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Alternative Music Blogs

1. Diffuser

DiffuserNew York About Blog Diffuser provide Alternative and indie rock music news. Chronicling the past, present and future of alternative music.
Frequency 30 posts / year
Facebook fans 78.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 41.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 8 ⋅ Domain Authority 67

2. Alternative Nation

Alternative NationNewport Beach, CA About Blog 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 16 posts / day
Facebook fans 73.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 23K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 66

3. Rock Sound | Rock Music News, Album announcements, Tour news

Rock Sound | Rock Music News, Album announcements, Tour newsAbout Blog 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. has consistently been first to cover the best new bands (as well as the biggest ones) in the alternative world.
Frequency 30 posts / year
Also in Rock Music Blogs
Facebook fans 700.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 414.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 3.2K ⋅ Domain Authority 79

4. Louder Than War

Louder Than WarManchester 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 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 7 posts / week
Since Sep 2010
Also in UK Rock Music Blogs, Alternative Music Blogs UK
Facebook fans 38.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 35.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 1.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 62

5. Chart Attack

Chart Attack Toronto About Blog Chart Attack is a guide to indie and alternative music, based out of Toronto, Canada, online since 1996. They're dedicated in showcasing great music that pushes expectations of genre, and getting to know the people who make it through written features and video features.
Frequency 29 posts / week
Since Apr 2000
Also in Canadian Music Blogs, Toronto Music Blogs
Twitter followers 8.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 62

6. Overblown

OverblownAbout 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 1 post / month
Facebook fans 5.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 36 ⋅ Domain Authority 45

7. Stereofox

StereofoxBerlin / 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 7 posts / day
Also in Berlin Blogs
Facebook fans 8K ⋅ Twitter followers 5.7K ⋅ Social Engagement 7 ⋅ Domain Authority 37

8. Reddit - Alternative Rock

Reddit - Alternative RockSan Francisco, CA About Blog A place to share and discover new and old alternative rock.
Frequency 16 videos / day
Facebook fans 1.1M ⋅ Twitter followers 484.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 5 ⋅ Domain Authority 90

9. The Hard Times

The Hard TimesAbout 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 30 posts / year
Facebook fans 219.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 24.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 9 ⋅ Domain Authority 55

10. Magnet Magazine | Real Music Alternatives

Magnet Magazine | Real Music AlternativesPhiladelphia 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 3 posts / day
Facebook fans 9.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 18.9K ⋅ Instagram Followers 4.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 1 ⋅ Domain Authority 62

11. Alternative Press

Alternative PressCleveland, Ohio, United States About Blog Alternative Press is one of the largest music magazines in the world. AP provides in-depth interviews and exclusive photos, making it an essential collectors piece for a passionate fan base. AP is the nation's leading voice on underground, alternative, punk music and youth culture both in print and online since 1985.
Frequency 2 posts / day
Also in Music Blogs, American Music Blogs, Music News Websites
Facebook fans 1.2M ⋅ Twitter followers 669.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 269 ⋅ Domain Authority 78

12. Hard Rock Daddy

Hard Rock DaddyAbout 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 1 post / day
Facebook fans 3.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 21

13. Fashion Grunge | Music

Fashion Grunge | Music 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.
Frequency 1 post / week
Facebook fans 118.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 13 ⋅ Domain Authority 45

14. Ride The Tempo | Alternative Rock

Ride The Tempo | Alternative RockToronto 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 3 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 2.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 48 ⋅ Domain Authority 43

15. A&R Factory | Alternative

A&R Factory | AlternativeLondon 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 3 posts / week
Facebook fans 9K ⋅ Twitter followers 21K ⋅ Social Engagement 25 ⋅ Domain Authority 34

16. The Alternative

The AlternativeAbout 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 2 posts / week
Facebook fans 3.4K ⋅ Twitter followers 10.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 59 ⋅ Domain Authority 39

17. Soundsphere magazine

Soundsphere magazineYorkshire 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 4 posts / week
Facebook fans 15.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 5.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 22 ⋅ Domain Authority 38

18. Indie Music Filter

Indie Music FilterToronto, Ontario, Canada About Blog Toronto-based music blog finding the best new music in the feeds. To the point track features, videos, quick reviews and streaming playlists.
Frequency 1 post / day
Since Jan 2006
Also in Indie Music Blogs
Facebook fans 7.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 19.2K ⋅ Domain Authority 44

19. RottenYoungEarth

RottenYoungEarthAbout Blog An alternative music blog. Find and explore new bands and their submissions on this blog.
Facebook fans 1.2K ⋅ Domain Authority 18

20. Audio Ink Radio

Audio Ink RadioMichigan, 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 8 posts / week
Facebook fans 10.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.1K ⋅ Domain Authority 50

21. Indie is not a genre

Indie is not a genreAbout 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 1 post / week
Facebook fans 1.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 3 ⋅ Domain Authority 33

22. I Am The Industry | Alternative

I Am The Industry | Alternative 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.
Facebook fans 333 ⋅ Twitter followers 302 ⋅ Domain Authority 25

