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  Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Alternative rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
However, most alternative bands were unified by their collective debt to punk, which laid the groundwork for underground and alternative music in the 1970s.
Alternative music and the rebellious, DIY ethic it espoused became one of the inspirations for grunge, an alternative sub-genre created in the 80s that created a large movement in mainstream music in the early 90s.
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.
www.upto11.net /generic_wiki.php?q=alternative_rock   (583 words)

  
 Rock the Vote - Timeline
Rock the Vote is founded by members of the recording industry in response to a wave of attacks on freedom of speech and artistic expression.
Rock the Vote expands both its focus and organization and rewrites its mission statement accordingly, dedicating itself to protecting freedom of expression, and helping young people realize and utilize their power to affect change in the civic and political lives of their communities.
Rock the Vote partners with the Los Angeles County Commission for Human Relations to work on a public education campaign to combat discrimination and intolerance and build an infrastructure for youth to develop interpersonal skills, cultural sensitivity, peace building and peacekeeping skills.
www.rockthevote.com /rtv_timeline.php   (2300 words)

  
  alternative rock
Alternative music and the rebellious, DIY ethic it espoused became the inspiration for grunge, an early 90s movement led by Nirvana which, paradoxically, took alternative rock into the mainstream.
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)

  
 Rock On The Net: Blink-182
Alternative rock trio Blink-182 hail from San Diego, California and formed in 1993.
Blink-182 consists of Mark Hoppus on bass, Tom DeLonge on guitar, and Travis Barker on drums.
Blink-182 won a Teen Choice Award for Choice Rock Group.
www.rockonthenet.com /artists-b/blink182.htm   (773 words)

  
 Actively Managing Rock Art Sites
Rock art sites on state and federal lands that receive a significant number of visitors must be managed for the type visitation they receive and the type of damage that results, if our goal is to preserve the irreplaceable cultural resources found at these sites.
Rock House Cave may be somewhat unique in that the majority of images are overhead in an area with poor light.
Rock climbing and rappelling is forbidden in Petit Jean State Park, yet during the September 2000 conservation project the conservator found a string of chalk smears in an area that placed the feet of the climbers directly on a pictograph panel in Rock House Cave.
rockart.uark.edu /managing.html   (5067 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Punk rock Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Punk rock is the anti-establishment music movement of the period 1976-80, exemplified by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash, and The Damned.
An important feature of punk rock was an evident desire to return to the concise and simple approach of early rock and roll.
Punk rock emphasised simple musical structure and short songs, extolling a "DIY" ("do it yourself") ethic that insisted anyone could form a punk rock band (the early UK punk fanzine Sniffin' Glue once famously included drawings of three chord shapes, captioned, "this is a chord, this is another, this is a third.
www.ipedia.com /punk_rock.html   (902 words)

  
 Town of Castle Rock - Southwest Quadrant Study
The land just southwest of Castle Rock is currently located both in Douglas County and the Town of Castle Rock, but all of it is in an area covered by the Castle Rock and Douglas County Intergovernmental Land Use Agreement (IGA).
Castle Rock recognizes that many of these landowners may someday choose to develop their private property and become part of the Town, but the Town and its residents have needs, too.
The alternative is a hodge-podge of well-intended individual projects that may have individual merits but fail to integrate with each other and do not provide the type of services that will bring a better quality of life to all the region’s residents.
www.townofcastlerock.org /Page.asp?NavID=681   (768 words)

  
 An Evening With... | Alternative Addiction.com
Alternative Addiction: When you thought about forming this new band was there a sound that you already had in mind, or did you want to see how it all began to materialize?
As far as the definition of a rock star, meaning someone that's very egotistical, I think that every band can have a little bit of ego within their music and within their stage performance, but I think that should end after the show's over.
Anytime there's the rock star treatment, or we're in a situation where we feel like, "Oh, we're being rock stars," we just laugh about it.
www.alternativeaddiction.com /interviews/darknewday.asp   (1400 words)

  
 Grunge music Summary
The record found the Los Angeles punk rock stalwarts slowing their tempi considerably and injecting a potent dose of heavy metal, though to considerable derision and disgust from some fans.
In the rock world, expensive, designer clothing was shunned in favor of less elaborate clothing; some common items worn included flannel, jeans, boots (often Doc Martens), and Converse sneakers.
Alternative rock, previously heard mostly in local clubs, on college radio, and on independent record labels, became popular in the mainstream as major record labels sought out more previously obscure music styles to sell to the public.
www.bookrags.com /Grunge_music   (5129 words)

