We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the pop-punk and alternative bands that deserve more love. Here are the results you can rock out to.
Who they are: A punk rock band from Oakland, California.
Why you should listen to them: If you love a mix of the Beach Boys and the Ramones, this band is for you. iHeartRadio recently featured them as an artist to watch, and Rolling Stone is amped about their new album. Oh, and the drummer is Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day's son, which is pretty damn cool.
Give this song a try: "Figuring It Out"
Who they are: An alt-rock/folksy band from Baraboo, Wisconsin.
Why you should listen to them: Lead singer Monica Martin's voice is insanely addicting to listen to, and they've played at South by Southwest and Lollapalooza.
Give this song a try: "Slow Motion"
—Daniel Richard, Facebook
Who they are: A rock band from Lowell, Massachusetts.
Why you should listen to them: They write songs about topics close to the heart, like staying true to yourself even when people are trying to take you down, and are currently supporting Awolnation and Fall Out Boy on tour.
Give this song a try: "My House"
4. Candy Hearts
5. Real Friends
Who they are: A pop-punk band from Tinley Park, Illinois.
Why you should listen to them: They've been inspired by Taking Back Sunday and the Starting Line, and they're exactly the kind of band you'd see at Warped Tour.
Give this song a try: "I Don't Love You Anymore"
—Ben Vlam, Facebook
6. Beta Play
Who they are: An indie rock band from Santa Barbara, California.
Why you should listen to them: They've toured with Plain White T's and Gin Blossoms, and the lead singer has a seriously beautiful voice. It'll reel you in.
Give this song a try: "Heaven Is Under the Sun"
—Jordan Kopsky, Facebook
7. State Champs
Who they are: An alternative/pop-rock band from Washington, D.C.
Why you should listen to them: They've appeared on Letterman and Conan, performed at Lollapalooza, and had pretty awesome success with their single "Somebody" on alt-rock stations in the U.S.
Give this song a try: "Somebody"
—Betty Jane, Facebook
11. Modern Baseball
12. Twin Peaks
Who they are: A garage rock band from Chicago.
Why you should listen to them: Their songs have some insane power chords, and they said they've been inspired by the Replacements, the Beatles, and the Rolling Stones.
Give this song a try: "Making Breakfast"
—Michaela Chakos, Facebook
13. Palma Violets
14. Joyce Manor
15. Knuckle Puck
16. Black Kids
Who they are: An indie rock band from Jacksonville, Florida.
Give this song a try: "I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You"
—Roxanne Marie, Facebook