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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of Christian metal bands
This list features bands who have been determined to be Christian and play a form of music that is considered heavy metal or one of the many heavy metal subgenres.
Alternative metal is an eclectic form of rock music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge.
Sacrificium are a Christian Metal band of Germany with Melodic Death Metal, Brutal Death Metal, and Grindcore influence.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List_of_Christian_metal_bands   (6025 words)

  
 Alternative
Alternative pop/rock is essentially a catch-all term for post-punk bands from the mid-'80s to the mid-'90s.
There is a multitude of musical styles within alternative rock, from the sweet melodies of jangle-pop to the disturbing metallic grind of industrial, yet are all tied together by a similar aesthetic -- they all existed and operated oustide of the mainstream.
Throughout the '80s, the majority of alternative bands were on independent labels; those that eventually signed to major labels, such as Husker Du and the Replacements, didn't break through to the mainstream and thereby were able to keep their hip credentials alive.
library.thinkquest.org /21342/alternative.htm   (290 words)

  
 List of alternative rock artists - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
This is a list of alternative music artists.
This includes artists who have either been very important to the genre or have had a considerable amount of exposure (such as in the case of one that has been on a major label, but not limited to such).
Bands are listed by the first letter in their name (not including the words "a", "an", or "the"), and individuals are listed by last name.
www.music.us /education/L/List-of-alternative-rock-artists.htm   (312 words)

  
 Rolling Stone : Rock and Roll Daily
A new post on the Raconteurs’ MySpace page suggests the band is busy working on a new album.
In a typically obscure and comedic exchange between Brendan Benson and Jack White (full text after the jump), the pair reveal they’ve written and recorded “a lot of new songs” (and not in a drug-fueled haze, according to White).
Yesterday, the puppet masters behind the American Idol empire confirmed that in order to be a judge on any of their shows — including their latest attempt to take over the music industry, The Next Great American Band — your résumé had to have started to get a little moldy circa 1999.
rollingstone.com /rockdaily   (928 words)

  
  VancouverBands.com. List of Original Alternative Bands for hire
A cool rock band from Vancouver BC, specializing in beautiful, simple guitar work, versatile vocals, and solid drumming.
A new band set to take on the world.
My sister ocean is an alternative rock band based out of Vancouver and Edmonton.
www.vancouverbands.com /originalbands/alternative/alternative.htm   (147 words)

  
 alternative rock
However, most alternative bands were unified by their collective debt to punk, which laid the groundwork for underground and alternative music in the 1970s.
While previously "alternative" was simply an umbrella term for a diverse collection of underground rock bands, Nirvana and similar groups fashioned it into a distinct style of guitar based rock which combined elements of punk and metal; their creation met with considerable commercial success.
By the mid-90s, alternative was synonymous with grunge in the eyes of the mass media and the general public and alternative culture was being marketed to the mainstream in much the same way as the hippie counterculture had in the 1960s.
en.mcfly.org /alternative_rock   (514 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The term "alternative music" is particularly favored over "alternative rock" in British English (although the boundaries of the genre are slightly blurred with the inclusion of electronic music and hip-hop), while "alternative rock" is favored in American English.
At times alternative rock has been used as a catch-all phrase for rock music from underground artists in the 1980s, all music descended from punk rock (including punk itself, New Wave, and post-punk), and, ironically, for rock music in general in the 1990s and 2000s.
Alternative rock was played extensively on the radio in the UK, particularly by DJs such as John Peel (who championed alternative music on BBC Radio 1), Richard Skinner, and Annie Nightingale.
www.goupstate.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS&template=wiki&text=alternative_rock   (3560 words)

  
 Alternative rock at AllExperts
Most alternative bands were unified by their collective debt to the style and/or ethos of punk, which laid the groundwork for alternative music in the 1970s.
While "alternative" was simply an umbrella term for a diverse collection of underground rock bands, Nirvana and similar groups gave it a reputation for being a distinct style of guitar based rock which combined elements of punk and metal; their creation met with considerable commercial success.
Nevertheless, alternative bands who were leery of broad commercial success developed indie rock, a genre that espoused a return to the original ethos of alternative music.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/al/alternative_rock.htm   (2739 words)

  
 Museum of Rock music
Rock generally is used to refer to any popular rock music recorded since the early 60's.
Indie rock is a sub genre of rock music which is often used to refer to bands that are on small independent or "rock" record labels or who aren't on labels at all.
Alternative music was a phrase invented in early 80s describing bands which broke from the barrage of pop and hair metal and formed a new direction of more focused and honest rock.
www.silver-dragon-records.com /museum_of_rock_music_history.htm   (2602 words)

