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18 alternative songs that were actually nominated for Oscars

There are three types when it comes to songs in feature films: The first is the song that you just know isn’t only going...
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15 bands who are crucial to the history of noise music

When it initially blasted into the world from New York’s Lower East Side almost concurrently with punk in 1977, it was dubbed no wave....
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15 essential post-punk bands who represent the evolution of the genre

Post-punk had to happen. Punk rock opened all this space for people to make exactly the kind of art or culture that the disenfranchised...
2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized...
Scottish alternative bands | New alternative artists from Scotland

10 emerging Scottish bands who are innovating alternative music

Between the likes of Snow Patrol, Biffy Clyro and beyond, Scotland set some solid roots in the '90s mainstream alternative explosion. Don't mistake its prominence in the music scene as...
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10 underrated Dave Grohl cover performances you need to hear

Foo Fighters fans—and fans of Dave Grohl in general—know that he’s a big fan of the cover song. Fact is, Nirvana had a thing...
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girl in red transforms the Weeknd’s hit into an angsty pop-punk song

girl in red is back with another cover for fans. This time around, she has transformed the Weeknd’s hit single “Save Your Tears” into...
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10 alternative artists who gave iconic ’80s classics a modern update

We're well aware that there's a bit of an '80s renaissance going on in pop culture. From soundtracking shows to influencing alternative artists with synth-pop and...
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20 bands keeping the riot grrrl spirit alive in their own unique way

The riot grrrl underground feminist punk movement began in the early ’90s in the Pacific Northwest before expanding to the rest of the world....
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Bamboozle Festival is planning to return in 2023 for its 20th anniversary

From 2003 to 2012, Bamboozle took over New Jersey for its annual multi-day festival. The event, which evolved out of the Skate And Surf,...