Radio Stations Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks

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List of radio stations playing a primarily alternative rock format, including call letters and numbers when available. This guide answers the question, "Which radio stations play alternative rock?" and will be helpful in finding the national channels and local networks playing alternative rock content. This list may include both traditional terrestrial broadcast radio stations as well as satellite radio channels. If you'd like more information on these alternative rock stations, click on the name of the station for an overview and some location and historical information. It will assist in answering questions like "What are America's best alternative rock channels?" and "Where can I listen to alternative rock on the radio in my area?" Examples include WLUM-FM and WQAQ. (183 items)

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2MMM is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
2MMM Music, Classic rock, Rock music 2MMM is a radio station broadcasting in Sydney, Australia. Triple M Sydney is part of the Austereo Triple M network and broadcasts on the 104.9 MHz frequency.

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DWEB is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
DWEB Pop music, Alternative rock 99.9 WEB is the pioneer music FM station in Bicol owned by Filipinas Broadcasting Network, Inc. The station's studio and transmitter is located at Nabua,Camarines Sur near the market. It ...more

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WWWQ-HD2 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
WWWQ-HD2 Rock music, Modern rock, Alternative rock 99X was a radio station in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, streaming an alternative rock radio format branded as 99X, which began on full-power station WNNX FM 99.7 in late October 1992. The station was ...more

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Alt Nation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Alt Nation Alternative rock Alt Nation is an alternative rock radio station on Sirius XM Radio channel 36 and on Dish Network channel 6036. Alt Nation began back in 2002, when Sirius Satellite Radio launched. Some 1970s ...more

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DWAU is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
DWAU Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Campus radio DWAU, broadcasting as AUF 104.1, is an educational FM radio station owned by Angeles University Foundation in the Philippines. The station's studio and transmitter are located on McArthur ...more

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B.net is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
B.net Alternative rock, Campus radio bNet is a network of current and former student radio radio stations in New Zealand. The network co-ordinates national advertising sales and shares ideas and programming between the member ...more

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BBC Radio 6 Music is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
BBC Radio 6 Music Classic rock, Alternative rock BBC Radio 6 Music is one of the BBC's digital radio stations. It was known officially as BBC 6 Music from its launch on 11 March 2002 until April 2011. 6 Music was the first national music radio ...more

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Radio High 105.9 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Radio High 105.9 Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Classic rock DWLA, branded as Retro 105.9 DCG FM, is a FM station with Classic Hits format. It is owned by Bright Star Broadcasting Network Corporation in the Philippines. Its studios are located at the 3rd ...more

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Channel Z is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Channel Z Modern rock, Alternative rock Channel Z was an alternative music radio station which had a high youth demographic broadcasting in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, New Zealand. In early 2005, the station was relaunched ...more

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CHEZ-FM is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
CHEZ-FM Classic rock, Alternative rock CHEZ-FM is a Canadian radio station, which broadcasts World Class Rock at 106.1 FM in Ottawa. The station uses the brand name CHEZ 106.

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CIMX-FM is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
CIMX-FM Alternative rock, Active rock CIMX-FM — branded 89X — is a commercial active-leaning alternative rock radio station based in Windsor, Ontario. 89X serves both Essex County, Ontario and Metro Detroit; its 100,000-watt signal ...more

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CJMB-FM is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
CJMB-FM Alternative rock CJMB-FM is a Canadian radio station which is licensed to broadcast at 90.5 FM in Peterborough, Ontario with a sports and talk radio format. The station is owned by My Broadcasting Corporation.