  
 NPR : Defining Latin Alternative Music
All Things Considered, March 7, 2006 · An eclectic range of influences is at the heart of Latin Alternative, a music created by young players who have been raised not only on their parents' music but also on rock, hip-hop and electronica.
It is included on this list as a reference to the contribution of Argentina to the history of Latin Alternative.
But also because it reflects what Latin Alternative musicians are capable of when they let loose in the studio with their own cultures and the latest electronic toys.
www.npr.org /templates/story/story.php?storyId=5244351   (1097 words)

  
 » Alternative - Yahoo! Radish
Classic alternative is a personally tagged genre that helps me classify bands who create alternative music, but have been around for 15 years or more.
Desert Rock is a term given to several bands that hail from the Californian Palm Desert Scene.
Some bands, like They Might Be Giants and The Minutemen, use wit to get their point across, while others, such as The Dead Kennedys, are not quite as delicate.
www.scopecreep.com /yahoo/category/genre/alternative   (1256 words)

  
 List_of_alternative_rock_bands   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This is a list of alternative music artists.
This includes artists who have either been very important to the genre or have had a considerable amount of exposure (such as in the case of one that has been on a major label, but not limited to such).
Bands are listed by the first letter in their name (not including the words "a", "an", or "the"), and individuals are listed by last name.
www.yournursery.com /search.php?title=List_of_alternative_rock_bands   (172 words)

  
 Chicago Band - Free mp3 on Chicago Gigs.com
Sandy is a folkie--but with splashes of pop, jazz, blues and especially rock mixed in (and a small dollop of country--used sparingly).
The Cinematix combine elements of classic rock, punk, glam, and goth to reveal a sound that is unmistakeably their own.
Loomis is the reckless and impetuous son of Chicago rock; he boasts a hard-edged and resilient sound, a dramatic voice, and an almost impossible to ignore charm.
www.chicagogigs.com /directories/artistdirectory.htm   (739 words)

  
 Splurfle - artists+alternative+rock+bands
bands themselves are moving towards the mainstream, but there were quite a few nods towards more alternative artists in...
as catch-all phrase for rock music from underground artists in the 1980s and rock music in general...
Discography - A complete list of rock artists and their songs, albums, years...
www.splurfle.com /Music/artists+alternative+rock+bands.html   (321 words)

  
 Music, Genres, Rock and Pop,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Canada's bands and artists are like a family, this ring hopes to bring that sense of family to the 'Net.
This is a ring designed to bring together all the Rock, Hard Rock, and Alternative bands and labels in the Midwest from Chicago to Detroit to Milwaukee to Kansas City and beyond.
Rock and Metal are our music, we listen, we play, some may even say were addicted, so come join us, show your pride, show who you realy are.
dir.webring.com /rw?d=Music/Genres/Rock_and_Pop   (785 words)

  
 Top 30 Alternative Rock Bands of 2006 Numbers 10 to 1 - Associated Content
Top 30 Alternative Rock Bands of 2006 Numbers 10 to 1
Most of the top bands on this top list made our ears happy with two, three or even more alternative hits.
Top 30 Alternative Rock Bands of 2006 Numbers 30 to 21
www.associatedcontent.com /article/103504/top_30_alternative_rock_bands_of_2006.html   (474 words)

  
 Alternative Bands - from A to Z
A new wave band that blends styles of the past and present to create a futuristic retro pop sound.
Rock and Roll to Acid Jazz it's a mix of all sorts of sonic pleasures.
An unusual mixture of modern rock, classical instrumentals, and new age, somewhat raw with a touch of obscurity.
www.soundclick.com /genres/a2z.cfm?genre=Alternative   (572 words)

  
 54 Steps - great Classic rock with a southern twist - BOOK THE BAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Their original sound resonates from the strong musical impact of such former bands "The Beatles" and "Credence Clearwater Revival", steadfast artists " Neil Young", "Tom Petty" and "The Rolling Stones" to today's artists " Matchbox 20" and "Goo Goo Dolls".
These influences, along with the band's own material, provide a unique blending of classic and modern classic rock n' roll that pivots the crowd onto the dance floor everywhere 54 STEPS play.
Their music has been described by many as "no frills rock n' roll" and their professional stage presence is backed by state of the art sound and light equipment.
www.samhillbands.com /bands/54_steps/index.shtml   (241 words)

  
 'alternative rock bands' related products for sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
List of alternative rock artists: Information From Answers.com
List of alternative rock artists This is a list of alternative music artists.
Leash - Alternative rock band from Gothenburg, playing aggressive alternative rock Monkeystrikes - Alternative rock band.
www.listwebs.com /p/alternative-rock-bands.html   (153 words)

