Fun Fact
the song "Loser" by Beck was originally intended as a joke. Beck recorded the song as a one-off experiment, combining a stream-of-consciousness rap with a slide guitar riff and a chorus that included the line "I'm a loser baby, so why don't you kill me?".

alternative is a genre that has captured the hearts and minds of countless music lovers since its inception in the 1980s. Alternative Rock emerged as a response to the mainstream music of the time, with its raw, authentic and unconventional sound, making it a revolutionary force in the music industry.

The roots of Alternative Rock can be traced back to the underground punk and post-punk scenes of the 1970s and 80s, which paved the way for a new wave of bands that fused elements of punk, grunge, indie, and other genres. Bands like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Smashing Pumpkins, and Radiohead help define the sound and spirit of Alternative Rock today.