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1

Diffuser

Diffuser

diffuser.fm

New York

About Blog - Diffuser provide Alternative and indie rock music news. Chronicling the past, present and future of alternative music.
Frequency - about 39 posts per week


78,390 41,176 71,753
2

Alternative Nation

Alternative Nation

alternativenation.net

Newport Beach, CA

About Blog - AlternativeNation.net was opened in May 2009 by Brett Buchanan and it covers the currently active bands from the Grunge era and 90's. Alternative Nation provide news on guitar based alternative rock bands that don't suck from the 90's onwards.
Frequency - about 58 posts per week


48,608 20,676 72,714
3

Rock Sound | News

Rock Sound | News

rocksound.tv/news

About Blog - Rock Sound Magazine brings you the latest rock, metal, pop-punk and metalcore music news and reviews, music videos and pictures. They are are the real alternative. Rock Sound has consistently been first to cover the best new bands (as well as the biggest ones) in the alternative world.

Frequency - about 32 posts per week


635,026 349,859 82,163
4

Louder Than War

Louder Than War

louderthanwar.com/blogs

Manchester

About Blog - Louder Than War is the UK's fastest growing and award-winning music and culture website. Louder Than War is a music and counter culture website and record label. Launched in 2010 www.louderthanwar.com brings you all the latest music latest rock, punk, metal and alternative music news, album and gig reviews, news and interviews as well as covering counter culture film, TV and art.
Frequency - about 20 posts per week


31,775 28,725 208,863
5

Chart Attack

Chart Attack

chartattack.com/news

Toronto

About Blog - Chart Attack is dedicated to discovering, exploring, and promoting music that excites us and pushes boundaries. Indie and alternative music from Canada and beyond. News, features, lists, interviews, recommendations, and other distractions.
Frequency - about 4 posts per week


11,459 9,878 362,093
6

Overblown

Overblown

overblown.co.uk

About Blog - Overblown Webzine is a UK and Ireland based alternative music website funded by readers, with a focus on community and our readers. Overblown is all about subterreanean music. Whether it is post punk, shoegaze, sludge metal, or noise rock they want to bring these alternative music genres to the fore.
Frequency - about 8 posts per week


5,067 3,755 484,786
7

Stereofox

Stereofox

stereofox.com

Berlin / the rest of the world

About Blog - Stereofox is a music blog which helps you discover new indie, alternative and electronic music. Listen, add to favourites and share with friends.
Frequency - about 22 posts per week


7,974 5,723 625,910
8

Reddit - Alternative Rock

Reddit - Alternative Rock

reddit.com/r/Alternativerock

San Francisco, CA

About Blog - A place to share and discover new and old alternative rock.
Frequency - about 17 posts per week


1,108,273 484,584 8
9

The Hard Times

The Hard Times

thehardtimes.net

About Blog - The Hard Times is a very real punk news site that you should not question. Just absorb the information as truth and move on. The historic satire site was founded in December 1982 at 171A studios while the founding members were eating broken glass with The Bad Brains. It’s made by a group of punk and hardcore kids from all the different sub-genres of the DIY hardcore scene.
Frequency - about 21 posts per week


219,441 24,286 39,910
10

Magnet Magazine | Real Music Alternatives

Magnet Magazine | Real Music Alternatives

magnetmagazine.com

Philadelphia

About Blog - Real Music Alternatives. Since 1993, MAGNET has published a print magazine, available by subscription and in bookstores and record stores worldwide. MAGNET has covered independent music through artist profiles, critical reviews, in-depth features and bold photography.
Frequency - about 18 posts per week


7,536 18,674 797,450
11

Hard Rock Daddy

Hard Rock Daddy

hardrockdaddy.com

About Blog - Hard Rock Daddy is a place to discover great music, go inside the mind of a modern-day dad and journey with a virtual backstage pass into the lives of an offbeat, entertaining family.
Frequency - about 7 posts per week


3,194 1,438 740,613
12

Indie Underground

Indie Underground

indieunderground.ca

London Ontario

About Blog - Indie Underground is the creative enterprise of Aaron McMillan and the Indie Underground Contributors. Discover share and support up-and-coming and current indie / alternative musicians, developing scenes.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week


3,588 3,802 895,509
13

Google News - Alternative Music

Google News - Alternative Music

news.google.com/news/section..

