alt alt  /ˈɑlt/


  • (n) angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)



  1. Alt-punk pioneer Social Distortion takes over Casino Ballroom

    Frontman Mike Ness has led alt-punk band Social Distortion through several decades of change but a crucial constant has been its hard-driving sound
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

  2. Celebrated 80s alt-rockers The Replacements reunite for at least 3 shows; first gigs since '91

    MINNEAPOLIS — Twenty-two years after breaking up, The Replacements are reuniting for at least three shows. The celebrated 1980s alt-rockers say they'll play at Riot Fest in Toronto, Chicago and Denver.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Alt-J at House of Blues: Concert Review

    Alt-J is sort of an enigmatic band. Their sound doesn't fit most conventional descriptors (nor does singer Joe Newman's patently, um, *unique* voice). Also: If you need a hint as to the meaning of the band's name, type it out on your keyboard.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Cleveland Scene

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