Alternative Rocks musical roots go back to the 1980s during the period of New Wave. U2 was a major influence on the formation of Alternative Rock. In the 1990s the formation of Nirvana set the alternative movement as a major part of Rock and Roll.
Alternative Rock often embraces the style of heavy make up and lose, sloppy clothes.
Styles Influenced By Alternative RockEdit
Alternative Rock has sometimes influenced Heavy Metal Music and Hard Rock.