Best Alternative Bands of All Time
The Contenders: Page 8
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
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 everV 8 Comments
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
PLACEBO PLACEBO PLACEBO! They are the most addictive drug. And they are not just the best alternate band, the just the best band ever! And that's really weird that they are just 50s... But anyway they are the best!
Well, the truth is that Placebo are very alternative for this list... I mean, Linkin Park and Foo Fighters, they are rock giants... Placebo is not that kind of band. They are more introvert, withdrawn, but they have many loyal fans that like the work they do. They are evolving all the time, producing high quality music... And of course, they have Brian... Go get 'em, tigers!
They are like no other band, and deserve to be the best. Brill to just listen too and sing along! They are absolutely amazing when it comes to lyrics and guitars. The best
King of Medicine, in a wayV 12 Comments
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!V 4 Comments
Epic, By far one of the best bands of all time. With a front man like Aaron Lewis, who pours every ounce of his soul into every song he sings this band should be number one.
When I first heard Staind, I was all over this genre. They have a way with their music that connects to me personally. Easy to remember the lyrics and easy to play on the guitar. I love most every song I've ever heard and really enjoy the way the music picks up my mood.
One of the best bands by far! This band really deserves to be in top 15 in my opinion. I'd really recommend that everyone who has never heard of this band to go out and listen to some of their songs, you may all soon become fans too!
Staind = alternative rock
cold play = not
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!V 2 Comments
They are so underrated, they should be further to the top of the list.
They should be way higher up on the list...
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They have all types of music, From Rock to rap to alternative to techno an almost everything! :)
After you listen to a song of theirs you will fall in love with HU.
This isn't alt rock?V 4 Comments
Watch them live, and you'll DEFINITELY fall in love. I remember I went through this stage where I was obsessed with X Ambassadors, and I listened to their music ALL the time. For a short period of time, I stopped obsessing over them, and just recently, I went to one of their concerts. BEST EVER. I am stalking them all over again.
Best alternative band these days by far. Nirvana comes in a close second though.
One of the best groups ever u guys don't do that to them they totally deserve to be in this list let's give it to them..!V 1 Comment
I don't understand how they can be in the 200s. They are an amazing band. Their music is very original and so are their music videos. They are one of my favorite bands of all time. Their concerts are the most amazing thing in the whole entire world. It was so amazingly fun. I would go again if I had a chance. Honestly I think they should be on the top 5. They have a song for every emotion. I can relate so much to their lyrics. I love their rhythm and its just something about them that are just amazing in every way.
They should be in the Top Ten. They're one of the best bands I've ever heard. And they're the reason why I have loved listening to alternative rock. I can relate to their lyrics.
Definitely should be in the top 10. They are great, their lyrics are meaningful and they are fun to listen to and to watch while at their concerts. I really think they deserve to be at least in the top 10, if not in the top 3, or first. And if you don't know them you should listen to them!
ALL TIME LOW IN THIS LISTV 10 Comments
Best alternative rock band in Japan like nirvana in 90s. - ronlunaV 1 Comment
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 meV 1 Comment
"Their meaningful lyrics make me want to cry, they are just too beautiful"V 1 Comment
This band is legendary and has so much history. I love the music they make and how genuine they R. I'm not saying they deserve to be #1 but they're definitely in the top 100 c:V 1 Comment
Bloc Party albums are on fire. Call the Fire Department because my ears are about to burn down.
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.V 1 Comment
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...V 4 Comments
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
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.V 4 Comments
Best band! Meaningful lyrics! Oliver Sykes! How could you not love them? Deserve to be at least number 10!
Literally the BEST BAND EVER!
Changed my life forever...
Hope that soon you will make your place in the main list!?!?!
This band is amazing! definitely deserves a higher place on the list!V 2 Comments
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