Best Bands from Watchmojo's Top 10 Alternative

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R.E.M.: R.E.M. was an American alternative rock band from Athens, Georgia, formed in 1980 by lead singer Michael Stipe, lead guitarist Peter Buck.

Nirvana: Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994.

Pearl Jam: Pearl Jam is a grunge/alternative rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready.

The Cure: The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.

Radiohead: The band consists of Thom Yorke (lead vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards), Jonny Greenwood (lead guitar, keyboards, other instruments.

The White Stripes: The White Stripes were an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan. The duo consists of only a couple married at the time, Jack White.

The Clash: The Clash were an English punk rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk.

Red Hot Chili Peppers: The Red Hot Chili Peppers is an American funk-rock and alternative rock band, that was founded in 1983. 


Talking Heads: Talking Heads were an American rock band formed in 1975 in New York City and active until 1991. The band comprised David Byrne.

Depeche Mode: Depeche Mode are an English electronic and synth-pop band formed in 1980 in Basildon, Essex. The group's original line-up consisted of Dave Gahan.