05:04 AM on 10/30/13
Collective Soul may be more "adult contemporary" than "alternative rock" but it's like arguing over what genre a "core" band is.
I've seen Collective Soul live 3 times. Once back in 1994, then again in 2001, and again in 2010. They've been awesome every time and have a pretty nice catalog of hits.
I mostly listen to heavier music, but in my opinion, they're one of the better alternative/adult contemporary/rock bands to come out of that 90s scene.