Alternative Rock FAQs:

Q: Is a alternative rock a broad umbrella term consisting of music that differs greatly in terms of its sound?

A: Yes, and its social context, and its regional roots.

Q: Was an alternative rock distinguished from that of the United States early on by a more pop-oriented focus and a lyrical emphasis on specifically British concerns?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an alternative rock the transgressive nature of the lyrics?

A: Yes.