Definitions

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  • noun The alternative genre of rock music

Etymologies

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Blend of alternative and rock

Examples

  • Everyone knows that 90210 is not cutting edge, and that a cutting edge alternarock band should not appear on such a show.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Everyone knows that 90210 is not cutting edge, and that a cutting edge alternarock band should not appear on such a show.

    Dave Eggers On Critics And Selling Out

  • His contribution to the project had to be more on the executive side since DJ Shadow is paired with several members of the alternarock community such as Alice Temple, Badly Drawn Boy and Thom Yorke.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • His contribution to the project had to be more on the executive side since DJ Shadow is paired with several members of the alternarock community such as Alice Temple, Badly Drawn Boy and Thom Yorke.

    Three Random Unrelated Uploads That I Forgot About

  • Everyone knows that 90210 is not cutting edge, and that a cutting edge alternarock band should not appear on such a show.

    Keeping It Real

  • Thus, in the overcrowded pantheon of alternarock bands, at a certain juncture, it became necessary for a certain brand of person to write off The Flaming Lips, despite the fact that everyone knew beyond a shadow of a doubt that their music was superb and groundbreaking and real.

    Keeping It Real

  • Danced like a mad white girl to countless covers of 90s alternarock.

    bethany9 Diary Entry

  • Not only is B L A C K I E pretty much the most innovative, fuck-the-rules rappers in town and Peekaboo Theory is one of the coolest edgy alternarock bands around, but headliners are ridiculously, insanely good at what they do.

    SCR Blog

  • Ian and Jared had to stay there to judge the "competition," which consisted mostly of metal bands and alternarock.

    Vice Magazine

  • - if you've frequented a single strip club since 1993, there's a pretty decent chance you saw a girl shake her teh-tahs to this old (ish) school alternarock gem:

    MetalSucks

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