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German Alternative Rock Bands List

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Updated June 14, 2019 19.1k views 40 items

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
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Sandra Nasic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Guano Apes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Avantasia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Die Toten Hosen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Richard Zven Kruspe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Xandria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Die Happy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Liquido is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Die Ärzte is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Reamonn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Vanessa Petruo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Beatsteaks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Wir sind Helden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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H-Blockx is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Cinema Bizarre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Birth Control is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Silbermond is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Megaherz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Judith Holofernes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Tocotronic is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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ASP is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Kettcar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Revolverheld is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List
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Emil Bulls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list German Alternative Rock Bands List