• what the general public often considers "indie rock" to be, those artists in the indie rock genre who have remained on indie rock labels their entire career. • key indie rock bands (like Modest Mouse and TV on the Radio) which have been signed away from their indie labels and are now on major labels. • Dance-punk, twee pop and various genres often considered to be offshoots of indie rock • bands that are on indie labels in one country, but a major in another (such as Phoenix). • British indie bands. In Britain, the genres that America calls "indie rock" and "alternative" are one genre, called simply "indie".
List of number-one mainstream rock hits (United States)