Bands/Musicians Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster

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List of Alternative Tentacles artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Alternative Tentacles roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Alternative Tentacles bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Alternative Tentacles band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Alternative Tentacles.

This list contains artists like Dead Kennedys and Hüsker Dü.

This page can help answer questions like, "Who are the best Alternative Tentacles bands?" and "Which artists are signed by Alternative Tentacles?"

If any musical artists are missing from this Alternative Tentacles artists list, you can add them at the bottom of the list. (90 items)

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16 Horsepower is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Folk music, Neofolk, Alternative country
16 Horsepower was an American alternative country music group based in Denver, Colorado. Their music often invoked religious imagery dealing with conflict, redemption, punishment, and guilt ...more

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7 Seconds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Straight edge, Youth crew, Melodic hardcore
7 Seconds is an American hardcore punk band from Reno, Nevada. Formed on January 17, 1980 by two sets of brothers; the Marvelli brothers, who used the punk rock names "Kevin Seconds" ...more

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Akimbo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Hardcore punk
Akimbo is an American hardcore band from Seattle, Washington. The band was founded by its two original members, Jon Weisnewski and Nat Damm. The two met in 1995 in a high school gym class after ...more

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Al Jourgensen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Synthpop, New Wave
Alejandro Ramírez "Al" Jourgensen, is a Cuban-American musician best known as the founder and frontman of the industrial metal band Ministry. He is sometimes credited as Alain ...more

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Alice Donut is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Alice Donut Psychedelia, Alternative rock, Punk rock
Alice Donut is a punk rock band from New York City.

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Amebix is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Anarcho-punk, Black metal
Amebix were an English Crust punk/Heavy metal band. Formed as "The Band with No Name", Amebix's original run was from 1978 to 1987, during which time they released three EPs and two ...more

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Andy Kerr is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Pop punk, Progressive rock, Punk jazz
Andy Kerr is a Canadian-born musician, originally from British Columbia and currently residing in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Kerr is best known as the former guitarist, frequent vocalist, and ...more

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Ani Kyd is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Ani Kyd Heavy metal, Punk rock, Blues
Ani Kyd is a Vancouver musician, actor, and life coach.

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Ara Babajian is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Ska, Reggae, Punk rock
Ara Babajian is an American drummer who has been a member of such bands as Leftöver Crack and The Slackers. Ara is of Armenian descent, and is named after Ara, an Armenian king. Together ...more

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Blatz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock
Blatz was a punk band formed in 1989 in Berkeley, California. Blatz came out of the 924 Gilman Street Project scene during the late '80s, and early '90s along with bands like Operation Ivy, ...more

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Blowfly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Comedy, Soul music
Clarence Reid appeared in the 2010 documentary film The Weird World of Blowfly.

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Brutal Juice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Progressive rock, Punk rock, Hardcore punk
Brutal Juice is a self-proclaimed "acid punk" band from Denton, Texas. The band formed in 1990. Brutal Juice officially disbanded in February 1997, although they held several reunion ...more

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Burning Image is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Burning Image
Burning Image are an American deathrock band formed in Bakersfield, California in 1982. Burning Image first released a 7" single with the songs "The Final Conflict" and ...more

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Butthole Surfers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Rock music, Neo-psychedelia
Butthole Surfers is an American rock band formed by Gibby Haynes and Paul Leary in San Antonio, Texas in 1981. The band has had numerous personnel changes, but its core lineup of Haynes, Leary, ...more

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Buzzov-en is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, Sludge metal
Buzzoven is a sludge metal band from North Carolina, formed in 1991. The band was known for being one of the founders of the sludge genre along with NOLAs Eyehategod and Acid Bath, and also for ...more

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Citizen Fish is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Punk rock
Citizen Fish is a ska punk band that has been together since 1990. The band often makes strong social and political statements, dealing with themes such as anti-consumerism, vegetarianism, ...more

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Comets on Fire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Noise rock, Punk blues, New Weird America
Comets on Fire is an American noise rock band from Santa Cruz, California. The band was formed in 1999 by guitarist and vocalist Ethan Miller and longtime friend bassist Ben Flashman, who were ...more

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D.O.A. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Heavy metal, Punk rock, Hardcore punk
D.O.A. is a hardcore punk band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They are often referred to as the "founders" of hardcore punk, along with Black Flag, The Germs, Negative ...more

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Dash Rip Rock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Rock music, Alternative country
Dash Rip Rock is an American musical trio known for their high-octane roots rock. The New York Times stated that Dash Rip Rock combines “fluency in American roots music with a robust dose of ...more

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Dead Kennedys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Psychobilly, Anarcho-punk, Skate punk
Dead Kennedys is an American hardcore punk band formed in San Francisco, California in 1978. The band became part of the American hardcore punk movement of the early 1980s. They gained a large ...more

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Dicks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Blues-rock, Punk blues, Queercore
Dicks are an American punk rock band from Austin, Texas, originally formed in 1980. They initially disbanded in 1986 before reforming in 2004. Dicks are considered influential in introducing the ...more

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Doc Corbin Dart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Doc Corbin Dart Folk music, Alternative rock, Punk rock
Doc Corbin Dart is an American punk rock singer. He was lead singer, founder, and lyricist of the Lansing, Michigan 1980s punk rock band The Crucifucks. As of the early 2000s, he is also known ...more

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Dog Faced Hermans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Anarcho-punk, Art punk, Post-punk
The Dog Faced Hermans were a four-piece band whose style could be described as anarcho-punk incorporating folk and noise influences as well as unorthodox instrumentation.

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Drunk Injuns is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Drunk Injuns Skate punk, Punk rock
The Drunk Injuns is a skate punk band formed in 1983. The band members wear masks that resemble Indian ghost warriors. They claim to believe the masks allow them to channel the spirit world to ...more

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Ezra Kire is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Alternative Tentacles Complete Artist Roster
Ska punk, Punk rock
Ezra Kire is an American musician with the punk band Morning Glory, and is an ex-member of punk bands Leftöver Crack, Choking Victim and InDK. He currently resides in New York City.