Both Grunge and Post- Grunge bands that are somewhat heavy. Not all of them are heavy but not all of them are soft either.
The Top Ten
1Alice In ChainsAlice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.
Songs like man in the box seem like messages from the Greek god Hades, they are so dark and heavy
All of their riffs are heavy and Layne's vocals only add to heaviness. - SomePersonYouHate
2SoundgardenSoundgarden 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.
Almost as heavy as AIC is. - SomePersonYouHate
3Foo FightersFoo Fighters are an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. The band was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, rhythm guitar, main songwriter), Pat Smear (rhythm guitar), Nate ...read more.
They have quite a few heavy songs. - SomePersonYouHate
4NirvanaNirvana 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.
Nirvana has a good mix of heavy and soft songs to be honest. - SomePersonYouHate
5Alter BridgeAlter Bridge is an American rock band from Orlando, Florida, formed in 2004. The band consists of lead vocalist and guitarist Myles Kennedy, lead guitarist and backing vocalist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall, and drummer Scott Phillips.
Quite heavy and aggressive with a lot of their songs. - SomePersonYouHate
6MelvinsThe Melvins are an American band that formed in 1983 in Montesano, Washington. They usually perform as a trio, but in recent years have performed as a four piece with two drummers.
Honestly they were quite heavy in the 80s and still are to this day. - SomePersonYouHate
7SeetherSeether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa. The band originally performed under the name Saron Gas until 2002, when they adopted the Seether name.
Just as heavy as Nirvana if not slightly heavier. - SomePersonYouHate
8Breaking BenjaminBreaking Benjamin is a American post-grunge/alternative metal band formed in 1998. The bands members all changed in the time between 2010 to 2014, with the exception of Ben Burnley (Vocals). The Ex-Members included Chad Szeliga (Drums), Aaron Fink (Guitar) and Mark Klepaspi (Bass). ...read more.
Especially with their latest singles, Feed the Wolf and Red Cold River. - SomePersonYouHate
9Mother Love Bone
10The Smashing PumpkinsThe Smashing Pumpkins is an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan and James Iha, the band included D'arcy Wretzky and Jimmy Chamberlin in its original incarnation. They are also considered to be one of the most influential alternative ...read more.
X.Y.U., Geek U.S.A., An Ode to No One, just to name a few of their heavier works. - cjWriter1997
11Saint AsoniaSaint Asonia is a Canadian rock band consisting of former Three Days Grace frontman Adam Gontier, Mike Mushok, Corey Lowery, and Rich Beddoe.
Heavier than TDG and maybe slightly better in all honesty. - SomePersonYouHate
12TadTad (often styled as TAD) was an American grunge band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1988 by Tad Doyle. Among the first of the many bands which came out of Seattle in the grunge era, Tad was notable for the fact that its music was inspired far more by 1970s metal (much like Alice in Chains and ...read more.
13Stone Temple PilotsStone Temple Pilots was formed in San Diego, CA in 1989. ...read more.
You may not like them but they do have some pretty heavy songs, like Dead & Bloated. - cjWriter1997
14Three Days GraceThree Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1997 with a line-up consisting of guitarist and lead vocalist Adam Gontier, drummer and backing vocalist Neil Sanderson, and bassist Brad Walst. In 2013 Gontier left the band due to creative differences. He was replaced with Brad's ...read more.
Not as heavy as other bands on this list so that's why they're not as high. - SomePersonYouHate
15Pearl JamPearl Jam is a Grunge Rock Band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. The band had comprised of Eddie Vedder, Mike McCready, Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament. ...read more.