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Alternative Rock Music

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Alternative Rock is a genre of rock music that started to develop in the 1980's. It is characterized by unique messages, straying from mainstream musical culture and wandering towards indie labels. It includes sub-genres like independent pop, independent rock, some variations of folk and anti-folk, punk rock, etc.
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The term neo means new and alternative rock is a genre of music. Alternative rock became popular in the 1990's. If there is any type of neo alternative rock it is either older songs/artists making a comeback or the wrong definition used to describe new rock music.
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Answer Many people tend to think indie rock is a style of music when in fact it just means that the band is with an independent (indie) music publisher and not with the bigger labels. Although you tend to find that indie labels will sign more bands/singers from alternative forms of music whereas …
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No, but they toked before their concert, seriously I don't know what the heck Zach de la Rocca is singing!
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The band Nickelback was formed in 1995.
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Bert McCracken is 35 years old (birthdate: February 25, 1982).
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Arcade Fire Arcade Fire is a Grammy nominated indie rock band formed in Montreal, Quebec, Canada comprising band members Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Richard Reed Parry, William Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Sarah Neufeld and Jeremy Gara. Howard Bilerman, who played drums on their debut album, Funeral, h…
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Fireflies, By Owl City. It is on their album Ocean Eyes that came out recently and has a great beat and lyrics. A great song, also the rest of the album's songs.
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The term alternative rock came about in the very late 80's and 90's and at the time was synonymous with "grunge music". At that time there was nothing like it at all on the radio and in most places, in the very beginning, you couldn't really even find that type of sound even at a local bands show so…
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The Ramones, the Who, the Hives, Oasis, Falco Blümchen blau If you use the name of a group, even if it broke up years ago, you could face some serious legal issues. The guy up there is a nerd
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Tyson Ritter is 33 years old (birthdate: April 24, 1984).
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TNT by acdci love rock n rolland also the best one is WE WILL WE WILL ROCK YOU Er, I'm afraid most people think it's A DAY IN THE LIFE by The Beatles. At least you didn't say "Sweet Caroline."
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It is probably impossible to say today. Different methods are used for counting and there are different methods of distributing albums. Not including those that are stolen or downloaded illegally. Some of the greatest selling artists are such people as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Rolling Stone…
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UK singer John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten, is 61 years old (born January 21, 1956).
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The song Bleed It Out was released by the band Linkin Park on their album Minutes to Midnight in 2007. Characteristics of alternative rock that are used in the song include electric guitars, use of power chords and riffs, the lyrics address common social issues, and the music has a buzzy or fuzzy qu…
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The girl's name is Ana Carolina. She is an active child preacher. The video, recorded when she was 9, is real footage of a congregation she addressed in Brazil, and can be found on Youtube by searching for "Crazy Preacher Girl".
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There are a couple of guitars you might want to consider. if youre looking for that etheareal chime-like sound, you might want to consider a fender telecaster, probably a 72' thinline or custom. the wide range humbuckers have a smooth, articulate tone. Other great options would be a gretsch white fa…
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The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Green Day, 30 Seconds to Mars, Muse, Weezer, and Jane's Addiction.
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The difference is Alternative sucks...in my opinion because ROCk is awesome..Rock focuses on makinq your ears bleed and makinq you come back for more..and alternative isn't as hardcore and really doesn't follow every rock band's qoal.Well, I think whoever answered this question, is stupid. To say at…
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The Smashing Pumpkins is an alternative rock band that formed in 1988, in Chicago. The band disbanded in 2000 and reunited in 2007. They are currently on tour. Original Members 1988-1999 Billy Corgan (Vocals, Lead Guitar), Jimmy Chamberlin (Drums), James Iha (Guitar), D'Arcy Wretsky (Bass) .... Dr…
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"Dominique" by Soeur Sourire (the "Singin' Nun")
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Weezer is a rock band from Los Angeles, California; their lead singer is Rivers Cuomo, who also writes many of their songs. Weezer originally got together in 1992, and their music is considered in the "alternative rock" genre.
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Anarbor, buckcherry, eve 6, forever the sicketst kids, the Maine
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A genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s and 2000s.
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Nirvana Oasis Radiohead Blur Smashing Pumpkins Alice in Chains Green Day Pearl Jam Stereophonics Beck
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The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
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mostly teenagers... alternative isn't a popular branch of music. if it was it would be called something other than ALTERNATIVE. i love alternative music nd im a 14 yr old girl. most people i know are around the same age, girls and guys both.
