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  • The main focus of your home page should be about alternative rock music.

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  • Don''t say that your site is under construction, or that there is "much more stuff coming!" If your site is under construction, you should finish it, and then submit it. If there''s enough content so that we do list it now, and then you do finish it, the description will be wrong, and you''ll need to get it fixed.
  • If your site crashes computers because it''s buggy, we probably won''t list it.
  • If your site is already someplace else in the directory, we probably won''t list it again.
  • If you want your description to talk about what''s on the site, don''t say ".. and more" or "..and much much more". That isn''t very helpful, and we''ll remove it.
  • Your site is cool. That band is great. But that''s subjective, so we change those sorts of descriptions. If you tell us what''s on your page, we''ll use that. If you tell us your site is the wickedest ever, we''ll change it to say "Includes photos, stories, and links". or something equally lame.
  • Spell out words. Don''t say "pics" and "info", say "pictures" and "information"
  • Don''t put in weird capital letters, or no capital letters. The description should be a sentence- only capitalize words that are proper nouns, and the first word.
  • If you give us the wrong URL, the server is down, or for whatever reason, we are unable to find your site, we aren''t going to add it. We aren''t going to double and triple check your dead links to see if they work now.
We reserve the right not to list sites. However, If you follow all of the above suggestions, you shouldn''t have any problems getting your site listed. Due to the sheer number of sites that are submitted every day, and the other things that the editors have to do, it might take longer than you want it to.

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ODP Arts/Music/Styles/Rock/Alternative/ editors

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If your band fits in one of the style subcategories, such as Alternative, Gothic, Punk, etc., please submit to the appropriate Bands and Artists subcat for that style. This category is for sites with an English language version only. If your site is only in a language other than English, please submit it to the appropriate language in dmoz.org/World.
General rock bands and artists.
Music by artists heard on album-oriented rock radio stations of the 1960s and 70s such as Led Zeppelin and Jim Hendrix. Also includes later recordings by artists established during that time such as the Rolling Stones and Tom Petty. Dismissed by some people as dinosaur rock, hailed by others as the greatest music of all time.
Electroclash is generally described as Euro-influenced 80's style synthesizer-based music. It has also been called nu wave, electro-pop, and synth-pop.
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
This category relates to bands that play any form of "garage rock" or "garage punk" music. It's intended to help the promotion of websites that are about stripped-down, wild rock'n'roll (raw, primitive, and untamed). Roots should be easily traced back to late '50s (rockabilly & R&B), as well as '60s (frat rock, surf, hot rod, freakbeat, garage, punk, mod, and psychedelic rock'n'roll) and/or the '70s (proto-punk, powerpop and hard-edged new wave [pre-Hardcore Punk]). This category relates to a specific genre of rock'n'roll and is not a general catch-all category for "unsigned bands."
Please submit your site to the appropriate subcategory where applicable.
Gothic music can span several different styles, such as rock, metal, and punk. The modd is often heavy and dark, and the subject matter often dark, brooding, and may discuss such things as the occult, death, and the paranormal.

DO NOT SUBMIT INDIVIDUAL BAND SITES IN THE MAIN CATEGORY!

Incorrect submissions may cause a substantial delay in getting a site listed. Individual band sites belong in the Bands and Artists subcategory or a genre''s subcategory such as death metal or power metal. Please check if there is a more specific subcategory for your site submission first. Only sites in English will be listed, please submit sites in all other languages to the appropriate language sub category in World.
A type of hard rock rich in stylistic conventions including extreme loudness, powerful lead and rhythm guitars, extended solos including those on bass and drums, exaggerated sexuality in lyrics and performance poses, and a predilection toward tatoos, long hair, and leather attire. Name supposedly comes from the line "heavy metal thunder" in "Born to Be Wild," a 1970s hit for the band Steppenwolf. Leading exponents include Metallica, Van Halen, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Alice Cooper, and Kiss.
Please submit your site to the appropriate subcategory if applicable. If your site is about more than one band or artists please submit it to Arts/Music/Styles/Rock/Industrial.

The band or artist name will be the title. Band names with an article will appear "Band, The" and artists will be listed in the "Surname, First Name" format.

There is currently no description created for this category.
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
This category will include bands that fall in the "jam" genre, which is defined as bands who (a) tour constantly, (b) draw their fan base and notoriety from their live performances, and (c) are dedicated to live experimentation and on stage improvisation. These bands take risks, and they do them on stage, day in and day out. They are innovators crusading for the soul of music. Check them out. Suggest any we miss. Get involved! This category is for resources related to this genre.
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
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Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
How exactly does one classify progressive music? Is it merely the 70's stalwarts such as Genesis and King Crimson and those who seek to carry on their work? Can a jazz fusion band be progressive? Are Radiohead and Primus part of prog? For that matter, is Asia? We will not attempt to try answering those questions. Suffice it to say that if you have an idea of what progressive music is, you will find we have tried to include everything that falls into the various definitions of the genre. You may not agree with their inclusion, but you will understand why we think they ought to be here. For those of you who do not know, explore a bit. If you are open minded about music, and you like to be challenged by what you hear, this is the section for you. Good luck, and happy listening!
Please note: punk band or artist sites should be submitted to the appropriate letter category at http://dmoz.org/Arts/Music/Styles/Rock/Punk/Bands_and_Artists/ - that''s where they will be listed, so please try to make your site as easy to review as possible by submitting it there.
Punk rock. The name says it all. Energetic and usually with an active dislike for established forms of music, politics and fashion. Most fans of Punk Rock or some of its many offshoots (hardcore, straight-edge, emo, grindcore, etc) are devoted to their music and lifestyle. The driving force that keeps punk rock fresh is it's individuality and the ability to "Do It Yourself" (also known as the D.I.Y. ethic).
Web sites of or about rock radio, including most major kinds of rock music
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
Rockabilly, the roots of rock 'n' roll music in its purest form. A growing genre with legends and new talent still making noise around the world.
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
Ska is a genre of music. Good dance music. Probably not the same dance music you're thinking of! It came about in Jamaica in the early 60's. There are 3 "waves" or time periods where ska has been significant. These are first wave (traditional) which was in Jamaica. Second wave (two tone) which was in the UK... and third wave which is all over the world. "The ska beat on drums and bass, rhythm guitar, lots of horns and maybe a Farfisa or Hammond organ --- that's the ska sound." - SKA FAQ Please visit the SKA FAQ for further information.....
Sites that are not in English should be submitted to the appropriate category under World.
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