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Etymology edit

Blend of alternative +‎ rock

Noun edit

alternarock (uncountable)

  1. Alternative rock music.
    • 1995 May 5, Peter Margasak, “Spot Check”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      While the album admirably breaks the downward stylistic spiral that marked the latter band's career, it's so crammed with alternarock stars it sounds more like a tribute to Watt than a solo debut.

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