I think that Grunge was probably the last major radical force in Rock Music!
With Rock N’ Roll having been formed out of the best bits of some of America’s most historically iconic genre’s, it seems most fitting that after its conception, Rock music birthed a plethora of sub-genres. From Glam Rock to Folk Rock, Punk Rock to Alternative Rock, there is a niche of Rock N’ Roll for just about any music listener. At the top of this list, ranking as possibly one of the most popular, or at least amongst the highly significant, is Grunge Rock.
When exploring this unique musical nook, it may be best to begin by examining its title.
The Oxford English Dictionary defines “grunge” as:
A general term of disparagement for someone or something that is repugnant or odious, unpleasant, or dull; also, dirt, grime.
Similarly, in regard to this word as a genre of music, the OED states:
A style of rock music characterized by a raucous…
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