Best Grunge / Alternative Rock Bands


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61 Flyleaf

Flyleaf is so epic that there are hardly any words. Also, when you listen to music like this from someone so Christian, YOUR ARGUMENT IS INVALID.

Fully Alive and mostly all of their songs are wonder full. The lyrics of their conveys the band personality.

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62 Tool Tool Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. more. V 2 Comments
63 Sick Puppies Sick Puppies Sick Puppies is an Australian rock band, formed in 1997. Sick Puppies rose to prominence in 2006 when their song "All the Same" was uploaded along with a video to YouTube.
64 R.E.M. R.E.M. R.E.M. was an American rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck, bassist/backing vocalist Mike Mills, and drummer Bill Berry. V 2 Comments
65 The Pretty Reckless

Favorite band! Taylor's voice is so unique and her lyrics can bring you to feel exactly how she feels. Awesome performer, too. Makes me sad they are so underrated

I the best band ever. I'm sure they will score a lot with the new album coming up. I love taylor momsen and her melancholy voice.

The pretty reckless are by far my favourite. There music like explains how I feel. Taylors voice is amazing. And she is bloody gorgeous

This is an amazing band!

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66 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.

An amazing band that delivers such amazing sound, with breathtaking vocals, and deep lyrics. Red mixes in several different musical elements, and you won't get bored listening to them. The lead singer has amazing vocals, and the band delivers such an awesome sound. But the best thing about Red is the meanings of their songs. Every song, whether it be a slow paced song like "Not Alone" or a heavy song like "Feed the Machine", is packed with such a deep meaning, that all of us can realte to. Red DEFINITELY deserves more attention and a higher spot on this list. Oh, and if you haven't heard Red yet, then you're missing out! I guarantee if you like this type of music then you won't be dissapointed by Red. Just such an amazing band

If none of you have heard of Red you're all missing out! Their music is amazing with great lyrics along with amazing instruments... If any of you get the time look up at least one song from each of their albums- I swear to you... You won't regret it!

I don't care they are a Christian Band, as an atheist, I could only say they are PERFECT! Your really have to listen "Feed The Machine", "Death Of Me", "Let It Burn." You will not regret it, I promise!

The best band I have heard of.
Really good music, awesome lyrics and nice vocalist voice.
All of the three albums they made were good and until now I haven't listened to a bad song they made.

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67 Lostprophets Lostprophets

This band is so epic... So energetic... They should be in top 10 not down here. Alternative rock is dead...

68 Angels & Airwaves
69 Creed Creed Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida. The band's best-known line-up consists of lead vocalist Scott Stapp, guitarist and vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.

Best hard rock/post-grunge song since time began. Wonderful lyrics and the voice of a genuis

Woot?! on 69 only? Are you kidding? They kinda invented the genre - one of my all time favorites, singer Stepp and Guitarist Tremonti are some of the finest in the business, get them into top 10 where they belong.

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70 Chevelle Chevelle Chevelle is an American rock band that formed in 1995 in the Chicago suburb of Grayslake, Illinois. The band was originally composed of brothers: Pete Loeffler, Sam Loeffler and Joe Loeffler.

Chevelle at 91? You gotta be kidding.

Coolest band ever.

My favorite band... I feel like a hioster now laugh out loud

71 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.
72 The Melvins The Melvins The Melvins are an American band that formed in 1983. They usually perform as a trio, but in recent years have performed as a four piece with two drummers.

The Melvins are quite possibly the underrated rock band ever. Nirvana, Tool, Mastodon, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Isis, Pig Destroyer, Eyehategod, Strapping Young Lad, Neurosis and Boris are just a few of the bands they inspired.

73 The Fray The Fray The Fray is an American rock band from Denver, Colorado. Formed in 2002 by schoolmates Isaac Slade and Joe King, they achieved success with the release of their debut album, How to Save a Life in 2005, which was certified double platinum by the RIAA and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and more.

These guys have some really great songs like How to Save a Live and You Found Me. Give them a listen and I promise you won't regret it. - Luvaddict77

Come on man this is best alternative band how to save a life is best song ever! The fray touch my heart no 60 this ain't fair vote them must listen their scars and stories album a complete pack of songs awaiting for their next album! 1

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74 Lit
75 AFI
76 Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails Nine Inch Nails is an American industrial rock/metal band and, founded in 1988 by Trent Reznor in Cleveland, Ohio.

Trent Reznor did and does so much to make electronic music heavy and unique.

77 The Verve The Verve The Verve were an English rock band formed in Wigan in 1990 by lead vocalist Richard Ashcroft, guitarist Nick McCabe, bass guitarist Simon Jones and drummer Peter Salisbury. Guitarist and keyboard player Simon Tong became a member at a later date.
78 Stone Sour Stone Sour Stone Sour is an American rock band formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, performing for five years, before disbanding in 1997. They reunited in 2000 and since 2006, the group has consisted of Corey Taylor, Josh Rand and Roy Mayorga.
79 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.

Pretty good) not all songs, but there are some "rich") firstly, listen to "up all night" and you'll see)))

80 Mudhoney Mudhoney Mudhoney is an American alternative rock band. Formed in Seattle, Washington in 1988 following the demise of Green River, Mudhoney's members are singer and rhythm guitarist Mark Arm, lead guitarist Steve Turner, bassist Guy Maddison and drummer Dan Peters.

The kings of grunge should be higher up on the list. These guys Mark Arm and Steve Turner invented the whole Seattle scene. This is the real Seattle Sound! Not Nirvana's Smells Like Teen Bull! This is grunge.

Perfect blend of punk rock with hard rock. One of the originators. Let it slide and touch me I'm sick are classics.

The inventors of grunge should be higher, sorry. The only thing they really made was Superfuzz Bigmuff.

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