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Alternative Rock

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Alternative Rock

Michael Stipe - R.E.M. (© 2005 LIVE 8, Photo by TBC)

Definition: When a band didn’t fit a mainstream genre, it was considered to be Alternative. One thing alternative rock groups shared in common was that their music wasn’t usually found on any radio playlists.

Examples:
Red Hot Chilli Peppers, R.E.M.
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