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Capitol Hill’s (smaller than you might think) place in grunge music history
With KCMU KEXP in full nostalgia mode to mark the 20th anniversary of the release of Nirvana’s Nevermind, CHS thought it might an appropriate time to spin around the Hill and recount Capitol Hill’s role in the birth of grunge. Just one problem.
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Grunge Musician Deaths: Don’t Worry, Eddie Vedder Is Fine
Those who grew up in the 1990s or who were just fans of grunge, lamented that Cornell now joins a list of music icons – especially vocalists – from that era who have died too young. The grunge artists died of suicide and from drug overdoses …
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Dave Grohl: ‘Grunge never went away’
Foo Fighters mainman claims grunge music never died in Reddit fan Q&A Foo Fighters‘ Dave Grohl has claimed grunge music has never died in a Reddit fan AMA (Ask Me Anything). The former Nirvana drummer was asked by a fan, who goes by the name of …
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Joy to the World! Hot Press chat to Dublin grunge rockers Oh Joy

Joy to the World! Hot Press chat to Dublin grunge rockers Oh Joy
They take a more melodic route than typical early 90’s grunge, and offer something quite aggressive … Perhaps, for the guys, it was interesting to see an outside party’s take on music that they own and are inherently close to.
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In Defense of Post-Grunge Music
Component is a section of Aux.Out. for one-off pieces, special editorials, and lost orphans of the music discussion. Today, Sasha Geffen talks about her relationship with Post-Grunge, and how it might be overlooked as both nostalgic and useful music.
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Grunge: A Success Story
Grunge stuck, maybe because it so vividly evoked both the black … “Kurt Cobain was just too lazy to shampoo,” said Charles Cross, the editor of the Seattle music monthly The Rocket, talking about Nirvana’s lead singer. Mr. Cobain’s matted sheep-dog …
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Famous Grunge Singer’s New Hair Color Will Blow Your Mind

Famous Grunge Singer’s New Hair Color Will Blow Your Mind
And he said, ‘Oh.’ It was Mark Lanegan. I didn’t know anything about the Screaming Trees, I didn’t know anything about his music at all, but we all talked for awhile. He’s a great guy – intimidating, some would say, but it was a nice way to get …
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Five Iconic Landmarks to Visit Before Seeing Seattle’s Grunge Musical
To get some insider perspective, we asked local writer, and the brains behind Seattle’s Grunge: Redux walking tour, Eric E. Magnuson, for his guide to Seattle’s essential music venues. Here’s where to make a pilgrimage before booking Grunge …
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It’s almost the anniversary of the NYT grunge story
When did grunge become grunge? Perhaps there’s no one band or event that someone could point to that launched the music phenomenon, but most likely it was sometime before The New York Times got wind of it. In 1992, when the paper came a-knockin’, trying to …
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Discover your home for the best ’90s grunge rock & alternative music
Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to email (Opens in new window) If you like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alanis Morissette, Smashing Pumpkins, Stone Temple …
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Local Music with Tornado Bait and their “Grunge Grass” on Coast Live
HAMPTON, Va – Tornado Bait (tornadobait.club) brings their ‘grunge grass’ musical experience to our studio as they get ready to kick off the the Hampton History Museum’s Front Porch Music Series. The Hampton History Museum is located at 120 Old …
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Valley Show Girl: Luthier’s Unplugged: Metal, Grunge, and Singer/Songwriter Action
Boston grunge band Swivel, which is currently touring with City of … The unending support system in the music scene is heartwarming and incredible. Hearing metal songs orchestrated acoustically, it’s almost as if you’re hearing them for the first …
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