Frogtoon Music - Genre information for Alternative

Alternative Pop/rock Refers To Artists That Are Rooted In The Style Sound And/or Ethos Of Punk Rock. It Is Essentially A Continuation Of The Post-Punk And New Wave Genres Of The Early 80's Only Even More Fractured And Diverse. The First Wave Of Alternative Rock Included Jangle Pop Grunge Noise Rock And Some Of The More Eclectic Punk And Hardcore Bands. Most Alternative Rock Bands In This Wave Were Largely Underground Although Some Became Cult Hits Pixies The Replacements The Smiths And A Few Even Gaining Mainstream Success U2 R.E.M The Cure . In 1991 Bands Like Nirvana The Red Hot Chili Peppers And Pearl Jam Brought Alternative To The Mainstream. Even Earlier Than This Late 70's With Bands Like Talking Heads In The U.S. And Elvis Costello In The U.K. Plus Blondie And Early U2 Were On The Cusp Of Alternative Very Much Influence. Started Getting Radio Play LP/CD Sales And Video's On The New Cable Music Stations. Read More On Last.Fm. User-Contributed Text Is Available Under The Creative Commons By-SA License Additional Terms May Apply. Alternative Every artist, every band, and every song you can imagine, from the newest to the oldest, are easily accessible through Frogtoon Music. Get ready to indulge yourself and allow the music to enrich your soul, ignite your passion, awaken your emotions, and bring back some beautiful memories. The following is a directory of top artists and bands from Alternative:

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