Best Alternative Bands of All Time
The Contenders: Page 10
This band is EXTREMELY underrated! It's more rock than alternative, but they have their own unique and incredible sound - especially with the flute! (If you're a flute player like me, you will love this band ngl.)
How is cage the elephant not higher they are one of the only bands with an original sound in music today. With songs like in one ear and back against the wall the are easily the best band out there today.
Very original sound. I have to admit though, that their first album was vastly superior to their second, Aberdeen and Around my Head being the exceptions. I hope they make more music some time soon.
A fairly popular band that just happens to be one of my favorites, and I don't see them on the list.
Just confused as to why they are this low, lolV 9 Comments
I love this band, their music is great. Their songs have wonderful lyrics and are great to listen to. Its such a shame that they aren't as popular and well known as they should be.
How is this not in the top 5? Stephen Christian is a musical genius for crying out loud! These guys have the most meaningful lyrics of any band I have ever heard, even if a lot of their music is depressing. - Luvaddict77
Now, someone explain to me what Anberlin is doing in such a low place on this list! They're so amazing and full of meaning. They do so many things right and the songs will blow you away! Do me a favor and listen to them, please. It'll make your day.
They should be top 10, best vocals in alternative, powerfulV 2 Comments
These guys touched my soul like no other modern band. Caleb's voice is something beyond human, strong, rusty, incredibly sexy. Their songs are inspiring and emotionally rich. I'm just so grateful to have found them accidently by listening to the radio late at night. Trust me, these southern fellows are a gift from God.
Deserves nothing lower than top 30. These guys know how to write, and they know how to perform. Kind of repulsed that lame bands like Imagine Dragons are actually far above these guys.
Kings Of Leon should be in here. Listen to Use Somebody, Sex On Fire, Radioactive, The Face.
My dad hates them, so it's okay.V 9 Comments
Amazing! Best voice ever! And some of the most meaningful lyrics! 33 They should definitely be close to the top of this list, not the bottom!
This band is THE BEST. Why? What more can you ask for? This band has a very COOL music, has a HANDSOME VOCALIST, has a beautiful and cool voiced vocalist and has many COOL SONGS! Especially the songs, Your Guardian Angel, Face down, Angel's Cry, Lonely Road, and MANY, MANY MORE! Ronnie Winter! GOTTA LOVE THIS GUY! This band deserves to be at the TOP 5! RJA ROCKS!
Vote to get them Higher! They deserve it! Thanks
Why they're on the bottom list? This sucks!
An amazing example of 90's music and feel. It shows the feelings of an era and the rational of those said people. A good choice for the younger generation. Try it!
For for this band guys... Try out their songs.. It's really nice..
Best songs they never disappoint they're songs speak on a personal level hands down third eye blind is An amazing band overall
Music is amazing! The Vocalist certainly steals the show for them a must hear for budding music lovers.V 1 Comment
Truly epic voice backed up by one of the most badass guitars in bands of the modern day. Emotional, beautiful, and evil. Seeping with ingenuity and emotion. Awesome...
I love breathe Carolina! I listen to them all day every day. One of the best bands ever! If you just listen to them once, you'll love them as much as I do! They should definitely be in the top ten don't know why they aren't right now
Breathe Carolina is AMAZING! They really have a unique tone to each and everyone of their songs and they are sensational! "Blackout" and "Hit and Run" and the best because songs ever! They should be in the top ten list! They are extremely good!
Breathe Carolina is amazing its has a pop sound yet it is completely unique with a wonderful dance beat in every song. This Band should be top ten! It
I love them so much. each song has a unique sound to them. this band is amazing
Passion Pit has an extremely impressive amount of amazing songs. And seeing as they have only done 3 albums so far, they are only going to go up from here. Moth Wing's is beautiful, just saying.
I've gotta say they are quite the different band but I love it! They have a sound that no one I've heard yet. Brings a new zig zag type feel. So many should be higher but no more so than this
Passion pit should be at least in top 100? Little secrets, and sleepy head are great works and contain inspirational lyrics. Thusly lets boost passion pit up please
All I gotta say is this needs to be higher.V 2 Comments
Why are they so low? I love them. Sharon has the most beautiful voice I've ever heard. They have been my favourite band ever since Mother Earth came out (when I was like 3 years old or something). Their newest album, Hydra, is the best yet.
And live are they so good. You can really feel all the emotions in their music. They have changed my life.
Just seeing this amazing band so far from first proves that the world has truly lost its taste in music... Disappointing really. Their songs are so unique, captivating in every way, describes every aspect of the soul (ugly or beautiful), meaningful without directly stating their purpose. I listen to Nirvana, some of his songs Are okay. Linkin Park, just a rap group that happens to be appealing to alternative rock fans. I like a lot of popular alternative groups; ColdPlay, OneRepublic, Imagine Dragons, RED, 30 Seconds to Mars, 3 Days Grace, 3 Doors Down, Staind, Foo Fighters, Breaking Benjamin is another big one for me, but none of them even come close to 10 Years. Every song in every album is a hit.
Such an underrated band. So surprised that more people don't know about this band. In a music world full of watered down mindless garbage this band stands out.
I would agree. It was my friend who introduce me to this band and I think there music is tight.
Death Cab for Cutie captures an amazing and simply one of a kind sound in each album and the progression of their music over the years has kept me in love with them.
Wonderful music with well-thought-out lyrics and unique rhythms... My favorite band
Sickening that they are so low on this list. - mghiggins12
190? Proves this list was concocted in a methadone clinic.V 2 Comments
One of the few bands that were truly ahead of their time. Of all the many many bands I've seen live, I am the most stoked to have seen Sublime & Brad live and alive not to mention seeing Lou Dog.
Great ska rock band! Many of their songs still are on the radio even though they haven't been around in 10-20 years
They have there own flow and they don't copy other people
Love is what I got for Sublime.V 2 Comments
Beautiful music, easy to sing along and they just rock!V 1 Comment
If you have never heard their music please check out this most underrated band from the 80's and still experience some excellent music and song writing. It's never too late!
Adrian Borland was the lead singer. R.I.P.. The most underrated 80's band. Excellent music!
FM Static has amazing and deep meaning songs like "Tonight" and "Definitely Maybe" They are an overall good band and have been nominated for a grammy. Definitely deserve to be higher.
I like this band because I found myself in this bandV 1 Comment
Why are the Goo Goo Dolls not in the top ten? They are one of the best alternative bands and pioneers of alternative rock. Johnny plays a mean guitar and his vocals are beautiful! Listen to their songs Sympathy, Only One, Big Machine and Can't Let It Go and you will see what I mean.
A Talented Alternative rock band..
John Rzeznik - Most talented songwriter and musician of all time... real and pure talent, both in singing and playing the guitar... their music are timeless... Goo Goo Dolls deserves to be in the top 10
Bastards of Young, Left of the Dial, Alex Chilton.. Need I go on? These guys are the PIONEERS OF ALTERNATIVE ROCK.
One of the greatest bands ever! Should be 261!
Should be much higher. Saw them in at Sloss Furnace in Birmingham with 200 people in the 80s and they totally killed it. The girl I brought fell in love with me for the summer. LOL! We were spoiled back then because I saw REM like every other years until they split. I also got to see Morrisey in Birmingham a few years back. REM, The Replacements, The Smiths, Joy Division, General Public/English Beat and the Smithereens owned the 80s-90s. I also listened to Faith no More and The Clash and they also very great.
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