ALTERNATIVE, MUSIC

Listen to The Toadies cover Blondie’s Heart of Glass

If you thought Blondie’s Heart of Glass couldn’t translate to a post-grunge cover, well, you thought wrong. Not only did The Toadies morph Blondie’s twinkling pop anthem into a slowed-down, distortion-filled ballad, but they practically revamped it into an entirely … Continued

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Alt Nation’s 4th of July Guest Host Extravaganza, SiriusXMU’s All-American Indie + more alt rock

On this American day of independence (and long weekend!), maybe you’re trying to decide between a few summery activities: seeing a live outdoor show, attending someone’s rooftop party, finding just the right keg for 100+ people, or gathering up some … Continued

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Remember Kurt Cobain on the 20th anniversary of his death + hear Nirvana’s Road to the Rock Hall

Since his untimely death in 1994, Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has been immortalized by the music industry via countless posthumous awards, editorial profiles, and Best Of lists. In fact, Nirvana, a legendary alternative/grunge three-piece that’s gone on to sell more … Continued

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Toad the Wet Sprocket live on Lithium

American alternative rock quartet Toad the Wet Sprocket took over SiriusXM Lithium as Guest DJs this past Thanksgiving Day. In addition to playing their favorite ’90s alternative and grunge rock tracks by other artists, the band did a live performance of … Continued

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This week in SiriusXM history: 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind

Two years ago today on September 28, 2011, SiriusXM and our listeners celebrated the 20th anniversary of the iconic Nirvana album Nevermind. Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Nevermind producer Butch Vig were reunited in the fish bowl for a SiriusXM … Continued