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Genre: nz alternative rock

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Parent Genre: rock

New Zealand alternative rock music is a genre that blends elements of rock, punk, and indie music. It is characterized by its raw and energetic sound, often featuring distorted guitars, driving rhythms, and emotive vocals. This genre has gained popularity in recent years, with bands like Capital Theatre, Racing, and Head Like A Hole leading the charge. Their music is known for its catchy hooks, powerful lyrics, and dynamic performances, making them a favorite among fans of alternative rock.


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Real Dancing
2018
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Dangerous Day To Be A Cold One
2024
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Wet
2023
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Misbehaviour
2019
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Raised In The Dark
2019
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A Hero's Journey
2022
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Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! (2016 Remastered)
2006
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Banana Sludge
2019
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Saturn Return
2023
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Haja
2018
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Feed Me To The Doves
2023
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Blood Will Out
2011
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Gorse on a hill
2021
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42 Losers
2020
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Elephant Room
2020
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The Water
2022

nz alternative rock music by decade

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List of nz alternative rock artists

Here is a list of nz alternative rock artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the nz alternative rock genre. You can find out what nz 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 23 11350
2 17 8769
3 23 6177
4 21 11338
5 16 1129
6 14 3446
7 21 2951
8 21 3211
9 19 2391
10 16 1081
11 13 7004
12 8 1046
13 4 2340
14 4 1631
15 8 507
16 2 831
17 1 647
18 1 501
19 4 637
20 3 657
21 3 406
22 3 326
23 3 508
24 2 430
25 2 615
26 2 327
27 1 236
28 1 410
29 1 561
30 1 196
31 1 390
32 1 149
33 1 301
34 1 331
35 1 437
36 1 166
37 1 205

nz alternative rock playlist created by Chosic

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