Mountain View, CA

About Blog - Comprehensive up-to-date coverage for alternative music, aggregated from news sources all over the world by Google News.
Frequency - about 7 posts per week


n/a 213,116 1
14

Fashion Grunge | Music

Fashion Grunge | Music

fashiongrunge.com/category/m..

About Blog - In 2008 Lauren was living in New York City and with the birth of the blog culture she felt there was a void in the resurgence and appreciation of the visuals behind the grunge and alternative rock of the ’90s. What first began as a blog, 7 years later has become a platform for emerging artists, designers, and an exploration of many creative passions.


118,074 1,531 935,326
15

The Alternative

The Alternative

getalternative.com

About Blog - The Alternative was created to be the music site that we wanted to exist. A site with impeccable taste, quality content, and intelligent stances on important issues. The Alternative pledges itself to providing you (our readers) with only the best music and art.
Frequency - about 7 posts per week


3,419 10,340 1,187,069
16

Indie Music Filter

Indie Music Filter

indiemusicfilter.com

Toronto

About Blog - Toronto based indie music blog since 2006. And a music blog filtering the best new music on the blogs. To the point song features, videos, quick songs reviews and streaming playlists.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week


7,901 19,202 1,283,490
17

Primal Music

Primal Music

primalmusicblog.com

The Quiet Room, Dublin

About Blog - Based in Dublin Ireland, Primal Music / Radio strives to bring as much Unsigned / Small Independent Label based Shoegaze, Dreampop, Post-Rock Post-Punk & Psych bands from all around the globe!
Frequency - about 1 posts per week


2,703 927 1,690,902
18

RottenYoungEarth

RottenYoungEarth

rottenyoungearth.blogspot.com

About Blog - An alternative music blog. Find and explore new bands and their submissions on this blog.


1,213 n/a 1,828,523
19

Audio Ink Radio

Audio Ink Radio

audioinkradio.com

Michigan, USA

About Blog - Audio Ink Radio is the forefront of new music. Rock, metal and alternative music news, interviews, features, song reviews, photos, and more.
Frequency - about 8 posts per week


9,733 2,736 1,942,865
20

LIFE IS NOISE

LIFE IS NOISE

lifeisnoise.com/blog

Australia and New Zealand

About Blog - LIFE IS NOISE have spent the last seven years building a solid touring company with a focus on weird, genre-pushing, experimental and exciting music. From dense noise to droning doom, tripped out acid-rock to screams, metal and all the spaces in between. They’ve brought some of the best boundary-pushing bands in rock, metal, psych, noise and post-rock to Australia, many of them for the first time.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week


13,312 2,778 2,078,088
21

Soundsphere magazine

Soundsphere magazine

soundspheremag.com

Yorkshire

About Blog - An online and print guide to alternative music (rock, goth, metal, electronic, indie) and culture for the North of England and worldwide. They champion alternative music in the North of England and feature bands, artists and culture on a local, national and international level.
Frequency - about 13 posts per week


13,335 7,642 2,089,078
22

Indie is not a genre

Indie is not a genre

indieisnotagenre.com

About Blog - Indie Is Not A Genre is a music blog that doesn't trust the hype. Get your latest fix on everything pop, rock, alternative. Gigs and album reviews. Initially started in Germany in the summer of 2011, indie is not a genre soon grew into an international project. We cover a broad area of musical styles, ranging from rock to electronica to folk to singer songwriter and even to punk.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week


1,188 1,184 2,166,400
23

DIY Conspiracy

DIY Conspiracy

diyconspiracy.net

About Blog - DIY Conspiracy is the unbroken spirit of the anti-authoritarian and Do-It-Yourself punk culture. We created this project to support underground artists and to use Internet as a free and collaborative platform for exchanging information hundreds of news, record reviews, interviews, rants, columns and many more all about underground music and radical ideas.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week


2,528 354 2,358,834
24

alexrainbirdMusic

alexrainbirdMusic

alexrainbirdmusic.com

UK

About Blog - Based in the UK, Alex Rainbird is one guy working hard to bring you the best independent rock, pop, folk and electronic music. alexrainbirdMusic is the hub for the latest new indie music, trends, news, interviews, compilations and more. A platform for indie artists to be heard. His goal is to provide a platform for underrated artists to be heard, and for viewers to find amazing new music.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week


6,526 1,528 2,362,562
25

SparkPlugged

SparkPlugged

sparkplugged.net

Sapporo, Japan

About Blog - Fire begins with a spark and we hope we can spread it by plugging amazing music. We’re all about great Japanese indie, rock, and electronic music. From the underground live houses to the event centers to the dark and dank clubs, we work to find fantastic music so we can share it, review it, and talk with the artists who created it.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week


382 514 2,546,675
26

east of 8th

east of 8th

eastof8th.com

East of Nashville's 8th Avenue

About Blog - East of 8th is an independent thoughts on alternative music. Susan, a self-described life-long band nerd and strong advocate for proper grammar, began her musical adventures at age 9 at a piano keyboard. She named this blog East of 8th because she loves independent and alternative rock, and is lucky enough to live a just a few minutes east of its southern soul.
Frequency - about 6 posts per week


n/a 1,531 2,635,604
27

Spectral Nights

Spectral Nights

spectralnights.com

Aldershot

About Blog - Music fans, not critics, this is a place for the Spectral Nights team to wax lyrical about bands we like and gigs we’ve been to – from album reviews to new music videos and much more besides, including the occasional interview, festival review and band playlist, we mainly focus on alternative music, but have a fond love of pop music and will endlessly quote High Fidelity.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week


313 1,224 2,821,205
28

BlackPlastic.co.uk

BlackPlastic.co.uk

blackplastic.co.uk

London / Colchester

About Blog - BlackPlastic.co.uk is an alternative music blog focused on sharing the best electronic music. It is an alternative music blog focusing on reviews of new album and EP releases.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week


339 1,829 3,548,547
29

Stereo Stickman | Alternative

Stereo Stickman | Alternative

stereostickman.com/genre/alt..

About Blog - Stereo Stickman is an independent music community & online magazine offering the utmost professional, in depth representation for musicians, producers & bands who work hard at their craft. Follow Stereo Stickman to check out some of the latest Alternative bands & artists they've covered recently from around the globe.
Frequency - about 1 post per week


939 32,353 3,897,301
30

The Math Rock Blog

The Math Rock Blog

themathrockblog.co.uk

Oxford, UK

About Blog - Starting out as a humble blog in 2011, we have gone from news and reviews to acoustic sessions and more, interviewing the likes of Everything Everything, TTNG, Enemies, Mike Vennart, Piglet, CHON and Delta Sleep. From seminal bands to the DIY scene, we cover a wide variety of math and post-rock oriented music, feature regular reviews, host giveaways and produce acoustic sessions.


3,175 577 4,308,780
31

Neon Filler

Neon Filler

neonfiller.com/wordpress

About Blog - Neon Filler was created in 2009 by Joe Lepper and Dorian Rogers. Since then it has grown to include articles by our wonderful bunch of contributors, regular Top 10 features and in 2011 we published our Top 100 Indie and Alternative Albums list. Indie Music UK is the home of indie and alt music website.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week


649 2,141 5,304,904
32

Turtle Tempo - Independent Music Discovery

Turtle Tempo - Independent Music Discovery

turtletempo.co.uk

About Blog - A London-based music blog that cares about new music. We are committed to giving talented indie & alternative music artists the recognition they deserve.
Frequency - about 5 posts per week


294 6,405 5,509,114
33

Alternative Friday

Alternative Friday

alternativefriday.com

Circling London at 33 ? rpm

About Blog - Alternative Friday, which has grown into a music blog that champions talented new and independent musicians, and which covers an eclectic array of genres.
Frequency - about 1 post per month


n/a 1,232 6,403,761
34

Doubtful Sounds

Doubtful Sounds

doubtfulsounds.net

Sydney, Australia

About Blog - Doubtful Sounds is dedicated to bringing you the best news, reviews, interviews and associated ephemera from the wide world of music. From indie and americana to electronica, experimental and metal - we aim to keep you informed across a range of genres.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week


983 872 7,015,240
35

LIKEYOUSAID

LIKEYOUSAID

likeyousaid.com

About Blog - LIKEYOUSAID is an alternative music magazine with an emphasis on pop punk. LIKEYOUSAID.com features band Interviews, album reviews, pop culture pieces, new music videos, tour announcements, show listings, and more.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week


