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I say yes Pearl Jam was better and SoundGarden hell the combo of the 2 as Temple of the Dog was better, I mean who wanted to listen to ball baby, my life sucks even though I am rich as hell music? Discuss
Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
1000x yes. Cobain would barely play guitar. His lyrics are not nearly as profound as his fanboys make them out to be.
I agree, but Misty and Maury are gonna be upset with you.
Cobain never sold out. Unlike 95% of most the bands today including Pearl Jam who pushes their political beliefs.
"I thought this was a concert, not some Ralph Nader fund raising event." -me
"It is a concert bro, but you gotta help fight the cause against the machine" -some hemp wearing hippie
"Nah, I came to listen to music." -me
Cobain and Layne Staley dominated the greatest generation of rock. I'll take those two over Eddie Vedder & Cris Cornell any day.
This post was edited by fuisu 10 months ago
Of course he didn't,he didn't live long enough to sell out. And it lasted like 15 seconds hard to call it a generation, Layne Staley was awesome but a moron that also took his own life with his addiction, and might I add was also better than Nirvana. Nirvana had like 3 good songs I mean come on get with it.
Also how can you disrespect the founding father of grunge?
Nirvana blossomed cause they had to. Look at the bands they had to look up to? The people they had to look up to were garbage, in fact I would consider it the worst era of rock music. Rock was dead, nirvana brought it back & with out cheap gimmicks or selling out for radio play.
Then again if you think Nirvana sucks, you probably think Van Halen's JUMP was a great rock song.....
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by fuisu 10 months ago
3 good songs?
Dude you need to listen to their albums. Bleach killed it with their strong instruments. Nevermind had some of the best lyrical music ever written. Insecticide is a hidden gem that broke away from mold without selling out. In Utero was something completely different before. Unplugged in New York is the best unplugged album ever made and its not even debatable.
Each album was different and they didnt sell out doing so.
I could list 3 great songs from each album easily that you wouldn't argue with. Also while I loved Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Audioslave.... you should watch their live shows. They suck, it's bad and sounds horrible. Look up Nirvana's live shows, it didnt matter where or when, they still sounded good.
Well if you think 80's sucked why is it back and why did it last 10 times longer than grunge and is still going? Do you hear grunge anymore...nope it left like it came, quickly. And I still say they had 3 good songs that is it, and I think they sucked live, other than good instrumentals which Cobain hardly had anything to do with. You are obviously a fan and that is cool I have no issues with that, but millions of people think otherwise. And no Jump is not a song I really care for, I like all sorts of music for 80's to grunge to heavy metal and well any sort of rock really, and Nirvana is just over rated that is all there is to it.
Dude I get it, you think Poison was a good band.... crank up that "every rose has its thorn". I'm sure the reason why you still hear them is because the guy at your tailgate or in charge of the radio at work grew up during the 80's rock so there for he has the controls.
You know you're right....
Many would argue that Chris Cornell was the father of the Seattle grunge movement as opposed to Cobain.
Music is soooo subjective, and I will never blast people for their tastes, but if I had to pick the most overrated band (overrated, not necessarily "bad"), it would be The Grateful Dead. Never got it, never will.
I actually like some folk music, but I will never understand how this band became cultural icons with such a huge following. If I'm going to listen to that genre, give me Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young anyday.
Nervana sucks plus the coward kilt himself i licj band like train
In terms of quality of music I think they're a bit overrated. In terms of their impact on music and our culture as whole, no way.
2/10 please try again
Yea, Kurt should never have killed himself. It would've been soooo cool to see him sing at the halftime Super Bowl show. It would've been sweet to watch him argue with Donald Trump during "The Apprentice". It would've been great to watch him on "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew". I know Kurt would've had an awesome twitter account. He would've dominated Bret Michaels viewers for a season of "Rock of Love". Hell I'm sure if Kurt Cobain was around Steven Tyler would be out of a job on American Idol. I bet he would've done a sweet duo with Justin Beiber at the grammy's.
-said no one, ever
I agree with that but their music is way over rated, and Fu you have no idea who I like, but Bret still sells out all his shows as well as poison for 100 bucks a pop so they must be doing something right, no matter what I think about him or Poison that is the truth. Maybe they can get Nirvana back together with a Cobain hologram and see how it does.
That all sounds awesome who r u kidding,except the Beiber part
I wouldn't say way overrated. I think Cobain's guitar ability is the biggest thing that gets oversold.
You know nothing now zip it
life is better than death ... suicide ... weak
I'm not a fan of 80's arena rock, so to the OP, I think ACDC is the most overrated band of all time.
On the subject of Nirvana and grunge, I was a little late to the party before I was mature enough to understand this period of rock, so I missed all the hype, MTV, and critics opinions and have simply just listened to the music and appreciate what I hear. I love everything about Grunge from Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Sound Garden, and Stone Temple Pilots. Somebody can correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe any of those bands were sellouts? Pearl Jam is also one of the last bands I must see before I die. I have a chance while in Chicago this summer, but I'm not sure if the price is right.
Foo Fighters might be more overrated. Probably a lot of other bands too.
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