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Pain by Three Days Grace; Fake It by Seether;What You What by Evanesence;Nature of the Beast by My Darkest Days; andFrontline by Pillar
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Three Days Grace formed in Norwood Candida. lisen to I Hate Everything About You. and Riot
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Rise Against, Anti- Flag, Sum 41, the Offspring, Hail the Villain, Panic! At the Disco, VersaEmerge, Skillet, Trapt, Yellow Card, ect.
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Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged in the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. Many alternative rock artists during the 1980s were cult acts that recorded on independent labels and received their exposure th…
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The rock band keane got its name from Tom Chaplin(lead vocalist)'s Mother's old friend Cherry Keane, who left the chaplin money when she died. Before Keane was officially called keane, they were first the Lotus Eaters, which turned into Cherry Keane, and lastly got changed to Keane.:)
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It depends on your interpretation, but probably. If you watch the music video it has a clearer message. I don't have a link here but you can look it up on Youtube.
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You don't. At least alternative rock is better for them than screamo emo music.
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Pink Floyd's the Dark Side of the Moon was on the charts for 741 weeks. A very, very, very long time. BUT-the song that was number one for the longest time was One Sweet Day by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men in 1995 at 16 weeks.
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It is a band called Dishwalla the song is Tell Me All Your Thoughts On God because I sure would like to meet her Clarification: The title of the song is "Counting Blue Cars"
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in my oppinion there is no yes or no answer to this question but more of a question of what type of sound you are looking for and what style of music you are playing. I changed the question so it addresses that. So what about if I want to play alternative (Muse songs specifically)?
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I found it, after alot of guessing and listening to songs. It's the song "Welcome to the black parade by My Chemical Romance"
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Bass Guitar, Rythem Guitar, Drums, Eletric Guitars.
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The songs by Moderatto. (Mexican alternative rock band) x But the very best alternative rock songs are by the band that started Alternative Rock in 1965, the Velvet Underground.
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Think of it this way. Alternative means another choice, proposition, or possibility. Alternative rock is the alternative to other genres such as pop, rap, or rock. It changes as pop culture changes.
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Alternative was never popular, that's why is called alternative... But yes, people are still listening to it.
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A Yamaha RGX-A2. Real heavy sound. Here's a good demo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLwQhShBOok
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They married on September 21, 1996 and he took her last name. They divorced in 2000. They are not brother and sister.
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- Britpop- College rock- Dream pop- Geek rock- Gothic rock- Grunge- Indie pop- Indie rock- Math rock- Noise pop- Noise rock- Paisley underground- Post-Britpop- Post-rock- Shoegazing
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7 :) There are 7 "core" members who make up Arcade Fire - Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Will Butler, Tim Kingsbury, Richard Parry, Jeremy Gara and Sarah Neufeld. Violinist Owen Pallett did work on both albums, but no longer tours with them. He has his own acclaimed solo project, Final Fantasy. …
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i like alternative music because i like the way guitars, basses, and drums sound. but more importantly, the words actually mean something. When you get a song like deadbeat holiday (which is actually has more of a pop beat than green day usually has), they lyrics really speak
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I believe that it is about Christianity and how different people who claim to be Christian are not practicing Christian values, such as using their religion to make a profit.
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I believe it was The Goo Goo Dolls', Iris. It was number 1 for 18 weeks.
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Muse Best Served Chilled Radiohead Los Campesinos! Bloc Party
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Originally they were called Duck Tape until Tom came up with the name Blink. After they produced their Cheshire Cat album, an Irish group named Blink also filed a lawsuit against them. To avoid any legal trouble, they added 182 to the end.
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I can give you the best punk rock bands. greenday,the offspring,sum 41,good charlotte, blink 182, the clash, the sex pistols, the buzzcocks, social distortion, less than jake, bowling for soup. theyr the best bands.Other Good Punk Bands: Dead Kennedys, Television, Stooges, Richard Hell & Voidoid…
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Each member plays multiple instruments. Regine Chassagne plays piano, organ, drums, accordion, and hurdy gurdy. Win Butler plays guitar, bass guitar, and piano. Richard Reed Parry plays guitar, piano, accordion, and drums. Tim Kingsbury plays guitar, bass guitar, and piano. Will Butler plays piano, …
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Some of the members may be Christian, but they are not a "Christian band" as such. Many of their songs contain biblical imagery and themes, but the album "Neon Bible" does not address Christianity itself, in either a positive or negative light. The bandmembers have been largely silent on the subject…
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alternative is basically anything new that rips off any one, or multiple syles of any other music. Actually, "alternative" is what happened when the hardcore Punk sound flopped commercially and the garage bands flailed haplessly around, looking for something, anything to take its place. Now Green Da…
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Wake Up, from their first album Funeral.
