Top Ten Genres You Can Associate With Nirvana

The Top Ten Genres You Can Associate With Nirvana

1 Grunge Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the mid-1980s.

I can only associate grunge and alt rock with them really. I don't hear any punk in nirvana - ryanrimmel

2 Punk Rock Punk rock is a subgenre of rock music. It usually has rebellious lyrics and down stroked power chords played on guitars. Bad Religion, Sex Pistols, and Green Day (actually pop-punk, which is still punk in a way) are a few punk rock bands. The subgenre influenced thrash metal because of it's down stroked more.

Why not

3 Alternative Rock Alternative rock is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s. In this instance, the word "alternative" refers to the genre's distinction from mainstream rock music.
4 Heavy Metal Heavy Metal music is a sub-genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s-70s, featuring more distorted and heavier instrumental work and darker lyrical themes. Heavy Metal broke into mainstream success with bands such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Metallica. more.

Nirvana is NOT Heavy Metal at all.

5 Pop Rock
6 Noise Rock
7 Classic Rock
8 New Wave
9 Post-Grunge

That's kind of debatable, Foo Fighters is Post- Grunge but Nirvana isn't.

10 Post-Punk
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