans of Korean rock separate the absolute best Korean bands and artists from all of the rest. From Korean girl groups to Korean metal, K-rock includes a huge array of different styles and sounds. CNBLUE and F.T. Island are classic examples of the genre, but are they the top rock bands from Korea of all time? 

This list of the top Korean rock bands of all time includes all Korean musicians and rock groups/artists who have released songs or albums, with the order decided by actual fans of the best Korean rock music.

You can click on the Korean rock band names to see more information about that particular notable Korean rock group. All of the top Korean rock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the Korean rock band names themselves.

The list features artists like Seo Taiji, Hahn Dae-soo, Cho Yong-pil, and more! Upvote your favorite artists and downvote the worst to see the best at the top. Who do you think is the best rock act from Korea?

All important, significant and iconic names in Korean rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to vote for your favorites. 

From all new Korean rock bands to hot girl groups and metal artists, this list features an accurate compilation of the best examples of K-rock, as well as a good place to start if you want to get into Korean rock and didn't know where to start. 

This list answers the questions "who are the best Korean rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Korean 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 Korean rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote. If you love Korean pop music, be sure to vote for the best k-pop bands and musicians as well and see who has the best moves on this list of the best k-pop dancers.

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