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    is this really a debate? i'll let you gals decide.

    do you think alternative music (i.e. grunge, punk, emo, etc.) will earn it's way into the classics? are there any alternative bands you consider having earned legendary status?

    If alternative music is considered classic or legendary, does that take away from it's unconventional appeal?
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    Wasnt elvis alternative?

    .... or at least.... a HUGE controversy... and i think we all know where HE stands now
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    I think it depends on your view of "legendary". I think some grunge bands are already there. Nirvana and STP immediately come to mind as alternative "legends". Of course that's just my opionion, but they were among the first that I recall that made the grunge scene big. We can't forget Sublime...what would Lou Dog say?

    I don't think it takes away from unconventional appeal to be recognized as any given genre's legends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Becca View Post
    I think it depends on your view of "legendary". I think some grunge bands are already there. Nirvana and STP immediately come to mind as alternative "legends". Of course that's just my opionion, but they were among the first that I recall that made the grunge scene big. We can't forget Sublime...what would Lou Dog say?

    I don't think it takes away from unconventional appeal to be recognized as any given genre's legends.

    That was exactly what I was going to say Nirvana is still one of my all time favorite bands
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    Quote Originally Posted by Becca View Post
    I think it depends on your view of "legendary". I think some grunge bands are already there. Nirvana and STP immediately come to mind as alternative "legends". Of course that's just my opionion, but they were among the first that I recall that made the grunge scene big. We can't forget Sublime...what would Lou Dog say?

    I don't think it takes away from unconventional appeal to be recognized as any given genre's legends.
    I agree! And add in Pearl Jam too! Many current musicians, whether alternative or not, utilize bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam as influences.
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    i would agree with you whole heartedly, i was just wondering if i was the only one with this viewpoint. bands i consider legendary include nirvana, STP, and smashing pumpkins. honestly, i love sublime, but i dont consider them legendary. any others?
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    oh yes yes pearl jam too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rileysmom View Post
    I agree! And add in Pearl Jam too! Many current musicians, whether alternative or not, utilize bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam as influences.
    Pearl Jam too I'd venture to say Live.. but I know they werent quite as big as the others.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Becca View Post
    I think it depends on your view of "legendary". I think some grunge bands are already there. Nirvana and STP immediately come to mind as alternative "legends". Of course that's just my opionion, but they were among the first that I recall that made the grunge scene big. We can't forget Sublime...what would Lou Dog say?

    I don't think it takes away from unconventional appeal to be recognized as any given genre's legends.
    ditto that.

    bands like nirvana and pearl jam have pretty much already reached that. and what about U2, would that be considered "alternative"?

    all music has its place in history. even the spice girls.
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    Ooooh yes, Smashing Pumpkins is another good one. I personally think that Sublime is legendary... NIN isn't really legendary, but is a great influence and has such a distinct sound. A lot of other bands have worked with them too... Rage Against the Machine had a very powerful impact with music and politics. They are back together and concerts sold out instantly!
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