Classic Alternative rock with a '90s-era focus
The birth of modern rock
The best '90s alternative music essentials! Tune in to the greatest alt-rock bands and the top so...
'90s Pop Alternative
Alternative pop songs that became mainstream hits
Alternative rock hits in a new century
Classic Alternative: The Grind
Classic alternative rock's edgier side
Pushing the boundaries of modern rock
Alternative on the Charts
Only the top Alternative Rock chart hits -- updated weekly!
The hippest Alternative, the friendliest Indie
Emotionally-driven hardcore, punk rock, and alternative from emo's '90s golden age to today
Listeners' Top 100: Alternative
The Top 100 listener-rated Alternative rock songs, new and old
The best of J-rock and visual kei music
Indie & Alt-Rock Guitar Heroes
Indie and alternative rock's top guitar slingers
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
Melding electronic, hip hop, and more, with Massive Attack, Portishead, and '90s 'Ninja Tuners'
Programmed by Morris Knight. '80s-based alternative and new wave that goes beyond the pop and flu...
Programmed by G Sammons. From Alternative to Zydeco and ABC to ZZ Top, it's genre-defying, decade...
Classic Alternative 1985
Before grunge, THIS was Alternative Rock: R.E.M., the Smiths, New Order, and Kate Bush
Classic Alternative 1992
Big releases from R.E.M., Alice in Chains, Beasties, Lemonheads, and the "Singles" soundtrack...
Rock and Alternative: 2005
Seether, Weezer, Shinedown, and Foo Fighters bring the best, the best, the best of 2005
New Wave & Modern Rock 1981
"Proto" alternative like Soft Cell, Bauhaus, Elvis Costello, Minor Threat, and early U2 and Duran...
Alternative Rock 1993
Nirvana, the Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Counting Crows, and Björk made '93 special
Classic Alternative 2002
Top alt tracks of 2002: The Strokes, White Stripes, Chili Peppers, the Hives, 311, and Flaming Li...
Alternative Now!: Best of 2021
We celebrate the year's best in Alternative Rock from Alt-J, girl in red, Lorde, and more.
Alternative Rock 1999
It was the year of Everlast, Lit, Filter, Len, Hole, Moby, Korn, and Fatboy Slim