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Top Alternative Rock Artists by Critic Score

#1

Nirvana

93
29 critic reviews
#2

The Replacements

87
14 critic reviews
#3

Modest Mouse

84
27 critic reviews
#4

Radiohead

84
35 critic reviews
#5

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

81
72 critic reviews
#6

Blur

80
32 critic reviews
#7

Beck

80
54 critic reviews
#8

R.E.M.

80
88 critic reviews
#9

Brand New

79
15 critic reviews
#10

Wilco

79
54 critic reviews
#11

Dinosaur Jr.

79
35 critic reviews
#12

Elbow

78
54 critic reviews
#13

PJ Harvey

76
54 critic reviews
#14

Arctic Monkeys

76
58 critic reviews
#15

The Smashing Pumpkins

76
55 critic reviews
#16

The Flaming Lips

75
64 critic reviews
#17

The Strokes

75
65 critic reviews
#18

Bob Mould

75
43 critic reviews
#19

Sonic Youth

75
43 critic reviews
#20

Manic Street Preachers

74
55 critic reviews
#21

Fall Out Boy

72
25 critic reviews
#22

The Gaslight Anthem

71
47 critic reviews
#23

...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead

71
47 critic reviews
#24

Maximo Park

71
28 critic reviews
#25

Biffy Clyro

70
19 critic reviews
#26

Morrissey

70
57 critic reviews
#27

The Cure

69
20 critic reviews
#28

Paramore

69
24 critic reviews
#29

Band of Skulls

69
22 critic reviews
#30

Muse

69
58 critic reviews
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