Top alt tracks of 2002: The Strokes, White Stripes, Chili Peppers, the Hives, 311, and Flaming Lips
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 Classics
Classic Alternative rock with a '90s-era focus
Alternative rock hits in a new century
Classic Alternative: The Grind
Classic alternative rock's edgier side
New Wave '80s
Pure Post-Punk and New Wave
Classic Alternative 1994
Celebrating a watershed year in alternative rock
The Legacy of Riot Grrrl
Celebrating the underground feminist punk scene of the '90s plus acts inspired by the movement
Alternative Rock Summer: The '00s
The sound of post-2K summer with Linkin Park, Green Day, Foo Fighters, Staind, & the Chili Pepper...
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'
'90s-based heavy alternative like Nirvana, Soundgarden, STP, Pearl Jam and more. Smells like flan...
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
Alt & Modern Rock: 1995
Driving the mid-90s at their best with the year's best tracks.
Classic Alternative 2001
Weezer, Gorillaz, Coldplay, and Alien Ant Farm -- the top alternative rock of 2001
Rock and Alternative: 2005
Seether, Weezer, Shinedown, and Foo Fighters bring the best, the best, the best of 2005
Classic Alternative 1986
A year for classic albums like XTC's 'Skylarking,' Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead,' Depeche Mode's 'B...
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
Alternative Rock 1999
It was the year of Everlast, Lit, Filter, Len, Hole, Moby, Korn, and Fatboy Slim
Rock and Alternative: 2003
It's all about White Stripes, Radiohead, Kings of Leon, Queens of the Stone Age, Blink-182...