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Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List

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Updated June 14, 2019 30.1k views 191 items

List of Canadian alternative rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as alternative rock solo artists from Canada are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great Canadian music that you've never heard before. The alternative rock bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Canada. If you think the best Canadian alternative rock band is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts.

List contains bands like Avril Lavigne, Alanis Morissette.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular alternative rock bands from Canada?" and "Which alternative rock bands started in Canada?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Nickelback is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Arcade Fire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Nelly Furtado is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Three Days Grace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Sum 41 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Barenaked Ladies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Simple Plan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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The New Pornographers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Theory of a Deadman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Dallas Green is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Our Lady Peace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Daniel Powter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Crash Test Dummies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Finger Eleven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Tokyo Police Club is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Fefe Dobson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Art of Dying is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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The Tragically Hip is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Lights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Billy Talent is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List
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Cowboy Junkies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Canadian Alternative Rock Bands List