Rock and roll Battle of the Decades: 80's vs. 90's

Discussion in 'Music to Your Ears' started by Leep Dog, May 26, 2011.

  1. Mike Eskimo

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    A.) Remember when the excrement that was Candlebox got signed because they were from Seattle ? :lol: I'm sure they made the label a ton of money but they suuuuuucked.

    2.) Nickelback came out of that grunge lite/nu-metal lite/commercial alterna-hoohah scene.
     
  2. Skully

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    I said that all the time back in the '90s. I think, apart from Nirvana, it was an alternative to melody and tight arrangements. But you've got it wrong on your timeline. The labels started snapping up anything vaguely grunge the moment Nirvana hit. Same as it ever was.
     
  3. barney77

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    80's
    And for the reason most of you guys don't.
    Hair metal! Loved it then, still do. Haha!
     
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    Didn't know that, though it makes a lot of sense. That's a very "Neil Geraldo" solo, come to think of it.

    That song is such a well-worn staple of Cover Band setlists, though. Hard to get past the baggage. :oops:
     
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    Please retire your skin tight leather pants, eye liner, costume jewelry, head bands, scarfs and power ballads.
     
  6. 4pickupguy

    4pickupguy Poster Extraordinaire

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    77'-87' best decade for Fussion...
    Some good stuff out today too.
     
  7. NardeeMacPennis

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    Obviously there was enough people in the U.S. to collectively follow Nirvana and bands in the early 90's rock movement to put 80's rock out of it's misery..Lol.

    In the 80's MTV sold records. In the 90's good music and talent sold records. There weren't any rock artists in the 80's that made a variety of songs in a single album like:

    Stone Temple Pilots - Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop
    Smashing Pumpkins - Mellon Collie and The Infinite Sadness
    Pearl Jam - Vitalogy
    Alanis Morrisette - Jagged Little Pill
    Beck - Midnight Vultures
    Beck - Odelay
    The Flaming Lips - Transmissions from the Satellite Heart
    Harvey Danger - Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone?
    Fishone - The Reality of My Surroundings
    Lenny Kravitz - Mama Said
    The Presidents of the United States of America - First Album








     
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  8. Linc Gray

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    The 70's already won the battle. The 80's and 90's were just rear guard actions.
     
  9. davidge1

    davidge1 Friend of Leo's

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    I'm with Rodney:

     
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