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CKYK-FM is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
CKYK-FM Modern rock, Alternative rock, Active rock CKYK-FM is a French-language Canadian radio station located in Saguenay, Quebec, but the station's official city of license is Alma. Owned and operated by RNC Media's Antenne 6 subsidiary, it ...more

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delta radio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
delta radio Alternative rock delta radio is a radio station from Kiel, Germany. It is a branch of Mach3 Broadcasting along with Radio Schleswig-Holstein and Radio Nora. The French Lagardère Group holds shares in the ...more

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WXB 102 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
WXB 102 Reggae, Alternative rock, Punk rock WXB102 is a former Metro Manila FM radio station and current Internet radio station that plays New Wave, punk rock, synthpop, electronic music, dance-punk, post-punk, classic alternative rock ...more

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Ethel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Ethel Alternative rock Ethel was the modern rock/alternative channel on XM Satellite Radio. It is the daughter channel of Fred, which covers alternative music from its birth through the early 1990s; and the sister ...more

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Faction is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Faction Hip hop music, Alternative rock, Active rock Faction With Jason Ellis is an uncensored rock, punk, hip hop, and heavy metal music mixed channel on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 41, XM Satellite Radio channel 41 and Dish Network channel ...more

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1st Wave is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
1st Wave Alternative rock 1st Wave is a 1970s/1980s Alternative rock / new wave radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 33, XM Satellite Radio channel 33 and Dish Network channel 6033. Until February 9, 2010, it ...more

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Fred is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Fred Alternative rock Fred was the classic modern rock/alternative channel on XM Satellite Radio. It was the parent channel of both Ethel, which covered alternative music from the late 1990s through today; and Lucy, ...more

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DWJM is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
DWJM Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Modern rock Jam 88.3 is a radio station in Metro Manila playing indie, alternative, & rock music. It is owned and operated by Raven Broadcasting Corporation. The station's studio is located in Unit 202 ...more

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K-Rock is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
K-Rock Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music K-Rock is a common radio brand, generally carried by radio stations airing a modern rock format. CBS Radio has owned the K-Rock brand in the United States since 1986. Then known as Infinity ...more

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KADQ-FM is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KADQ-FM Classic rock, Alternative rock KADQ-FM is a radio station licensed to Evanston, Wyoming, USA. The station is currently owned by Cook Brothers Broadcasting and carries a classic rock format. The station broadcasts from a tower ...more

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KAFA-FM is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KAFA-FM Rock music, Alternative rock KAFA-FM, originally started in 1964, is the unlicensed United States Air Force Academy cadet radio station. Run and staffed by current Officer Cadets and limited permanent party members, KAFA is ...more

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KAHS-LP is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KAHS-LP Alternative rock KAHS-LP is a low-power FM high school radio station licensed to Aberdeen, Washington, USA. The radio station is currently owned by Aberdeen School District #5.

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KASB is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KASB Freeform, Alternative rock KASB is a high school radio station broadcasting a Freeform radio format and provides high school student oriented music and news. Licensed to Bellevue, Washington, USA, it serves the Bellevue ...more

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KBHU-FM is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KBHU-FM Campus radio, Alternative rock KBHU-FM and KJKT-FM are radio stations broadcasting a College radio format. Licensed to Spearfish, South Dakota, USA, the station is currently owned by Black Hills State University. KBHU-FM and ...more

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KCAC is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KCAC Alternative rock KCAC is a non-commercial educational radio station broadcasting an alternative rock music format. Licensed to Camden, Arkansas, USA, the station is currently owned by Southern Arkansas ...more

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KCCQ is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KCCQ Modern rock, Alternative rock KCYZ is a commercial radio station located in Ames, Iowa, broadcasting to the Des Moines, Iowa area on 105.1 FM. KCYZ airs a Hot AC music format branded as "Now 105.1". KCYZ is owned ...more

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KCED is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KCED Alternative rock KCED is a radio station broadcasting on an Alternative format. Licensed to Centralia, Washington, the station serves the Centralia-Chehalis area. The station is currently owned by Centralia ...more

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KCKC is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KCKC Adult contemporary music, Adult album alternative, Alternative rock KCKC is an adult contemporary station based in Kansas City, Missouri that operates at 102.1 MHz with an ERP of 100 kW. The station is licensed to and operated by Steel City Media. The station's ...more

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KCSS is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KCSS Alternative rock KCSS is a non-commercial educational radio station located on the campus of California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock, California, broadcasting on 91.9 FM. KCSS airs an Alternative ...more

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KCXX is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KCXX Alternative rock KCXX is a commercial radio station licensed to San Bernardino, California, broadcasting to the Riverside-San Bernardino, California-Ontario, California, area since February 6, 1995. KCXX airs an ...more

