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100 alternative bands that define the 90's

Found these 100 bands & solo artists with the help of 3 songs taken from their most 90's iconic album (criteria based on influence, impact, pioneering, fame or sells). This list includes some 80's (former alternative) top selling behemoths that successfully adapted to the decade. Quiz encompassing alternative, indie, britpop, shoegaze, grunge, various metal genres, fusion/crossover, trip-hop and a hint of electro and hip-hop.
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Band
90
Stop! • Been Caught Stealing • Classic Girl
JANE'S ADDICTION • Ritual De Lo Habitual
90
Styrofoam • Repeater • Turnover
FUGAZI • Repeater
90
War Ensemble • Dead Skin Mask • Blood Red
SLAYER • Seasons In The Abyss
90
Kinky Afro • Step On • Loose Fit
HAPPY MONDAYS • Pills 'N' Thrills & Bellyaches
90
Hangar 18 • Holy Wars • Lucretia
MEGADETH • Rust In Peace
90
Seagull • Kaleidoscope • Nowhere
RIDE • Nowhere
90
Halo • Enjoy The Silence • World In My Eyes
DEPECHE MODE • Violator
90
You Can't Bring Me Down • Alone • Lost Again
SUICIDAL TENDENCIES • Lights Camera Revolution
90
Heaven Or Las Vegas • Iceblink Luck • Fotzepolitic
COCTEAU TWINS • Heaven Or Las Vegas
91
Only Shallow • To Here Knows When • Soon
MY BLOODY VALENTINE • Loveless
91
Lithium • Come As You Are • Territorial Pissings
NIRVANA • Nevermind
91
Of Wolf And Man • The Unforgiven • Sad But True
METALLICA • s/t
91
Trompe Le Monde • Alec Eiffel • U-Mass
PIXIES • Trompe Le Monde
91
Even Flow • Porch • Jeremy
PEARL JAM • Ten
91
Suck My Kiss • Give It Away • Funky Monks
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS • Blood Sugar Sex Magik
91
Movin' On Up • Higher Than The Sun • Damaged
PRIMAL SCREAM • Screamadelica
91
By Demons Be Driven • Walk • Fucking Hostile
PANTERA • Vulgar Display Of Power
91
Ultra Violet (Light My Way) • Zoo Station • The Fly
U2 • Achtung Baby
91
Crucify • Winter • Little Earthquakes
TORI AMOS • Little Earthquakes
92
Godsmack • Angry Chair • Would?
ALICE IN CHAINS • Dirt
92
Dame Chance • Gasoline Man • Skinflowers
THE YOUNG GODS • T.V. Sky
92
So Damn Cool • Neighbor • Cats in the Cradle
UGLY KID JOE • America's Least Wanted
92
Bruise Violet • Won't Tell • Handsome & Gretel
BABES IN TOYLAND • Fontanelle
92
Wargasm • Pretend We're Dead • Everglade
L7 • Bricks Are Heavy
92
Dead & Bloated • Plush • Creep
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS • Core
92
Out There • On The Way • Start Choppin
DINOSAUR JR. • Where You Been
92
Open • A Letter To Elise • Friday I'm In Love
THE CURE • Wish
92
Crème Brûlée • Youth Against Fascism • 100%
SONIC YOUTH • Dirty
92
Bombtrack • Freedom • Killing In The Name
RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE • s/t
92
Caffeine • Be Aggressive • Crack Hitler
FAITH NO MORE • Angel Dust
92
Evil Dick • KKK Bitch • Cop Killer
BODY COUNT • s/t
92
Drive • Man On The Moon • Everybody Hurts
REM • Automatic For The People
92
N.W.O • Jesus Built My Hotrod • Psalm 69
MINISTRY • ΚΕΦΑΛΗΞΘ
93
Snap Your Fingers... • Broken Peace • Cut-Rate
PRONG • Cleansing
93
Night Goat • Joan Of Arc • Hooch
MELVINS • Houdini
93
So Young • Animal Nitrate • Metal Mickey
SUEDE • s/t
93
Sing • When The Sun Hits • Souvlaki Space Station
SLOWDIVE • Souvlaki
93
Territory • Biotech Is Godzilla • Refuse/Resist
SEPULTURA • Chaos A.D.
93
I Wanna Get High • Legalize It • Insane In The Brain
CYPRESS HILL • Black Sunday
93
Speedway • Now My Heart Is Full • Billy Budd
MORRISSEY • Vauxhall And I
93
Saints • No Aloha • Cannonball
THE BREEDERS • Last Splash
93
Bob • My Name Is Mud • Mr. Krinkle
PRIMUS • Pork Soda
94
Albatross • Clean My Wounds • Deliverance
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY • Deliverance
94
Corpus Christi Carol • Lilac Wine • Grace
JEFF BUCKLEY • Grace
94
Do You Love Me? • Red Right Hand • Loverman
NICK CAVE & THE BAD SEEDS • Let Love In
94
Black Hole Sun • Spoonman • Limo Wreck
SOUNDGARDEN • Superunknown
94
Cut Your Hair • Range Life • Gold Soundz
PAVEMENT • Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
94
Davidian • Old • Blood For Blood
MACHINE HEAD • Burn My Eyes
94
Cornered • How It Is • Tales From The Hard Side
BIOHAZARD • State Of The World Address
94
Xynobis • Crush My Soul • Mantra
GODFLESH • Selfless
94
Sour Times • Pedestal • Glory Box
PORTISHEAD • Dummy
94
London Loves • Clover Over Dover • Parklife
BLUR • Parklife
94
Pulling Teeth • Longview • Basket Case
GREEN DAY • Dookie
94
Isolation • Die Laughing • Nowhere
THERAPY? • Troublegum
94
Super-Charger Heaven • I, Zombie • Electric Head
WHITE ZOMBIE • Astro-Creep: 2000
94
Sure Shot • Root Down • Sabotage
BEASTIE BOYS • Ill Communication
94
Blind • Clown • Faget
KORN • s/t
94
Violet • Doll Parts • Rock Star
HOLE • Live Through This
94
Buddy Holly • Undone - The Sweater Song • Holiday
WEEZER • s/t (The Blue Album)
94
Come Out And Play • Self Esteem • Gotta Get Away
THE OFFSPRING • Smash
94
Wilma's Rainbow • Biscuits For Smut • Milquetoast
HELMET • Betty
94
Faster • She Is Suffering • Revol
MANIC STREET PREACHERS • The Holy Bible
94
Mathematics Of Chaos • Exorcism • Millenium
KILLING JOKE • Pandemonium
94
Heresy • Closer • Hurt
NINE INCH NAILS • The Downward Spiral
95
Hallo Spaceboy • Hearts Filthy Lesson • The Motel
DAVID BOWIE • 1. Outside
95
Demanufacture • Replica • Pisschrist
FEAR FACTORY • Demanufacture
95
Bends • Desert Search For Techno Allah • Platypus
MR. BUNGLE • Disco Volante
95
Vow • Supervixen • Stupid Girl
GARBAGE • s/t
95
Morning Glory • Roll With It • Wonderwall
OASIS • (What's The Story) Morning Glory?
95
Common People • Bar Italia • Disco 2000
PULP • Different Class
95
Mansize Rooster • Alright • Caught By The Fuzz
SUPERGRASS • I Should Coco
95
C'Mon Billy • Down By The Water • The Dancer
PJ HARVEY • To Bring You My Love
95
Tonight, Tonight • Bullet With Butterfly Wings • 1979
THE SMASHING PUMPKINS • Mellon Collie...
95
Seasons • Lost At 22 • Ugly
LIFE OF AGONY • Ugly
95
Time Bomb • Ruby Soho • Roots Radicals
RANCID • ...And Out Come The Wolves
95
Connection • Vaseline • Stutter
ELASTICA • s/t
95
Hell Is Round The Corner • Feed Me • Ponderosa
TRICKY • Maxinquaye
96
Aeon • Locust Star • Purify
NEUROSIS • Through Silver In Blood
96
Hooker With A Penis • Stinkfist • Forty Six & 2
TOOL • Ænima
96
Tourniquet • Deformography • Man That You Fear
MARILYN MANSON • Antichrist Superstar
96
Green Man • Die With Me • My Girlfriend's Girlfriend
TYPE O NEGATIVE • October Rust
96
The New Pollution • Hotwax • Devils Haircut
BECK • Odelay
96
Peek 824545201 • Yellow Calx • Fingerbib
APHEX TWIN • Richard D. James Album
97
Jóga • All Is Full Of Love • Hunter
BJÖRK • Homogenic
97
Exit Music (For A Film) • Lucky • Karma Police
RADIOHEAD • OK Computer
97
Mascara • Headup • Be Quiet And Drive
DEFTONES • Around The Fur
97
Dead Flag Blues • East Hastings • Providence
GODSPEED YOU BLACK EMPEROR! • F♯ A♯ ∞
97
Smack My Bitch Up • Funky Shit • Firestarter
THE PRODIGY • The Fat Of The Land
97
Bück Dich • Tier • Engel
RAMMSTEIN • Sehnsucht
97
Monkey Wrench • Everlong • My Hero
FOO FIGHTERS • The Colour And The Shape
97
Sonnet • Bitter Sweet Symphony • Lucky Man
THE VERVE • Urban Hymns
98
Every You Every Me • The Crawl • Pure Morning
PLACEBO • Without You I'm Nothing
98
Inertia Creeps • Risingson • Teardrop
MASSIVE ATTACK • Mezzanine
98
Right Here Right Now • Acid 8000 • Praise You
FATBOY SLIM • You've Come A Long Way, Baby
98
Dragula • Superbeast • Living Dead Girl
ROB ZOMBIE • Hellbilly Deluxe
98
New Noise • Refused Party Program • Bruitist Pome
REFUSED • The Shape Of Punk To Come
99
Mutt • All The Small Things • What's My Age Again?
BLINK-182 • Enema Of The State
99
(Sic) • Surfacing • Wait And Bleed
SLIPKNOT • Slipknot
99
Bodyrock • Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad? • 7
MOBY • Play
99
Music: Response • Hey Boy Hey Girl • Surrender
THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS • Surrender
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