The 1990s was a great decade for music, and also one of the craziest. Woodstock in the 90s was probably the most dangerous it has ever been: riots, naked people, fires it was all there. Lets remember the time when rock (grunge or otherwise) reigned, and some of the best bands to ever play.
Here’s my list of the best rock bands from the 1990s:
This band was one of the youngest in the 90s. Daniel Johns, the lead singer and guitarist was only 14 when they took off with their huge hit, “Israel’s Son.” His voice is so great and true to rock, you would’ve never known he was so young. He didn’t sound like Justin Bieber… Take a listen for yourself.
Formally known as Bush-X, this British rock band invaded the Western World in the early 90s. I still have the tape somewhere in my room with “Swallowed” on it, which was my favorite song at one time. While most kids these days know lead singer Gavin Rossdale as Gwen Stefani’s husband, he used to be cool once too back in the day. If Bush ever went back on tour and I would be there, sitting front row.
“Silver Lining” – Jessie J
Wow, talk about a feel good track! Jessie J belts it out in her new song “Silver Lining (Crazy About You),” which will appear on the soundtrack for the new Bradley Cooper movie Silver Linings Playbook. Jessie strays from her usual urban pop vibe with this ballad, but it really gives her a chance to showcases her incredible voice. With a pounding beat, this track is anything but soft, and it’s a great reminder to always cherish life and look on the bright side when you’re down. Silver Linings Playbook is in theatres Nov. 21.
“Young Wild Girls” – Bruno Mars
Oh, Bruno Mars… with your sweet, luscious voice that gives me goosebumps every time, your fedora hat perched ever so perfectly on that beautiful head of yours… what I would give to date you for a single day! But alas, I’m but a mere girl destined to be forever alone as I pine for you, hoping to someday be the young, wild girl you sing about. Pretty much, dear readers, Bruno Mars’ new track is perfect, heartfelt, and catchy as always. I approve. Pick up Mars’ new album Unorthodox Jukebox on Dec. 11.
“Bat For a Heart” – Ashlee Simpson Read more…
TMZ reports that Todd showed the pharmacist a text message on his phone saying he had a bomb, and that he demanded Oxycontin. He made away with 6 bottles of the medication.
Unfortunately his getaway was not well planned. Todd took off in a taxi, where police tracked the cab to the Comcast Center where Coheed and Cambria were set to open for Soundgarden.
Todd was arrested and is being held on $10,000 bail and will be arraigned Monday morning. He is being charged with armed robbery and unlawful possession of prescription narcotics.
Luckily for Soundgarden, this was the last show they were scheduled to play with Coheed and Cambria.
That’s right, The Strokes are back in full force. The band has confirmed that they will be headlining Lollapalooza this summer, as well as releasing a new album in September, reports CHARTattack. So, if you are looking for tickets, better hurry up.
Lead singer, Julian Casablancas, said that he and his fellow Strokes would be topping the bill on one of the festival’s three dates. Lollapalooza takes place at Chicago’s Grant Park, from August 6th to 8th.
Other acts that are rumoured to be playing the festival this year include; Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, Soundgarden and Green Day. But, the line up has yet to be announced.
“The 12-year break is over and school is back in session,” Cornell wrote. “Sign up now. Knights of the Soundtable ride again!”
Billboard is also reporting that the band is currently entertaining a variety of offers to play some festivals in the coming year. So chances are if you live in North America, you will be able to see the boys live.