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Best Experimental Rock Bands/Artists

Similarly to avant-garde rock and avant-garde rock bands, experimental rock takes rock music and takes it to places where many mainstream bands are afraid to go. Experimental rock bands are among the most interesting bands with extremely rabid, loyal fanbases. Usually, experimental rock bands will tinker with things like song structure, and showcases a different side of a rock band. Technical prowess is crucial for experimental rock bands to challenge the status quo. Beginning in the 1960s, experimental rock used elements from free jazz, classical music and even psychedelic rock to create a sound people had never heard before. Experimental rock has also called post-rock.

So, who are considered experimental rock bands? You can't think of experimental rock without bringing up Frank Zappa, Brian Eno and even Neil Young. These guys took traditional rock music and decide to create their own subtexture to their sound. How else can you accurately explain what Zappa and the Mothers of Invention did? They took traditional music and made it their own, hence the experimental rock label. Elements of Krautrock, ambient music and underground music were embraced by experimental rock bands.

This list of experimental rock bands should be a guide to the genre. Experimental rock This list answers the questions "who are the best experimental rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest experimental rock musician ever?"(49 items)

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    Toronto, Canada

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    London, United Kingdom

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    Abingdon, United Kingdom

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States of America

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    England

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    Bristol, United Kingdom

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    Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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    Woodbridge, United Kingdom

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    Essex, United Kingdom

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Toronto, Canada

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    Liverpool, United Kingdom

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    Cambridge, United Kingdom

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    Toronto, Canada

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    Hawthorne, California, United States of America

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    Long Beach, California, United States of America

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Dorset, United Kingdom

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    Lisbon, Portugal

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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    California, United States of America

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    Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States of America

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    Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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    Seattle, Washington, United States of America

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    Montreal, Canada

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    New York City, New York, United States of America

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    Toronto, Canada

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    El Paso, Texas, United States of America

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    Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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    Düsseldorf, Germany

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    What starts off as a classy folk concert quickly mutates into a rollicking clash of pulsating sound clouds that reverberates throughout the concert hall. The Uptown Monotones are known for

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    Seattle, Washington, United States of America An interesting mix of metal, psychedelia, hard rock, punk, and eastern music that became iconic of one of the big four of the Seattle scene.

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