Alternative rock is a form of rock music that came to the scene as “independent music” in 1980’s. The genre became famous around the globe during late 90’s and early 2000’s. Initially, alternative rock was considered as loud vocals and intense electronic guitar background, however, the genre has a way deeper meaning, which polished over time.
Alternative rock consists of music that is different in social context, sounds and regional roots. In late 1980’s and early 90’s, this genre of music became popular and made it to the magazines and into industrial music. With the start of the new century, a number of alternative rock bands started to emerge on the scene, gradually becoming famous.
Initially, alternative rock bands did not gain as much fame as bands belonging to other rock genres. However, with the passage of time, it started to become a popular trend. Some of the famous alternative rock bands of the day include R.E.M and Husker. If you are a rock fan, this season book your share of Alternative tickets online!