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Post-grunge is a subgenre of alternative rock and hard rock that emerged in the mid-1990s as a derivative of grunge, using the sounds and aesthetic of grunge, but with a more commercially accessible tone. [1]

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About.com, also known as The About Group (formerly About Inc.), is an Internet-based network of content that publishes articles and videos about various subjects on its "topic sites," of which there are nearly 1,000.

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Acoustic guitar

An acoustic guitar is a guitar that produces sound acoustically—by transmitting the vibration of the strings to the air—as opposed to relying on electronic amplification (see Electric guitar).

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Addiction is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences.

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Aesthetics of music

In the pre-modern tradition, the aesthetics of music or musical aesthetics explored the mathematical and cosmological dimensions of rhythmic and harmonic organization.

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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress.

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Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1987 by guitarist and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and original lead vocalist Layne Staley.

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AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide service website.

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Alternative metal

Alternative metal (also known as alt-metal or hard alternative) is a style of rock music that usually combines elements of heavy metal with influences from its parent-genre alternative rock, and other genres not normally associated with metal.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s.

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Ashgate Publishing

Ashgate Publishing is an academic book and journal publisher based in Farnham (Surrey, United Kingdom).

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Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.

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Audioslave was an American rock supergroup formed in Los Angeles, California, in 2001 and disbanded in 2007.

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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Bass guitar

The bass guitar (also called electric bass, or simply bass) is a stringed instrument played primarily with the fingers or thumb, by plucking, slapping, popping, (rarely) strumming, tapping, thumping, or picking with a plectrum, often known as a pick.

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Bush (band)

Bush are a British rock band formed in London in 1992.

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Candlebox is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington.

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Collective Soul

Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia.

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Commercialism is the application of both manufacturing and consumption towards personal usage, or the practices, methods, aims, and spirit of free enterprise geared toward generating profit.

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Creed (band)

Creed is an American rock band, formed in 1993 in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Daily News (New York)

The Daily News is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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Dave Grohl

David Eric "Dave" Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and producer who is best known as the former drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the founder and frontman of the rock band Foo Fighters, of which he is the main songwriter, lead singer, and rhythm guitarist.

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Death of Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain, the lead singer of the American rock band Nirvana, was found dead at his home, located at 171 Lake Washington Boulevard East in Seattle, Washington, on April 8, 1994.

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Distortion (music)

Distortion and overdrive are "gain" effects used in amplified music, originally derived from the sound of a saturated vacuum-tube guitar amplifier, though they are produced in a variety of ways in the 2010s.

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Drum kit

A drum kit, drum set, trap set, or just drums is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player.

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ECW Press

ECW Press is a North American small press book publisher located in Toronto, Ontario.

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Electric guitar

An electric guitar is a guitar that uses a pickup to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical impulses.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Farnham is a town in Surrey, England, within the Borough of Waverley.

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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States.

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Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged during the mid-1980s in the American state of Washington, particularly in Seattle.

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The guitar is a popular musical instrument classified as a string instrument with anywhere from 4 to 18 strings, usually having 6.

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Hal Leonard Corporation

Hal Leonard Corporation is a United States music publishing company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker.

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Hard rock

Hard rock is a loosely defined subgenre of rock music which began in the mid-1960s, with the garage, psychedelic and blues rock movements.

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Incubus (band)

Incubus is an American rock band from Calabasas, California.

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Jagged Little Pill

Jagged Little Pill is the third studio album and international debut album by Canadian singer Alanis Morissette.

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Jangle pop

Jangle pop is a genre of alternative rock from the early-to-mid-1980s that "marked a return to the chiming or jangly guitars and pop melodies of the '60s", as exemplified by The Byrds, with electric twelve-string guitars and straightforward, power pop-inspired song structures.

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Jann Wenner

Jann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture biweekly Rolling Stone, as well as the current owner of Men's Journal and Us Weekly magazines.

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Kurt Cobain

Kurt Donald Cobain (February 20, 1967 – April 5, 1994) was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Nirvana.

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Layne Staley

Layne Thomas Staley (August 22, 1967 – April 5, 2002) was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987.

