iHeartMedia has announced the debut of an Alternative format on WDTW-FM (Detroit), as “Alt 106.7.” The station launched November 21 and is rolling out with 10,000 songs commercial-free, playing music from the likes of The Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day, Linkin Park, twenty one pilots, Blink 182, The Killers and more.
“The city of Detroit is going through a renaissance now – a big comeback,” SVP/programming Tony Travatto said. “This station will be a cool new piece in the renaissance. Alt 106.7 will be the go-to destination for listeners to find the best in alternative music. We’re committed to helping listeners discover new music and serving as an ambassador for up-and-coming local bands.”