This book is your gateway to the 90's gritty, plaid-wearing underground.
A Field Guide to ... delves into music’s most influential genres to uncover the innovators and agitators who changed music history forever.
In A Field Guide to Grunge, Steve Wide explores the dynamic scene that sprung from the ashes of punk and underground metal in America’s Pacific Northwest. From the sludge metal of Melvins and the noise punk of Mudhoney, to the point where Nirvana blew the charts apart, this book examines the artists, albums, music labels, who’s who, and hangouts that shaped an alternative scene into a worldwide phenomenon.
About The Author
Steve Wide is an Australian DJ with a long-running British music radio show. He's run legendary club nights and interviewed countless artists, from Noel Gallagher to Björk. Steve's previous books include A Field Guide to Punk and A Field Guide to Post-Punk and New Wave.