The term “grunge rock” has never been properly defined. Some consider it a subgenre of alternative rock music that emerged in the late 1980s around Seattle. Only a few immigrants from this state have identified themselves with this subgenre, but many of these groups remain incredibly popular to this day.
On November 13, Soundgarden released their first album in sixteen years. Rolling Stone decided this was the right time to interview readers of the music genre in order to identify the best grunge albums of all time.
10. Mudhoney – Superfuzz Bigmuff
When the Green River rock band broke up in 1987, bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard continued to form Mother Love Bone, which became Pearl Jam after the death of lead singer Andrew Wood. Continue reading
How, why did a new style of music come about, how did it all begin?
It all started with the fact that in 1920 the Soviet engineer L. Tremen invented a new musical instrument theremin. It was arranged as follows: the pitch changed by approaching the antenna or removing the performer’s hand from it. The desire to use electricity in music encouraged inventors to come up with unusual instruments with fancy names – emiriton, trautonium, and violen. In the thirties, the first electric guitars appeared. But they probably have nothing in common with a modern electric guitar, except for the belt on which it is hung. And it was difficult to call those instruments an electric guitar. Just because of the urge to somehow isolate the guitar in the orchestra, to make its sound louder, a pickup was attached to the acoustic guitar. Continue reading