Where The Hell Is Rock Going ?

by Tim

 

Recently, Anthony Fantano, aka The Needle Drop posted a video and asked, “Where the hell is rock going”? I recently (sort of) wrote an article on how rock is dying and while I think that the genre is splintered beyond repair, I think that there are still acts that are well worth checking out.

A lot of it comes down to your preferences when it comes to rock.  Rock is such a broad category that encompasses punk, metal, “emo” and loads of other genres.  This is a list of rock (or close enough) groups/acts that we consider the best as of right now.

 

AWOLNATION

The Black Keys

Boomerang Kids

Cage the Elephant

Citizen

Cloud Nothings

CSS

A Day To Remember

Deafheaven

Death From Above 1979

Diarrhea Planet

Dum Dum Girls

El Cuarteto de Nos

Foo Fighters

FIDLAR

Fucked Up

Garbage

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

The Hives

Jack White (and his other projects)

J. Roddy Walston & The Business

Japandroids

Jeff the Brotherhood

Mikal Cronin

Modern Baseball

OFF!

Pity Sex

Queens of the Stone Age

Radkey

Ringo Deathstarr

Sleigh Bells

The Strzebonsky Noizescene

Title Fight

Ty Segall

Wavves

Yeah Yeah Yeahs

 

Do you agree? Disagree? Tweet us @ravedeaf or call Tim out directly @timylittlerobot

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