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This list was created by consolidating chart points from two alternative charts. First, the official Billboard charts from 1988-2016 were used. Second, the DMDB created charts for alternative songs from 1967-1988. The results of the two charts were combined to create a list of the top 100 alternative acts of all time.
To learn more about an act, click on it to see the act’s DMDB music encyclopedia entry.