Another rocking year is almost at an end and all week on rushonrock we’re celebrating the best and worst of 2009.

Today we unveil the new bands who made a big impression on our hard rocking team of wisened cynics.

And we celebrate the return of some old stagers to the rock and metal scene.

RUSHONROCK’S 2009 ┬áNEW BANDS ROLL OF HONOUR:

1. Steel Panther

2. Blackhole

3. The Parlor Mob

4. Hysterica

5. Voodoo Johnson

RUSHONROCK’S 2009 COMEBACK KINGS ROLL OF HONOUR:

1. Winger

2. Alice In Chains

3. Pearl Jam

4. Ratt

5. Lynch Mob