Top 10 Grunge Anthems

There's been one for Nu Metal and Post- Grunge so it's only fair that regular Grunge should have a list for it to. I'll be excluding Post- Grunge bands for this list. I'll also be excluding: Bush and The Smashing Pumpkins. Because neither of those bands are Grunge and sound more Post- Grunge like than anything.

The Top Ten

1 Life Wasted - Pearl Jam

Not exactly a popular song but it's still a anthem in my book.

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2 Hunger Strike - Temple of the Dog

For well obvious reasons.

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3 Rooster - Alice in Chains

It's a war song but still counts in my book.

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4 Come As You Are - Nirvana

Not as much as a anthem as the overrated STLS but still a anthem.


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5 Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

This song is overrated as hell but it's a well known anthem, I thought it would be cliché if it was number one.

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7 Alive - Pearl Jam

I had to include it at some point.

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8 Man in the Box - Alice in Chains

I think this song and Come As You Are should be number 1.-DarkBoi-X

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9 Jesus Christ Pose - Soundgarden

I think that Outshined would be a good pick to.

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10 Nearly Lost You - Screaming Trees

Screaming Trees might have not been popular compared to the likes of Nirvana and Pearl Jam but they definitely had a few excellent anthem-esque songs.

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The Contenders

11 I'll Stick Around - Foo Fighters

If you're wondering why I'm including a Foo Fighters song the answer is simple their first album was Grunge, everything past that was Post- Grunge.

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12 River of Deceit - Mad Season

It's definitely top 10 material.

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13 Outshined - Soundgarden UListen to Sample
14 Even Flow - Pearl Jam UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2. Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden
3. Hunger Strike - Temple of the Dog


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