The 1990s. What a time to be alive! Between flannel shirts, Titanic in your VHS and F.R.I.E.N.D.S on repeat, the decade is flush with iconography but is widely remembered for the quality of its music. Alternative music was set alright by the wildfire that was Nirvana’s Nevermind and rock was never the same again. Between What’s The Story Morning Glory and The Fat Of The Land was a whole world of exciting and unique albums, and the bands creating them were just as striking.
Unfortunately, with a decade so good follows disappointment, sadness and pain. Legends like Soundgarden's Chris Cornell or The Prodigy’s Keith Flint pass away, the mainstream moves on from rock and the bands we used to love lose their passion for creating music that speaks to them.
However a handful of bands endure: some have been on hiatus, some rode a rocky path, and others have been on a permanent high. Here are eight of the best bands from the 1990s that continue to prove that time ain't nothing but a construct, their peak is something they continue to define.