Can You Guess These Classic Lollapaloozers?

by (@BHSmithNYC)

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Ah, the early 1990s. The era of flannels, of cut off shorts worn over long johns and the first painful dalliances with the tattoo gun and mosh pit as Generation X apathetically ambled into the mainstream. Last weekend thousands flocked to the annual Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago’s Grant Park to see such well-mannered bands as Mumford & Sons and Vampire Weekend however the festivals’ roots were a more raucous affair altogether as the emerging alternative rock nation brought together the leading lights in underground rock, hip hop, industrial and, oh yeah, GRUNGE. Take a gander at the following gallery and see if you can guess these first generation Lollapalooza artists.

[Photo: Getty Images]

[Photo: Getty Images]

The guitarist for this band has starred in several reality TV shows since headlining the first Lollapalooza tour in 1991.