Were you a child of Pearl Jam and Public Enemy ... or have you just heard about them from your parents? Either way, let's test your knowledge of the whole grungy, alternative, new jack swing, gangster rap, ska history.
What '90s band was NOT from Seattle?
Stone Temple Pilots
The Presidents of the United States of America
What '90s artist died just two weeks before the release of a double album that went on to go 10x Platinum?
What '90s band broke through with a music video that borrowed footage from the television show "Happy Days?"
What long-touring band was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 1991?
Third Eye Blind
Dave Matthews Band
Kim Gordon played bass in what '90s band?
How old was LeAnn Rimes when her first hit, "Blue," was released?
Who won a Grammy for Best Rap Album in 1996 for their album "The Score?"
What was Nirvana's last studio album?
"Come As You Are"
"Cooleyhighharmony" was the debut album from what '90s musical group?
Bel Biv Devoe
Boyz II Men
What was the Smashing Pumpkin's first album?
"Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness"
What '90s act's 1992 album featured a famous photograph of a Buddhist monk in the act of self-immolation?
Rage Against the Machine
Brian Warner is the name of the singer of what famous '90s act?
Nine Inch Nails
What was the band Live's first big hit?
"Selling the Drama"
What '90s band had a huge hit on the soundtrack to the 1998 film "City of Angels?"
Goo Goo Dolls
Portland band Everclear had a smash with what 1995 song?
"Father of Mine"
What was Mary J. Blige's debut album?
"What's the 411?"
What '90s metal band found an eager audience after being featured on MTV's "Beavis and Butthead?"
Sixpence None the Richer
Who is NOT a member of the Wu-Tang Clan?
What famously tempestuous '90s band had its first dust-up in 1994, when one member hit another over the head with a tambourine?
Guns N' Roses
90s band Chumbawumba had a big hit with 1997's "Tubthumping." What does tubthumping mean?
to forcefully state your opinions and arguments
to sing loudly
to pee in an enemy's drink
Bradley Nowell was the lead singer of what '90s band, that only reached huge success after his death?
We all know that Garth Brooks had massive hits as a country artist. But for a brief time in 1999, he took on the alter ego of a rock 'n' roll musician named what?
What was the one Pavement single that made it onto the U.S. Modern Rock charts?
"Cut Your Hair"
No Pavement single ever made it on the charts.
Linda Perry has had a huge career writing hits for pop stars. But she got her start in what '90s band?
4 Non Blondes
Let's not forget our boy bands: Which '90s group was the first to form?
What '90s lead singer was named senior vice president of Interscope Records in 1999?
Aaliyah's second album, "One In A Million," included production from what other famous '90s musicians?
Blues Traveler frontman John Popper plays what instrument?
How do you spell the name of the band fronted by Jay Kay?
What band's 1998 critically acclaimed album was inspired by Anne Frank?