|Stylistic origins||Alternative rock|
|Cultural origins||Mid-1990s, United States|
|Typical instruments||Guitar, drums, vocals, bass guitar|
|Mainstream popularity||High from late 1990s to now|
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.