The 90’s produced so many musical epiphanies and so many different musical styles. In the genre of rock, there were many bands who ruled the music scene during the 90’s and these bands have become some of the many pillars of Rock and Roll music. These top 5 bands are the truly influential bands of the 90’s and their music has become very well-known throughout the world. Even today, they are still deeply remembered.
Here is our list of the best bands from the 90’s:
5. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
This band has become one of the most widely revered bands of all time. Their wild and crazy antics during the 90’s made them one of the best and most entertaining bands in the history of music. Their crazy music videos and incredible stage presence formed them as one of the most unique bands ever. Their ability to be flexible with their songs also made them a very catchy band that almost every rock fan can relate to. They can kill with sad songs and they can shred with fast and fun songs. The 90’s music scene was defined with the help of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
If there would have been a British invasion in the form of music during the 90’s, then Oasis would definitely be the cause of it. Oasis made such huge hits as Champagne Supernova, Don’t Look Back in Anger and their most popular song that ruled one year in the 90’s, Wonderwall. The Gallagher brothers and their great bandmates created music that many people related to and which made them international superstars.
3. Smashing Pumpkins
Billy Corgan and the band supported the revolution of the early 90’s, which was grunge music. They created music that definitely clicked with the lovers of the genre. With their dark look and Corgan’s bald head, the Smashing Pumpkins definitely brought a different look to the table. Their music and Corgan’s voice mixed well, creating a very hooking form of sound that definitely got a lot of people’s heads banging.
2. Pearl Jam
One of the pioneers of grunge music, Pearl Jam is one of the most well-renowned bands of all time. With Eddie Vedder leading with the vocals, Pearl Jam created music that was embraced by so many rock and roll enthusiasts. They are one of the bands who transpired from Seattle and took the seat of rock and roll royalty during the 90’s. Their popularity was as huge as it can get with so many big hits to their name. They also earned many awards ranging from MTV up to the Grammys. Indeed, Pearl Jam has become one of the best that rock and roll ever produced.
Kurt Cobain and the trio of Nirvana helped define the rock music of the 90’s. They rose from Seattle as one of the pioneers of grunge music and took their act into the mainstream. With so many big hits as Smells Like Teen Spirit and Lithium, Nirvana put grunge music at the top of the heap. Their awesome sound left us together with the memories of the late Kurt Cobain. It’s just too bad that Kurt can’t be here and see how much he influenced rock and roll music. Nirvana, a word and a band that always comes to mind when speaking of the decade of 90’s music.
Article by: James Brown