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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...

80s - Tesla
90s - Gin Blossoms


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Cdawg
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Did they do anything other than Birds Fly?

Evangeline was a good tune.


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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
Under-appreciated during the 1980's was the Replacements. I think that they are widely regarded as influential these days, but very few people knew who they were (at least in the South) when they were still a band.

Others:
Grant Lee Buffalo 1990's
Doves 1990's
Camper Van Beethoven 1980's
Social Distortion - 1990's
That Petrol Emotion - 1980's
Echo and the Bunneymen - 1980's
Let's Active - 1980's
Superchunk - 1990's

I still listen to all of this stuff, but I also like so many new bands these days. It is so easy to find new music that suits my tastes compared to how hard it was back in the 1980s and 1990s.


AlxTgr
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Solid


tokenBoiler
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The Mekons

possibly the greatest band in the history of music that no one has ever heard of, despite putting out more than 20 albums from the 70's on.



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Doves 1990's


i have friend who still swears that "last broadcast" is what got him through rehab.

the damned never seem to get enough love. maybe because they changed up styles so often, but their 70's punk stuff is some of the best and the 80's stuff is occasionally great.

melody lee


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TFTC
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The Mekons


I heart the Mekons

Got to see Jon Langford a couple of years ago at Chickie Wah Wah... it was great!

A lot of great bands mentioned hear... nice to see some love for Superchunk!


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nice to see some love for Superchunk!
I still get Superchunk, Superdrag and Supergrass mixed up. Who Sucked Out The Feeleeeeen?!?!


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windshieldman
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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
Tesla


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If you like punk, check out the US Times, I Wanna go to London


I can't count the number of times I saw them live in Baton Rouge back in the 80's. The first band I ever slam danced to, at the Chimes, with all my college buddies. Epic band, Gino was badass.

About a year ago I found a site that had both their albums for download for $10 each. It was like finding a lost friend.


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Riot

Probably the best hard rock band nobody has heard of.

RIP Mark Reale


Jester
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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
They have probably been mentioned but:

Blind Melon

I'm sorry, but the fact that they get included on "one hit wonders" lists is justification enough for their inclusion.


Shawn Spencer
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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
God Lives Underwater was under rated IMO. Life in the So Called Space Age is a killer album.


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Gnar Cat21
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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
The beta band


AlxTgr
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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
It'll be alright...it'll be alright...


Gnar Cat21
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Something inside that you wanna say... Say it out loud it'll be ok, it'll be ok


TDTGodfather
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re: Underrated bands of the 80s/90s thread...
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Meat Puppets


good call.


i also loved Living Colour (don't know if they are considered underrated)

also Faith No more (underrated'ness in question as well)

edit: my wife would say "Yaz"
This post was edited on 12/10 at 3:08 pm


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AlxTgr
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oops..


Gnar Cat21
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I wasn't correcting you or anything. It's been a minute since I have heard the song


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