45 Best Alternative Rock Blogs and Websites

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Alternative Music Blogs

Here are 45 Best Alternative Music Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Alternative Press Magazine

Alternative Press Magazine A leader in alternative culture news covering everything from new music releases to exclusive artist merchandise. Alternative Press is an American mus...ic magazine based in Cleveland, Ohio.more
Facebook 1.2MTwitter 639.3KInstagram 826.4K Frequency 4 posts / day FeedSpot 2.1K Posts 105 DA 81 Location US Get Email Contact

2. Diffuser

Diffuser Diffuser provide Alternative and indie rock music news. Chronicling the past, present and future of alternative music.
Facebook 71.9KInstagram 7.4K Frequency 6 posts / week FeedSpot 2.1K Posts 70 DA 69 Location US Get Email Contact

3. Alternative Nation

Alternative Nation Alternative Nation provide news on guitar based alternative rock bands that don't suck from the 90's onwards.
Facebook 72.2KTwitter 21.1K Frequency 2 posts / day FeedSpot 1.4K Posts 97 DA 66 Location US Get Email Contact

4. Louder Than War Blog

Louder Than War Blog Louder Than War is one of the UK's fastest-growing and award-winning music and culture websites. Louder Than War is a music and counter-culture we...bsite and record label that 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.more
Facebook 42.8KTwitter 42.1KInstagram 9.9K Frequency 2 posts / week Since Sep 2010 FeedSpot 3K Posts 70 DA 66 Location UK Get Email Contact

5. Chart Attack

Chart Attack Chart Attack is a guide to indie and alternative music, based out of Toronto, Canada, online since 1996. They're dedicated in showcasing great mus...ic that pushes expectations of genre, and getting to know the people who make it through written features and video features.more
Twitter 7.9K Frequency 1 post / day Since Apr 2000 FeedSpot 2K Posts 135 DA 63 Location Canada Get Email Contact

6. Stereofox

Stereofox Stereofox is a music blog which helps you discover new indie, alternative and electronic music. Listen, add to favourites and share with friends.
Facebook 8KTwitter 8.8K Frequency 27 posts / week FeedSpot 1K Posts 119 DA 38 Location Germany Get Email Contact

7. Magnet Magazine | Real Music Alternatives

Magnet Magazine | Real Music Alternatives Real Music Alternatives. Since 1993, MAGNET has published a print magazine, available by subscription and in bookstores and record stores worldwide. M...AGNET has covered independent music through artist profiles, critical reviews, in-depth features and bold photography.more
Facebook 15.5KTwitter 19.4KInstagram 4.8K Frequency 4 posts / day FeedSpot 989 Posts 245 DA 61 Location US Get Email Contact

8. Stereo Stickman | Alternative

Stereo Stickman | Alternative 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.more
Facebook 2.9KTwitter 33.8KInstagram 3.7K Frequency 2 posts / month FeedSpot 908 Posts 84 DA 37 Location US Get Email Contact

9. A&R Factory | Alternative

A&R Factory | Alternative Artist and Repertoire (A&R) blog features upcoming unsigned bands and buzz artists from around the world. Their readership includes independent and ma...jor 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.more
Facebook 9KTwitter 16.6K Frequency 5 posts / week FeedSpot 949 Posts 71 DA 35 Location UK Get Email Contact

10. The Alternative

The Alternative 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 im...portant issues. The Alternative pledges itself to providing you (our readers) with only the best music and art.more
Facebook 3.4KTwitter 24.3K Frequency 6 posts / week FeedSpot 807 Posts 73 DA 38 Location US Get Email Contact

11. Audio Ink Radio

Audio Ink Radio Audio Ink Radio is the forefront of new music. Rock, metal and alternative music news, interviews, features, song reviews, photos, and more.
Facebook 13.4KTwitter 6.6K Frequency 1 post / day FeedSpot 1.9K Posts 73 DA 50 Location US Get Email Contact

