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Genre: german alternative rock

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Parent Genre: rock

German alternative rock is a genre that emerged in the 1980s and gained popularity in the 1990s. It is characterized by its energetic and rebellious sound, often featuring distorted guitars, driving basslines, and powerful drumming. The lyrics often touch on social and political issues, as well as personal struggles and emotions. The genre has produced some of the most iconic and influential bands in German music history, with a loyal fanbase both in Germany and internationally.


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List of german alternative rock artists

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

#namepopularityfollowers
1 60 1170885
2 59 1443565
3 50 334261
4 41 205140
5 50 45624
6 44 127894
7 37 66421
8 32 29193
9 38 81551
10 36 8276
11 34 74018
12 32 24669
13 29 4379
14 27 9239
15 25 19808
16 26 14370
17 25 22595
18 24 13178
19 24 15832
20 23 16346
21 21 17884
22 18 5539
23 18 7550
24 17 4009
25 16 2382
26 16 12880
27 15 10264
28 11 4849
29 10 4629
30 9 4119
31 8 2415
32 7 7794
33 7 1236
34 5 2491
35 5 2328
36 5 2945
37 5 791
38 4 998
39 4 2061
40 2 840
41 3 875
42 3 634
43 3 1536
44 1 830
45 1 145
46 1 1124
47 1 921

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