Emotionally-driven hardcore, punk rock, and alternative from emo's '90s golden age to today
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
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
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
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'
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 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
Rock and Alternative: 2003
It's all about White Stripes, Radiohead, Kings of Leon, Queens of the Stone Age, Blink-182...