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The greatest rock bands of 2000-present based ONLY on their 21st century accomplishments.
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Foo Fighters is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Foo Fighters Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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Coldplay is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Coldplay London, United Kingdom

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U2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
U2 Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Radiohead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Radiohead Abingdon, United Kingdom

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Green Day is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Green Day Berkeley, California, United States of America

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OneRepublic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
OneRepublic Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

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Linkin Park is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Linkin Park Agoura Hills, California, United States of America

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Beck Hansen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Beck Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Evanescence is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Evanescence Little Rock, Arkansas, United States of America

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Red Hot Chili Peppers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Red Hot Chili Peppers Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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The White Stripes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
The White Stripes Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Muse is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Muse Teignmouth, United Kingdom

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Train is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Train California, United States of America

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The Killers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
The Killers Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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Pearl Jam is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Pearl Jam Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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Daughtry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Daughtry McLeansville, North Carolina, United States of America

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Bon Jovi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Bon Jovi Sayreville, New Jersey, United States of America

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Nickelback is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Nickelback Hanna, Canada

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The Black Keys is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
The Black Keys Akron, Ohio, United States of America

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Arctic Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Arctic Monkeys Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Fun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Fun New York City, New York, United States of America

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R.E.M. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
R.E.M. Athens, Georgia, United States of America

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Bruce Springsteen New Jersey, United States of America

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Oasis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Oasis Manchester, United Kingdom

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Weezer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Weezer Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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The Strokes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
The Strokes New York City, New York, United States of America

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The All-American Rejects is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
The All-American Rejects Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Paramore is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Paramore Franklin, Tennessee, United States of America

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Jimmy Eat World is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Jimmy Eat World Mesa, Arizona, United States of America

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Kings of Leon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Kings of Leon Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

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Metallica is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Metallica Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Stone Temple Pilots is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Stone Temple Pilots San Diego, California, United States of America

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Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

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Steely Dan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Steely Dan Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, United States of America

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Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Aerosmith Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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AC/DC is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
AC/DC Sydney, Australia

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30 Seconds to Mars is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
30 Seconds to Mars Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Avenged Sevenfold Huntington Beach, California, United States of America

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There for Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
There for Tomorrow Orlando, Florida, United States of America

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Maroon 5 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Maroon 5 Los Angeles, California, United States of America - Before they turned to poppy crap

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Three Days Grace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Three Days Grace Norwood, Ontario, Canada

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All Time Low is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
All Time Low Timonium, Baltimore, Maryland

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Def Leppard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Def Leppard Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Soundgarden is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Soundgarden Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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Fall Out Boy is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Fall Out Boy Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Imagine Dragons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Imagine Dragons Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

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Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Van Halen Pasadena, California, United States of America

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Them Crooked Vultures is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century

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Nada Surf is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
Nada Surf New York City, New York, United States of America

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The Rolling Stones is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 50 Best Rock Artists of the 21st Century
The Rolling Stones London, United Kingdom