Best Alternative Bands of the 21st Century
The Contenders: Page 5
81 Simple Minds
Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band formed in 1977. They achieved commercial success in the 1980s and, despite various personnel changes, continue to record and tour.
No way this far down the list very underrated and better than most on this list
82 Social Distortion
Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California. The band currently consists of Mike Ness, Jonny Wickersham, Brent Harding, David Hidalgo, Jr., and David Kalish.
83 Sonic Youth
Sonic Youth was an American rock band from New York City, formed in 1981. Founding members Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon and Lee Ranaldo remained together for the entire history of the band, while Steve Shelley followed a series of short-term drummers in 1985, and rounded out the core line-up.
84 The Sounds
Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.
86 Stone Temple Pilots
87 The Stone Roses
The Stone Roses are pure class. They DEFINED what alternative/indie music was for an entire generation and half the bands on this chart are living off the sound and ideas the Roses created. Number 1, definitely (then Oasis, then Arctic Monkeys).
88 Talking Heads
Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth, and Jerry Harrison.
89 Them Crooked Vultures
90 You Me At Six
91 The Calling
92 Biffy Clyro
93 Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies is a Canadian rock band. The band is currently composed of Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, and Tyler Stewart.
94 Counting Crows
Counting Crows is an American rock band from Berkeley, California, formed in 1991. The band consists of Adam Duritz, David Bryson, Charlie Gillingham, Dan Vickrey, David Immerglück, Jim Bogios and Millard Powers.
95 Dinosaur Jr.
97 Echo & The Bunnymen
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
Vote for the gorillaz on all list's the fact they are so low is a shame
Hole was an American alternative rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989 by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson.