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Alternative Rock

Explore Alternative Rock with channels spanning the history of the genre from the Alternative Classics of the ‘90s through today’s freshest New Releases.

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Alternative Now!: Best of 2022

2022's best with Glass Animals, Måneskin, GAYLE, and Machine Gun Kelly

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'90s Pop Alternative

Alternative pop songs that became mainstream hits

1980s Alternative

The birth of modern rock

1990s Alternative

The best '90s alternative music essentials! Tune in to the greatest alt-rock bands and the top so...

2000s Alternative

Alternative rock hits in a new century

2010s Alternative

The best Alternative from the past decade!

Adult Alternative

Blending early modern rock (U2, the Cure, R.E.M.) with more current alternative (Coldplay, Arcade...

Alternative All-Stars

Like an Alternative Rock Hall of Fame

Alternative Motivation

A kick in the pants for Alternative rock fans -- let's get moving!

Alternative Now!

Pushing the boundaries of modern rock

Alternative on the Charts

Only the top Alternative Rock chart hits -- updated weekly!

Alternative Rock Classics

Classic Alternative rock with a '90s-era focus

Alternative Rock: New Releases

Nothing but brand new Alternative rock tracks. As fresh as it gets!


Bored with the USA? UK Rock, Pop, Electronic, and Classic underground

Classic Alternative: The Grind

Classic alternative rock's edgier side

Curator's Choice: What's in Eric's Stocking?

Eric is the Alt rock & Indie guy -- here's his list of off-the-beaten-path yuletide tracks


Emotionally-driven hardcore, punk rock, and alternative from emo's '90s golden age to today

Indie & Alt-Rock Guitar Heroes

Indie and alternative rock's top guitar slingers

Indie 101

The hippest Alternative, the friendliest Indie

Indie Flagship

Iconic indie artists and the latest releases

Indie/Alternative's Most Vital Women Now

Artists like Sharon Van Etten, Phoebe Bridgers, Mitski, Grimes, and others pushing it forward

Japanese Rock

The best of J-rock and visual kei music

Juggalo Jamz

Music from Insane Clown Posse, Psychopathic Records, and veterans of the Gathering. Whoop whoop!

Listeners' Top 100: Alternative

The Top 100 listener-rated Alternative rock songs, new and old

Nu Metal/Post Grunge

Big, loud rock from Linkin Park, Staind, Avenged Sevenfold, Papa Roach


Punk rock goes mainstream with Blink-182, Green Day, My Chemical Romance, and more

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