Part 22 of a series that will run every Friday throughout 2012 as I discuss records that have affected me throughout the years – Flashback Fridays
In the years after the release of Nevermind by Nirvana the radio waves (remember those?) exploded with bands mimicking the verse chorus verse song structure made so famous by Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit”. Some bands deserved their status as Nirvana-lite or grunge wannabes (no names, this is a positive website) while others offered up something wholly unique (and were unfairly lumped in with the others). The 1994 release Rubberneck by Tyler, TX band Toadies falls into the latter group.