alt-rock

alt-rock

(ɔːlt) or

alt.rock

n
(Pop Music) a genre of rock music regarded by its practitioners and fans as being outside the mainstream
[C20: from alt(ernative) + rock]
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DUCKING PUNCHES - ALAMORT HHHH H ORIGINALLY the solo project of singer/ guitarist Dan Allen, this is Norwich alt-rock group Ducking Punches' fourth studio album and it's less folk rock and more old-school emo, with perhaps a tinge of hardcore this time around.
DUCKING PUNCHES - ALAMORT HHHH H ORIGINALLY the solo project of singer/ guitarist Dan Allen, this is Norwich alt-rock group Ducking Punches's fourth studio album and it's less folk rock and more old-school emo with perhaps a tinge of hardcore this time around.
DUCKING PUNCHES - ALAMORT HHHH H ORIGINALLY the solo project of singer/guitarist Dan Allen, this is Norwich alt-rock group Ducking Punches's fourth studio album and it's less folk rock and more old-school emo with perhaps a tinge of hardcore this time around.
TUESDAY NOTHING BUT THIEVES The brilliant English alt-rock crew bring their ferocious live show to Glasgow's O2 Academy.
The concert will be the British alt-rock band's fourth performance in the Jewish state since 1993 (including an opening appearance at a R.
Top of the bill are alt-rock band Blur, who perform as a four-piece for the first time in 16 years.
All of these components collide to make music that rides the line between hard-core and alt-rock with force and an underlying sense of personal culpability.
With this album, O'Donoghue, guitarist Mark Sheehan and drummer Glen Power have somewhat ditched what little alt-rock leaning they have and just went for the power ballads like the highly accessible "Man On A Wire," the piano-decked ode "Never Seen Anything Quite Like You," and the moody "Flares.
Only occasionally rising to the level of sophomoric--and never even approaching the relative Freudian profundity of King Missile's alt-rock hit, "Detachable Penis"--the film manages to be an often uncomfortable experience without fully embracing its own bad taste, starting with an inherently insane premise and somehow steering it through the most basic of romantic-comedy paces.
Carrey then teams up with alt-rock band Eels as mock country-western band "Lonesome Earl and The Clutterbusters"
Blood Red Shoes Lost Kids WRITTEN amidst the London riots, Blood Red Shoes forego flag waving, but manage to pack a punch with this mature slice of anthemic alt-rock.
Don't let the falsetto vocals of alt-rock band Wild Beasts put you off, but write off Dizzee Rascal's chances of becoming the first two-time winner as his lurch for the mainstream has led to a dip in the quality of his output.