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The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

Updated June 14, 2019 17.2k views42 items

You probably haven't heard of half of these bands - but if you're like me, and were a total scene kid in high school that went to shows and concerts every weekend.. well, then maybe you have.

Either way, these bands are definitely worth listening to. If you like alternative, electronica, or screamo - check out this list of the best bands you've never heard of. Your new favorite band might just be waiting right here.

This is a work in progress.. there are still a few more of the best band you never heard of to add, so be sure to check back!
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  • 1
    Beneath Medicine Tree is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
    This is my favorite Copeland album of all time. The one below, "In Motion", is great as well. Copeland is probably one of my all-time favorite bands.
  • 2
    In Motion is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    In Motion

    Copeland
  • 3
    Never Take Friendship Personal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
  • 4
    Cities is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Cities

    Anberlin
    Best album EVER. And my favorite album from Anberlin.
  • 5
    They’re Only Chasing Safety is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
    I love every track on this album. I also love Underoath because they are a secular band- but you would never know.
  • 6
    Define the Great Line is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
  • 7
    Hellogoodbye is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Hellogoodbye

    I will forever and always love this band. Can they come out with a new single, already?
  • 8
    Why Do I Do? is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Why Do I Do?

    I.Love.Him. The song "Don't Leave" brings tears to my eyes every time...
  • 9
    Based on a True Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Based on a True Story

    The Starting Line
    Another album I could listen to three times in a row and not get bored of. Every single song is amazing.
  • 10
    Closing Down the Pattern Depar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Closing Down the Pattern Department

  • 11
    "Hello, good friend." is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    "Hello, good friend."

    The Rocket Summer
  • 12
    The Everglow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
  • 13
    Destination: Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
  • 14
    Translating the Name is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Translating the Name

  • 15
    Frankmusik is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Frankmusik

  • 16
    The Frequency E.P. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    The Frequency E.P.

  • 17
    Into the Fire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Into the Fire

    Phoenix
    If you don't already know who they are- you should. You should also download this whole album and listen to "Listomania" and "1901" on repeat.
  • 18
    Maybe I'm Dreaming is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Maybe I'm Dreaming

    Owl City
  • 19
    Of June is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Of June

  • 20
    Bounce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Bounce

    I love the song "Bounce". MSTRKRFT does some awesome remixes, too.
  • 21
    In Ghost Colours is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of
  • 22
    Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has  is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Dear Diary, My Teen Angst Has a Body Count

    From First to Last
  • 23
    If Only You Were Lonely is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    If Only You Were Lonely

    Hawthorne Heights
  • 24
    The Fall of Troy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    The Fall of Troy

    The Fall of Troy
    F.C.P.R.E.M.I.X. will always be one of my favorite songs. A hardcore band with some great hits.
  • 25
    Found in the Flood is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Bands You've Never Heard Of

    Found in the Flood

    The Bled
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