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The Best Bands Like Nirvana

April 7, 2020 355 votes 39 voters30 items

List RulesVote up the bands that people who like Nirvana should check out ASAP.

Looking for more good bands like Nirvana? You've come to the right place. Thanks to classic hits like "Smells Like Teen Spirit," the trio of Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl, and Krist Novoselic is the most famous grunge group of all time, but there are many other great bands who share a similar sound. 

Alice in Chains, Mudhoney, and Pearl Jam are among the top grunge bands that sound like Nirvana, while other '90s bands like Radiohead are also often considered to be related artists to the group thanks to their brooding take on alternative rock.

Undeniably, Nirvana has had a massive influence on the grunge and alternative scenes, inspiring both their contemporaries and new bands today. And, while there are a lot of awesome groups and artists that sound like the legends behind Nevermind in their own ways, it's up to you to decide which are the best of the best. Vote up the bands you'd be most likely to recommend to people who are fans of Nirvana, and be sure to add any that you feel we might have missed.

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