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  1. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    06 Apr '09 14:51
    Best grunge band or second best?
  2. 06 Apr '09 15:29 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Best grunge band or second best?
    You mean best Seattle band?

    My favourites:

    1 - The Melvins
    2 - Nirvana
    3 - Mudhoney

    Soundgraden's Badmotorfinger was a good album. Can't say I liked anything afterwards. Chris Cornell's new material is a joke.
  3. 06 Apr '09 19:31
    I don't think any grunge band has really added to what the Melvins have done.
  4. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    06 Apr '09 20:25
    Originally posted by darvlay
    You mean best Seattle band?

    My favourites:

    1 - The Melvins
    2 - Nirvana
    3 - Mudhoney

    Soundgraden's Badmotorfinger was a good album. Can't say I liked anything afterwards. Chris Cornell's new material is a joke.
    Wait, Cornell's new material can be actually called "material" at all?

    I was waiting for him to appear on American Idol any moment.
  5. 06 Apr '09 20:28
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Wait, Cornell's new material can be actually called "material" at all?
    Good point. It is actually quite immaterial.
  6. Standard member StTito
    The Mullverine
    06 Apr '09 21:31
    It's hard to beat the Melvins and they are still on tour playing there first album live start to finish with live footage from some of there early shows. A must see for any fan. Anybody listen to Big Business who are a sweet duo (drum and bass) who sometimes play on stage with the Melvins?
  7. 07 Apr '09 17:13
    Originally posted by StTito
    It's hard to beat the Melvins and they are still on tour playing there first album live start to finish with live footage from some of there early shows. A must see for any fan. Anybody listen to Big Business who are a sweet duo (drum and bass) who sometimes play on stage with the Melvins?
    I thought those two were full-time members of Melvins now?
  8. 07 Apr '09 17:17
    Originally posted by StTito
    It's hard to beat the Melvins and they are still on tour playing there first album live start to finish with live footage from some of there early shows. A must see for any fan. Anybody listen to Big Business who are a sweet duo (drum and bass) who sometimes play on stage with the Melvins?
    I concur. Big Business is a good time.
  9. 08 Apr '09 00:44
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Best grunge band or second best?
    Neil Young and Crazy horse
  10. 08 Apr '09 04:32
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Best grunge band or second best?
    My favorite, for sure. I was living in Kent, just south of Seattle in those days. In 1992 I saw Soundgarden at the Paramount in Seattle (The Melvins opened). Great show.
  11. Standard member StTito
    The Mullverine
    08 Apr '09 19:02
    Originally posted by KazetNagorra
    I thought those two were full-time members of Melvins now?
    not full time. Incredible show when they play together though.
  12. Standard member uzless
    The So Fist
    20 Apr '09 19:43 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by Seitse
    Best grunge band or second best?
    Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream is the best album from that era imo. If they had added "Rhinocerous" from the Gish album it would be in my top 3 of all time.

    Nirvana's Smells like Teen spirit is the next best album from that era

    Both albums were amazing start to finish

    Soundgarden's Badmotorfinger was great too but had a few weak songs that drop it from the list.


    Now, if you want to narrow it down to one song, EVEN FLOW by Pearl Jam is when i knew the whole grunge scene was going to be massive. That song was so different than anything in the mainstream and after having gone though the smells like teen spirit thing, EVEN FLOW made you realize you were going to be a part of a movement that was just starting.

    I was at the CNE in Toronto and one of the carny's operating one of the rides just left EVEN FLOW on repeat and blasted it all day long. The next day i went to the mall and bought TEN and Badmotorfinger. :->

    Good times.
  13. Standard member Seitse
    Doug Stanhope
    20 Apr '09 19:51
    Ten from Pearl Jam is one of my top 5, lifetime. No questions asked.
  14. 20 Apr '09 20:09
    Originally posted by uzless
    Nirvana's Smells like Teen spirit is the next best album from that era
    Better edit fast.
  15. Standard member StTito
    The Mullverine
    20 Apr '09 21:23
    Originally posted by uzless
    Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream is the best album from that era imo. If they had added "Rhinocerous" from the Gish album it would be in my top 3 of all time.

    Nirvana's Smells like Teen spirit is the next best album from that era

    Both albums were amazing start to finish

    Soundgarden's Badmotorfinger was great too but had a few weak songs that drop ...[text shortened]... ng. The next day i went to the mall and bought TEN and Badmotorfinger. :->

    Good times.
    Man, Gish is the only decent album that overblown pompous excuse for a musician Billy ever did. And if your going for pure well rounded rock album Nevermind is it.(teen spirit was only a song)