Top Ten Bands Influenced by NirvanasamuelMCL7
The Top Ten
Since they are first, and should be really I will comment here. AIC formed before Nirvana (3 years before). Pearl Jam was coming together at the same time as Nirvana and already had much of their influence set from Mother Love Bone, etc. Sonic Youth is on here and they formed nearly 10 years before Nirvana. Nirvana influenced quite a few in ways I am sure, but the 3 I mentioned and others no, and all of them were talented enough at the same time to not need said influence regardless.
Well obviously this is number one because this bands lead man is obviously in Nirvana and their music even sounds like nirvana in a way. But their both greatly epic bands
Got to be the foos because they are fronted by Grohl, who admired his former band.
Of course they'really number 1. Why? Because Dave Grohl was a member of Nirvana!V 8 Comments
Green Day is a great band, whether you agree or not. Just look at all the popularity, all the haters, and most notably known as the best live band in the world.
I would like to vote for Green Day, Foo Fighters, rise against, and Alice and chains?
Alice In Chains wasn't influenced by Nirvana, they started literally the same year. - Gruunge
I would say that Green Day is more of a contemporary to Nirvana. I did some research and Green Day came out with their first recording a year after Nirvna did. But I love them both - BigBerry25
Heart Songs off the Red Album discusses the moment things changed for Weezer front man - listened to an album - had a baby on it- things will never be the same again!
I'll bring home the Turkey if you'll bring home the bacon. Weezer is awesome! Blue album all the way!
Kuomo has stated himself that Cobain heavily influenced him and Weezer! At least according to Wiki
It easier to hear the influence on the Pinkerton album
Dude their logo is so similar to nirvana's
That log though
My top 1 band ever
And throughout my life
If you listen to songs like "adam's song" you can hear nirvana's influence in not only the sound of the music but also the lyrics - parts of "adam's song" and "come as you are" are extremely similar. ("i took my time, I hurried up, the choice was mine, I didn't think enough. " -adam's song + "take your time hurry up, the choice is yours, don't be late. " -come as you are)
Come as you are is direct ripoff from eighties from the band Killing Joke. Pooh on your Come as You Are.
It's Three Days Grace, not 3 Days Grace, but they are awesome! - Alpha101
Amy Lee always mentions how Nirvana inspired them and they even released a cover of "Heart Shaped Box"
Seether are by far the closest thing I've heard to Nirvana, with the exclusion of Foo Fighters. Shaun Morgan and the rest of the band are fantastic. Not all of their album have been really great, but they always have a four or five songs that are really memorable from an album. Broken, Fine Again, Sympathetic, Love Her, Cigarettes, F*** It, Pig, Out of My Way, Rise Above This, Breakdown, Fake It, The Gift, Remedy, Words As Weapons, Here And Now, Country Song, Für Cue and No Resolution are the best songs from them and are all awesome.
It's an awesome band with Alice in Chains influences also, the voice sounds similar to Nickelback. But better.
How is 30 seconds to mars on here but not seether!? Shaun morgan is way better than jered leto.V 2 Comments
This should be on the list for top 10 artists because of how similar the style of these groups are. Songs like "Dead and Bloated" and "Creep" definitely sound similar to Nirvana, Way more than Alice in Chains.
They sound nothing like Nirvana at all. They are more melodic. They have different style of lyrics and the vocals are different. Who put this on here? - Sabbath
Not really influenced by Nirvana, they started about the same time. - Gruunge
NO WAY WAS ALICE IN CHAINS INFLUENCED BY NIRVANA! Please People... Alice's Facelift album came out before Nirvana's Bleach album, and did better I might add... AIC shouldn't even be on this list.
Actually, ALC's facelift came after nirvanas bleach. Nirvana was changing music way before Alice in chains did. Also, bleach had a bigger impact on music today than facelift did..V 3 Comments
Jared leto had confessed in an interview that nirvana (esp. Kurt) had given him the "permission" to create.
Thank you Nirvana for bringing us 30 Seconds to Mars! There is a lot of Nirvana-ish themes in the second album, and even some similar lyrics.
The Story has Nirvanish sound guitar but the progression in Was It Dream and The Story is The Cure influence
They are the British Nirvana, how the heck are they not on this list!? Listen to the song Swallowed, it's 100percent like Nirvana!
Bush is definitely the softer version of Nirvana.
Bush is one of the best grunge bands of all time. - Alpha101V 1 Comment
Garage rock and actually influenced by Nirvana and not just a band of a similar style around the same time.
Frontman Benjamin Burnley Cited That Nirvana As His Biggest Influence. However, During One Show, Ben Knocked Over A Microphone (Just Like Kurt Cobain Did Onstage) And Cracked It.V 3 Comments
Its CAGE the elephant and yeah this band is so god not as good as nirvana. There first album amazing just like Nirvana. Ain't no rest for the wicked. TOPS!
Them throwing bunch of Nirvana riffs in their live shows should be enough to put them in the top 10 at least... While Matt's riffs is purely inspired by Tom Morello, Matt's (and the rest of the band) energy in live clearly comes from Kurt Cobain. Their debut songs has a lot similarities and energies of Nirvana songs.
The influence is unique, you can see the grunge escence exalating drom their sound's... Man such a damn noise... Her out Psicho, She Hates Me, Blurry, Control and Famous.
How are they not on here? Listen to Seven Days In The Sun, and anyway they cover Nirvana songs live as well.
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