Favorite Grunge Albums

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jon
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Favorite Grunge Albums

Postby jon » February 8th, 2020, 10:37 pm

I've been meaning to start this, as I've been loving Green River and Mudhoney's albums. Green River "Dry to the Bone/Rehab Doll" is fantastic. And I've been digging a lot of Mudhoney's albums like "Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge" for example.

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Re: Favorite Grunge Albums

Postby Stalvern » February 8th, 2020, 11:20 pm

Big fan of Screaming Trees here. It's cooler to prefer the '80s stuff or Dust, but Sweet Oblivion is my favorite. Also love Tad's 8-Way Santa and its wonderfully horrible original cover.

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Re: Favorite Grunge Albums

Postby BanjoPickles » February 9th, 2020, 5:07 pm

-Screaming Trees: Sweet Oblivion (Dust is pretty high up there)
-Pearl Jam: No Code, Yield
-Alice in Chains: Jar of Flies
-Mad Season: Above
Lemon heads: It’s a Shame About Ray
Neil Young: Ragged Glory
-Soundgarden: Bad Motorfinger
-The Gits: Enter the Conquering Chicken
-Smashing Pumpkins: Gish
-Nirvana: In Utero
-Mother Love Bone: Apple

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Re: Favorite Grunge Albums

Postby LoganRuckman » February 12th, 2020, 1:39 pm

I'll do a top 10. I'm gonna limit it to one album per artist. Otherwise, Alice In Chains would dominate this list. In no particular order:

Alice In Chains- Tripod
Nirvana- In Utero
Soundgarden- Superunknown
Pearl Jam- Ten
Mudhoney- Superfuzz Bigmuff Plus Early Singles
Screaming Trees- Sweet Oblivion
Love Battery- Dayglo
Mother Love Bone- Mother Love Bone
The Melvins- Gluey Porch Treatments
Sub Pop 200

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Re: Favorite Grunge Albums

Postby ASalvaro » February 12th, 2020, 7:58 pm

none..it took the fun out of rock

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Re: Favorite Grunge Albums

Postby jon » February 13th, 2020, 9:04 pm

I understand the Viewpoint, but the grunge bands I listed as well as a lot of other great posters listed were underground grunge bands that themselves didn’t care to be popular. There’s no way around Nirvana being part of taking down hair metal which I liked a lot of. But having said that I’d rather listen to about 50 underground death metal and grind core bands over hair bands that were bo5$ going on at the same time in the late 80’s. If nirvanas success helped bring that underground metal music accessible to a lot of people than its well worth what happened. Having said that I was never first in line to get Tickets to see STP, Soundgarden. I think a lot of what I’m talking about is underground grunge. And Pearl Jam is actually pretty good some of their albums


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