Best Alternative Bands of All Time

The Contenders: Page 9

161 Good Charlotte Good Charlotte Good Charlotte is an American rock band from Waldorf, Maryland that formed in 1996. Since 1998, the band's constant members have been lead vocalist Joel Madden, lead guitarist and vocalist Benji Madden, bassist Paul Thomas, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist Billy Martin and drummer Dean Butterworth, ...read more.

Good Charlotte the best. Girls & boys, lifestyle of rich n famous are like my favorite tunes. Anyone doubting should listen to those

Changed my life and got me obsessed with music. I didn't care for music till I hear these guys and simple plan. Best band of all time

Come on! Good Charlotte should be in top 10! They are my first alternative rock band! Their music was so amazing!

:0 how are good charlotte not in the top ten?

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162 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

Top 10

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163 Dishwalla

Just hear their angels or devils and counting blue cars and many more...

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164 Hoobastank Hoobastank Hoobastank is an American rock band, formed in 1994 in Agoura Hills, California with lead singer Doug Robb, guitarist Dan Estrin, drummer Chris Hesse, and original bassist Markku Lappalainen.

Their songs are so meaningful and flow really well. Love their rhythms to. LIsten to these guys then you'll want to vote for them! Bring them up!

They have many more great songs than those ranked high than them.

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165 Deftones Deftones Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.

Beautiful band should definitely be before 5 seconds to summer.

This band rocks and they are good

This band is amazing! Chino morenos vocals are incredible. They deserve to be in the top 10

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166 Phoenix

Come on guys 100, have you heard they're music through the years they're albums just get better and better, should be in top ten.

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167 The 1975

These guys are my most favourite band ever. Sure they're still evolving, but I have loved every song they've ever made and I am hoping they'll be the underdog that trumps them all one day. Us fans must keep voting these guys up to beat Linkin Park and Nirvana who keep topping these lists!

Ok so what, they're a bit younger than most rock bands but I think that their tunes are awesome. Their smooth and have a nice beat. Who can't help but love The 1975 and I honestly don't get how it's not up there already.

The best band ever... I love most of the bands in this but The 1975 hit my feelings every time

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168 Dream Theater Dream Theater Dream Theater is an American progressive metal band. The band was formed in 1985 under the name of "Majesty", but had to change its name to Dream Theater later. ...read more.

This is wack guess a lot of people don't know that dream theater is NOT NOT a alternative band! Gez what! Wacckk! DT ROCK!

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169 The Pretty Reckless

I love them so much. They are really good at doing music.

They're Best among all. Not agree? Go check GOING TO HELL.

They're amazing! They should be in top 10

Come on people! This band's the best! Vote!

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170 AFI

One of the most compelling musical acts ever. Every album breathes a new style. From the punk sounds of their early years to the post hardcore sounds of black sails, the dark tones of Sing the sorrow. To the radio friendly style of december underground and crash love. You can't go wrong there is an AFI song for everyone

One of the most underrated bands on the planet. They inspired so many bands and were leader in the genre, they deserve more respect than they get! I love AFI and I always will!

This is pathetic! They were my all time favorite. In high school. They clearly don't get the credit and respect they deserve!

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171 The Rasmus The Rasmus The Rasmus are a Finnish rock band that formed in 1994 in Helsinki while the band members were still in upper comprehensive school.
172 P.O.D. P.O.D.

I am trying to figure out why this band was not on the list, I really like them. They have a really cool Rap/Rock sound and I have never heard another band come close in terms of Rap metal. They also have really good lyrics, they actually have lyrics that are something more than just hating people and ranting about how unfair life is.

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173 Band of Horses

How are they so low. Vote them up now.

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174 Nightwish Nightwish Nightwish is a symphonic metal band from Kitee, Finland. The band was formed in 1996 by lead songwriter and keyboardist Tuomas Holopainen, guitarist Emppu Vuorinen, and lead singer Tarja Turunen. V 1 Comment
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176 Noah and the Whale

Noah and the Whale is an amazing band. Their best songs include 'Just Me Before We Met', 'L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N.', 'Waiting for my Chance to Come', 'Life is Life' and 'Tonight's the Kind of Night'. However, don't listen to their first few albums; only listen to their latest one, titled 'Last Night on Earth'.

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177 Birds of Tokyo

The most amazing, diverse and talented group of musicians. frontman Ian Kenny is also lead for Karnivool which is more prog rock, but just as incredible.
Seriously, these guys are mad

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178 Darling Thieves
179 Jethro Tull Jethro Tull Jethro Tull were a British rock group, formed in Luton, Bedfordshire, in December 1967. Initially playing blues rock, the band soon developed its sound to incorporate elements of British folk music and hard rock to forge a progressive rock signature.

This band is EXTREMELY underrated! It's more rock than alternative, but they have their own unique and incredible sound - especially with the flute! (If you're a flute player like me, you will love this band ngl.)

180 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
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