At least two artists exist named 'Live': 1. An American alternative rock band. 2. A progressive rock group from Germany 1. Live is an American alternative rock band that gained fame for their hit singles during the 90s, being perhaps best known for the international top 40 smashes "I Alone" and "Lightning Crashes". Characterized by an earnest approach to melodic songwriting and a spiritual zen lyrically, somewhat reminiscent of 'Joshua Tree'-era U2 and other arena-made artists, Live climbed from modest modern rock success to the mainstream spotlight worldwide on the strength of their 1994 breakthrough album. Titled 'Throwing Copper', the .