Tag Archives: Alternative Rock

Vassy – Could This Be Love (Music Video)

Music video by Vassy performing Could This Be Love. Album: Beautiful Day Directed by Thomas Kenney Featuring: Lars Slind

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Nirvana – Come As You Are (Music Video)

“Come as You Are” is a song by the American grunge band Nirvana, written by frontman Kurt Cobain and released as the second single from the band’s second studio album Nevermind in 1992. It was the band’s second American Top 40 hit, and second UK top 10 hit, reaching number thirty-two on the Billboard Hot 100, and number nine on the UK Singles Chart. The […]

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Soundgarden – Loud Love (Music Video)

Louder Than Love is the second studio album by the American rock band Soundgarden, released on September 5, 1989 through A&M Records. After touring in support of its first full-length studio album,Ultramega OK (1988), Soundgarden signed with A&M and began work on its first album for a major label. The songs on the album featured a metal-leaning grunge sound with some songs featuring unusual […]

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M83 – Graveyard Girl (Music Video)

“Graveyard Girl” is a song by French electronic/dream pop act M83. Written by Anthony Gonzalez with his brother Yann, it was released in April 2008 as the second single from M83’s fifth studio album,Saturdays = Youth. Background and composition Anthony Gonzalez cited English bands such as Tears for Fears and Cocteau Twins, as well as John Hughes teen films The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, as inspirations for Saturdays = Youth.A girl […]

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Heatmiser – Why Did I Decide To Stay (Music Video)

Heatmiser was an alternative rock band that originated in Portland, Oregon in 1992. Consisting of Elliott Smith (guitar and vocals), Neil Gust (guitar and vocals), Brandt Peterson (bass; later to be replaced by Sam Coomes, frontman of Quasi), and Tony Lash (drums), they were known for their well-crafted lyrics and songs often featuring the juxtaposition […]

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Meat Puppets – New God (Music Video)

Meat Puppets II is the second album by the Tempe, Arizona band the Meat Puppets, released in 1984. It is a departure from their self-titled debut album, which consisted largely of noisy hardcore with unintelligible vocals. It covers many genres from country-style rock (“Magic Toy Missing”, “Climbing”, Lost”) to slow acoustic songs (“Plateau”, “Oh Me”) to psychedelic guitar effects (“Aurora Borealis”) […]

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Henry Rollins – Family Man (Music Video)

Family Man is the third full-length album released by the American hardcore punk band Black Flag in 1984. It is unique in that one side features spoken-word tracks by vocalist Henry Rollins and the other side mainly features instrumental tracks. “Armageddon Man” is the only track on the album in which Rollins and the instruments are together. Track listing All songs written by Henry Rollins, except where […]

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Social Distortion – Sick Boy (Music Video)

Social Distortion, a Southern California-based punk rock band formed in 1978 by vocalist/guitarist and founder Mike Ness. The band has released seven studio albums, one extended play (EP), two compilation albums, two DVDs and twenty-four singles. This list is not intended to include material performed by members or former members of Social Distortion that was recorded with The Adolescents, Agent Orange, D.I., D.O.A., Danzig, Operation Ivy, Rancid and The Lewd. After […]

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Midnight Oil – Beds Are Burning (Music Video)

    “Beds Are Burning” is a 1987/1988 worldwide hit single by Australian rock band Midnight Oil, the first track from their album Diesel and Dust. This song was the second from the album to be released as a single, and is among the band’s best-known songs outside Australia. It reached No. 1 in the New Zealand and South African charts, No. […]

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The 3Ds – Hey Seuss (Music Video)

    The 3Ds were an alternative pop/rock band based from Dunedin, New Zealand, together from 1988 to 1997. The band was formed in May 1988 by Dominic Stones — drums, Denise Roughan — bass, keyboards, tambourine, vocals David Saunders — guitar, vocals The band’s name referred to the members names all starting with “D”. In 1989 they were joined by another “D”, David Mitchell — guitar, mandolin, vocals Soon after […]

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Passion Pit – Take A Walk (Music Video)

Passion Pit is an American electropop band from Cambridge, Massachusetts, formed in 2007. The band consists of Michael Angelakos (lead vocals, keyboards), Ian Hultquist (keyboards, guitar), Xander Singh (synthesizer, samples), Jeff Apruzzese (bass, synth bass), and Nate Donmoyer (drums). All of the band members, with the exception of Angelakos, attended the Berklee College of Musicin Boston. History Name The band culled their name […]

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Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun (Music Video)

“Black Hole Sun” is a song by the American rock band Soundgarden. Written by frontman Chris Cornell, “Black Hole Sun” was released in 1994 as the third single from the band’s fourth studio albumSuperunknown (1994). It is arguably the band’s most recognizable and most popular song, and remains a well known song from the 1990s. The song topped […]

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The Helio Sequence – Everyone Knows Everyone (Music Video)

      The Helio Sequence is an American alternative rock duo from Beaverton, Oregon, signed to Sub Pop. The band was formed in 1999 and consists of Brandon Summers on vocals and guitars and Benjamin Weikel on drums and keyboards. The band has released two albums on Sub Pop, two on the Portland-based label Cavity Search and a self-released EP. Their fourth […]

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The Flaming Lips featuring Karen O – Watch The Planets (X Rated) (18+ Only) (Music Video)

  Embryonic is the twelfth studio album by experimental rock band The Flaming Lips released on October 13, 2009 on Warner Bros.It is the first double album to be released by the band, announced during an interview with the band’s frontman Wayne Coyne,   Somewhere along the way it occurred to me that we should do a double album… Just this […]

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The Killers – Mr. Brightside (Music Video)

    “Mr. Brightside” is a song performed by Las Vegas-based rock band The Killers. The song is featured on the group’s debut album Hot Fuss and was written by Brandon Flowers and Dave Keuning. It was named “Song of the Decade” by UK radio stations Absolute Radio and XFM, and in April 2010 Last.fm revealed that it was the most listened to track since the launch of the online music […]

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