Publisher description for This is the sound : the best of alternative rock / by Randi Reisfeld.

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From Nirvana and R.E.M. to Green Day and Belly, alternative bands are dominating the airways. This book looks at the hottest bands on the alternative music scene--their history, influences, concert personas, and distinctive styles. This is their sound--the sound of drums pounding and guitars wailing--the sound of rock'n'roll. Includes 50 photos.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Alternative rock musicians -- Juvenile literature.
Alternative rock music -- History and criticism -- Juvenile literature.
Rock groups.
Rock music -- History and criticism.