917 811 7,312,240
36

Mod Melody

Mod Melody

modmelody.wordpress.com

Cleveland, OH

About Blog - Mod Melody is a blog devoted to covering all the amazing vibes and excitement that comes from alternative rock. Lizzie will be writing about things like new bands, new releases, classic albums, and what’s going on in the music industry in general. Her hope for this blog is that I will be able to mirror all the passion and happiness that comes from the music, the musicians, and the fans.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week


n/a 209 11,329,878
37

Punx-In-Solidarity

Punx-In-Solidarity

punxinsolidarity.com

California

About Blog - Punx In Solidarity has extensive knowledge of the punk rock underground. All our other writers and contributors opperate as freelance writers. We are a committed and dedicated group of passionate punk rock music fans that enjoy the hardcore lifestyle.
Frequency - about 2 posts per week


2,575 4,683 18,609,606
38

Indie Interluded

Indie Interluded

indieinterluded.com

Toronto, Ontario

About Blog - Indie Interluded is an alternative music blog. They are are indie interluded, a Toronto based indie music blog. Their passion is music and our goal is to make a site for every indie music fan. A place for all you enthusiastic culture-vultures to discuss, share and discover the very best that the indie music scene has to offer.
Frequency - about 3 posts per week


35 87 19,150,823
39

Record Crates United | Alternative Music

Record Crates United | Alternative Music

recordcratesunited.com/categ..

About Blog - Record Crates United is a home for wayward music. Artists and sounds from the past and present that may already have or at least deserve to have a cult following will have their time here. No matter if the artist is from a major label or self-releasing music from their apartment, everything can be reviewed here.
Frequency - about 1 post per month


1 n/a 24,455,813
40

Ride The Tempo | Alternative Rock

Ride The Tempo | Alternative Rock

ridethetempo.com/category/mu..

Toronto

About Blog - Since February a lonely Valentine’s Day in 2010, Tiana Feng and her dedicated crew of contributors have been highlighting our favourite Canadian music on Ride the Tempo.
Frequency - about 33 posts per week


2,518 4,281 1,009,795
41

A&R Factory | Alternative

A&R Factory | Alternative

anrfactory.com/tag/alternative

London

About Blog - Artist and Repertoire (A&R) blog features upcoming unsigned bands and buzz artists from around the world. Their readership includes independent and major labels, publishers, management companies, radio station, PR and sync companies from across the world who use our website as a resource to discover and sign acts.
Frequency - about 1 post per month


8,980 21,019 1,072,378
42

I Am The Industry | Alternative

I Am The Industry | Alternative

iamtheindustry.com/blog/cate..

New York, NY

About Blog - I Am The Industry is the only exclusive music hub for independent artists. We provide a platform for only the world's most talented and passionate artists to be featured. Our mission is to be the voice for emerging artists in an ever-changing music industry.
Frequency - about 1 post per month


333 302 2,347,825
43

BarryGruff | Alternative/Rock

BarryGruff | Alternative/Rock

barrygruff.com/category/musi..

Dublin City, Ireland

About Blog - BarryGruff is a music blog, based in Dublin, Ireland and the gist is pretty simple; to share some musical musings with a wider audience than my mates down the pub or wherever.
Frequency - about 4 posts per week


1,074 2,193 4,258,271
44

Immersed in cool music | Alternative Indie music

Immersed in cool music | Alternative Indie music

immersedincoolmusic.com/cate..

Atlanta

About Blog - Carrie likes to explore all music genres, but mostly Alternative/Indie rock. Her music blog (www.immersedincoolmusic.com) started out as a wild, 31 day challenge of listening and finding music that connects her head and her heart. She have followers all over the world and she have shared talented bands that you may never have heard before.
Frequency - about 1 posts per week


713 479 19,012,829
45

Centrifuge

Centrifuge

centrifugeband.com/blog

Toronto

About Blog - Centrifuge is an alternative rock funk band from Toronto. Centrifuge consists of three members, Peter Albrektsen (guitar and keyboards), Sam Hall (Bass and Vocals), and Denis Banko. They're a band since 2013.


489 354 n/a
46

mffm's Alternative Rock Music

mffm's Alternative Rock Music

mffmbs.blogspot.com

About Blog - mffm is a Alternative Rock music channel, melodic, vocal Rock: Modern Rock, Post-Grunge, Alternative Metal, Christian Rock, Indie Rock, Vocal Rock & Ballads.
Frequency - about 1 post per month


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