In AP’s BEST EVER series, watch your favorite bands name who they think is the best alternative artist, ever. For Volume 1, we spoke with A Will Away, Can’t Swim, Good Tiger, Boston Manor, ROAM, I The Mighty and Have Mercy.

Find out which guys chose David Bowie, who said the Strokes' fashion was “out of this world” and who chose All Time Low, saying, “They were one of those bands who made me realize I could follow that career path.”

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