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Old 12-03-2012, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by PVH5150 View Post
I could care less that Nirvana killed hair metal. What drives me crazy about them is the fact that everyone thinks they were a revolution & Cobain was the voice of a generation, etc. As far as the whole grunge scene goes, they were awful. Alice In Chains, Soundgarden & Pearl Jam were all vastly superior.
That's a weird thing to say. Sure, Nirvana were the most "iconic" of those bands, but it's not like Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, and Pearl Jam languished in obscurity.

I feel like when it comes to Nirvana, people see their opinion of a band, not the one that actually existed. Their early stuff was noisy and kind of dumb for the most part, but Nevermind and In Utero are highly polished, well-written rock albums.

And please don't come at me with that "Kurt's lyrics were stupid/made no sense," because I will find a dozen examples from your favorite metal bands that are far more idiotic.
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