  
 Alternative rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name "alternative" was coined in the 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired bands on independent record labels that didn't fit into the mainstream genres of the time.
As a specific genre of music, alternative rock consists of various subgenres that have emerged from the indie music scene since the 1980s, such as grunge, indie rock, Britpop, gothic rock, and indie pop.
Underground pop-influencd alternative rock went mainstream in the Philippines during the early to late 1990s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Alternative_rock   (3813 words)

  
 Contra Costa Water District Alternative Intake Project | Frequently Asked Questions
The Alternative Intake Project neither commits CCWD to move forward with the Los Vaqueros Reservoir Expansion Project nor precludes the future expansion of the Los Vaqueros Reservoir.
The Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) Appendix B Alternatives Analysis describes the alternatives considered and the screening criteria.
The analysis included alternatives that might improve water quality at existing intakes, alternatives that would involve obtaining new sources of water, and alternatives that would enhance existing water treatment.
www.ccwater-alternativeintake.com /FAQs.htm   (1964 words)

  
 Chronology of San Francisco Rock 1965-1969
Rock For Peace at the Fillmore Auditorium with the The Great Society, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and Big Brother and the Holding Company.
Moore Galley exhibition at 535 Sutter St. of the works by Rock poster artists Wes Wilson, Stanley Mouse, Victor Moscoso, Rick Griffin and Alton Kelley.
It was the former Haight Theatre, but was now a hippie-run alternative to the commercially successful Fillmore Auditorium and Avalon Ballroom.
www.sfmuseum.org /hist1/rock.html   (2784 words)

  
 The Rock Music Project timeline and essay page
1991 - The Emergence of Alternative Rock, Part Two The arrival of Pearl Jam into the newly formed alternative mainstream of the early 90s was a major signal that a new, fresh rock movement was emerging and that it was moving beyond its underground Seattle epicenter.
By around 1990, the loose musical ends of "traditional" 80s indie rock and Puget Sound independent music were beginning to be tied together and become rightfully indistinguishable from one another.
The alternative music steam train began rolling, and like all steam trains, it was going to be difficult to stop it.
landru.i-link-2.net /jtrees/Rock/timeline7.htm   (1094 words)

  
 ALL VIEWPOINTS: One Site. All Sides.
Judge John Jones III of the Third U.S. District Court in Harrisburg, PA rules that, "Our conclusion today is that it is unconstitutional to teach Intelligent Design as an alternative to evolution in a public school classroom" as had been mandated by a recently ousted Dover, PA school board.
The book also revives the 17th Century concept of flood geology; the idea that modern geological formations and rock strata were laid down by the Noachian flood—expanding on the work of McCready's New Geology.
In contrast to generally-held young-earth views supported by biblical timelines such as Ussher's, Hutton's theory posits a very old earth in order to allow sufficient time for the erosion of mountains and the deposition of sedimentary layers on the sea floor.
www.allviewpoints.org /RESOURCES/EVOLUTION/timeline.htm   (2893 words)

  
 Timeline: Nuclear Waste Policy Dilemma – Eureka County
The Atomic Energy Act is passed by Congress directing the federal government to promote the peaceful use of atomic energy, with the understanding that disposal of the highly radioactive waste produced would be the responsibility of the federal government.
Deep geologic disposal is selected by the Department of Energy (formerly ERDA) in an Environmental Impact Statement as the preferred alternative for permanent disposal of commercial high-level nuclear waste.
Critics claim the sites were recycled from the 1975 search, and that the NWPA requires DOE to conduct a new screening process rather than proceed with sites considered prior to the passage of the NWPA.
www.yuccamountain.org /time.htm   (1194 words)

  
 Timeline (Chronology) of Zionism and the History of Israel
Timeline (Chronology) of Zionism and the History of Israel
TimeLine (Chronology) of Zionism, Israeli and Palestinian History and the Conflict
This timeline is intended to give you an overview and reference points for major events.
www.zionism-israel.com /zionism_timeline.htm   (6530 words)

  
 Rock Bridge Christian Church - Index
February 1982 A motion was made and carried that Rock Bridge CC apply for a charter and become officially recognized as a Disciples of Christ congregation
Rock Bridge CC organized the participation of six Disciples congregations.
Rock Bridge Christian Church joyfully welcomes persons of every race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, economic status, educational level, and differing ability into an intentionally inclusive faith community.
www.rockbridgecc.org /timeline.html   (1353 words)