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List of post-grunge bands

This is an alphabetical list of rock music groups whose primary genre is post-grunge.

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Little, Brown and Company

Little, Brown and Company is an American publisher founded in 1837 by Charles Coffin Little and his partner, James Brown, and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by many of America's finest writers.

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Live (band)

Live (often typeset as LĪVE) is an American rock band from York, Pennsylvania, composed of Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass), Chad Gracey (drums), and Chris Shinn (vocals).

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Mainstream rock

Mainstream rock (also known as heritage rock) is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in the United States and Canada.

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Matchbox Twenty

Matchbox Twenty (originally spelled officially, and still sometimes known, as Matchbox 20) is an American rock band, formed in Orlando, Florida, in 1995.

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Melody Maker

Melody Maker was a British weekly pop/rock music newspaper, one of the world's earliest music weeklies (according to its publisher, IPC Media, the earliest).

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Milwaukee is the largest city in the State of Wisconsin, the 31st most populous city in the United States, and anchors the 39th most populous Metropolitan Statistical Area in the United States.

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MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.

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Music genre

A music genre is a conventional category that identifies some pieces of music as belonging to a shared tradition or set of conventions.

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Music of British Columbia

Popular music in British Columbia is strongly associated with the city of Vancouver.

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Music of California

In the United States, California is commonly associated with the film, music, and arts industries; there are numerous world-famous Californian musicians.

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Music of Ontario

As the Canadian province with the largest population, Ontario has a particularly prominent role in Canadian music.

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Musical ensemble

A musical ensemble, also known as a music group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, typically known by a distinct name.

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Nevermind is the second studio album by the American rock band Nirvana, released on September 24, 1991.

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Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band that was formed by singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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Nu metal

Nu metal (also known as new metal,, nü-metal, or) is a subgenre of alternative metal that fuses elements of heavy metal music with those of multiple other genres, most notably ones like hip hop, alternative rock, funk, and grunge.

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Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.

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Pop music

Pop music (a term that originally derives from an abbreviation of "popular") is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the Western world during the 1950s and 1960s, deriving from rock and roll.

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Pop punk

Pop punk (also known as punk-pop) is a fusion music genre that combines elements of punk rock with pop music to varying degrees.

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Puddle of Mudd

Puddle of Mudd is an American rock band, originally from Kansas City, Missouri.

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Rap rock

Rap rock is a music genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock.

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Record label

A record label is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Rock music

Rock music is a genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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Rovi Corporation is a company based in the United States whose patents, products, and technologies include copy protection, software licensing and "search recommendation" on devices such as set-top boxes, digital video recorders, TVs, and mobile and tablet devices.

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Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.

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Seether are a South African hard rock band founded in May 1999 in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Shinedown is an American hard rock band from Jacksonville, Florida, formed in 2001 and founded by members Brent Smith (vocals), Brad Stewart (bass), Jasin Todd (guitar), and Barry Kerch (drums).

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Silverchair were an Australian rock band, which formed in 1992 as Innocent Criminals in Merewether, Newcastle with the line-up of Ben Gillies on drums, Daniel Johns on vocals and guitars, and Chris Joannou on bass guitar.

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Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of both tonality and rhythm.

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Staind is an American rock band, formed in 1995 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Three Days Grace

Three Days Grace is a Canadian rock band formed in Norwood, Ontario in 1992, originally under the name Groundswell.

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UGO Networks

UGO Entertainment, Inc. was a website that provided coverage of online media in entertainment targeting males aged 18–34.

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Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest, or the North, is a region in the northern portion of the U.S. Census Bureau's Midwestern United States.

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York, Pennsylvania

York (Deitsch: Yarrick), known as the White Rose City (after the symbol of the House of York), is a city located in York County, Pennsylvania, United States, which is in the south-central region of the state.

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1990s in music

Popular music in the 1990s saw the continuation of teen pop and dance-pop trends which had emerged in the 1970s and 1980s.

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2 Tone (music genre)

2 Tone (or Two Tone) was a late-1970s ska revival in the United Kingdom led by Jerry Dammers and The Specials.

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2000s in music

This article includes an overview of the major events and trends in popular music in the 2000s.

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