Is grunge really a genre?

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XsInMyEyes
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Re: Is grunge really a genre?

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The descriptor “grunge” I bestow unto rock music that ...
> is too heavy/dark/slow to be punk
> is too minimalist to be metal
> is embellished by melancholia
... this has Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and early Soundgarden at least down to a tee.. but the next steps are those of the critics... I entrust them with the duty of dishing out this adjectival-noun ...
I miss the comfort in being sad. Drive away and its the same, everywhere death row everyone’s a victim. It's hard to start things over, You can feel the fire around us, All the time

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