alternarock

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of alternative +‎ rock

NounEdit

alternarock ‎(uncountable)

  1. The alternative genre of rock music
    • 1995 May 5, Peter Margasak, “Spot Check”[1], Chicago Reader:
      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.