Hi! I see you're using an outdated browser. We no longer support this release of your browser, so you should upgrade!
You can report this image for abusive, violent or sexual content,
and our staff will take a look at it.
Allows you to replace the uploaded background image. It will take up to an hour for the image to change everywhere. More info...
However, this is a Pro feature! Upgrade now, and you'll be replacing images in five minutes!
Visit www.metro.us Loading..
1995: Oasis leads a Brit-pop movement. In Europe, people care that Oasis feuds with Blur, but in the States a less silly battle, the East Coast/West Coast rap feuds begins. www.youtube.com Official music video for 'Wonderwall' single Release Date: 30th October 1995 Directed by Nigel Dick Album Taken From: (What's The Story) Morning Glory ? The ...
1996: Foo Fighters, featuring Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Pat Smear are the biggest band in America. www.youtube.com Dave Grohl Interview - 1996 - YouTube
1997: Radiohead release “OK Computer,” which is a good thing, but Creed release “My Own Prison,” which is a bad thing. www.youtube.com Radiohead, The Tourist, OK Computer LIVE December 19, 1997 - YouTube
2001: The Strokes release their debut, “Is This It?” It is it, apparently and leather-clad NYC bands become the new Millennium’s version of flannel-clad bands from Seattle. www.youtube.com The Strokes - Is this It - YouTube
1999: Woodstock ’99 is dominated by bands continuing in an angrier version of the grunge tradition, but raised on “Licensed to Ill,” like Limp Bizkit and Rage Against the Machine. It’s a huge, violent mess. www.youtube.com YouTube
2000: Metallica files a suit against Napster, Eminem releases “The Marshall Matthers LP” and boy bands are the dominant force in pop music. www.youtube.com Eminem - The Real Slim Shady (Edited) - YouTube
2002: The iPod arrived in late 2001, but this was before people lined up outside of Apple stores to buy new wares from the computer company. By 2002, most music lovers with $300 to spare had invested in one. www.youtube.com YouTube
2003: Beyonce arrives, with her first solo effort, “Dangerously in Love.”That same year, Jay Z releases “The Black Album.” jay-z and beyonce do Bonnie and Clyde www.youtube.com YouTube
2004: Janet Jackson shows the world her nipple at the Super Bowl and Kanye West arrives with his debut album, “The College Dropout.” www.youtube.com Kanye West - The New Workout Plan (Long Version) - YouTube
2005: Deadmau5 releases his debut album and DJ culture begins to become a global force to be reckoned with. www.youtube.com YouTube
2006: The mashup goes mainstream, with Danger Mouse having released “The Grey Album” two years previously, he paves the way for Girl Talk, who releases his genre-defining work, “Night Ripper.” www.youtube.com Girl Talk @ Roskilde Festival 2008 (Part2) - YouTube
2007: The world falls in love with Amy Winehouse. www.youtube.com this video uploaded not for any commercial purposes, only in remembrance of a great singer. R.I.P. Amy Winehouse
2008: Lady Gaga releases her debut, “The Fame.” www.youtube.com YouTube
2009: Michael Jackson dies. www.youtube.com RIP - Michael Jackson Death Tribute (1958-2009) You Are Not Alone By Michael Jackson - YouTube
2010: Taylor Swift arrives. www.youtube.com YouTube
2011: Arcade Fire win Album of the Year Grammy, which is a good thing, but Amy Winehouse dies, which is a bad thing. www.youtube.com YouTube
2012: The surviving members of Nirvana reunite for a one-off with Paul McCartney, whose songs Kurt Cobain had once called “embarrassing.” www.youtube.com Nirvana Reunion 12.12.12. w/ Paul McCartney - Cut Me Some Slack - YouTube
2013: Miley Cyrus grows up, sticks her tongue out way too much and the world learns what it means to twerk. Cyrus, by the way, was born in November of 1992, just as Nirvana were wrapping up their tour for their breakthrough album, “Nevermind.”Cyrus has also been known to cover Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” live. This same year, “Teen Spirit” gets a workout in Jay Z and Justin Timberlake’s “Holy Grail” single. www.youtube.com Smells Like Teen Spirit - Miley Cyrus (05.13.2011 - Rio de Janeiro) - YouTube
1998: Britney Spears releases her “…Baby One More Time” single, opening the doors for her former “Mickey Mouse Club” cast mates like Christina Aguilera and JC Chasez and Justin Timberlake of ‘N Sync. www.youtube.com Justin Britney Christina on Mickey Mouse Club - YouTube