Rock music is not that widely popular these days, unlike what it was in the past decades. But don’t get me wrong. Rock music still has a huge following. It’s just that you don’t normally see rock music on mainstream music charts these days. Today, when auto-tune and one-hit wonders are more popular than the people who make real music, you just wanted to travel back in time. Well, perhaps people have their own music preference. Either way, rock music is here to stay. Here is the list of the best modern rock bands that you must listen to.
The Best Modern Rock Bands
1. Linkin Park
Linkin Park started their mainstream run in the early 2000s, with hit songs like “Crawling”, “In The End” and “Papercut”. They are still making music these days, but they don’t have any chart-topping hits at the moment.
2. Avenged Sevenfold
If you want heavy metal/core rock, Avenged Sevenfold is a must-listen. They have their own following, and they love what they do. They make sure that their music is original, and their albums stand out in terms of music.
3. Green Day
Green Day is set to release their new album, but they are in the music industry for many years. Who said Punk’s dead? Green Day still make Punk-Rock music.
4. Foo Fighters
David Grohl has made a name for himself after Nirvana. With the formation of Foo Fighters, we get to see one of the best rock bands ever. Since the grunge movement, the offer great music. Grohl is indeed a superb musician.
Incubus is among the first rock bands that fused DJ-ing in their lineup. Hits like “Drive”, “Wish You Were Here” and “Dig” will get you going. They still make music these days, as well as tours.
6. Red Hot Chili Peppers
If you dig the 90s era, RHCP is a must-listen. Their crazy antics on stage, as well as in their music videos. Feel-good music? Try RHCP’s music.
7. My Chemical Romance
Although the band has disbanded, we will not forget how My Chemical Romance made amazing music. Some of their music has become an anthem for people, especially their fans. Hits like “Helena” and “Welcome to the Black Parade” are a good choice.
8. 30 Seconds to Mars
Academy Award winner Jared Leto isn’t just good in acting. His band, 30 Seconds to Mars, offers strong messages for the public. They make great music and Leto’s voice complement the band’s music style.