Best Alternative Bands of All Time

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301 Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel Tokio Hotel are a pop rock band from Magdeburg, Germany, consisting of Bill Kaulitz (singer), Tom Kaulitz (guitar), Gustav Schäfer (drums) and Georg Listing (keyboards, bass) that formed in 2001. more.

I don't believe what kind of bands are ahead of Tokio Hotel, they are one of most successful alternative bands, started so early, will be on top for many many years, Aliens vote for TH!

Tokio hotel best of the best!
Best band of germany bill and tom are the grates twin couple ever
And they rock

I don't think Aliens have invaded this poll yet. If they did, TH would definitely dominate this. :b

Tokio Hotel is an awesome band that deserves to be much higher on this list. Part of what makes them so special is their ability to evolve their music without compromising themselves.

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302 Angels & Airwaves

that's cool band with high skill picking and arrange with effect wars... awesome. try this
valkry missile
the war
a letter to god part II

elvis permana recommend...

I started listening to them and they are pretty good. Tom makes the best music ever. He is one of the few musicians that can actually make electronic and rock sound good, not like garbage. And I thought less people knew Angels And Airwaves. - AnimeDrawer

I'm happy they made the cut.. They make music that just makes sense. I've never experienced a band that makes me feel so good..

One of the most amazing bands I've listened to. They a lot of their songs are inspiring. They use a real lot of guitar delay too.

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303 Three Doors Down

They provided a song that topped the billboard charts of alternate rock for 21 weeks... They certainly deserve a better position. Loser, Kryptonite are some to best songs ever

One of the best alternative bands ever! I can't stop listening to their songs... They really worth to be on the ten first

Best ever band, looking forward to 1 day have them passing through Denmark for a Concert

Come on guys really, krypto

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304 Biffy Clyro

These guys are by far the best band I have ever listened too, and every single one of their songs is brilliant. How they are so far down is beyond me; and people clearly are blinded by a couple of songs or stories about other bands that somehow justify a place over Biffy.

Still don't get how the hell these are so far down! Are you actually kidding me that these are below Panic at the Disco?

These guys are the best band I have ever listened to, and for some of these other bands to somehow warrant a place over them probably because of one song someone has heard is ludicrous. Every single one of their songs is masterclass and they at least deserve a place in the top 10, if not 5.

Band I feel can rival nirvana! These lads deserve at least top 10 spot

305 RED RED Red is an American rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, formed in 2002. The band's lineup consists of singer Michael Barnes, guitarist Anthony Armstrong, and bassist Randy Armstrong.

What? #069. This band deserves to be in the top 15 but is down here cause of its unpopularity. It's a far better band than Creed and Tokio Hotel.
My personal favorite are-
1) Never be the same again

2) forever
3) let go
4) Mystery of you
5) feed the machine
6) Already over.

You should at least try this out for once. They are the best...!

SERIOUSLY!?!?! It should've been in top ten for sure!
Okay, you might think I'm saying this cause I like this band,
But try it yourself once, I bet you would agree.
Its just that its not much recognized.

They're probably this low on this list because people label them more of a Christian rock band, but do realize that Christian rock has similar sounds to alternative rock. If you look at top Christian rock bands, this band is like number 2. They definitely need to be higher up on this list

People have to listen to "FEED THE MACHINE" one of the best songs ever

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306 Billy Talent Billy Talent Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D'Sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk.

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!

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307 Sum 41 Sum 41 Sum 41 is a Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Canada. Originally called Kaspir, the band was formed in 1996 and, as of 2015, consists of lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Deryck Whibley, lead guitarist/backing vocalist Dave Baksh, co-lead guitarist/backing vocalist Tom Thacker, bassist/backing vocalist more.

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!

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308 Lifehouse Lifehouse

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.

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309 Poets of the Fall

This band, my god! 81! You got to be kidding, this is one of best bands I've ever heard. These guys simply rock.

This band should be rated a bit more higher, they perform with their hard and soul and surely deserve to be among the top 10...

This list means nothing poets of the fall are the best band in the whole world there music is so amazing it's simply the first band I hear all there songs and albums and I love it all with no exceptions and if no one Believe me just listen to Cradled in Love or Carnival of rust

Nothing to say just listen to carnival of rust

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310 Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine Bullet for My Valentine are a Welsh metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998 . The band is composed of Matthew Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar, backing vocals), Michael Thomas (drums) and Jamie Mathias (bass guitar). Former members include Nick Crandle and Jason James; more.

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 me

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311 Adema Adema Adema is a nu metal band from Bakersfield, California. The band formed in 2000 with members lead vocalist Mark Chavez, vocalist/guitarist Tim Fluckey, guitarist Mike Ransom, bassist Dave DeRoo, and drummer Kris Kohls.

Great Band. Although they are no longer together the early stuff was the very best. Mark Chavez has a great voice.

312 Switchfoot Switchfoot

Switchfoot is definitely #1 in my opinion. They should be up in the top 10 for their sheer lyrical brilliance and originality. Also, some of the bands on this list are not actually "alternative" bands...

What is switchfoot not in the top10? This band is sheer amazement. Listen to Dare you to move and love alone is worth the fight. Thank me later.

My favorite band. Deserves much more recognition than this. I agree, it's true alternative.

OH come on! 416?! SERIOUSLY?! TOP 50 PLEASE!

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313 Hoodoo Gurus
314 Let's Active
315 The dBs
316 The Producers
317 Hinder Hinder Hinder is an American rock band from Oklahoma that was formed in 2001 by drummer Cody Hanson, lead singer Austin Winkler and guitarist Joe "Blower" Garvey.

Please guys vote it up to top 50 at least

its one of the best

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318 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band that originated in Los Angeles, California. Before the current group was established, the original four members, Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael Mickey Madden and Ryan Dusick, formed a band known as Kara's Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.

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
-The Sun
-Sunday Morning

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.

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319 Ivoryline
320 Idlewild
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