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This Christian alternative bands list ranks the best Christian alternative music artists making some of the best Christian songs of 2018. This list of top Christian alternative rock groups let’s you see who  fans think are the best in Christian alternative. As alternative rock rose to prominence during the late 1980s and 1990s, an offshoot of that with religious overtones began to become popular. Thus alternative Christian music was born. Over the years, Christian alternative rock has grown and Christian alternative rock bands have captured the hearts and minds of fans of Christian music fans. Though Christian alternative rock bands may not get as much press as other genres of Christian music, that doesn't mean they're any less popular or important. Some of the best Christian alternative rock bands are widely respected and highly influential in both Christian music and rock music as a whole.


So, that said, what are the best Christian rock bands? Any list of Christian rock bands has to include the likes of Lifehouse, Flyleaf, Third Day, Plumb, and Kutless. These bands are widely considered some of the best in Christian alternative rock and with good reason. Their songs have resonated with fans and whenever they tour and play live, their shows are often sold out. They've brought Christian alternative rock into many Christian rock fans' homes and have proven that Christian alternative rock can be as good as Christian rock.

 

That said, it's up to you to determine who are the best Christian alt rock bands. If you like good Christian alternative bands, then you'll know who to vote for on this list. If you notice that a new band isn't on this list and should be, feel free to add them. This list answers the questions "who are the best Christian alternative rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest Christian alternative rock musician ever?" Vote your favorites up to the heavens and damn the rest to fiery bottom of the list. 

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Switchfoot is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
havanajhon1994 added Switchfoot Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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Skillet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
rexmar0207 added Skillet Nu metal, Rock music, Grunge

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Thousand Foot Krutch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Thousand Foot Krutch Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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Needtobreathe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
creativestylecs added Needtobreathe Christian alternative rock, Rock music, Contemporary Christian music

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Flyleaf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
dayawn added Flyleaf Nu metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Third Day is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Third Day Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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Lifehouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Lifehouse Pop music, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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Kutless is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Kutless Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Contemporary worship music

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David Crowder Band is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
NickMerchant added David Crowder Band Electronic music, Contemporary worship music, Folk rock

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The 77's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
The 77's New Wave, Christian punk, Rock music

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The Choir is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
The Choir Christian alternative rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Sanctus Real is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Sanctus Real Christian alternative rock, Experimental rock, Contemporary Christian music

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Plumb is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Plumb Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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Relient K is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
kesselrun added Relient K Pop punk, Synthpop, Pop music

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PAR~A~DIGM is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
cremistlv added PAR~A~DIGM Christian Contemporary, Pop, Alternative Rock - Their incredible upbeat attitude and positive energy combine to make them one of the most sought after performers today, each member of the band contributes their influences into the music they write, this creates a range of ...

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Jesus Culture is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
SergiuChelariu added Jesus Culture

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Mute Math is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
mschmed added Mute Math

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12 Stones is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
12 Stones Nu metal, Christian alternative rock, Post-grunge

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Lifesavers Underground is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Lifesavers Underground New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music

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The Almost is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
The Almost Pop punk, Christian punk, Christian alternative rock

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Spoken is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Spoken Christian hardcore, Christian alternative rock, Emo

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Altar Boys is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Altar Boys Christian punk, Punk rock

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Ashes Remain is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Christopher Chretien added Ashes Remain

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The Fray is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Christopher Chretien added The Fray Indie pop, Adult album alternative, Pop music

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Adam Again is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Adam Again Rock music, Alternative rock, Soul music

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Starflyer 59 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Scath added Starflyer 59 Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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The Prayer Chain is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
The Prayer Chain Christian alternative rock

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Brandon Heath is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Brandon Heath Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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Phil Wickham is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Phil Wickham Christian music, Pop music, Christian alternative rock

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Undercover is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands

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The Classic Crime is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
The Classic Crime Pop punk, Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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Capital Lights is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Capital Lights Christian alternative rock, Emo, Pop rock

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Signature Of Divine is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Lehel Papolczy added Signature Of Divine

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Huntingtons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Huntingtons Christian punk, Christian alternative rock, Alternative rock

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Johnny Q. Public is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Johnny Q. Public Christian alternative rock, Rock music

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One Bad Pig is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
brothertex added One Bad Pig Crossover thrash, Christian music, Thrash metal

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Vector is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Vector New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Eowyn is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
VadymLivertovsky added Eowyn Christian alternative rock, Alternative rock, Christian rock

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Common Children is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Common Children Christian alternative rock

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Breakfast With Amy is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Breakfast With Amy Christian alternative rock

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Theocracy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Anthony Leerhoff added Theocracy Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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David Eugene Edwards is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Richard Bonam Sr. added David Eugene Edwards

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Wovenhand is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Richard Bonam Sr. added Wovenhand Psychedelic folk, Folk music, Folk rock

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Dig Hay Zoose is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Dig Hay Zoose Christian alternative rock

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Dakoda Motor Co. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Jeff Clark added Dakoda Motor Co. Christian music, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Danielson Famile is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Danielson Famile Indie pop, Christian music, Christian alternative rock

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Leah is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Anthony Leerhoff added Leah

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The Birdsongs is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
The Birdsongs Christian alternative rock, Power pop, Christian rock

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Sixteen Horsepower is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Richard Bonam Sr. added Sixteen Horsepower

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Krystal Meyers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Christian Alternative Rock Bands
Krystal Meyers Christian music, Pop music, Christian hardcore