12. Soundsphere magazine

Soundsphere magazine An online and print guide to alternative music (rock, goth, metal, electronic, indie) and culture for the North of England and worldwide. They champio...n alternative music in the North of England and feature bands, artists and culture on a local, national and international level.more
Facebook 20.4KTwitter 5.9KInstagram 1.9K Frequency 11 posts / week FeedSpot 822 Posts 106 DA 37 Location UK Get Email Contact

13. Indie Music Filter

Indie Music Filter Toronto-based music blog finding the best new music in the feeds. To the point track features, videos, quick reviews and streaming playlists.
Facebook 8KTwitter 18.3K Since Jan 2006 FeedSpot 4.2K Posts 38 DA 40 Location Canada Get Email Contact

14. Thoughts Words Action

Thoughts Words Action We are a music review blog dedicated to the punk rock genre and related subgenres. Follow along as we dive into the latest releases, Album premieres, ...and review and rank rock albums by your favorite bands. Discover more interesting resources on Punk Rock through our blog.more
Facebook 2.8KTwitter 1.9K Frequency 10 posts / day FeedSpot 248 Posts 325 DA 18 Location Serbia Get Email Contact

15. Alt77

Alt77 Alt77 was created by Eduard Banulescu as a way of honoring his most loyal companion, alternative music. Eduard is a writer and musician. As a singer a...nd guitarist, he has been involved in the alternative music world for many years. He's recorded albums, EPs, and singles as a solo performer, to as a member of a band. The goal of Alt77.com has always been that of reporting on alternative music, classic or modern, through analysis, reviews, interviews.more
Facebook 937Twitter 659 Frequency 1 post / day FeedSpot 332 Posts 108 DA 23 Location Romania Get Email Contact

16. BlackPlastic.co.uk

BlackPlastic.co.uk 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 n...ew album and EP releases.more
Facebook 534Twitter 1.8K Frequency 3 posts / week FeedSpot 902 Posts 80 DA 33 Location UK Get Email Contact

17. Turtle Tempo

Turtle Tempo A London-based music blog that cares about new music. We are committed to giving talented indie & alternative music artists the recognition they deser...ve.more
Facebook 1.5KTwitter 8.3KInstagram 734 Frequency 1 post / week Since Apr 2016 FeedSpot 3.9K Posts 70 DA 23 Location UK Get Email Contact

18. DIY Conspiracy

DIY Conspiracy DIY Conspiracy is a website working to represent punk-rock's creative and community-based values with a strong political & ethical focus. We creat...ed this project to support underground artists and to use the Internet as a free and collaborative platform for exchanging information hundreds of news, record reviews, interviews, rants, columns, and many more.more
Facebook 5.9KTwitter 1K Frequency 2 posts / week FeedSpot 988 Posts 81 DA 32 Location Bulgaria Get Email Contact

19. Spectral Nights

Spectral Nights Spectral Nights is a place where we get to wax lyrical about bands we like, gigs we've been to, and anything else that takes our fancy - from albu...m reviews to new music videos and the occasional interview, festival review and band playlist.more
Facebook 313Twitter 2.3K Frequency 3 posts / week FeedSpot 1.2K Posts 70 DA 20 Location UK Get Email Contact

20. AltCorner

AltCorner The corner of the internet for all your alternative and underground music needs. Featuring the latest: news, reviews, interviews, band profiles, and m...ore!more
Facebook 3.2KTwitter 3.5K Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 235 Posts 73 DA 30 Location UK Get Email Contact

21. Hard Rock Daddy

Hard Rock Daddy 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.more
Facebook 4.2KTwitter 1.5K Frequency 4 posts / quarter FeedSpot 1.9K Posts 70 DA 31 Location US Get Email Contact

22. Indie Is Not A Genre

Indie Is Not A Genre Indie is not a genre is an independent music blog that covers new Indie albums, reviews, interviews and concert livestreams. We are an independent sou...rce for new music from the UK, Australia, Canada and beyond.more
Facebook 3.1KTwitter 3K Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 1.4K Posts 70 DA 35 Location UK Get Email Contact

23. Neon Filler Blog

Neon Filler 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.more
Facebook 856Twitter 2.1K Frequency 1 post / month Since Sep 2010 FeedSpot 2.2K Posts 77 DA 25 Location UK Get Email Contact

