Alternative Nation’s Modern Artists Showcase

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Over the past few months, Alternative Nation and Reverbnation teamed up for a contest to bring you some of the best underground alternative rock music. Artists around the world submitted nearly two-thousand submissions but only fifty were chosen to be featured in Alternative Nation’s latest incarnation of the Modern Artists Showcase. During the next few weeks, three articles will feature a total of fifty of the best modern rock artists that deserve more of your attention. The following are the first ten Reverbnation winners, along with five our personal favorites.

Temple Agents
Temple Agents are a hard rock band out of Santiago, Chile. They recently wrapped up a tour with Candlebox and gaining tons of new followers during the month long tour. Temple Agents is just pure adrenaline fueled hard rock reminiscent of the post grunge era.

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Temperance Movement
A pure rock juggernaut. If you’re a fan of early 70’s classic rock, Temperance Movement will hit you in your goodie spot in ways you never thought possible.

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Hollywoodcamps
Hollywoodcamps is an alternative, psychedelic, glam rock band from Munich Germany. A one-woman-project featuring Liz Silver, her influences include David Bowie, The Jesus and Mary chain, and The Runaways.
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Like A Storm
Like A Storm is a hard rock band from Auckland, New Zealand. As pioneers of Didgeridoo Metal, they are best known for their combination of didgeridoo and heavy baritone guitar riffs with their unique brand of heavy rock.

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3 Pill Morning
3 Pill Morning is a hard rock band from Minneapolis, formed in 2004. In support of their new album Never Look Back, 3 Pill Morning will soon be hitting the road with Alter Bridge following their recent summer tour with Thousand Foot Krutch.

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Beware of Darkness
Beware of Darkness is an hard rock band consisting from Los Angeles. Their debut album, Orthodox was released May 7, 2013. Their second album entitled Are You Real? was recently released on September 16. Beware of Darkness have been asked to open for Tegan and Sara, Stone Temple Pilots, Bush, Deftones and also played at the 2012 SXSW Festival.

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Analog
Analog is a band that has conjured up a concoction from 60’s,70’s, early 90’s rock. They name Nirvana, The White Stripes, R.E.M., The Beatles, and Radiohead as primary influences to their sound, as evident in their single “Working Man”

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Essie
Essie is an alternative rock artist, singer-songwriter and guitarist from Perth, Western Australia but has recently relocated to London, UK. Her new EP titled “Not Easy” was released on September 9th of 2016.

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Soapbox Revolution
Soapbox Revolution, an alternative rock band from Houston, TX comprises of Blake Rizzo, Krumb Cornwell and Sean Conroy. They are high energy with simple, catchy melodies, and big guitars.

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King Rat
King Rat is a punk rock band from Denver Colorado who has been dropping old-school punk rock since 1994. The band has kept the same lineup for over twelve years and have become local favorites in Denver and the surrounding area.

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Many Colored Death
The Many Colored Death is a hard rock band based out of Columbia, Missouri. The band has name bands such as Black Sabbath, King’s X, Rush and Foo Fighters as some of their biggest influences. With Fan’s describing their music as a mixture of 70’s rock and early 90’s grunge, The Many Colored Death have turned that influence and their knack for writing catchy rock tunes into an innovative end result.

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The Junktones
The Junktones is a punk rock band from Eppelheim, Germany. And that is exactly what they are and what they describe themselves as,nothing more than in your face punk rock. But there is more to this band, with edgy lyrics and heavy and catchy riffs; they are near the top of the punk genre.

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Magnuson
Magnuson is an alternative rock band from Los Angeles, CA with only two members but a ton of sound. Naming bands such as Death From Above 1979, The Smiths, Black Sabbath, and Human League as influences to their sound, their unique blend of male and female vocal leads, heavy riffs, and tremendous songwriting make for some really great and addictive rock tunes.

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Shinobi Ninja
Shinobi Ninja is an extraordinary rock act from Brooklyn, NY that blends up the genres of pop, hip-hop, metal and punk. They have opened for bands like Linkin Park and Fishbone and is now beginning to gain some much deserved acclaim.

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Small Town Glow
Small Town Glow is an alternative rock band from Troy, New York. Influenced by grunge and subsequent post-grunge and pop-punk of the 90’s, Small Town Glow’s innovative sound has been compared to bands such as Weezer, Nirvana, blink-182, Smashing Pumpkins, and the Thermals.

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