Tag: Alternative Rock

Great Alternative Artists You Need to Listen to Now

Great Alternative Artists You Need to Listen to Now

Alternative music, despite being a wide and well-liked genre, is any music that is outside the musical mainstream. Opposite of pop, alternative music is categorized by its expansive style; from indie rock and folk to punk and gothic, alternative music is known for its eclectic and original variety.

I’ve compiled a list of the best alternative artists that you need to listen to now because alternative music smashes the basic structure of most popular genres like conventional rock, pop, or country. More emotional depth and meaning is found in some of the greatest of alternative artists.

Green Day Cancels Concert in Russia

Green Day Cancels Concert in Russia

“With heavy hearts, in light of current events we feel it necessary to cancel our upcoming show in Moscow at Spartak Stadium.” Green Day, an American alternative rock band, cancels their upcoming stadium concert in Moscow, Russia, after the recent attacks on Ukraine. The band was scheduled to perform on May 29th during their Hella Mega Tour in UK and Europe, featuring Fall Out Boy and Weezer, but they announced the cancellation on their Instagram story Sunday evening saying, “We are aware that this moment is not about stadium rock shows, it’s much bigger than that.”

Maroon 5 Heats up the Charts Once Again With “Payphone”

Maroon 5 has always had successful runs on Top 40 charts and their fourth studio album is no different. A few weeks back they released their new single “Payphone,” featuring Wiz Khalifa and it has since dominated the Billboard and UK Top 40 charts. Like all of Maroon 5’s best work, “Payphone” delves into the […]

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