24. Fashion Grunge | Music

Fashion Grunge | Music 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.more
Facebook 110.5KTwitter 1.4KInstagram 34.1K Frequency 2 posts / year FeedSpot 915 Posts 59 DA 42 Location US Get Email Contact

25. Hardcore Punk Rock Blog

Hardcore Punk Rock Blog Hardcore Punk Rock Blog shares hardcore music, podcasts, interviews, news and reviews.Punx In Solidarity has extensive knowledge of the punk rock unde...rground. We are a committed and dedicated group of passionate punk rock music fans that enjoy the hardcore lifestyle.more
Facebook 2.6KTwitter 1.3K Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 933 Posts 78 DA 19 Location US Get Email Contact

26. Doubtful Sounds

Doubtful Sounds Doubtful Sounds is dedicated to bringing you the best news, reviews, interviews and associated ephemera from the wide world of music. From indie and a...mericana to electronica, experimental and metal - we aim to keep you informed across a range of genres.more
Facebook 1.7KInstagram 655 Frequency 1 post / week FeedSpot 681 Posts 76 DA 30 Location Australia Get Email Contact

27. East of 8th Music Blog

East of 8th Music Blog East of 8th covers all things in the indie and alternative music scene. Based out of Nashville, Tennessee, follow us for album and concert reviews, mu...sic festival coverage, music news, and curated playlists. 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.more
Facebook 2.5KTwitter 1.5K Frequency 4 posts / month FeedSpot 572 Posts 76 DA 20 Location US Get Email Contact

28. Alternative Reality

Alternative Reality Alternative Reality is an Alternative music blog, featuring alternative music reviews & discussion, 90's Albums Revisits, History of Rock, Holiday Mus...ic Playlists, and Special Editions.more
Frequency 5 posts / week Since Nov 2015 FeedSpot 251 Posts 201 DA 3 Get Email Contact

29. Immersed in cool music | Alternative Indie music

Immersed in cool music | Alternative Indie music Carrie likes to explore all music genres, but mostly Alternative/Indie rock. Her music blog (www.immersedincoolmusic.com) started out as a wild, 31 da...y 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.more
Facebook 1.1KTwitter 488 Frequency 1 post / month FeedSpot 890 Posts 65 DA 8 Location US Get Email Contact

30. Rock Sound

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 alternativ...e. has consistently been first to cover the best new bands (as well as the biggest ones) in the alternative world.more
Facebook 673.9KTwitter 403.1KInstagram 233.8K Frequency 30 posts / year FeedSpot 3.9K Posts 62 DA 78 Location UK Get Email Contact

31. Overblown

Overblown 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 a...bout subterreanean music. Whether it is post punk, shoegaze, sludge metal, or noise rock they want to bring these alternative music genres to the fore. more
Facebook 7.7KTwitter 4.4K FeedSpot 684 Posts 70 DA 43 Location UK Get Email Contact

32. Indie Underground

Indie Underground Indie Underground is the creative enterprise of Aaron McMillan and the Indie Underground Contributors. Discover share and support up-and-coming and cu...rrent indie / alternative musicians, developing scenes.more
Facebook 4.2KTwitter 3.6K FeedSpot 2.2K Posts 10 DA 28 Location UK Get Email Contact

33. SparkPlugged

SparkPlugged 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. Fro...m 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.more
Facebook 382Twitter 418 FeedSpot 775 Posts 1 DA 27 Location Japan Get Email Contact

34. Either/Or

Either/Or Either/Or is an alternative music lover's guide for all kinds of tunes - pop, rock, rap, electronica, dance, metal, lo-fi, punk, indie, alternativ...e, post-rock, shoegaze, synthpop, ambient, acoustic and many more. Albums reviews, lists, and rankings.more
Twitter 1.2K Frequency 17 posts / year FeedSpot 116 Posts 70 DA 11 Location Ireland Get Email Contact

35. BarryGruff | Alternative/Rock

BarryGruff | Alternative/Rock 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.more
Facebook 1.1KTwitter 2.6K Frequency 1 post / year FeedSpot 901 Posts 69 DA 24 Location Ireland Get Email Contact

