Classic albums: the 1990’s

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Gary Moore‘s album Still Got The Blues (10 Records, 1990) gave blues rock a huge boost and was more proof for the versatility of the guitar hero (review).

 

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In the 1990’s grunge ruled the world. Temple Of The Dog‘s only album (A&M, 1990) is an essential link between some of the bands that stood at its beginning (review).

 

 

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Pearl Jam‘s debut CD Ten (Columbia, 1991) is another one of grunge’s essential albums (review). Although initially a bit overshadowed by Nirvana, the band’s enduring influence is probably bigger.

 

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Nirvana‘s second album Nevermind (Geffen, 1991) instantly made the underground become the new standard for years to come (review).

 

 

Skintrade‘s self-titled debut (Polydor, 1993) wasn’t a huge seller but is held in high esteem by most metal and hard rock reviewers because of the solid songwriting and execution.

 

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Huge talent Kenny Wayne Shepherd debuted at just 18 years old with Ledbetter Heights (Giant, 1995). It’s one of the best blues rock albums of the 1990’s (review).

 

 

 

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