  
 Concert Reviewer.com - List of Alternative Rock Bands Beginning with A
Concert Reviewer.com - List of Alternative Rock Bands Beginning with A
Select the letter the band you are looking for begins with...
There are No Bands beginning with the letter A for this Genre of Music
www.concertreviewer.com /bandlist/alternativerock/A.html   (115 words)

  
 MusicMoz - Styles: Rock: Alternative: Emo: Bands and Artists
Death to Cortez - Post-punk band from Boone, North Carolina.
Jibboo - An indie, emo, experimental, rock band.
The Appointment - A Hardcore Emo band from the Charlotte, NC Metro area.
musicmoz.org /Styles/Rock/Alternative/Emo/Bands_and_Artists   (635 words)

  
 Humboldt State University Library - Rock Music Research Guide
Articles on "Rock," "Popular Music," and on individual groups (e.g., The Platters) and major performers (e.g., "Presley, Elvis") are of particular interest.
A list of articles on many aspects of rock music and musicians from books and magazines.
Essay and General LiteratureIndex lists chapters in edited books published from 1900 to the present.
library.humboldt.edu /~msj/RockMusic.htm   (1016 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: R: Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rock Archives - Offers access to resources regarding the social, cultural, and artistic aspects of rock music, including a sub-site linking to more than 350 singer-songwriters and bands.
Rock Bands - The origins and stories behind some often unusual band names.
Rubin's Rock N Roll Reference Discography - A complete list of rock artists and their songs, albums, years of release, lead singers, and other helpful information to help track down music one is looking for.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/R/Rock   (433 words)

  
 Buffalo.com(SM) - Rock / Pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Jeremy Hoyle Band - A rock and roll band from Buffalo, New York.
Only Humen - Hall of fame classic rock band from Buffalo NY Original Skin - Original Skin is a modern rock/pop band, based out of Buffalo, NY.
Seven Day Faith - Voted Buffalo's #1 Rock Band twice and listed in Billboard 5/15 as #1 New Artist, Seven Day Faith is to be the next great success from Buffalo.
www.buffalo.com /Arts_Entertainment/RockPop_43.asp   (2005 words)

  
 Awesome Christian Bands - Rockin With Jesus!
Here are some absolutely great Christian rock songs to give a try, followed by links to free music, and a list of the best bands I've heard - with reviews and lyrics.
One April Day is a band working together as one to really support and present their message - a refreshingly strong and persistent message.
This band's message is geared toward the already-Christian, although Deep Blue Sky is an invitation to join the ranks of the born again.
www.jonsplace.org /bands/bands.htm   (1626 words)

  
 Amazon.com: "The Complete Alternative Rock List"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
list by Petar Vodogaz "Commissioner" (Sydney, NSW Australia)
"Fairly new alt rock band from Canada with close ties with Nickelback.
"A promising young band from 2003 that rocked onto the Alt Rock stage with 2 great songs 'Last Train Home' and 'Make A Move'.
www.amazon.com /The-Complete-Alternative-Rock-List/lm/1LTPJBEQ198UP   (648 words)

  
 Rock Bands - from A to Z
Guitar Rock and instrumental rock band, prog rock, blues, rock ballads.
We are a straight up hard rock band.
Classic and grunge influenced hard rock mixed with a little blues, southern rock and psychedelia.
www.soundclick.com /genres/a2zSub.cfm?genre=Rock&subgenre=137   (335 words)

  
 Excite UK - Arts - Music - Styles - Rock - Alternative - Bands and Artists - D
Includes a band bio, CD ordering details, and a list of show dates.
An indie pop rock band from Manchester UK with CD information, news, lyrics, reviews, MP3s and merchandise.
Website of Rock band from CT with news, lyrics, picture and audio samples.
www.excite.co.uk /directory/Arts/Music/Styles/Rock/Alternative/Bands_and_Artists/D   (267 words)

  
 Realign - Christian Rock Band - Normal, IL - , Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Illinois based hard rock band with an emotional message that will take you on a spiritual journey beyond the sidelines of day to day life...
With a collective interest in music produced in a hard rock format, the boys of REALIGN couldn’t help but notice that the lyrics by most hard rock bands centered round typical cliché themes of drug addition, sex, bad childhoods and failed relationships.
Their goal was to create a sound similar to the sonic aggression they heard in their musical influences but with a more spiritual and emotional message.
www.gigmasters.com /Rock/Realign   (740 words)

  
 bandlist, a list of all the indie, alternative and rock bands at 25 Records
bandlist, a list of all the indie, alternative and rock bands at 25 Records
Some of the bands who have had releases on 25 Records.
Are likely to rock park lands, river banks and Walkman’s.
www.25records.com /bandlist.htm   (426 words)

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