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1998

In a time long ago and a galaxy not so far away… the year 1998: January: Nepalese police intercept a shipment of 272 human skulls in Kathmandu February:  Iraqi President Saddam Hussein negotiates a deal with U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, allowing weapons inspectors to return to Baghdad, preventing military … Continue reading

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1997

On March 4th of 1997, Bill Clinton banned federal funding of research into human cloning. In other news, HAL9000 is activated in the ‘2001’ universe on January 17th, 1997. In the Terminator milieu, Skynet is goin’ live on August 29th. Even … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, art school, Bill Clinton, Brutal Truth, Cheer Accident, Chicago, college, college parties, drone, duo, fantasy, future, grindcore, heavy metal, movies, Nebula, noise rock, Orange Goblin, Portishead, psychedelic, radiohead, rock, Rush, sci-fi, Subarachnoid Space, Thingy, Ween | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1996

All kinds of notable events occurred in 1996, like when a blizzard hit the east coast region with a brutal 2 and a half feet of snowfall early in the year… which was followed up by the North Cape oil … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, 70s, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, Aphex Twin, art school, Carcass, cars, cassette, college, college parties, dark humor, death, doom, drone, electronic music, film, funk, future, groove metal, heavy metal, hiphop, idm, industrial, jazz, kraut rock, live, melvins, Mike Patton, Ministry, noise, noise rock, politics, punk, radical, rock, sci-fi, Sepultura, social commentary, star wars, Stereolab, synth, technology, The Empire Strikes Back, thrash, Tipsy, tool, tribal, Unabomber, Unwound | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1995

’95 was kicked off by the World Trade Organization replacing the General Agreement on Tarriffs and Trade. It had the usual large earthquakes, avalances, hurricanes and other natural disasters. Hackers hacked some of the US’s most secure computer systems. The … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, cassette, Don Caballero, future, groove metal, heavy metal, Jackie Chan, live, lucrative, Mike Patton, Mr. Bungle, natural disasters, noise rock, punk, radical, Rob Crow, rock, sci-fi, star wars, summer, synth, technology, tool, Unwound, Wesley Willis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1993

’93… summer… Lollapalooza. still have that shirt In the 90’s Lollapalooza was a pretty big deal. It was a traveling fest, and 1993 was perhaps the year it really hit its stride. It was the first year I went anyway … Continue reading

Posted in 1993, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, Bill Hicks, Carcass, Del the Funky Homosapien, early computer graphics, funk, Great Flood of '93, groove metal, grunge, high school, hiphop, holy wars, internet, Lollapalooza '93, Michael Jordan, Nirvana, politics, punk, radical, rock, Sleep, sports | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

1992

1992 was my sophomore year in high school. I was listening to mostly albums like ‘And Justice For All’, AC/DC, and a lot of the usual stuff a teenage guy waiting to be able to drive and buy a car … Continue reading

Posted in 1992, 90's, alt rock, alternametal, amphetamine reptile, groove metal, grunge, heavy metal, helmet, high school, industrial, live, melvins, noise rock, radical, rock, soundgarden, thrash | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

1991

1991 was overflowing with new music and sounds, as well as more of a throwback to the 60’s and 70’s but mixed with new combinations. Fashion started to change yet again, bands were going for different sounds (but partly rooted … Continue reading

Posted in 1991, 90's, alt rock, Corrosion of Conformity, heavy metal, Mr. Bungle, My Bloody Valentine, Nirvana, Prong, Prove You Wrong, punk, radical, rock, Sepultura | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment