Best Alternative Bands of All Time
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Epic, By far one of the best bands of all time. With a front man like Aaron Lewis, who pours every ounce of his soul into every song he sings this band should be number one.
When I first heard Staind, I was all over this genre. They have a way with their music that connects to me personally. Easy to remember the lyrics and easy to play on the guitar. I love most every song I've ever heard and really enjoy the way the music picks up my mood.
One of the best bands by far! This band really deserves to be in top 15 in my opinion. I'd really recommend that everyone who has never heard of this band to go out and listen to some of their songs, you may all soon become fans too!
A great lyrical band.V7 Comments
Sum 41 is an amazing band, their music promotes being yourself and not letting other people control who you are. They're also just all-around badasses. If you don't like them then you probably never listened or you have no taste in music.
Honestly best band out there. How they are not top 25, let alone top 10 is a joke. Every one of their songs means something and comes from the heart. I have not heard one song by these guys that I have not liked before. Truly an amazing band.
They are amazing - Blood in my eyes, Hell Song, Pieces, In too deep, Still Waiting and lot more
Sum 41 is just awesome!V2 Comments
Are you kidding me?
Billy Talent is amazing!
Their songs, lyrics are incredible.
It's probably cause their Canadian, I mean if they were American they would totally be more mainstream, are you kidding me?
They take time to make an album but the reason for that is that good music takes time and that's the only kind they make. The fact that they are so far down here is unbelievable. They should be more known!
You guys are lame having Billy Talent so low down. I hope you're ashamed of yourselves but if not yawn what can you do.
Billy Talent is just awesome!V4 Comments
They are so underrated, they should be further to the top of the list.
They should be way higher up on the list...
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They have all types of music, From Rock to rap to alternative to techno an almost everything! :)
After you listen to a song of theirs you will fall in love with HU.
This isn't alt rock?V4 Comments
Watch them live, and you'll DEFINITELY fall in love. I remember I went through this stage where I was obsessed with X Ambassadors, and I listened to their music ALL the time. For a short period of time, I stopped obsessing over them, and just recently, I went to one of their concerts. BEST EVER. I am stalking them all over again.
Best alternative band these days by far. Nirvana comes in a close second though.
One of the best groups ever u guys don't do that to them they totally deserve to be in this list let's give it to them..!V1 Comment
I don't understand how they can be in the 200s. They are an amazing band. Their music is very original and so are their music videos. They are one of my favorite bands of all time. Their concerts are the most amazing thing in the whole entire world. It was so amazingly fun. I would go again if I had a chance. Honestly I think they should be on the top 5. They have a song for every emotion. I can relate so much to their lyrics. I love their rhythm and its just something about them that are just amazing in every way.
They should be in the Top Ten. They're one of the best bands I've ever heard. And they're the reason why I have loved listening to alternative rock. I can relate to their lyrics.
Definitely should be in the top 10. They are great, their lyrics are meaningful and they are fun to listen to and to watch while at their concerts. I really think they deserve to be at least in the top 10, if not in the top 3, or first. And if you don't know them you should listen to them!
They are great they should be in the top tenV10 Comments
Best alternative rock band in Japan like nirvana in 90s. - ronlunaV1 Comment
Best Band I Have Ever Heard It needs to be the first
The best I ever heard in my life.
So unjustified for 87th rank. Clearly deserve a position in top 10.
Come on guys..!
Best band ever well besides greeley estates b4mv is number 3 for meV1 Comment
This band is legendary and has so much history. I love the music they make and how genuine they R. I'm not saying they deserve to be #1 but they're definitely in the top 100 c:V1 Comment
Bloc Party albums are on fire. Call the Fire Department because my ears are about to burn down.
"Their meaningful lyrics make me want to cry, they are just too beautiful"V1 Comment
Great band that deserves way more than "page 8" on alternative rock.
They may be softer than most bands of the genre but they have great lyrics and excellent bass lines in the first two albums.
Great voice, nice song. Best alternative ballad song. Maybe some people who like alternative music think the song is for mellow people(man), but I like the feel if I heard the song. Nice band
Great songs great music.. Didn't get it why it is ranked so low.
Forgetting this band would be a mortal sin.V1 Comment
Even though I love them dearly, they are 70's Progressive Rock, not alternative
These guys make the music world turn the way I see it. You can't beat Yes, no matter how hard you may try.
Wait. You relegate the Fathers after there sons? These are the end days! Yes invented this.
They are and always will be the best band ever...V4 Comments
Maroon 5 isn't really an alternative rock band. They're more of a pop/rock band. But still, they're amazing. No doubt about it. And I don't mean just Adam. I mean the WHOLE band. Adam Levine (lead), James Valentine (Guitarist), Mickey Madden (Bassist), Matt Flynn (Drummer) & PJ Morton (Keyboardist).
If you haven't heard these M5 songs, you should check them out:
-Harder To Breathe
-Makes Me Wonder
Pop rock not alt rock but I respect Maroon 5.
How can Maroon 5 NOT be on top 10? Each and every one of their songs is brilliant.V4 Comments
Good Charlotte the best. Girls & boys, lifestyle of rich n famous are like my favorite tunes. Anyone doubting should listen to those
Changed my life and got me obsessed with music. I didn't care for music till I hear these guys and simple plan. Best band of all time
Come on! Good Charlotte should be in top 10! They are my first alternative rock band! Their music was so amazing!
:0 how are good charlotte not in the top ten?V3 Comments
Best band! Meaningful lyrics! Oliver Sykes! How could you not love them? Deserve to be at least number 10!
Literally the BEST BAND EVER!
Changed my life forever...
Hope that soon you will make your place in the main list!?!?!
This band is amazing! definitely deserves a higher place on the list!V2 Comments
Just hear their angels or devils and counting blue cars and many more...V2 Comments
Their songs are so meaningful and flow really well. Love their rhythms to. LIsten to these guys then you'll want to vote for them! Bring them up!
They have many more great songs than those ranked high than them.V1 Comment
Beautiful band should definitely be before 5 seconds to summer.
This band rocks and they are good
This band is amazing! Chino morenos vocals are incredible. They deserve to be in the top 10V1 Comment
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