Green Day

Green Day Good Riddance 1998

Alternative rock achieved Peak ’90s in 1998

We couldn’t recognize it for what it was, but we experienced Peak ’90s in 1998.

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One-two punches that can’t be separated.

The Smiths

The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 nominees

Lou Reed, Bill Withers and Green Day also nominated.

R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe

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