Top Ten Bands of the 1990s With One Word Names
Once again, I'm doing another 90s music list, but this time the bands have to have only one word in their title, and have got to peaked in the great decade that was the 1990s. I'm basing these bands off of their cultural impact and following, critic opinions, and my own opinion.
The Top Ten
Nirvana was an American grunge band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington in 1987. Nirvana disbanded after Kurt Cobain committed suicide in 1994. The drummer of the band, David Grohl, went on to start the Foo-Fighters, an alternative rock band. ...read more.
Was their ever any doubt? Nirvana became the greatest band of the 90's even though they only made albums for less than half of the decade! Whether you like them or not, there's no denying that Nirvana has made a huge impact in the world today and in the 90's. They're music will last lifetimes, and for a good reason for it... - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
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Sublime was an American ska punk band from Long Beach, California, formed in 1988. The band's line-up, unchanged until their breakup, consisted of Bradley Nowell, Eric Wilson and Bud Gaugh.
Sublime's album of the same name (Sublime) was probably one of the best mash up albums of punk, hip-hop, rock n' roll, with a little dash of reggae. Their songs like Doing' Time, The Ballad of Johnny Butt, and What I Got show off their well executed, controlled side, while songs like Burritos and Pool Shark show off their crazy, thrashing side. Unfortunately, since it was the 90's, heroin addiction was a huge problem in America, and an overdose took Bradley Nowell's life. - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
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Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead and rhythm guitar), Patrick Wilson, Brian Bell, and Scott Shriner.
Some people think that Weezer was great in the early 2000's, but as much as I like tye singles "Beverly Hills" and "Island In the Sun", I always know that no matter how catchy the Green Album is, their original album and Pinkerton will always be their finest works. They have My Name is Jonas, Tired of Sex, Surf Wax America, Buddy Holly, Say It Ain't So, Why Bother? , Pink Triangle, Undone (The Sweater Song), The World Has Turned, how can you compete with these songs? - Bboymakinwitthefrekfreak
The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The group disbanded in 1993 in acrimonious circumstances, but reunited in 2004. The group currently consists of founders Black Francis, Joey Santiago, and David Lovering. V 1 Comment
Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. V 1 Comment
Primus is an American rock band based in San Francisco, California, currently composed of bassist Les Claypool, guitarist Larry LaLonde and drummer Tim Alexander. Les Claypool is regarded as one of the best bassists of all time for his slap-bass ability in notable songs like "My Name Is Mud", "The Toys ...read more.
The Melvins are an American band that formed in 1983. They usually perform as a trio, but in recent years have performed as a four piece with two drummers.
Garbage is an American-Scottish alternative rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin, in 1993. The group consists of Scottish musician Shirley Manson and American musicians Duke Erikson, Steve Marker, and Butch Vig.
Helmet is an American alternative metal band from New York City formed in 1989. Founded by vocalist and lead guitarist Page Hamilton, Helmet has had numerous lineup changes, and Hamilton has been the only constant member.
Bush are a British rock band formed in London, England in 1992. The band found their immediate success with the release of their debut album Sixteen Stone in 1994, which is certified 6× multi-platinum by the RIAA.
Tool is an American progressive metal/alternative metal band, that was formed in 1990. ...read more.
Skillet is an American Christian rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee in 1996 and based in the United States.
Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (vocals and tambourine), Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs, Paul "Guigsy" McGuigan, and Tony McCarroll.
Hole was an American alternative rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989 by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson.
Opeth is a Swedish progressive death metal band from Stockholm, formed in 1990. Though the group has been through several personnel changes, singer, guitarist, and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has remained Opeth's only founding member and primary driving force throughout the years. Along with Edge of ...read more.
Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.
Korn is an American Nu-Metal band from Bakersfield, California, formed in 1993. The band's current lineup includes founding members Jonathan Davis, James "Munky" Shaffer, Brian "Head" Welch, and Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu, with the addition of Ray Luzier, who replaced the band's original member, David ...read more.
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