So who is the best band of 2014?

That's a loaded question, huh? What makes one fan's opinion any more reliable than the next? So, instead of us sitting here telling who who might or might not be the greatest band of the year, we want to put that power in your hands.

Looking back on January-December, there were so many bands that seemed to make the biggest statements of their careers; whether it was Foo Fighters' HBO series and new album or Jack White's earth-shattering ultra-LP, artists did everything they could to prove their worth in today's saturated world of music.

The 10 contenders are below -- peruse 'em and then cast your vote for the Best Band/Artist of 2014!

Top 10 Bands of 2014

Ready to vote? Cast your ballot in the poll below — and keep in mind you can vote once per hour, so make sure to come back and let your voice be heard!

Voting for all 2015 Diffuser Music Awards close at 11:59PM ET on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015.