Best Alternative Bands of the 21st Century


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41 Simple Plan Simple Plan Simple Plan is a French-Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. The band has released five studio albums.
42 Stereophonics

Really good band love their songs they have great feeling please vote this band up they should be higher up the list - mneilan

43 The White Stripes The White Stripes The White Stripes are an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White, whose real name was Jack Gillis (songwriter, lead vocalist, guitarist, bassist and keyboardist) and Meg White (drummer and backing vocalist). After they more.

This is absolutely pitiful. Acts like the Beastie Boys, who are good but 1000% rap, and Fall Out Boy, the worst band I have ever heard, over the true rock legends that are the White Stripes? They are to the 2000's what Nirvana was to the 1990's. Absolutely terrible to see.

What the hell is wrong with you people? They should be #1! - ZeekStinkBreath

What, the white stripes essentially started the Indy alternative rock movement of the 21st century.

44 Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons is an American pop band from Las Vegas, Nevada. Imagine Dragons' lineup consists of lead vocalist Dan Reynolds, guitarist Wayne Sermon, bassist Ben McKee, and drummer Daniel Platzman.

I can see why they are on 54th number. It's well known that critics don't like them too much but hey, ask any of the person who has heard Radioactive / Demons / Roots / Believer / I bet my life / Thunder / Shots / Gold / Roots and he or she will tell you why the world needs this type of music and lyrics in the songs. Basically, I was introduced to the band through radioactive which was a chart topper at that time and being an Indian, it's very hard to find them live in my country but it's my dream to attend one of their live concerts in lifetime. They are so energetic live. I can hera their songs whole of my life.

They absolutely deserve 1st after songs like demons and roots

I can't believe the aren't in top 10.

Number 109?! Really?!
They are so good, they deserve a higher ranking! Vote for Imagine Dragons!

45 Oasis Oasis Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs, Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, and Tony McCarroll.

It is hard to see that oasis, one of the greatest band, is down here below...

46 Two Door Cinema Club

There songs are amazing you will never get bored of them 💕

47 U2 U2 U2 are an Irish rock band from Dublin. Formed in 1976, the group consists of Bono, the Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. U2's early sound was rooted in post-punk but eventually grew to incorporate influences from many genres of popular music. Throughout the group's musical pursuits, they have more.

I think these guys need to be at the top, have you heard them they are fantastic and they have so much influence with the music culture today. They even have done a song with Green Day about hurricane Katrina. Plus they've been around sense 1982 that's a big accomplishment too!

U2 are AMAZING if a little outdated. But come on, 44th? VOTE!

48 The Cure The Cure The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.
49 Florence + The Machine

I think this us the best group EVER! Their music is always lively, original and full of tremendous sounds!

50 Goo Goo Dolls Goo Goo Dolls The Goo Goo Dolls are an American rock band formed in 1986 in Buffalo, New York, by vocalist and guitarist John Rzeznik, vocalist and bassist Robby Takac, and drummer George Tutuska.
51 Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides Black Veil Brides is an American rock band currently consisting of Andy Biersack (vocals), Jinxx (guitar), Jake Pitts (guitar), Christian Coma (drums) and Ashley Purdy (bass), that formed in 2006 in Ohio. more.

So amazing. Inspiring lyrics, and just amazing songs in general.


i love bvb

52 Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band from Mesa, Arizona, that formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and drummer Zach Lind.
53 Kings of Leon Kings of Leon
54 Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996. The band's line-up includes founder Josh Homme, alongside longtime members Troy Van Leeuwen, Michael Shuman, Dean Fertita, and recent addition Jon Theodore.
55 Snow Patrol Snow Patrol Snow Patrol are a Northern Irish rock band formed in 1993, consisting of Gary Lightbody, Nathan Connolly, Paul Wilson, Jonny Quinn, and Johnny McDaid.

Come on Snow Patrol should be at least in the top 20 not 56 if you know good music you'll know what I mean

'Run' and 'Chasing Cars' are justification enough for this band to be in the top 20. Personally, I would put them in the top ten - 'Final Straw' and 'Eyes Open' are both fantastic albums... - DarthSnuffles

56 Arcade Fire Arcade Fire Arcade Fire are a Canadian indie rock band based in Montreal, Quebec consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, along with Win's younger brother Will Butler, Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.
57 Gorillaz Gorillaz Gorillaz are an English virtual band created in 1998 by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett. The band consists of four animated members: 2D, Murdoc Niccals, Noodle and Russel Hobbs.

An awesome band that mixes some rock, electronic, hip hop (good stuff) and much more! Gorillaz should at the very least be in the top 20

It's INSANE that this band is so low. Like, the new album is so good honestly. Vote for Gorillaz!

Vote for the gorillaz on all list's the fact they are so low is a shame

58 Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon Bring Me the Horizon is a British rock band from Sheffield, Yorkshire. Formed in 2004, the group currently consists of vocalist Oliver Sykes, guitarist Lee Malia, bassist Matt Kean, drummer Matt Nicholls, and keyboardist Jordan Fish. They are signed to RCA Records globally and Columbia Records exclusively more.
59 Manic Street Preachers
60 The Offspring The Offspring The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Huntington Beach, California, formed in 1984. Formed under the name Manic Subsidal, the band consists of lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist Dexter Holland, bassist Greg K., lead guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman and drummer Pete Parada.
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