Best Alternative Bands of All Time

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382 Sigur Ros Sigur Ros Sigur Rós is an Icelandic post-rock band from Reykjavík, who have been active since 1994. Known for their ethereal sound, frontman Jónsi Birgisson's falsetto vocals, and the use of bowed guitar, the band's music is also noticeable for its incorporation of classical and minimalist aesthetic elements. ...read more.
383 Presidents of the USA

I recommend listening to Peaches. Funny and catchy song

I recommend taking this Band to the cleaners

384 The Wallflowers
385 Last Child
386 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.

An awesome band with great musicians. Should be much higher than this. At least top 30 if not higher.

Wow this is joke.. Should be in top 20. Awolnation? Imagine Dragons? Seriously..

This is ridiculous. How is this band so far down the list. - sextysex

424? Is this some kind of JOKE? - courier28

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387 Mew

Mew has always been one of the greatest bands there is. They have a sound that's unique to them. Not to mention the lyrics. The lead singer, Jonas has one of the best falsettos and singing. The guitarist, Bo Madsen made some of the best rock riffs (in my opinion). Johan Wohlert, the bassist has complete mastery over the bass. Lastly, Silas Jorgensen, forgotten how to play straight beats, and has the best drum lines ever. Despite calling themselves "pop", they are alternative rock. I would recommend the songs: Am I Wry? No, Special, Wheels Over me, and The Seething Rain Weeps For You.

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388 Athlete
389 Crowded House

Great band - stupid nomination here

390 Christian Death
391 alt-J

An extremely underrated band, not just their music, but also their music videos, a must see and listen for any indie fan, especially "Breezeblocks" and "Hunger of the Pine"

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392 Elbow
393 Bamboo
394 5 Seconds Of Summer 5 Seconds Of Summer 5 Seconds of Summer are an Australian pop-rock band from Sydney that formed in 2011. The group were originally YouTube celebrities, posting videos of themselves covering songs from various artists during 2011 and early 2012. They rose to international fame while touring with One Direction on the Take ...read more.

How can people like this crappy boy band. All of their songs sound the same. I'm glad they're so low on this list, where they deserve to be.

How are they on this list?! for those who voted for this are definitely pop fans, YUCK!

Are you kidding? 5sos is above twenty one pilots?

There guys are not alternative nor punk! There a crappy modern POP-rock group. In fact, alternative is like R.E.M., The Smiths, and Hüsker Dü while punk is Ramones, Sex Pistols, The Clash, Dead Kennedys, Minor Threat, Black Flag, Green Day, The Offspring, Rancid, Bad Religion, and NOFX. You guys need to stop labeling band that aren't that type of genre!

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395 The Kooks The Kooks The Kooks are an English rock band formed in 2004 in Brighton. The band currently consists of Luke Pritchard, Hugh Harris, Alexis Nunez, and Peter Denton. The original bassist was Max Rafferty, and the founding drummer was Paul Garred. V 1 Comment
396 Korn Korn Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.

1st of all korn pretty much got alternative rock here and started limp bizkit and are still going to this day they should be way higher.

Epic band

397 The GazettE The GazettE The Gazette, originally known as Gazette, is a Japanese visual kei rock band from Kanagawa formed in early 2002. The band is currently signed to Sony Music Records.
398 Acceptance
399 The Lymbs The Lymbs
400 The Cranberries The Cranberries The Cranberries are an Irish rock band who formed in Limerick in 1989. The band consists of lead singer Dolores O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist Mike Hogan and drummer Fergal Lawler.

What? Really? 348th. This is none sense. The Cranberries are the best! This top lost socks!

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