Best Alternative Bands of All Time
The Contenders: Page 5
Greatest band ever - even through all the changes that 2 decades of performing brought the Banshees, Sioux and Budgie stuck with it and even did The Creatures. Their influence is understated yet overwhelming.
How are Kasabian 88th? Wow... A lot of people saying other bands should be top 10 but these are my third after oasis and Coldplay!
Kasabian are the best band I ever know
Kasabian are really great band and they deserve to be on 1st place.
How is Kasabian so far down?!V 3 Comments
Their lyrics speak to me as a music lover. I can never get tired of them, they have different styles in their albums. Some screamo, some kind of "soft" But ALL of them are amazing. And ALL of them have good lyrics, that almost everyone can relate to.
They are the best band ever! Listen to their music and you'll fall in love immediately! I love every song of them. Vote for them
This band is beyond incredible. Most screamo bands people can't understand the words, but you can with this band.
86? Really...? This band is so good..V 3 Comments
Have you ever heard the song round here, accidentally in love, Whats wrong with you people. They should at least be in the top twenty
Counting crows should be up higher. Slit higher.
Listen to August and everything after.
The greatest alt band on earth!V 3 Comments
They are the absolute best it should be #1 or at leaat on the top tenV 3 Comments
This band is just amazing. Especially their album "Phoenix"!V 1 Comment
Fugazi are by far my favourite band ever there music has influinced so many bands in post hardcore music but hers my list 1fugazi 2sonic youth 3my bloody valintine 4pink floyd 5neutral milk hotel
This list made my eyes bleed.
This band was simply one of a kind. Mixed pop, and dark industrial before anyone had. They've influenced more bands above them on the list than most people realize. I mean, when Johnny Cash covers one of your songs, you are the real deal...
Have you ever listened MUSIC for God's sake? Because this is the best you can ever listen. Trent is a musical genius and I'm sorry but you are missing out too much if you haven't listened burn, beside you in time, march of the pigs, and all that could have been, the big come down, letting you, capital g, eraser, echoplex and so on. I can't say that each song of theirs is an alternative masterpiece but a masterpiece any way. Also, each band mentioned in this list are not alternative either. Whatever man, I'm pissed. Gotta listen Burn.
I listen for the first time : Head like a hole in the '90, and I thought : it took a lot of nerve to go so far. and that was just the beginning... Trent Reznor is unique and tear the walls down. I listen one hundred times : The Fragile. Robin Finck is great guitarist and artist. They deserve to be in top 10 for sure with all the great songs Reznor made with such rage, energy and creativity.
It's sad to see them down so low...V 12 Comments
Slipknot is a metal band -__-
Slipknot can be classified as alternative metal, which is a sub genre of alternative rock.
Dang it! You liars!
amazingV 3 Comments
One of the most underrated bands of all timeV 1 Comment
Alternative? More like mainstream commercial junkV 2 Comments
In my opinion Plain White T's should be one of the best alternative rock bands of all time, maybe I'm crazy, but if you listen to all of their songs and albums you'll see how much awesome they're! PLAIN WHITE T'S ISN'T ONLY DELILAH!
Wanna listen romantic songs and sweet songs
Then do listen to this band specially the song hey there delilah!
Some more songs like a lonely september, body parts!,
I haven't even heard of 95% of the groups ahead of the Plain White T's. They make great music of all genres, and should be far higher than 97. by the way, there should be a definition of alternative music because lots of these groups are not alternative.
New album is amazing- how are they not higher?V 2 Comments
Primus were pioneers of mainstream 90's rock, they were big in their heyday and still have a brilliant following of dedicated fans right now. Les Claypool is also one of the most influential and talented bass guitarists ever.
My all time favorite alt band is beneath literally (and I mean literally) all of the absolute worst bands I have ever heard.
Finally, I was getting worried Primus wouldn't be here! And below all these talentless hacks! I hate conformity. Primus Sucks!
I finally found them - jayceawV 1 Comment
They don't sound like anything else; totally inimitable. They pioneered noise rock, and then jumped ship to practically codify the shoegazing scene. And their first album in twenty years is incredible. No one can make noise sound beautiful the way mbv can, not even Sonic Youth.
MY BLOODY HEADACHE AFTER LISTENING TO THIS POO
AMAZING BAND! I love tame impala so much and they are spearheading the revival of psychedelic rock so how are they not higher up?
They brought back psychedelic music how could they not be on this list?
Just perfect, deserves at least top 25... How are they on 315?V 1 Comment
The Black Keys are definitely top 10. Their unique sound speaks for itself. Not to mention that their songs are beyond awesome. For them to be this low on the list is an insult to their talent.
My favorite band definitely are The Black Keys and I actually prefer them to be on the 96th spot, because not many people can appreciate their music, I really recommend stack shot billy.
Its also so orgasmic their low fidelity recordings.
The Black Keys have done a lot of great things. Much better music quality than some other bands on here. Just really creative.
I'm going to pretend the reason why The Black Keys aren't in at least the top 20 is because nobody can find them as they're sO FAR DOWN THE LIST!V 14 Comments
Their music is very good plus on the upside their songs have many meanings in which most other bands on this list are clearly lacking. I know they don't deserve the number one spot but they are definitely much better than half the bands placed ahead of them
Shinedown has a great, heavy, kind of music! They rock hard! I think that everyone should listen to them! They are a great band to listen to when your sad or angry!
Shinedown don't deserve to be this far.. Love there music specially second chance
Shinedown never gets the kind of recognition they truly deserve...V 5 Comments
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