5 New Grunge Bands You Need to Download
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Alice in Chains
Formed in 1987, Alice in Chains rose to fame as part of the Seattle grunge scene of the early 1990s. The band became known for their heavy guitar sound and dark lyrics. Their debut album, Facelift, was released in 1990 and their follow-up album, Dirt, was released in 1992. Alice in Chains went on to release two more albums, Jar of Flies and self-titled Alice in Chains, before disbanding in 2002. The band reunited in 2005 and has since released two more albums, Black Gives Way to Blue and Rainier Fog.
Bush is a British grunge band that formed in 1992. The band found success with their debut album, Sixteen Stone, which was certified 6x platinum in the US. They have released a total of six albums, with their most recent, Black and White Rainbows, coming out in 2017.
Candlebox is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington. Candlebox was formed in 1991 by lead singer Kevin Martin and guitarist Peter Klett. The band’s debut album, Candlebox, was released in 1992 and went on to be certified multi-platinum by the RIAA. The album peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The band’s second album, Lucy, was released in 1995 and also went on to be certified multi-platinum by the RIAA. The album peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The band’s third album, Into the Sun, was released in 1998 and did not achieve the same level of success as the first two albums. The album peaked at #32 on the Billboard 200 chart.
The band went on hiatus in 2000 but reunited in 2006 and has since released two more albums, Disappearing in Airports (2016) and Death of a Rockstar (2018).
Mudhoney is one of the most influential grunge bands of all time. Formed in Seattle in 1988, the band helped define the grunge sound with their raw and unpolished style. Mudhoney’s debut album, Superfuzz Bigmuff, is considered a classic of the genre, and their 1991 album Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge remains one of the heaviest and most ferocious grunge albums ever made. In recent years, Mudhoney has continued to tour and release new music, and they show no signs of slowing down anytime soon. If you’re a fan of grunge, or just good rock ‘n’ roll in general, you need to check out Mudhoney.
Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987. The band’s lineup consisted of vocalist/guitarist Kurt Cobain, bassist Krist Novoselic, and drummer Dave Grohl. Nirvana released their debut album Bleach in 1989 on the independent record label Sub Pop. The album was a commercial success, selling over 100,000 copies in the United States.
In 1991, Nirvana released their second album Nevermind on DGC Records. The album was a global success, spawning the singles “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, “Come As You Are”, “Lithium”, and “In Bloom”. Nevermind has sold over 30 million copies worldwide and is considered one of the greatest albums of all time.
Nirvana’s third and final studio album In Utero was released in 1993 on DGC Records. The album was a commercial success, selling over 15 million copies worldwide. In Utero featured the singles “All Apologies” and “Heart-Shaped Box”.
Nirvana disbanded following Cobain’s death in April 1994. Grohl went on to form the Foo Fighters, while Novoselic formed the band Sweet 75 and later served as the bassist for the punk rock band Hole.