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Oh, Canada!   Beautiful land, exciting hockey, and 80-ounce cans of Molsen beer!   What’s not to love?!

Today…we’re looking at the Top 5 Canadian Rock Bands Ever!

Let’s get to the list, eh!

5.) Nickelback

Listen…we know that some of you may not be huge fans of Nickelback…but there must be MANY people who are.  How do we know this?   To date, Nickelback has sold more than 50 million albums.  They belong on this list.

Nickelback - Photograph

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4.) The Glorious Sons

From Kingston, Ontario…the band that gave us a whimsical, catchy tune about a sawed-off-shotgun…the Glorious Sons have proven to be a fantastic Canadian band.

The Glorious Sons - S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun) [Official Video]

The official video for The Glorious Sons' single "S.O.S. (Sawed Off Shotgun)" From their Juno Award-winning album Young Beauties and Fools. Check it out here...


3.) Alanis Morissette

Three words: Jagged Little Pill.  The iconic, 1995 album from Alanis became a SMASH success…selling over 30 million albums alone.  That, my friends, is HUGE.

Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know (Official 4K Music Video)

You Oughta Know from the album "Jagged Little Pill" Jagged Little Pill (25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) out now & includes the live acoustic performance fro...


2.) Neil Young 

Referred to some as the “Godfather of Grunge”, declared by others as one of the voices of his generation, and recognized by most as an all-around, song-writing, rock-playing genius…Neil Young is a Canadian legend.


1.) Rush

Come on…we HAD to go with Rush.  An iconic fifty-year career that saw the band induced into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2013, Rush was simply incredible.

Rush - The Spirit Of Radio

The official music video for "The Spirit of Radio" from 'Permanent Waves (40th Anniversary)'. Get yours now: Subscribe and...


"East Side" Dave McDonald. Co-Host Of The Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM). Digital Content Contributor & Coordinator. And all-around decent human.