Nirvana vs. Radiohead is having a discussion about which album is more "influential and essential" from the 1990s. Full Story

Melbourne, Australia

#82 Sep 21, 2007
what year u in? i graduated ast year

United States

#83 Sep 21, 2007
psh i'm in high school

Melbourne, Australia

#84 Sep 21, 2007
yeah but what year.. americans call it grade haha

United States

#85 Sep 22, 2007
lol i'm a junior

Woonsocket, RI

#86 Sep 27, 2007
Nirvana is the greatest band of all time hands down... radiohead is really good but its not even a fair comparison. Song for song, album for album nirvana destroys radiohead

Manila, Philippines

#87 Sep 29, 2007
Radiohead is a complete package, they got the looks, alive feelings for their songs, mind bending guitar riffs...compared to nirvana who's just a crap distorted music, music needs to be engineered by creating sounds that will sound new to people. Nirvana just give a hell of a noise. Nirvana just strum accompanied by little solo and dats it! Radiohead is the man!
dan p

United States

#88 Oct 29, 2007
hahaha. i dont know why they even tried to compair theses two way different bands. kinda retarded. listen nirvana is the most overated baND ever. i loved them so much. but i listen to a song called paranoid android and didnt feel nirvana was anything special. Just listen to paraniod android. if u still feel nirvana is better than you just dont like music that is more than crying and depression

“addicts need clean needles”

Since: Apr 07

were bambi died

#89 Oct 29, 2007
their not the most over rated band ever poisen is. and if they were over rated it was by peers and journalists. and because a song is more technical doesn't make it better thats the whole idea of punk which i'm not saying nirvana is but this is dumb neither band is better it's a matter of perspective and personal choice. and unless your going to write something half intellingent then don't post stupid crap like their the most over rated band ever and they suck absolutes are retaraded in all cases mostly
sorry for spelling i'm not totally sober at the moment. but enough to mean what i say.
radioheadthegrea t

Shah Alam, Malaysia

#90 Nov 4, 2007
Bleach=4 points
Nevermind=10 points
In Utero=8 points
Unplugged=10 points

Pablo Honey=5 points
The Bends=10 points
Ok Computer=10 points
KID A=10 points
Amnesiac=7 points
hail to the theif=7 points
In rainbow=10 points

final verdit NIRVANA with 22 points and RADIOHEAD with 49 points..RADIOHEAD wins..

Kurt full of anger...Radiohead show u the beautiful side...choose yourself :0

“addicts need clean needles”

Since: Apr 07

were bambi died

#91 Nov 5, 2007
i like that. but bleach should get at least a 6.
the grunge

Bellevue Hill, Australia

#92 Nov 14, 2007
grunge rules coz this one time when i was a tgrunge camp i was fidlling with my bum and i shoved a electric guitar in it
the grunge

Bellevue Hill, Australia

#93 Nov 14, 2007
this site is the second least grunge thing i hav ever seen almost as bad as the time i shvoed a grunge in my grunge
the grunge

Bellevue Hill, Australia

#95 Nov 14, 2007
sexy grungey slithering all over my vagina extremely painful

Mitcham, UK

#96 Nov 16, 2007
This is lame.. but fun coz well we have nothing else to do but have pointless discussions where the people who TAK Lyk DAT MAN shit NIRVANA R DA BEST BAND IN DA WORLD.. or the intellectual proverbial speaking Radiohead fan.. at the end of the day all bands are over rated and under rated its a balance of life.. i personally love reading quotes like for example.."its cool that you don't like nirvana anymore,*thats the oh yeah im so mature i can except your opinion first part of the sentence then comes this bit*.. but your taste sucks now *and then comes the bit to reinforce that they know what there talking about and what good taste is * and fall out boy suck...


Mitcham, UK

#97 Nov 16, 2007
PS.. i use to listen to nirvana Alot growing up as a teen still give them a listen now and then too.. mainly in utero and the acoustic mtv album.. but now i have grown older radiohead appeal to me more.. its not a bad thing to have music to change too.

you cannot compare i can't even say i like one more than the other overall. coz depends on lots of factors at one time i didn't like radiohead and loved nirvana.. i was younger.. now i can't stop listening to radiohead there my fave band at the moment.. but that might change in future .. people change music changes tastes change just move on.. DATS DAT *grin*

Rishon Le Zion, Israel

#99 Nov 17, 2007
hey, im listening to both of the bands, and i like radiohead much more.(1 of my top 3 fav bands)
nirvana is too aggressive (as i read the comments here, nirvanas fans r also aggressive.:S ),in my opinion this kind of music is probably for pissed off teens(i am 17, and teen from my school love them and hate RH...), radioheads music fits to kind of more adult people, and shows more then anger.
just listen to nevermind and compare it to ok computer\amnesic.
dan p

United States

#100 Dec 6, 2007
the bends is what nirvina should have sounded like. or should i say nirvina with talent

Since: Feb 08

Pretoria, South Africa

#101 Feb 20, 2008
What a bunch of losers. You CANT compare a band like Radiohead to a band like Nirvana. And lets compare MUSIC here. not who "inspired" what and who. that is bullcrap. We are talking about music. When it comes to sheer range, depth, song-writing skills and originality, Radiohead takes it hands down!!!!! When it comes to raw power and influencing people (which has nothing to do with music) then Nirvana takes it. By the way Nirvana is just a grunge band. Radiohead spans many genres. And they are still active today.

“Radiohead fan”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#102 Mar 2, 2008
maybe nirvana made a music explosion but Radiohead is a band with 7 masterpieces...

Woodcliff Lake, NJ

#103 Mar 13, 2008
they both suck, nirvana was immortalized for one reason only, kurt cobain blowing his fuckin head off.. Musically, they didnt hold a candle to AIC, Soundgarden, or Pearl Jam...

i find radiohead to be the most pretentious group of people out there. Their music is uninteresting and not catchy at all, in fact, its pretty boring. I hate Radiohead fans to, they're all so pompous and commanding of respect because, hey, they listen to radiohead...

both of these bands are extraordinarily overrated, and fans of them aren't fans of music, but fans of popular culture

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