Poll: Music in the 90s overall - good or bad?
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View poll results: Music in the 90s overall - good or bad?
Good
72 80%
Bad
7 8%
Meh/don't care/don't know/cake/pie
11 12%
Voters: 90.
#1
Don't know if this is the right forum to post this - but recently I've been thinking where this myth about there being no good music in the 90s come from.

Where does it come from? Most of my favorite music was made in the 90s.

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#2
People actually think there's no good music from the 90's? They should listen to Soundgarden, Rage Against the Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Smashing Pumpkins, Guns N Roses(Use Your Illusion albums) then.
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#3
i think they're refering to the 80's, but even then there was some good stuff. It's the clothing and cocaine that was a disgrace
#4
Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Radiohead, Alice in Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Jeff Buckley, Rage Against the Machine, Tool, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stone Temple Pilots...I could go on but its bedtime.
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#5
I'm gonna say bad mostly, but there was some good music. ^^
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I'm gonna say bad mostly, but there was some good music. ^^

I'd love to hear reasons :P
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#7
It's been said, but: Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Rage, Tool, RHCP, STP, GNR, Metallica, etc.

Plus a lot of just fun music, not really "good" especially by elitist guitarist standards, but take stuff like Sugar Ray, Third Eye Blind, Green Day (before they sucked), Fastball, Counting Crows and tell me you don't like it...you can't.
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#9
The only time when music has gone slower than usual is when lypsyncing started being used in that show with that guy. It was a show were kids would dance and famous artists would "perform" their new single. The host was some guy who was sued with Alan Freed.
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#10
Soundgarden and Tool make it good enough. And there were many more good bands along with them.
#11
Pavement, all the Kinsella bands, Get Up Kids, Saetia, Promise Ring, and so much more. I'd say a pretty good decade for music.
#12
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Well it's all a matter of opinion, but it seemed to me that the 90's was mostly rap and pop music which I don't like. Tool, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, so on ect. are good.
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#13
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Well it's all a matter of opinion, but it seemed to me that the 90's was mostly rap and pop music which I don't like. Tool, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, so on ect. are good.



There was just as much rock/alternative/grunge/metal as there was rap and hip hop. Hell, maybe even more. You just have to know who they were.
#14
Well, I'd like to hear more than just band names. ^_^

I'll toss in my opinion, then. Most of the best death and black metal was spawned around the early 90s - Death, Entombed, Carcass, Morbid Angel, Emperor, Dissection, Dimmu Borgir, Meshuggah and oh yes, Opeth. I think this was the start of the whole sinister guitar sound era, with lots of harmonic minor and double harmonic stuff - and while it can seem overused in today's metal, I think it was very well used then. The chart music was awful of course, but no worse than it was in the 80s.
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#15
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There was just as much rock/alternative/grunge/metal as there was rap and hip hop. Hell, maybe even more. You just have to know who they were.


Don't like grunge, and I've always leaned more towards classic than modern rock. You have a point though.
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There was just as much rock/alternative/grunge/metal as there was rap and hip hop. Hell, maybe even more. You just have to know who they were.

What he said, although I don't think the alternative rock was very "underground". Just look at Nirvana and R.E.M. and many others...
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#17
I quite liked it. Lot of good one hit wonders on the radio. Plus all the bands mentioned above..and Radiohead.
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#18
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Don't like grunge, and I've always leaned more towards classic than modern rock. You have a point though.



Well yea if you don't like the modern alternative style, you won't like the 90's. I can't stand that hair-metal crap from the 80's and therefor don't like the 80's that much. The 80's were still one of the most influential decades for music, however. That's when metal began thriving.
#19
Some damn good emo came out of the 90s. SDRE, Cap'n Jazz, Promise Ring, Get Up Kids, American Football, Texas Is Reason, etc... Some of my favorite bands ever. Also Pavement and The Pixies own. There a more elaborate post.
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#20
Quote by shakes23
Well it's all a matter of opinion, but it seemed to me that the 90's was mostly rap and pop music which I don't like. Tool, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, so on ect. are good.

Most of the Rap and some of the pop was still better than today.

Was music overall good? That's opinion. Was music better than now? Yes, that's my opinion, but that makes it fact.
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#21
Radiohead

Nine Inch Nails

RHCP

Soundgarden

Tool


And what about bands that weren't grunge or hard rock/metal? Counting Crows? Gin Blossoms? Goo goo dolls?

The 90's were filled with great music.
#23
Yea 90's is actually my favorite when I think about it.

I wonder how big blues would have been in the 90's had SRV not died.
#24
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#25
Good, IMO.

One of the better decades of music in the past 50 years, both in terms of non-mainstream music and mainstream music.
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#28
plenty of good stuff in the 90's. Rage Against the Machine, Weezer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Rancid, Wu-Tang Clan, and plenty more.
#29
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That was actually the first band that popped into my head when I saw the thread, since I've been listening to them a lot lately.

Carcass, also. And how could we forget about the creation of the almighty Opeth?

Metal had a lot of great stuff come about.
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#31
the 90's had great music
i don't think Tool is a reason why the 90's had great music.
that's just me though
#32
Nirvana, RATM, I think those were pretty damn good
IMHO 90s had a lot better music than whats out there now (new bands anyways)
#33
Machine Heads mighty Burn My Eyes album

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