  
 The Food Timeline: history notes--lobster, crab & shrimp
Rock lobster is another name for spiny lobster, a popular warm-water crustacaen.
In some parts of the world it is also known as crayfish or crawfish, which accounts for the confusion between rock lobster and American crawfish.
Large quantities of South African and Australian "rock lobsters" are imported to the U.S. annually, as our demand exceeds the local supply.
www.foodtimeline.org /foodlobster.html   (6497 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Evolution of pop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rock 'n' roll is about to change all that.
Barbra Streisand is the first important new adult-pop star in a period dominated — except for the ubiquitous Latin instrumental sounds of Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass — by rock 'n' roll.
Adult album alternative (triple A) radio format provides refuge for aging rock acts and singer/songwriters but fails to draw listeners.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2004-03-11-pop-timeline_x.htm   (383 words)

  
 Washington Area Music Association (WAMA)
Country rock group Claude Jones, releases 5-song EP "Sykesville." Billboard Magazine hails this mini LP as the future of the industry.
Alternative metal and hard rock band SEV forms in the Washington, D.C. area and, after releasing an independent album in 2000, is signed to Universal in 2001 and releases All These Dreams in 2002.
The Future of Music Coalition is founded in Washington, D.C. as a not-for-profit collaboration between members of the music, technology, public policy and intellectual property law communities, seeking to educate the media, policymakers, and the public about music and technology issues.
wamadc.com /wama/dc_music_timeline.html   (4742 words)

  
 Alternative and Contemporary Rock from The Bomp Bookshelf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The A to X of Alternative Music is guaranteed to tell you things you never knew about your favorite bands, introduce you to new artists and provoke passionate debate between music lovers.
In the intro to his women in rock section, Derogatis criticizes the music scene and industry observers for treating women in rock special, instead of as they would treat all other (non-female) bands.
Examining the constant defining and redefining of "alternative," the book explores how this music has changed the industry's ways of doing business; cultural scenes such as rock festivals and drug clubs; varying technologies, from sampling to low fi; and the people who have woven it all together, unleashing a new music concept and sound.
www.bomp.com /BompbooksNew.html   (3486 words)

  
 Death Cab For Cutie
Lead by The Postal Service front man, Ben Gibbard, this alternative quartet reigning from just outside of Seattle created Plans, the record that has already become the groups most popular and largest financial success.
Furthermore, while often labeled as alternative, Death Cab music gets all of its catchiness from is pop tune.
Music listeners expecting any sort of rock vibe may be disappointed by both the musical style and the lyrical performance of Death Cab for Cutie.
www.allthingsthatrock.com /dcab.htm   (402 words)

  
 boycott-riaa.com - Forums - Artists Forum - Whostole our Muisc? History of Alternative Music (according to my life)
I had similar thoughts not too long ago, except it wasn't alternative bands that seemed to dissappear, it was underground metal.
Cobain's suicide hamstrung the alternative movement, a shift was made to industrial (white zombie, kmfdm) for a bit, then electronica (fluke, underworld), the spice girls came in and the teenyboppers went wild, they didn't want that dour crap their older siblings listened to, they wanted happy.
Most really great alternative acts from the past, who came from an indie background are still with us while the flash in the pan acts all, well flash.
www.boycott-riaa.com /forums/artists/1961   (3683 words)

  
 American Educational History Timeline
Please consider this timeline to be a work in progress.
It is a historic first step in the long and still unfinished journey toward equality in U.S. education.
Little Rock, Arkansas as the Little Rock 9 enroll at Central High School.
www.cloudnet.com /~edrbsass/educationhistorytimeline.html   (4161 words)

  
 Gale - Free Resources - Hispanic Heritage - Music - Rock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Unsurprisingly, rock en Español got its initial start in countries with the closest ties to the United States or Europe, namely Mexico, Argentina, and Spain.
However, until then, rock en Español — with its often ferocious, soccer game-style live shows, musicians who can skillfully play both sides of the rhythmic border, and lyrics honed by culturally divergent situations — proves that rock's innate spirit doesn't talk only in English and can speak to everyone.
Finally, rock en Español is as diverse as its English counterpart.
www.gale.com /free_resources/chh/music/rock.htm   (1332 words)

  
 Timeline of alternative rock - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
This is a timeline of alternative rock, from its beginnings in the 1980s to the present.
WFNX, one of the first commercial stations to play alternative rock, begins broadcasting.
Along with the release of Green Day's Dookie, it repopularizes punk rock in the mainstream.
www.music.us /education/T/Timeline-of-alternative-rock.htm   (1043 words)

  
 MC5 Timeline
ROCK and ROLL DOPE # 3, article published in the 5th Estate reporting the facts of the 23 and 25 June.
The contract is broken by mutual agreement between Sinclair and Elektra and the sessions are abandoned.
Their booking agent in Michigan announces that the state of Florida has just issued a warrant for the arrest of the group if they try to cross the borders of the state.
makemyday.free.fr /mc5timeline.htm   (7049 words)

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