Although there is no official "creator" alternative rock was a very unpopular underground genre for years until the 90's, when bands such as nirvana began calling themselves alternative, bringing the term alternative rock into the mainstream.
blink 182 and sum 41 was some of the most popular rock bands in the 90's.
Nirvana Oasis Radiohead Blur Smashing Pumpkins Alice in Chains Green Day Pearl Jam Stereophonics Beck
KISS Metallica Pink Floyd
One woman singer in a rock band during the 70's was Chrissie Hynde. Two other female singers in rock bands during the 70's were Stevie Nicks and Nancy Wilson.
Metallica, album S&M
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 it was an "alternative" to what was on the radio. As with most things who's popularity blasts off like a rocket, the scene became over exposed. What people call "alternative rock" today really isn't in the true sense of the term.
smokie, sweet, slade, all glam rock
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.
In my opinion, it would be blur. It's ONLY my opinion.
Yes. Christian rock began in the 60's. However, the Christian rock genre and the Christian rock bands did not get any recognition until the 80's and 90's.
There weren't any rock bands in 1864. Rock music was born in the 1950's.
The Rolling Stones & Jimi Hendrix.
It emerged in the 1980's and became widely popular in the 1990's.
WLIR radio began an alternative format as early as 1970. By the late 1970's, WLIR was broadcasting a mix of dance, punk, and alternative -- a "new wave" of music. In 1983, soon after music video TV stations became popular, alternative dance rock such as The Police, Men At Work, and David Bowie filled the radio.In the late 1980's, a heavier, guitar-oriented alternative was developed by bands including Nirvana, Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Jane's Addiction. In 1990, Alice In Chains joined the list with its first album, Facelift. By 1992, with the introduction of Pearl Jam and the breakthrough of Nirvana, alternative rock swept the nation.
aerosmith Bryan Adams boyz II Men UB40
The most popular rock bands of the nineties were, in this order: Boyz II Men, Bryan Adams and Aerosmith.
Smash Mouth Sly and the Family Stone Slade
Blondie REO Speedwagon Survivor Men At Work Eurythmics Toto
the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Doors, Pink Floyd, the Velvet Underground
They're rock bands from the 70's and 80's. Currently touring together with Kansas in North America.
#1. Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana