A few years before the Grunge Era began, music was in a state of ” at least music was good before”. Then the “Seattle Sound” started turning heads with bands such as Nirvana and Pearl Jam, but lets take a look back a few years before. Grunge's roots can be traced to punk. You can say The Ramones or Black Flag, or from 1986's Deep Six Compilation album. The record featured multiple tracks by six bands: Green River, Soundgarden, Melvins, Malfunkshun, Skin Yard, and The U-Men.
Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, and Screaming Trees signed to major labels in the late 1980's and early 1990's to moderate success. Then came Nirvana. [Read more…]