36. I Am The Industry | Alternative

I Am The Industry | Alternative 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.more
Facebook 333Twitter 253Instagram 92.2K FeedSpot 503 DA 24 Location US Get Email Contact

37. Alternative Friday

Alternative Friday Alternative Friday, which has grown into a music blog that champions talented new and independent musicians, and which covers an eclectic array of gen...res.more
Facebook 14.5KTwitter 2K Frequency 9 posts / year FeedSpot 912 Posts 64 DA 10 Location UK Get Email Contact

38. RottenYoungEarth

RottenYoungEarth An alternative music blog. Find and explore new bands and their submissions on this blog.
Facebook 1.2K FeedSpot 684 Posts 25 DA 18 Get Email Contact

39. Dr. Vinyl

Dr. Vinyl Keep up with articles from Dr. Vinyl.
FeedSpot 217 Posts 69 DA 2 Location UK Get Email Contact

40. Meeting with Music Makers

Meeting with Music Makers Christian Watson(writer, flaneur, resurrectionist) has met and befriended every music maker that has graced this world with their presence. Here, he t...ells the stories of the chance encounters that have led to so many close, personal friendships.more
FeedSpot 277 Posts 43 DA 5 Location UK Get Email Contact

41. Primal Music

Primal Music Irish based music blog focusing on all things reverb, resonance, vibration & echo, shoegaze, ethereal dreampop, post-punk, modern psych rock.
Instagram 534 Since Jan 2015 FeedSpot 2.3K Posts 34 DA 27 Location Ireland Get Email Contact

42. Record Crates United | Alternative Music

Record Crates United | Alternative Music 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 cul...t 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.more
Facebook 1 FeedSpot 276 Posts 1 DA 17 Get Email Contact

43. Indie Interluded

Indie Interluded 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 i...s 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.more
Facebook 64Twitter 93 FeedSpot 283 DA 4 Location Canada Get Email Contact

44. mffm's Alternative Rock Music

mffm's Alternative Rock Music mffm is a Alternative Rock music channel, melodic, vocal Rock: Modern Rock, Post-Grunge, Alternative Metal, Christian Rock, Indie Rock, Vocal Rock & B...allads.more
FeedSpot 656 Posts 2 DA 3 Location Germany Get Email Contact

45. Holly Melissa Music

Holly Melissa Music A collection of Alternative Music articles, reviews, interviews, and shorter, more frequent blog-style posts. Holly Melissa reviews and recommends alb...ums, records, books, and documentaries, all relating to alternative music. New and old are mixed in harmoniously because she believes good music never ages.more
Frequency 6 posts / year FeedSpot 250 Posts 20 DA 1 Location country Get Email Contact

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Alternative Music Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Alternative Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Djordje Miladinović thoughtswordsaction.com 2306
Bishal Roy alternativenation.net 859
Nora stereofox.com 756
Marela Bush chartattack.com 548
Dom Smith soundspheremag.com 459
Eduard alt77.com 459
Lu stereofox.com 430
Taylor Linzinmeir altpress.com 416
Dustin Schumacher alternativenation.net 282
Mark alternativealbumsblog.wordpress.com 277
Amelia Vandergast anrfactory.com/tag/alternative 263
Mike Mazzarone alternativenation.net 249
Nasko stereofox.com 220
Kwase Lane altpress.com 169
Anne Erickson audioinkradio.com 148
Brett Buchanan alternativenation.net 143
Felix Hagan chartattack.com 105
Cat Badra audioinkradio.com 84
JP Ervin altpress.com 78
Augusta Battoclette altpress.com 74
Charles Ken audioinkradio.com 72
Simon Lucas-Hughes turtletempo.co.uk 60
Alessandro DeCaro altpress.com 56
Tim Stegall altpress.com 55
Roy Armstrong alternativenation.net 54
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Alternative Music Blogs By Country

Total 14 Blogs. Email us to Request Spreadsheet with email contacts at anuj@feedspot.com. Learn more.
Country No. of Blogs
UK Alternative Music Blogs 14