Monday, May 11, 2009

Did Pearl Jam Ruin It For Everyone?

 ... so speaketh Beth Mann.  As much as your average Pearl Jam fan loathes Creed, I don't think we're quite ready to take responsibility for their unexplained popularity.

Eddie Vedder and Pearl Jam started a movement of self-serious, white guy rock that has been dismal and morose and needlessly melodramatic. Because of Pearl Jam, we’ve been forced to listen to the likes of Creed, Puddle of Mudd, Staind, Three Doors Down and a slew of other slacken-face maudlinites.