Tag: indie pop

Japanese pop-punk bands | New alternative music from Japan

10 Japanese pop-punk bands who are prominent forces in the genre

You don't have to look back at the Hot Topic crowd's fixation with Hello Kitty to see the influence of Japanese culture on the alternative scene. The music speaks for itself. We've...
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25 essential Fueled By Ramen albums released across their 25-year history

Fueled By Ramen has signed some of the most talented alternative bands and musicians to date. With 25 years of greatness under its belt,...
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...
Girl in red the weeknd

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...
goth, Rising goth bands New darkwave artists

10 rising goth bands who will send you back to the ’80s darkwave era

If recent trends are any indication, there's a bit of an '80s revival going on in the music scene. With a number of artists...
Early band member contributions Alternative band lineup changes

10 musicians who contributed to a band before officially joining

While some bands have miraculously played for decades without a lineup change, most have had to replace a member or two throughout their tenure. We...
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10 modern alternative artists who are channeling the sound of the ’80s

The ’80s feel like a lifetime away, and for many in the scene, they actually are (yikes). The good news is the decade has...
best electronic rock artists

10 alternative artists who embraced electronica for a whole new sound

The incorporation of electronic sounds into alternative music is hardly a new phenomenon. In the mid-2000s, bands such as Cobra Starship and 3OH!3 made...
EXBATS

The Exbats equate falling out of love and into chaos in new video–watch

Straight out of Bisbee, Arizona, come the Exbats! Centered around the sunny cowpunk/jangling guitar tropes of Kenny McLain and drummer/vocalist Inez McLain, the Exbats...
queercore list

Top 10 queercore-inspired bands leading the scene into the future

What began as an emphatic middle finger to the closed-mindedness of an ’80s world has blossomed into a full-blown movement. Queercore has quickly transcended...