Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam and Kraftwerk are among the 19 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rapper Tupac Shakur, singer Janet Jackson, grunge-rock band Pearl Jam, pioneering German electronic-rock group Kraftwerk and alternative-rock outfit Jane’s Addiction top an expanded slate of 19 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Among … #alternativerockbands

Stooges film is a “love letter” from filmmaker to his favorite band

… others, the Stooges now rank as one of the most influential rock bands of all time. With three albums and an aggressive sound aptly described by the title of the third, “Raw Power,” The Stooges are cited as a progenitor of punk, grunge and … #alternativerockbands

Music|Kings of Leon Finally Land a No

1 Album With ‘WALLS’

Credit Mark Humphrey/Associated Press. After seven albums and 13 years, Kings of Leon have finally made it to No. 1. “WALLS” (RCA), the latest album by the Southern-meets-alternative-rock band, opened at the top of the Billboard chart with 68,000 sales … #alternativerockbands