Best '90s Bands

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1Nirvana

They were the 90s and Smells Like Teen Spirit was the anthem of the 90s

Smells like teen spirit, great song - anthonybecerra831

They were my number 1 in my top 10 too

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2Alice in Chains

Facelift, SAP, Dirt, Jar of Flies, Unplugged... All came out in the 90's. Best music around.

Without a doubt the best band of the 90s. Every song they did on the 90s is amazing.

Different, unique, and special. This band was ahead of its time. Amazing melancholic tunes. I love Nirvana, but AIC wins every single time in my book. Just in my opinion

Cause their facelift album was awesome

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3Radiohead

They made their best songs in the 90s: Creep, Karma Police, Paranoid Android. - Bman23

4Pearl Jam

Pearl jam is the best band ever, almost every song is a awesome and all the other bands are great too but they don't have as good as songs as pearl j has way more great songs.

Greatest band of the 90's! One cannot deny the lyricism and pure talent in Vedder's voice and the musical ability of the band. Makes every Nirvana album look like a Kidz Bop CD. Rock on PJ!

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5Red Hot Chili Peppers

Amazing band live so much energy. I encourage you to see this band if you have the chance!

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6Oasis

What's the Story, Morning Glory? Best album of the 90's!

I almost voted for Radiohead, but they released half of their best material in the 2000's. Same with Tool, Weezer (arguably; the Blue album was pretty darn great), and Green Day.

7Green Day

Best band in history! Please, please vote! - georgielikesgreenday

GREEN DAYS AWESOME! Their dookie album is the best!

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8Guns 'n RosesV1 Comment
9Soundgarden

The Led-Zeppelin of the 90's. Can't take away how great the other bands on this list are... But Soundgarden is a 3rd place finisher. Behind only AIC and Nirvana...

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10Rage Against the Machine

you add the Street Life of Rap and the Insanity of Rock and you come up with the most controversial group in the history of music - anthonybecerra831

Come on number 15? They shut down wall street! They have the most unique sound of the 90's and a perfect fusion of rap and metal.

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The Contenders

11Smashing Pumpkins
12Foo Fighters
13The Offspring

I hate guns and roses their music is the wrong thing to do my opinions 10 out of ten

14Marilyn Manson

Sweet Dreams, Beautiful People, Tourniquet, Man That You Fear, The Dope Show, Rock Is Dead, I Don't Like The Drugs, Coma White. All of those hits are in the 90's.

Antichrist Superstar and Mechanical Animals are amazing albums. In a decade were every band never put on a show Manson put on that show.

Hell yeah, long live Marilyn! Lunchbox is an awesome song from the 90's - mickeyG94

15Tool
16Blur

A band that inspired a generation, truly summing up life in their lyrics. A clever, quirky group of talented chaps with a personality to match. Blur need to be in the top ten, the britpop movement was the nineties and it was Albarn who set it all in motion.

Pretty much all their albums except their debut and half of the great escape were amazing. With songs like Girls and Boys, Parklife, To the End, This is a Low, The Universal, Beetlebum, Tender and dare I say Song 2 to name a few, this band should be so much higher.

17Stone Temple Pilots

They be better then nirvana guy with the Jolie dike foster face

18Blues Traveler
19Lush

Lush.. Most under rated band of the 90s, this band was truely unique, when you listen to them you get this unexplainable vibe

20Pulp
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