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  • n. Plural form of grunger.


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  • Just as the grungers of the early nineties mark a piece of culture, the noughties girls -- unknown and fresh from eating dinner at Mum and Dad's table -- will be remembered for the now.

    Jess Blanch: The Faces of Now

  • Even Kurt's more beautiful ballads were sung in such a desperate way, you knew they were coming from his tortured soul and he was speaking for his fellow tortured grungers.

    Trish Kinney: Pain Which Cannot Forget

  • Along with southern country grungers, the Drive By Truckers and the aforementioned Young, Booker T. Jones has taken his signature organ sound and the grooves that he no doubt invented, and created a brilliant collection of real Memphis grease.

    Sal Nunziato: Best Records Of 2009! Already? (Part Two)

  • The four post-grungers waltz onto a stage erected in front of a 35,000 strong sold-out audience and chug out two powerful pieces before the crowd even knows what hits them.

    Buzzine » Nickelback

  • Faltering markets mean edgy, vital sounds: take punk bands like the Dead Kennedys in the late '70s, socially aware rappers like Public Enemy and raw-powered grungers like Nirvana in the depressed early' 90s.


  • I've never known them to be overtly political good sign, but check out the lyrics to Rooster - an ode to a Vietnam soldier from grungers Alice In Chains.

    The Ted Nugent medal

  • This is the album Nirvana and Pearl Jam only wish they could have made: intelligent, clamorous, and hashing out more torment and passion in four sides than all the grungers and headbangers since -- all without a hint of heavy-metal pretension.

    "Zen" and the art of reviewing

  • In a few years, flannel-clad grungers would turn that alternative into an art form, and Rose would subsequently become a ridiculous recluse.

    Fargo Rock City

  • The transition from awkward basement grungers to stadium-filling pop goliaths feels like it comes all too quickly in the game, however, and this is where news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • The people were a mix of college kids and punks and grungers and old, hardened drinkers. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at


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