Best Alternative Bands of the '90s

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Here is a list of bands that I am putting in my files. I want to collect their songs, the songs, that became a hit during the boom of alternative rock up until the time when hybrid hardcore flourished. If there's something that's missing from this list you are welcome to add them.

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The Top Ten

1
Nirvana
Nirvana didn't make grunge, they just made it popular and better. Too bad kurt cobains dead...

2Smashing Pumpkins
One of the best alternative band in the 90's

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3Radiohead
This band are truly amazing. Ok Computer is one of the best albums of all time. Amazing band.

4Green Day
Just one of the oldest bands. They started back in mid 90s but they're still around and still producing hits

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5Third Eye Blind
One of the best bands of the 90' and still one of the greatest vocals I have ever heard. Plus Stephen Jenkins was amazing, I wonder where he is now.

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6U2
One of the oldest still rocking band

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7Pearl Jam

8Soundgarden
With tracks like "Rusty Cage" and "Jesus Christ Pose" (and a less known but incredible track "Room a Thousand Years Wide", I can't see how Soundgarden could be left off this list, and be below Pearl Jam for that matter... Just saying!

9Red Hot Chili Peppers

10Alice In Chains
Foo fighter is a term used by World War II pilots to identify UFOs.

The Contenders

11Oasis

12Deftones
One of the most misunderstood bands, I think because their song isn't really the kind which you will get to like when you first hear it, you have to listen to their songs twice or thrice before you get to like it. And the lyrics is very poetic. But I just put them on the 9th because although they are my favorite, they still are young.

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Deftones are pioneers of alternative metal, they revolutionized the genre.

13New Radicals
I am putting this band on my list because simply they are good, too bad they disbanded too early, I had their album before and I think all of the songs there was good.

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14Foo Fighters
Foo fighter is a term used by World War II pilots to identify UFOs. And the name of the band is Foo Fighters, it's plural. They are definitely one of my Favorite bands. Founded in 1994 by Dave Grohl, they're not one of the oldest.
One of the oldest, I still wonder about the meaning of their name. I guess it was taken from one of the controversial files I think from area 51. I am not sure.

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I like the style.

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16Stone Temple Pilots

17Weezer
I still think this should be way higher as the made the face of alternative you would never hear them in the radio as they were alternative like the meaning
How the bloody hell is weezer 23

18No Doubt
The old style of No Doubt, when you hear the song spiderweb, and sunday morning, it brings you back to the old days, it has 90's all over it.

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Great Band, one many acts in the current Pop and Rock scene are badly copying from, Gwen and the Gang did that in the 90's.

19Sonic Youth
None of the above bands would be together if not or "EVOL", "Sister", and "Daydream Nation".

20Nine Inch Nails
Best of all time

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21Blink 182

22My Bloody Valentine

23The Offspring

24Rage Against the Machine

25The Used
Simply because they have the best lead singer and song writer

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26Pavement

27Garbage

28Bush

29Blur
Blurs self titled 5th album and follow up 13 are some of the best alternative albums I own. defiantly underrated, if they are not on this list.

30REM

31Slowdive

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This list was created 3 years, 130 days ago and has been voted on over 100 times. This top ten list has been remixed 5 times.

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