The Best American Bands of the 90’s

Motley Crue: UNSPECIFIED – JANUARY 01: STUDIO Photo of Mick MARS and John CORABI and Nikki SIXX and Tommy LEE and MOTLEY CRUE, L-R: Tommy Lee, John Corabi, Nikki Sixx, Mick Mars, posed, studio (Photo by Mick Hutson/Redferns). 

Aerosmith: Brad Whitford, Joey Kramer, Joe Perry, Steve Tyler and Tom Hamilton of Aerosmith (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic).

Tom Petty: Atlanta – April 15: Singer/Songwriter Tom Petty of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers perform at Lakewood Amphitheater in Atlanta Georgia April 15, 1995 (Photo By Rick Diamond/Getty Images).

If you had to pick, who would be your favorite American bands of the ’90s? Would you pick grunge, metal, rock, pop, alternative, or something else? There are so many to choose from, as the ’90s were an awesome decade with a wide variety of music, styles, sounds, influences, and songs. Some bands started earlier than the ’90s but hit it big during. Some started out new mid-90’s but tapered off. Some were huge in the 80’s, huge in the 90’s, and continued to be huge in every decade since.

What was the first CD you ever bought? What 90’s fashion did you follow? What scene were you a part of? How many of these bands did you see live, and who was the best? Check out the full article by, and see where your favorites rank. Solo artists were not included, and keep in mind this is only American bands! Have some fun reliving your personal version of the ’90s, and check out a few of the Bone’s favorites below.




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