Category: Grunge

Stone Temple Pilots – Purple

Stone Temple Pilots – Purple       Stephen Thomas Erlewine: ‘Stone Temple Pilots had hits with Core, but they got no respect. They suffered a barrage of savage criticism and it must have hurt, since their second effort seems a conscious effort to distinguish themselves as a band not indebted to grunge. That didn’t […]

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Clutch – Clutch

Clutch – Clutch Clutch is the second full-length album by rock band Clutch. It was released in May 1995 on East West Records and is the band’s best-selling album to date with total sales in the US at over 200,000 copies. The album is considered a staple of the 90’s stoner rock scene. If you […]

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Soundgarden – Superunknown

Soundgarden – Superunknown Steve Huey: ‘Soundgarden’s finest hour, Superunknown is a sprawling, 70-minute magnum opus that pushes beyond any previous boundaries. Soundgarden had always loved replicating Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath riffs, but Soundgarden – Superunknown’s debt is more to mid-period Zep’s layered arrangements and sweeping epics. Their earlier punk influences are rarely detectable, replaced […]

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Pearl Jam – Ten

      Pearl Jam – Ten is the debut studio album by the American rock band Pearl Jam, released on August 27, 1991 through Epic Records. Following the disbanding of bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard’s previous group Mother Love Bone, the two recruited vocalist Eddie Vedder, guitarist Mike McCready, and drummer Dave […]

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