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9.12.2021 History Of Alternative

9.12.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Blink 182, Cake and Green Day in this set along with album anniversaries for Nirvana, Muse, Arcade Fire and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus bands playing Riot Fest next weekend: Rancid, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Smashing Pumpkins, Alkaline Trio and the Dropkick Murphys.

8.29.2021 History Of Alternative

8.29.2021 History Of Alternative

Blink 182, Beck, Beastie Boys and Billy Idol on the show along with album anniversaries for Pearl Jam, Oasis, The Breeders and Death Cab For Cutie, cool covers from The Clash, Chili Peppers and Echo And The Bunnymen, plus Sublime, Siouxsie And The Banshees and “Singing In My Sleep” from Semisonic.

8.22.2021 History Of Alternative

8.22.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure and Weezer on the show along with Jimmy Eat World, Elastica, The Ramones and Morrissey, album anniversaries for Rancid, Jane’s Addiction, The Strokes and Sneaker Pimps, plus OK Go, INXS and Pearl Jam’s jam from the Singles soundtrack.

8.1.2021 History Of Alternative

8.1.2021 History Of Alternative

Pearl Jam, The Smiths, Weezer and Veruca Salt in this set along with STP, Soul Coughing and Spoon, U2, Blink 182, XTC and INXS, plus a nod to MTVs 40th anniversary with The Pretenders, David Bowie, Split Enz and “Video Killed The Radio Star” from The Buggles.

7.18.2021 History Of Alternative

7.18.2021 History Of Alternative

Weezer, The White Stripes, Depeche Mode and Devo in this set along with Radiohead, New Order, Cake and The Stone Roses, plus Pearl Jam, Iggy Pop, The Pretenders and all the glam rock goodness of The Darkness!

7.4.2021 History Of Alternative

7.4.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Nine Inch Nails, Oasis and Sublime in this set along with The Ramones, STP, INXS and XTC, plus Devo, Cake, “Pork And Beans” from Weezer, “American Music” from the Violent Femmes and “4th Of July” from the band X.

6.20.2021 History Of Alternative

6.20.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails and Social D in this set along with Weezer, The Replacements, Veruca Salt and Bjork, plus The Cure, Yeah Yeah Yeahs and a refresher course in popularity from Nada Surf.

6.6.2021 History Of Alternative

6.6.2021 History Of Alternative

Oasis, Beastie Boys, Beck and Bjork in this set along with Social D, New Order, Radiohead and The Cure, plus U2, “3 Strange Days” from School Of Fish, 4 Non Blondes and Baz Luhrmann dispenses timeless life advice with “Everybodys Free To Wear Sunscreen”.

5.23.2021 History Of Alternative

5.23.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Beastie Boys, Weezer and Incubus in this set along with Morrissey, The Strokes, Primus and Urge Overkill, plus music from bands playing Lolla 2021: Foo Fighters, Modest Mouse, Jimmy Eat World, All Time Low and Limp Bizkit!

5.9.2021 History Of Alternative

5.9.2021 History Of Alternative

Nine Inch Nails, Pearl Jam, Green Day and Morrissey in this set along with Garbage, The Pretenders, PJ Harvey and Patti Smith plus The Cure, Rancid, The Stone Roses and Mr. Glenn Danzig crooning “Mother”. Happy Mother’s Day!

4.11.2021 History Of Alternative

4.11.2021 History Of Alternative

Beck, Blink 182, STP and The Smiths in this set along with Jane’s Addiction, Joy Division, Modest Mouse and Veruca Salt, plus The Pixies, Orgy’s cover of “Blue Monday” and a nod to the 10th anniversary of Foo Fighters’ Wasting Light album.

4.4.2021 History Of Alternative

4.4.2021 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Social D, Rancid and the Beastie Boys lead this set along with Veruca Salt, Nine Inch Nails, Oasis and Depeche Mode, plus proper Nirvana tunes and even more proper tunes from Empire Records including Edwyn Collins, The The and Sponge. Happy Rex Manning Day!

3.21.2021 History Of Alternative

3.21.2021 History Of Alternative

The Ramones, Beck, The Strokes and Pearl Jam in this set along with Oasis, O.M.D., STP and Social D, plus The Smiths, Evanescence, The Stone Roses and all 9 minutes of “Jesus Of Suburbia”!

3.7.2021 History Of Alternative

3.7.2021 History Of Alternative

Beastie Boys, STP, Muse and Fiona Apple in this set along with Depeche Mode, Dinosaur Jr, Nine Inch Nails and 311, plus Morrissey, Garbage, Letters To Cleo and a proper nod to late reggae icon Bunny Wailer.

2.21.2021 History Of Alternative

2.21.2021 History Of Alternative

Blink 182, The Ramones, Veruca Salt and Nine Inch Nails in this set along with Pearl Jam, The Pixies, Weezer and New Order, plus Soundgarden, The Smiths, Siouxsie And the Banshees and “Stacy’s Mom” from Fountains Of Wayne!

2.14.2021 History Of Alternative

2.14.2021 History Of Alternative

Rock ‘N Roll Hall Of Fame nominees Foo Fighters, Devo, and Rage lead this set along with Social D and Radiohead, plus proper Valentine’s Day tunes from The Cure, The Flaming Lips, Joy Division and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

1.17.2021 History Of Alternative

1.17.2021 History Of Alternative

Green Day, Morrissey, Pearl Jam and The Cure lead this set along with Nine Inch Nails, The Ramones, Sonic Youth and Veruca Salt, plus Depeche Mode, Beck and cool covers from Echo And The Bunnymen and Siouxsie And the Banshees.

1.3.2021 History Of Alternative

1.3.2021 History Of Alternative

Depeche Mode, Weezer, Oasis and Rancid lead this set along with Beastie Boys, Beck, The Breeders and Urge Overkill, plus Faith No More, Nine Inch Nails, Letters To Cleo and all the glam rock goodness of The Darkness!

12.20.2020 History Of Alternative

12.20.2020 History Of Alternative

The Clash, Green Day, Jimmy Eat World and Veruca Salt in this set along with Weezer, INXS, XTC and Pearl Jam plus holiday covers from U2, No Doubt and Save Ferris and an anti-Christmas anthem from Blink 182.

11.29.2020 History Of Alternative

11.29.2020 History Of Alternative

The Ramones, Beck, Depeche Mode and Social D along with The Replacements, Rancid, Tears For Fears and Spoon, plus 311, Urge Overkill, The Smiths and Dinosaur Jr.