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May 2010, with a single before then. Although apparently they will not be touring again until "at least June".
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They are all good because they are all directed at certain social and political topics/problems in the world. The first album, Rage Against The Machine (Self Titled) is mainly directed at the government and the broad topics of rebelling against the powers that be and other subjects such as who was b…
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Escape the Fate is a good alternative band their songs have some screaming in them but not alotBreaking Benjamin is also a good alternative band they are kinda like Escape the Fate
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When he was younger, Billy Corgan was married to a woman named Chris. They married the day the first single ("Cherub Rock") from the album Siamese Dream was released. But they ended up getting divorced. Soon after, Corgan became involved with a stunning Ukranian photographer named Yelena Yemchuck. T…
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3T (nephews of michael jackson) 911 (british 90s boy band) Hanson No mercy LFO The Jonas Brothers BeeGees Busted Beastie boys (not exactly a boyband but 3 members) All i can think of at the moment, please feel free to add to the list.
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it's very important for the simple reason of its rich history. Alternative rock and its predecessors are what dominated the very essence of American an European culture. It's the ultimate expression of individualism and freedom of choice, instead of conforming to what society wants you to listen to.…
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It means that adults are just bigger kids with a broken spirit and cold hearts
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yeah check out blue october they are an amazing alt rock band with an electric violinist :D
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I'm not exactly sure, but I think it's music that isn't played mainstream. The kind of music that's "out of the norm" if you will. But I don't know for sure.
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The difference is that rock is plain and punk rock has many styles take Green Day for example they are the best punk band in the world and then take the Jonas Brothers they do rock and see witch one is better.If u have never heard of these bands listen to them on youtube when u listen to Green Day l…
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Um like Sandman. I love you soooo much i cant take my eyes off of you
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Good rock bands: KISS Pink Floyd Metallica Alice Cooper Linkin' Park Beach Boys Beatles
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Justin Furstenfeld is an American musician, best known for being a member of Blue October. He married his wife Sarah in 2012.
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they are kinda the same, alternative is more selective music such as Arctic monkey's, foo fighters, nirvana, radio-head (uncatogorized music) while rock is somewhat softer and has similar themes and beats.
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You could use the name they went under in their early stages at a competition: Rocket Baby Dolls.
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Folk punk.
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Peter Bjorn & John, "Young Folks"
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In my opinion, Jesse Malin is the best rock musician around these days. He was originally the lead singer/songwriter of the punk band DGeneration. They released two albums in the 1990s, before they broke up: No Lunch (1996) and Through the Darkness (1998). Those two albums are extremely hard to fi…
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From OneRepublic's view, it basically means about how they're underdogs in the music industry. They may work hard, but the music everyone else writes and produces gets 'better' and 'better', thus the grass getting greener. Theyre going down because they don't go with the flow of "put your hands up" …
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The stage name of "Takeru" has no surname.
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People do say this is true I don't think it is true. One of my projects i did in the 6th grade was to see if music improved peoples math scores. I tested classical music like Bahtoven. Rock like The Clash. The results said that people do better without music than with music. It really depends on who…
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I just read somewhere that it means "distorted guitar".
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Song is "Seventenn" by Bill Summers and Summers Heat. Type in "Bill Summers Seventeen" on YouTube and it'll come up.
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Arcade Fire's bass guitar that I've seen them play is a Mosrite Celebrity
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if you live near D.C., try DC101 on 101.1FM
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It's a female singing the "Whoa-ohh-woh-oh" and she carries on that for a wee bit, and then a guy sings something that sounds like "No time, no time to stop me now". It's definitely indie/alternative. Thank yoooo!! Xxx
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The best alternative band to me is Green day but theres more opinions.
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Florence + The Machine is a band made up of: Florence Welch (vocals)Isabella Summers (keyboard/piano)Robert Acroyd (guitar)Chris Lloyd Hayden (drums)Tom Monger (harp)Mark Saunders (bass)
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Skin to bone-Living things(2012) by linkin park
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My band has 2 guitarists one bass and one lead, a drummer, electric and electric acoustic guitars, A mandoline, a violen, and a singer and back up singers.
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