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Stylistic originsGrunge
Alternative rock
Hard rock
Alternative metal[1]
Cultural originsEarly–mid 1990s in the United States of America
Typical instrumentsSinging vocals
Acoustic guitar
Classical guitar
Electric guitar
Bass guitar
Drum kit
Regional scenes
British Columbia
Pacific Northwest
Southern Ontario
Upper Midwest

Post-grunge is a music genre that is strongly influenced by grunge music, a genre that started in Seattle, Washington, United States in the mid-1980s. However, it makes it into a more melodic and radio-friendly sound. Not by a coincidence, it has become very popular on the radio.

Examples of post-grunge artists[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Post-Grunge". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 14 March 2016.