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Old January 31st 2008, 03:43 PM
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Old January 31st 2008, 07:39 PM
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Old January 31st 2008, 11:22 PM
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It is too hard to say because Nirvana never had the chance to live the test of time like the Foo has. Kurt was an awesome song writer and did wonders for the music industry. It isn't really a fair comparison since the Foo has been around over twice as long. Nirvana was amazing live also.
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Old February 3rd 2008, 08:35 AM
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I generally prefer the Foos, though Nirvana is one of my other fav bands. You know, there are some days where I just want to listen to some dirty grunge, and I put Nirvana in my Winamp list (especially In Utero!). Then, I want to listen to some more diverse rock stuff, and I go with the Foos. Both bands are great in their own respect, and I like them both for the music the play(ed).
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Old February 4th 2008, 09:02 PM
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I think people should stop comparing Foo Fighters with Nirvana...
The two bands were/are awesome!!! and sell millions of albums, and make really good music...
Are differents styles... and even comparing talent you can't say who's betters, because the two bands did/do GOOD music... and i tell that as a musician
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Old February 5th 2008, 07:08 PM
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The two bands both have their good points over each other.

Foo Fighters are definatley a better live band, in fact one of those bands who I think can even sound better live sometimes than on record. Foo Fighters have relesed alot more finished material now. Nirvana have 4 studio albums and unplugged, several live releases and the rest is all demo recordings and stuff like that.

Nirvana made great records, all of them 10/10, but its no secret that they didn't always sound great live. Having said that if you get the LTSO DVD there are some great live peformances on there.

Dave Grohl is just as good a songwriter as Kurt Cobain, if not better, especially from a guitar players point of view but Nirvana changed things in the music industry, bringing a more hardcore sound to mainstream rock than what was before and have left a lasting influence.

Both two of my favorite bands, both have great songs which I like....

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Old February 6th 2008, 03:39 AM
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The only basis for comparing the two is because of Dave.

Why bother including albums/songs from Nirvana that Dave wasn't on?

Dave was only on 25 Nirvana tracks, and 2 albums. (studio)

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Old February 12th 2008, 03:34 AM
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I love they both, I can't choose. x_x
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Old February 18th 2008, 08:43 AM
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The Foos for me. I can appreciate Nirvana. They definitely changed the music industry and will always be revered and remembered. But it's always difficult for me to really connect with them. I can never listen to their music for long periods of time. So personally, I just prefer the music of the Foo Fighters. Like other people said though, this is very subjective.

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Old February 18th 2008, 09:39 AM
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Nirvana was a band of more consequence in that they ushered in a new sound and genre of music, but the Foo Fighters are the better band. I don't think it's even close in that regard.
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Old February 27th 2008, 07:09 AM
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I can honestly say that I was very "alternative" before Nirvana and before "alternative" was a class..lol, so when Nirvana came around I was upset that the music that I had always loved became mainstream....so Nirvana was on my sh*t list....not that it was their fault but I was young and stupid.....not to mention I thought Smashing Pumpkins was a better band and at the time they were overlooked due to "Smells like teen spirit" phenomenon.

So, here I am 16 years later.....and boy have I fallen in Love with Foo. Their live performance is amazing, Dave is definitely a class act in a league of his own. In my opinion Foo has blown Nirvana out of the water, and there honestly is no comparison musically!!
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No contest. Nirvana, although borderline groundbreaking, are one of the most overrated and over hyped happenings of all time.
Foo are just a great band of great guys who are easy to appreciate. And keep giving us reasons to enjoy them.
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Nirvanna was good in the time frame.I think the Foos are better with staying
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Old March 6th 2008, 07:04 AM
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Nirvana, although borderline groundbreaking, are one of the most overrated and over hyped happenings of all time.

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Both are great!
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I've never really compared the 2 I love them both, but really the Foo Fighter's music, the words, and general anger and angst just aren't the same as Nirvana. I always heard pain in Nirvana songs. However, could The Foos exist if it hadn't been for Nirvana, just for the reason it's pretty hard to break in to the music bidness, and Dave may have never had a chance, then the Foos may have never existed. Apples and Oranges, for me anyway.

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The foos and thats I have to say.
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Old March 18th 2008, 08:37 PM
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I always thought Nirvana were overrated. Much prefer the Foos. If I want to listen to anger and whatnot, I'll listen to Nine Inch Nails (which I do like)
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Old March 18th 2008, 09:25 PM
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I always thought Nirvana were overrated. Much prefer the Foos. If I want to listen to anger and whatnot, I'll listen to Nine Inch Nails (which I do like)
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Old March 19th 2008, 06:39 PM
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Nirvana will always be overrated.

As for both bands, they're polar opposites. It amazed me how you were able to have two guys like Cobain and Grohl in the same band, because they're just two totally different people.

the Foo Fighters are 10x better than Nirvana.
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