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Noise rock forsakes grunge for art and experimentation

Simon Reynolds, Details, March 1993

IT'S YEAR two of the post-Nirvana era, and the deluge of Seattle soundalike grunge flows on and on. These days, most hapless record buyers find themselves knee-deep in ham-fisted blues rock and pale imitations of Hüsker Dü's "guitar-blizzard" sound.

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