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Nirvana

(On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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22 reviews

Bush

(+) Be in touch with your feminine, ahem I mean, Bush-ic side (-) Waste of money to buy the music when you can steal it for free (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

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2 reviews

The Divine Comedy

(+) Long lasting, something for everyone, good music (-) The dissolving of the band (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2004)

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2 reviews

The Cure

(+) Memories, fun, make up, dancin! (-) Have they split up? (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2004)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Alternative & Indie - My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine

(+) Excellent music (-) A little out there.... (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2005)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Alternative & Indie - Blur

Blur

(+) You can follow popular culture at work with their inventive and evolving style. (-) The abandonment of Graham Coxon, one of Britain's most imaginative guitarists. (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

User reviews (8)

 
8 reviews

Green Day

(+) Catchy, good lyrics, tour a lot, great live set (-) none (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2004)

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8 reviews

The Cooper Temple Clause

(+) unique sound, great mix of different genres, fantastic songs, amazing live (-) unique style may not appeal to everyone (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2002)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Alternative & Indie - My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance

(On Ciao since: 01/2005)

User reviews (7)

 
7 reviews
Alternative & Indie - Rubicon

Rubicon

(+) Well-produced, melodic rock (-) Didn't quite have the magic of Fields of the Nephilim (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2005)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Alternative & Indie - The Catherine Wheel

The Catherine Wheel

(+) Consistent, quality band (-) Later albums weren't *quite* as good (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Manic Street Preachers

(+) Great band with a wide back catalogue, deep history (-) Getting towards the end of their lifespan... (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2000)

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8 reviews
Alternative & Indie - Big Eyes

Big Eyes

(+) Atmospheric and relaxing music. Excellent live band. (-) Perhaps their work all sounds similar, but when it is this good who cares? (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Beta Band

(+) dreamy groove based sound (-) diminishing returns (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Nelly Furtado

(+) Nelly's fantastic vocals and melodies (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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4 reviews
Alternative & Indie - Kid Rock

Kid Rock

(+) It might make you laugh the first time you hear it (-) Your laughing because it so bad its funny (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2005)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Cardigans,The

(+) sexy singer (-) bland (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2000)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Lamb

(+) Something a little different (-) Their first album so still finding their bearings (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Alternative & Indie - Fields of the Nephilim

Fields of the Nephilim

(+) Best band the world had ever seen (-) They split up! (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Doves

(+) Good old fashioned Indie music (-) Not everyones cup of Tea (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2002)

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2 reviews

Supergrass

(+) Still making good music (-) Still making no sense (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2000)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Alternative & Indie - Linkin Park

Linkin Park

(+) Great songs,lyrics (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Alternative & Indie - Dream Disciples

Dream Disciples

(+) Powerful, emotional, fantastic live (-) They split up! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2005)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Alternative & Indie - Athlete

Athlete

(+) listenable and sensitive songs, well layered recordings, reasonable diversity of songs, (-) possibly not cutting edge enough to be highly acclaimed (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2004)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

The Bluetones

(+) Amazing live, wonderful catchy tunes (-) Have been relegated to the 'are they still around?' category (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews
Alternative & Indie - The Thrills

The Thrills

(+) A great sound, well produced, good live. (-) Some songs can be a little boring in places. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2005)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Captain Beefheart

(+) good music (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2004)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Johnny Marr and the Healers

(+) Enjoyable slice of indie pop (-) hardly earth shattering, 10 years out of time (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Turin Brakes

(+) unique vocals, good lyrics and beautiful guitar (-) none I can think of - not enough gigs! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2003)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Björk

(+) Experimental and unique (-) Needs a few listens (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2002)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

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Nirvana 'Grunge Gods'

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What Nirvana gave me was the unrivalled joy of their music, the unrivalled adoration for their front man, the unrivalled attention to rock music, and then the unrivalled sadness of ’that’ day in 1994. Every year it comes round, that day when Cobain put th ...

MUFCboi 25.11.2004 · Read full review
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Nirvana

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...With the release of the long-awaited Nirvana ‘With The Lights Out’ CD/DVD Box Set almost upon us, I thought it was about time I wrote a piece on my favourite band, chronicling everything from the band to the albums, the success to the failure ……. And of ...

ManUtdBoi 01.11.2004 · Read full review
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Here we are, now entertain us...

Advantages: Nice chronological catalogue of Nirvana's commercial success
Disadvantages: Not enough for hardcore fans

...Here we have another milking of the cash cow that is Teen Spirit. Grunge is gone, but teen angst is always going strong, and it needs a soundtrack to match it’s ever-present intensity. Nirvana will be one of the staple bands generation after generat ...

Protagonist 17.08.2003 · Read full review
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Nirvana's NIRVANA-- Cobain Knew He Was Right

Advantages: The digitally-remastered sound of Cobain's Grunge-Coda Is pure Nirvana
Disadvantages: The Demons Cobain Left Behind Maintain His Estate, But Not His Vision.

. "HOPE I DIE BEFORE I TURN INTO PETE TOWNSHEND..." ...Reads an entry jotted in one of the notebook journals left behind by Nirvana's astrally onward-traveling frontman, Kurt Cobain. A score of years after a point-blank blast from the business end ...

29th_Candidate 06.01.2003 · Read full review
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Kurt Cobain - The Man Himself

Advantages: Musical angst ridden genious
Disadvantages: Life long depression etc.

Born 20th of February 1967 in Hoquaim near Seattle, Kurt Cobain lived a happy childhood. His mother a cocktail waitress and his father a car mechanic. He was born a care free child, always smiling and cheerful to the end. At age six, he and the family ...

incubus 16.12.2001 · Read full review
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