Discovering the best new rock bands can feel like mining for a precious gem. To save you the trouble, we've made this compilation of 2023's top new rock acts. From Baltimore quartet STONE HORSES to Los Angeles based teenage all-girl group The Linda Lindas, this year's hottest rockstars and musicians to watch are ready to take the world by storm, one head-banging hit single at a time. The 2023 roster of artists featured below spans all rock subgenres, including heavy metal, indie rock, punk rock, alternative, new wave, blues rock, ska, synth-pop, and progressive rock.
Which trending new rock groups are you most excited to see live, and whose records are you currently listening to? Vote below for the best new rock bands of 2022, and be sure to also check out this year's top new rock songs here.