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Icons of Alternative | Cage the Elephant

Icons of Alternative | Cage the Elephant

The name of Cage the Elephant’s second album Thank You, Happy Birthday came from what artist Daniel Johnston said to them after a festival performance. Click the link to find out more about Cage the Elephant!MORE

Icons of Alternative | Foo Fighters

Icons of Alternative | Foo Fighters

The name Foo Fighters refers to a term coined by allied forces during World War II that was used to describe unidentified flying objects. Dave Grohl, who recorded the first Foo Fighters album himself, hoped the name would give him a little anonymity. Click the link to find out more about today’s “Icons of Alternative.”MORE

Icons of Alternative | Red Hot Chili Peppers

Icons of Alternative | Red Hot Chili Peppers

‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik,’ their hit 1991 album, was recorded in a mansion once owned by magician Harry Houdini and rumored to be haunted. Click the link to learn more about today’s “Icons of Alternative,” Red Hot Chili Peppers.MORE

Icons of Alternative | Nirvana

Icons of Alternative | Nirvana

95X’s “Icons of Alternative” is Nirvana. Click the link to find out interesting facts about the band that changed music forever!MORE

Icons of Alternative | The Cure

Icons of Alternative | The Cure

There are a number of films named after Cure songs, such as ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ (1999) and ‘Just Like Heaven’ (2005). Learn more about today’s “Icons of Alternative” by clicking the link!MORE

Icons of Alternative | Kings of Leon

Icons of Alternative | Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon won a Grammy for Best Rock Performance by a duo or group with vocals for their single Sex On Fire. Click the link to learn more about 95X’s “Icons of Alternative.”MORE

Icons of Alternative | The Beastie Boys

Icons of Alternative | The Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys are part of 95X’s “Icons of Alternative” series. Before they were the bad boys of rap, the Beasties spent two years in the early 80’s making a name for themselves as part of the thriving New York Hardcore punk rock scene, opening up for bands like The Misfits, Bad Brains, and the Dead Kennedys. Click the link to find out more!MORE

Icons of Alternative | Fall Out Boy

Icons of Alternative | Fall Out Boy

Today 95X highlights Fall Out Boy as our “Icons of Alternative.” FoB have played numerous secret shows under the name of Saved Latin. Click the link to find out more interesting facts about Fall Out Boy!MORE

Icons of Alternative | Panic! At the Disco

Icons of Alternative | Panic! At the Disco

Panic! at the Disco is from Las Vegas, Nevada! Their debut album was certified double platinum in the US. Today they’re being featured in 95X’s “Icons of Alternative.” MORE

Icons of Alternative | Beck

Icons of Alternative | Beck

Beck was born and raised in Los Angeles and today he’s being featured in 95X’s “Icons of Alternative.” Click to find out more about Beck!MORE

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