Best Alternative / Indie Rock Bands of the 21st Century

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62Kaiser ChiefsKaiser Chiefs are an English indie rock band from Leeds who formed in 2000 as Parva, releasing one studio album, 22, in 2003, before renaming and establishing themselves in their current name that same year.
63Sylvan Esso
64The SubwaysV1 Comment
65The Megas
66The War on Drugs

Last album was best album which was released last year. Great Band

67Roadkill Ghost Choir

In Tongues is just a great album, everybody should listen to this album

69The National
70The Rakes
71The Drones

A terrifically unique and refreshing band from Australia. Front man, Gareth Liddiard is easily one of the best lyricists of the 21st century. The rest of the band is extremely technical and original with their sound and composition. The definition of underrated.


WHAT? Phoenix was not mentioned onto this list? Literally the BEST BAND to ever grace this earth! Every album a masterpiece: 1901 hooked me, but I also I recommend listening to Trying to be Cool, and One time too many

75The Coronas
76Amber Run
785 Seconds Of Summer5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take more.
79Fun.Fun is an American indie pop band based in New York City. It was formed by Nate Ruess, former lead singer of The Format, with Andrew Dost of Anathallo and Jack Antonoff of Steel Train.V1 Comment
80Mumford & SonsMumford & Sons are a British rock band from London, formed in 2007. The band consists of Marcus Mumford, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall and Ted Dwane.
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