This is a list of alternative rock artists. Bands are listed alphabetically by the first letter in their name (not including "The"), and individuals are listed by the first name.
Alt-rock upstart Avril Lavigne came crashing into the charts in 2002 with a sound that stuck up a black nail-varnished middle finger at the hyper-polished world of classmates Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.
...the already-elastic boundaries [of "The New Wave of Post-Hardcore"] stretched to include classicist alt rock acts like Balance and Composure...
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Faith No More, the 15-year-old San Francisco rock band known for its energetic mix of punk, jazz, heavy metal, alternative rock, samba, polka and easy-listening, has broken up.
Garbage reigned in the late-period glory days of alternative-rock radio, probably because their sound was a hectic amalgamation of almost everything that mingled on the format's airwaves: electronica, punk, industrial rock, grunge, and the occasional trip-hop
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NOAH is an Indonesian Alternative-Rock band from Bandung, West Java.
Alternative rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees scored a top 40 hit with "Kiss Them for Me".
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"Cities in Dust" (1985) was the first of a handful of alt-rock radio hits in the U.S.