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KDGE is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KDGE Alternative rock KDGE is a Dallas, Texas, based radio station operating on FM frequency 102.1. It is owned and operated by iHeartMedia, Inc. and plays an 'alternative rock' format. The station's studios are ...more

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KEXX is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KEXX Modern rock, Alternative rock KEXX is a commercial radio station located in Phoenix, Arizona, broadcasting to the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. KEXX airs a Hot AC format branded as "Hot 97.5/103.9". Its studios are ...more

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KENZ is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KENZ Adult album alternative, Alternative rock KENZ is a Salt Lake City, Utah-based radio station. Owned by Cumulus Media, the station airs a variety hits format. The station's studios are located in South Salt Lake and its transmitter site ...more

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KEXP-FM is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KEXP-FM Alternative rock KEXP-FM is a public radio station based in Seattle, Washington, that specializes in alternative and indie rock programmed by its disc jockeys. Its broadcasting license is owned by Friends of ...more

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KEZP is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KEZP Classic rock, Alternative rock, Talk radio KEZP is a radio station broadcasting a Christian AC format. The station is licensed to Bunkie, Louisiana and serves the Alexandria area. The station is currently owned by Mapleton ...more

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Kink FM is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Kink FM Alternative rock Kink FM described itself as the only commercial radio station in the Netherlands dedicated entirely to alternative music. In 1992 Dutch radio station RTL Radio started broadcasting. After this ...more

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Kiwi FM is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
Kiwi FM Alternative rock Kiwi FM was a New Zealand alternative music radio network. From 1996 to 2005, as Channel Z, it broadcast alternative and local music for a youth-oriented market. From 2005 to 2015, as Kiwi FM, ...more

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KIWR is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KIWR Alternative rock KIWR is a radio station broadcasting an Alternative format. Based in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA, the station serves the Omaha Metro area. The station is licensed to Iowa Western Community ...more

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KKSM is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KKSM Freeform, Alternative rock KKSM is a 500-Watt Class B college radio station broadcasting full-time at 1320 kHz from the campus of Palomar College, San Marcos, California. The station, licensed in Oceanside, simulcasts via ...more

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KLPI is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KLPI Alternative rock KLPI is a non-commercial educational college radio station owned by Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. The station is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to broadcast ...more

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KXQX is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KXQX Alternative rock, Country KXQX is a radio station licensed to Elsberry, MO, serving a wide area of the Metro West suburbs of St. Louis, MO. As was its predecessor KQQX at 93.3 on the dial, KXQX played a format consisting ...more

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KLSU is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KLSU Alternative rock KLSU is the student-run college radio station for Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with a radio format of variety music and specialty programming. The radio station is part ...more

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KMHD is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KMHD Alternative rock, Jazz KMHD is a listener-supported, non-profit FM broadcast radio station located in the Portland, Oregon area. For the first twenty-five years of its operation, the station's studio was located on ...more

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KMSC is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KMSC Alternative rock KMSC 92.9 FM is a college radio station broadcasting an alternative format. It is licensed to Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, USA. Students are able to participate regardless of their ...more

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KNDD is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KNDD Modern rock, Alternative rock KNDD, also known as "107.7 The End", is an alternative rock radio station in Seattle, Washington. It is operated by Entercom Communications. Its studios are located in the Metropolitan ...more

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KNRK is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KNRK Adult contemporary music, Modern rock, Alternative rock KNRK is a commercial, modern AC-leaning Alternative rock music radio station in Portland, OR, broadcasting to the Portland, Oregon area on 94.7 FM. KNRK's studios are located near downtown ...more

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KNRQ-FM is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KNRQ-FM Alternative rock, Active rock KLVP is a radio station licensed to serve Aloha, Oregon, USA and the Portland, Oregon radio market. The station is owned, and the broadcast license held, by the Educational Media Foundation.

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KNSU is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Alternative Rock Radio Stations and Networks
KNSU Alternative rock KNSU is a campus radio station licensed to Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The station mainly programs Alternative rock aimed at a college aged crowd, however the station does ...more