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Greatest Alternative Rock Sub Genre Artists

Criteria: Artists are ranked by their influence, impact, and popularity. List includes alternative rock, post-punk and new wave artists, as well as artists in the various alternative subgenres (including - but not limited to - indie rock, Britpop, grunge, shoegazing, post rock, emo, alternative dance, goth rock, dream pop, alternative country, alternative metal, alternative hip-hop and trip-hop).

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2016-12-26

  Jangle Pop
  1. R.E.M.
  2. Smiths
  3. Go-Betweens
  4. Feelies
  5. Felt
  6. Soft Boys
  7. Teenage Fanclub
  8. The dB's
  9. Let's Active
10. Church
  Alt Dance / Dance Punk / Indietronica
  1. New Order
  2. Depeche Mode
  3. Björk
  4. Primal Scream
  5. Happy Mondays
  6. LCD Soundsystem
  7. MIA
  8. Big Audio Dynamite
  9. Saint Etienne
10. Broadcast
R.E.M. band
R.E.M.
Faith No More band
Faith No More
Cocteau Twins band
Cocteau Twins
Pavement band
Pavement
Elliot Smith
Elliot Smith
Sonic Youth band
Sonic Youth
Joy Division band
Joy Division









  Alt Metal
  1. Faith No More
  2. Rage Against the Machine
  3. Alice in Chains
  4. Soundgarden
  5. Tool
  6. Korn
  7. Deftones
  8. Primus
  9. System of a Down
10. Slipknot
  Britpop
  1. Oasis
  2. Blur
  3. Pulp
  4. Suede
  5. Manic Street Preachers
  6. Verve
  7. Supergrass
  8. Ash
  9. Ocean Color Scene
10. Elastic
  Dream Pop
  1. Cocteau Twins
  2. Slowdive
  3. This Mortal Coil
  4. Church
  5. My Bloody Valentine
  6. Mazzy Star
  7. Ride
  8. Beach House
  9. Galaxie 500
10. The Sundays
  Goth Rock
  1. The Cure
  2. Bauhaus
  3. Siouxie and the Banshees
  4. Nick Cave
  5. Sisters of Mercy
  6. Clan of Xymox
  7. Fields of the Nephilim
  8. Mission U.K.
  9. The Cult
10. And Also the Trees
  Lo-fi
  1. Pavement
  2. Beck
  3. Yo La Tengo
  4. Guided By Voices
  5. Liz Phair
  6. Modest Mouse
  7. Elliot Smith
  8. Beat Happening
  9. Dan Johnston
10. Ariel Pink
  Neo-Psychdelia
  1. Flaming Lips
  2. Echo and the Bunnymen
  3. Soft Boys/Robyn Hitchcock
  4. Animal Collective
  5. Julian Cope/Teardrop Explodes
  6. Spiritualized
  7. Mercury Rev
  8. Spacemen 3
  9. Tame Impala
10. Super Furry Animals
  Indie Folk
  1. Elliot Smith
  2. Neutral Milk Hotel
  3. Sufjan Stevens
  4. Will Oldham / Bonnie 'Prince' Billy
  5. Mountain Goats
  6. Bright Eyes
  7. Fleet Foxes
  8. Microphones
  9. Bon Iver
10. Iron and Wine
  Slowcore
  1. Red House Painters
  2. Low
  3. Galaxie 500
  4. American Music Club
  5. Cat Power
  6. Smog
  7. Lisa Germano
  8. Codeine
  9. Matt Elliot
10. Sun Kil Moon
  Noise Rock
  1. Sonic Youth
  2. Dinosaur Jr
  3. Birthday Party
  4. Butthole Surfers
  5. Big Black
  6. Swans
  7. Jesus Lizard
  8. Boredoms
  9. Glenn Branca
10. Boris
  Post-Grunge
  1. Foo Fighters
  2. Nickelback
  3. Matchbox Twenty
  4. Live
  5. Creed
  6. Collective Soul
  7. 3 Doors Down
  8. Bush
  9. Candlebox
10. Alanis Morissette
  Post Punk
  1. Joy Division
  2. Talking Heads
  3. The Cure
  4. Television
  5. Wire
  6. Gang of Four
  7. The Fall
  8. Echo and the Bunnymen
  9. Sioxie and the Banshees
10. Bauhaus
  Post-Rock
  1. Talk Talk
  2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
  3. Sigur Rós
  4. Slint
  5. Mogwai
  6. Tortoise
  7. Bark Psychosis
  8. Explosions in the Sky
  9. Do Make Say Think
10. A Silver Mt. Zion
  Shoegaze
  1. My Bloody Valentine
  2. Slowdive
  3. Ride
  4. Lush
  5. Catherine Wheel
  6. Swervediver
  7. The Verve
  8. Pale Saints
  9. Boo Radleys
10. Swirlies




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