Top Ten Best Indie Rock Bands

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201 TV on the radio

Amazing band, highly underrated. - mangohobo

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202 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.

Love Sigurrós... It's so artistic. Even if you speak Icelandic you can't make out what they're saying but you don't need to because their music is beautiful.

203 Magic Man V 1 Comment
204 The Boxer Rebellion

They are just fantastic. You have to see them live!

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205 Arkells

WHY ARE THEY NOT IN THE TOP TEN?!?!

206 Mother Mother
207 Satellite Stories

Great band - wanna make sure peeps hear about it. Reminds me of two door cinema club and the jungle giants.

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208 The Heavy The Heavy The Heavy are a British indie rock band from Bath, England, formed in 2007 and signed to Ninja Tune imprint Counter Records and the Bad Son Recording Company. The band consists of Kelvin Swaby, Dan Taylor, Spencer Page and Chris Ellul.

Now I think The Heavy should be higher on the list, not 194. Half of the preceding bands are not even indie.

209 The Antlers

They have some very moving stuff. Like the other person, listen to Hospice. Listening to that was one of the three times that I actually cried from music.

One of the best bands around.
Their album "Hospice" in my opinion, is the best album in the past 10 years. Incredible music right here.

210 The Walkmen
211 Nirvana Nirvana Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.

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Grunge? Well... No. That's not "indie rock".

Grr tired of seeing these guys on every list. They are not indie you fools

212 Black Sonic Revolver

Brand new Manchester band with a touch of blues and physcadelia amazing new talent for 2015

213 Royal Blood Royal Blood Royal Blood are an English rock duo formed in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2013. The band's sound is reminiscent of and rooted in modern blues rock, hard rock, garage rock and psychedelic rock.

How are these guys not on the list? All of their songs are good and they are so sick

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214 St. Vincent St. Vincent Anne Erin "Annie" Clark, better known by her stage name St. Vincent, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. V 1 Comment
215 The Red Paintings

Go grab yourself a copy of 'The Revolution is Never Coming'. Thank me later.

216 CRUISR

Great band, can't believe it isn't already on here and much higher

217 Louden Swain

This band is actually great! I've heard if them through being a fan of Rob Benedict (the lead singer) and noticed that they're only well known in the Supernatural fandom, so I figured they weren't that good. Then I actually listened, and, well, I absolutely loved them! They're my new favorite band! Some songs you need to listen to them are "Bandaged Hand" "Eskimo" "All I Need" and "She Waits." They're all great, and I definitely recommend them!

218 Rah Rah

Great lesser known Canadian band. They have a lot of great and catchy songs. Worth checking out.

219 Wild Nothing
220 The Paddingtons
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