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Genre: alternative hardcore

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Parent Genre: metal

Alternative hardcore music is a subgenre that blends elements of punk rock and heavy metal. It is characterized by its aggressive and intense sound, often featuring distorted guitars, fast-paced drumming, and harsh vocals. Bands in this genre often tackle political and social issues in their lyrics. Right On, The Control, and The Vows are all examples of bands that fall into this category. Their music is raw and energetic, with a focus on powerful riffs and driving rhythms. Fans of alternative hardcore music appreciate the genre's raw intensity and its ability to express frustration and anger in a cathartic way.


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Your Jesus
1995
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Devoured
2008
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Stick to Your Guns
2013
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Knife Fight
2003
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Believer
2002
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Let's Die
2024
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Detroit Love Vol. 1 - Mixed By Stacey Pullen
2018
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The Struggle
2004
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Universal Peace
2006
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Another Year
2001
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On the Stremph
2006
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March To Your Grave
2002
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Rag Men
2004
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Wounds Remain
2005
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Question What You Live For
2002

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List of alternative hardcore artists

Here is a list of alternative hardcore artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the alternative hardcore genre. You can find out what alternative hardcore genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 13 75
2 10 714
3 10 6510
4 11 149
5 10 323
6 8 4265
7 5 1442
8 4 1784
9 4 89
10 3 1523
11 3 1548
12 3 147
13 3 1205
14 3 2160
15 3 733
16 2 680
17 2 3049
18 1 813
19 1 292
20 1 322
21 1 594

alternative hardcore playlist created by Chosic

Enjoy this playlist of popular alternative hardcore music. We made this playlist using an algorithm created by our team.