Best Alternative Bands of All Time

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281 Daughter

There voices are so beautiful and unique, they are my drug

282 The Fall

Judging by this list, you are all spoon-fed commercial radio slaves... Where is The Fall on your list? Are you ignoring one of the bands who has had a tremendous influence on today? Eff You!

283 Catherine Wheel

One of the Ultimate Shoe Gazzer Bands that should be added to this list. Brit Alterative Rock Shoe Gazzer band

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284 Kodaline Kodaline Kodaline is an Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, in 2012 the band changed its name to Kodaline.

The true Irish rockers with soulful ballads like High hopes

285 Puddle of Mudd Puddle of Mudd Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band formed in 1991. To date, the band has sold over seven million albums and has had a string of No.
286 Alien Ant Farm Alien Ant Farm Alien Ant Farm is an American rock band that formed in Riverside, California, United States, in 1996. Their name comes from an idea original guitarist Terry Corso had about aliens and the Earth: "it was just my daydream about our planet being seeded by entities from other dimensions." They have released more.
287 Feeder

Great alternative band and good vocals. Their songs are absolutley great

288 Erasure

What happened with them?

289 Pet Shop Boys

The person who wrote this name here deserves to listen exclusively to Mozart for the rest of their life

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290 Liquido
291 Echo & The Bunnymen
292 The Chameleons
293 Eskimo Joe

No-one knows who they are but these guys have made some whopping great songs. So many themes, so many feelings, and so much talent do these guys keep stored under their name.

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295 Jupiter One
296 Shironamhin Shironamhin Shironamhin is an independent band from Dhaka, Bangladesh. Their music has a mixture of a wide variety of influences, including classical and folk traditions of Bengali music and rock music.

A good band can be from anywhere, right? Anyway, they mix alternative rock with classical, traditional music. Sometime they use some heavy riffs. Some architects played good songs. - zxm

297 Jebediah
298 311 311 311 is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson, bassist Aaron "P-Nut" Wills.

I'll never really understand why 311 is not seriously considered to be one of the greatest bands ever. They are perfect in almost every aspect of there music. Some of there songs, and when I mean some I really mean SOME! Of there songs aren't the greatest. However basically every band ever has had tons of average-below average songs. 311 by themselves have created their own massive fanbase off of their own completely different style of music. When you hear someone ask "what style of music are they? " almost every time you'll hear either reggea/punk/pop. Or you will hear what most people say which is, "it's hard to say because they use so many different styles that there main style can only be called 311". People listen to 311 for that specific style instead of any one imperticular sound or style. Therefore create a larger more loyal fanbase in the process. I can safely say 311 might be one of the best bands ever.

I started listening to 311 in 8th grade. I have seen them live 7 times. I fell out for a while and just started listening to them again. Creativity and a natural evolution of music without any bulls
T. I have traveled the world and listen to everything out there. I tell you mi amici: 311 IS THE BEST.

Positive lyrics, hard-rocking and mellow eclectic sounds, and longevity-not to mention one of the most well-known live shows in the genre. I've been in love with the band for close to 20 years, and would highly recommend anyone who's never heard of them to listen. Start with "Beautiful Disaster," then "Amber," follow with "Down" and lastly "Don't Tread on Me"... If you dig, start buying full albums!... Life changing

My first grade teacher dated the lead singer of this band at one point, and my sister's first grade class (also in her class) was responsible for the album title "Uplifter".

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299 Yes Yes Yes are an English rock band formed in 1968 by bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. They first achieved success in the 1970s with a progressive, art and symphonic style of rock music.

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...

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300 Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. Dinosaur Jr. is an American rock band formed in Amherst, Massachusetts, in 1984, originally simply called Dinosaur until legal issues forced a change in name.

Dinosaur have their own distinctive sound that truly makes you feel, the influenced so many bands and to this day they are still producing good music their last album being released in 2009. Honestly this band should be much higher

Seriously? How is this band so low. It has over 10 albums and it influenced a lot of alternative rock bands of today.

They have a really heavy great sound. I recommend the albums Dinosaur and You're Living all Over Me. - IknowAlotAboutMusic

Dinosaur Jr. is the most underrated band. If they had air play then they would be in at least the top 20. All of their albums are awesome and they still play like they are in their prime - Sabbath

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