Bands/Musicians German Alternative Rock Bands List

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List of German alternative rock bands, listed by popularity with photos when available. This list includes more than just bands, as alternative rock solo artists from Germany are included as well. It's always interesting to see where famous bands got their starts, so use this list to discover some great German 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 Germany. If you think the best German 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.

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If you want to answer the questions, "Who are popular alternative rock bands from Germany?" and "Which alternative rock bands started in Germany?" then this list will answer your questions.

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Tokio Hotel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Teen pop

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Sandra Nasic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Alternative metal

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Guano Apes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Nu metal, Rapcore, Alternative rock

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Avantasia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Progressive metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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Die Toten Hosen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Crossover thrash, Heavy metal, Alternative rock

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Richard Zven Kruspe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Industrial metal, Industrial rock, European industrial metal

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Xandria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Gothic metal, Heavy metal, Alternative rock

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Die Happy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Liquido is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Synthpop, Pop rock, Power pop

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Die Ärzte is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Reamonn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Vanessa Petruo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop music, Alternative rock, Soul music

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Beatsteaks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Rock music, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Wir sind Helden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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H-Blockx is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop punk, Nu metal, Rock music

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Cinema Bizarre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Synthpop, New Wave, Pop music

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Birth Control is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Krautrock, Alternative rock, Progressive rock

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Silbermond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
German rock, Rock music, Pop rock

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Megaherz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Industrial metal, Rock music, Industrial music

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Judith Holofernes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Pop music, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Tocotronic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Alternative rock, Indie rock

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ASP is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Industrial metal, Gothic metal

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Kettcar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Indie, Pop music, Alternative rock

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Revolverheld is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Revolverheld Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Emil Bulls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Post-metal, Nu metal, Rock music

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Pink Turns Blue is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
New Wave, Gothic rock, Rock music

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Blackmail is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
German rock, Electronic music, Alternative rock

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18th Dye is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Noise rock, Alternative rock

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Stanfour is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Rock music, Pop rock, Alternative rock

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Harmful is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Harmful Noise rock, Rock music, Alternative rock

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Letzte Instanz is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Medieval metal, Industrial rock, Gothic metal

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Zeraphine is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Zeraphine Gothic rock, Alternative rock

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Bloodflowerz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Gothic rock, Gothic metal, Alternative rock

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Life is Pain is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Life is Pain Rock music, Alternative rock

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iO is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
iO Alternative rock

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Vaggeli downtown is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Vaggeli downtown Alternative rock, Indie rock

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Klee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Rick Richter added New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Alazka is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Daniel Fella added Alazka

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Fjort is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
Daniel Fella added Fjort