This anthology is a comprehensive modern rock music history source, offering an insider's perspective to more than 250 bands.Turn up that Noise!It's the sound of alternative rock, the most popular and widely sold music of the last ten years, and Noise: Alternative Rock in the '90s is the first book to capture the people of history's most distinctive rock sound.This anthology is a comprehensive modern rock music history source, offering an insider's perspective on more than 250 bands. The book explores the rock universe from the dawn of the present decade, when the overwhelming success of Nirvana revealed that millions of music fans were eager for something fresh, new, and different. Known by many names -- alternative music, grunge, indie rock -- this free-for-all of sound and style continues to have fans worldwide moshing to the beat of a different drummer.Rock insider Wayne Jancik profiles every significant musical rabble-rouser of the last decade -- from Beck and Jewel to Nirvana and Hole. Here are just some of the noteworthy musicians featured in Noise: -- Tori Amos-- Barenaked Ladies-- Beck-- Green Day-- PJ Harvey-- Hole-- Jewel-- L7-- Sarah McLachlan-- Nine Inch Nails-- Nirvana-- Pearl Jam-- Liz Phair-- Pixies-- Red Hot Chili Peppers-- Smashing Pumpkins-- Sonic Youth-- Soundgarden-- They Might Be GiantsDrawing from exclusive interviews, Noise cuts to the heart of what makes these bands interesting, unique, and important to their fans. Accompanying the profiles axe scores of photos and defining album covers of '90s rock bands that have changed the face of rock music forever. As thefirst-ever released comprehensive anthology of modern rock, Noise is sure to find an audience that's ready and waiting...just as it was ten years ago.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing