Questions tagged [alternative-rock]

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Alt rock band, “S____” 90s/00s, lead vocalist with long black hair

This band released an album sometime in the late 90s or early 2000s. All I can remember is the vocalist had long black hair and the band name started with an "S". The vocalist wasn't very good, but ...
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A music video from the 2000s and it’s from a band (alternative is the genre)

I’m trying to find this song I remember listening to as a child. I don’t know the lyrics but I vaguely remember the scene, there was the band (around 3 white 20ish year old guys) and they are playing/...
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Why do radio stations only play hit songs?

Those hits never used to be hits. It took radio play to become a hit. I’m a huge Led Zeppelin fan and as much as I love Stairway, Black Dog, Whole Lotta Love, etc. I just sometimes get so sick of ...
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Dream by Imagine Dragons seems to have ripped off a song from the early 2000s to maybe 2010

music fans. I love the album Smoke + Mirrors (Apple Music). Today I was listening to the song "Dream" when I noticed this: A little after 2:53, the vocal melody sounds incredibly familiar. I have ...
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Where can I find the animated cover art version of music video of Simplify by Young the Giant?

I recall that in June, Young the Giant debuted their new single, Simplify. On YouTube, there was a music video that used an animated version of the cover art as the whole video. The animation was very ...
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What is Temple Of The Dog - Hunger Strike about?

A woman and I were discussing what the song was about. I thought it was about the being poor and wealthy. She said it had more simply to do with being hungry. Having re-read the lyrics, I am now more ...
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Identify alt-rock song from Gangstar Vegas game

Since a few months ago there is a song that I cannot find its name. Its from Gangstar Vegas, if there is someone playing this too. Im not an english native speaker so all I had understand is "Cuz ...
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Whose​ faces are behind the Nimrod stickers on the cover of Green Day's “Nimrod”?

I googled a lot but couldn't find who's faces are behind the Nimrod stickers. Are they some popular faces?
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Is “The Suburbs” the sequel to “Funeral”, both by Arcade Fire?

The famous and successful The Suburbs by Arcade Fire won the Album of the Year by its eccentric alternative rock vibe. The album tells the story of a grown and metropolized person who thinks back of ...
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New EDM-Rock Bands (Not old bands, Not metal, Not Djs)

Can anyone suggest bands with this criteria? New bands (not bands with long careers like Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, The Prodigy, etc) Electronic (EDM) and Rock at the same time. Not Metal bands ...
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Music Video of Band playing at the beach

There is this song I don't remember the name or the band. But some parts of the video that I do remember are: There are these sort of tough guys, that throw away the grocery's of a women, but one of ...
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Cover art of Karma to Burn's Almost Heathen

Please have a look at the cover art of Karma to Burn's album Almost Heathen: There is a second version of it, with some subtle changes: In the background, you can see three men standing together, ...
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Recent psychedelic alt-rock song with “wall of sound” type production

Over the course of a few months last year a song was getting a lot of playback in the local coffeehouse. It was emotionally intense and dramatic with a moderately aggressive sound. It had maybe a ...
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Try to find a song with a guitar riff similar to “Alice In Chains - Down in a Hole”

I'm trying to find a specific song similar to this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8hT3oDDf6c. I thought about this song from the opening guitar riff, but haven't been able to retrieve it from ...
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Band recommendation for someone that likes: Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, etc [closed]

Band recommendation for someone that likes: Guns n' Roses, Bon Jovi, Sebastian Bach, Skid Row, Ramones, Sex Pistols and Foo Fighters.
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Alternative lyrics to Toad the Wet Sproket's “Something's Always Wrong”

The song is Toad the Wet Sprocket's Something's Always Wrong. The videos I can find in internet are all about the normal song lyrics (which is fine, you know, the song, at least to me, is a good one)....
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Recent alternative rock song with gambling theme

I'm trying to find a song I heard on alternative radio about two years ago. It was poppy alternative rock, and the singer had a distinctive voice that reminded me of Lightspeed Champion (Devonte ...