23. DIY Conspiracy

DIY Conspiracy 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 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 2.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 354 ⋅ Social Engagement 41 ⋅ Domain Authority 32

24. alexrainbirdMusic

alexrainbirdMusicUK 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.
Facebook fans 6.5K ⋅ Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Domain Authority 24

25. east of 8th

east of 8thEast 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 2 posts / week
Twitter followers 1.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 49 ⋅ Domain Authority 21

26. Turtle Tempo | Independent Music Discovery

Turtle Tempo | Independent Music DiscoveryLondon, England, United Kingdom 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 2 posts / month
Since Apr 2016
Also in Independent Music Blogs, UK Music Blogs
Facebook fans 871 ⋅ Twitter followers 9.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 9 ⋅ Domain Authority 18

27. Spectral Nights

Spectral NightsAldershot 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 1 post / week
Facebook fans 313 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 19

28. London / Colchester About Blog 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 6 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 339 ⋅ Twitter followers 1.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 18 ⋅ Domain Authority 31

29. Stereo Stickman | Alternative

Stereo Stickman | Alternative 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 6 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 939 ⋅ Twitter followers 32.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 15 ⋅ Domain Authority 37

30. BarryGruff | Alternative/Rock

BarryGruff | Alternative/RockDublin 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 3 posts / month
Facebook fans 1.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 24 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

31. Indie Underground

Indie UndergroundLondon, Ontario, Canada 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.
Facebook fans 4.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 34

32. Alternative Friday

Alternative FridayCircling 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 1 post / day
Also in London Blogs
Twitter followers 1.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 11 ⋅ Domain Authority 10

33. Doubtful Sounds

Doubtful Sounds 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 11 posts / month
Facebook fans 983 ⋅ Twitter followers 872 ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 29


LIKEYOUSAIDAbout Blog LIKEYOUSAID is an alternative music magazine with an emphasis on pop punk. features band Interviews, album reviews, pop culture pieces, new music videos, tour announcements, show listings, and more.
Facebook fans 917 ⋅ Twitter followers 811 ⋅ Domain Authority 1

35. Neon Filler | Indie and Alternative Music Website

Neon Filler | Indie and Alternative Music WebsiteUnited Kingdom 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 1 post / month
Since Sep 2010
Facebook fans 758 ⋅ Twitter followers 2.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 7 ⋅ Domain Authority 31

36. Mod Melody

Mod MelodyCleveland, 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.
Twitter followers 209 ⋅ Domain Authority 6


LIFE IS NOISEAustralia 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.
Twitter followers 23 ⋅ Domain Authority 34

38. Punx-In-Solidarity

Punx-In-SolidarityCalifornia 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 2 posts / month
Facebook fans 2.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 4.7K ⋅ Social Engagement 3 ⋅ Domain Authority 20

39. Immersed in cool music | Alternative Indie music

Immersed in cool music | Alternative Indie musicAtlanta About Blog Carrie likes to explore all music genres, but mostly Alternative/Indie rock. Her music blog ( 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 2 posts / quarter
Facebook fans 713 ⋅ Twitter followers 479 ⋅ Social Engagement 16 ⋅ Domain Authority 11

40. Record Crates United | Alternative Music

Record Crates United | Alternative MusicAbout 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 1 post / year
Facebook fans 1 ⋅ Social Engagement 46 ⋅ Domain Authority 14

41. Google News - Alternative Music

Google News - Alternative MusicMountain View, CA About Blog Comprehensive up-to-date coverage for alternative music, aggregated from news sources all over the world by Google News.
Frequency 13 posts / day
Twitter followers 213.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 252 ⋅ Domain Authority 95

42. The Math Rock Blog

The Math Rock BlogOxford, 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.
Facebook fans 3.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 593 ⋅ Domain Authority 8

43. Indie Interluded

Indie InterludedToronto, 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.
Facebook fans 63 ⋅ Twitter followers 103 ⋅ Domain Authority 3

44. Centrifuge

CentrifugeToronto 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.
Facebook fans 489 ⋅ Twitter followers 354 ⋅ Domain Authority 11

45. mffm's Alternative Rock Music

mffm's Alternative Rock Music 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 3 posts / year
Domain Authority 3

46. Meeting with Music Makers

Meeting with Music MakersAbout Blog Christian Watson(writer, flaneur, resurrectionist) has met and befriended every music maker that has graced this world with their presence. Here, he tells the stories of the chance encounters that have led to so many close, personal friendships.
Frequency 30 posts / year

47. Dr. Vinyl

Dr. VinylBrighton, England, United Kingdom About Blog Keep up with articles from Dr. Vinyl.
Frequency 1 post / week
Domain Authority 3

48. Primal Music

Primal Music Dublin, Ireland About Blog Irish based music blog focusing on all things reverb, resonance, vibration & echo, shoegaze, ethereal dreampop, post-punk, modern psych rock.
Frequency 30 posts / year
Since Jan 2015
Also in Irish Music Blogs
Social Engagement 26 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

49. SparkPlugged

SparkPluggedSapporo, 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.
Facebook fans 382 ⋅ Twitter followers 514 ⋅ Social Engagement 30 ⋅ Domain Authority 28

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