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Summerland tour to again celebrate '90s bands with one-word names

Posted by Brad Keefe | March 25, 2013 12:33 PM

It looks like the '90s are back ... at least at the LC this summer.

After the success of last year's Summerland tour, headliners Everclear are again rounding up a who's who of defunct '90s bands for a celebration of the decade that declared bands like this "alternative."

I'm not hating, though. Last year's show was a surprising good time with a show that featured Everclear, Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Lit and Marcy Playground. Really, it was kind of perfect for the summer lawn setting at the LC.

This year's lineup is even bigger (I guess ... it's kind of hard to gauge the current cultural relevance of some of these bands):

  • Everclear (of "Father of Mine" and "Santa Monica" fame)
  • Live (of "Lighting Crashes" and "I Alone" fame)
  • Filter (of "Hey Man Nice Shot" and "Take a Picture" fame)
  • Sponge (of "Plowed" and "Molly" fame)

Add this to the '90s-centric lineup at Rock on the Range (Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Bush). It's official: the '90s are the new nostalgic decade of choice.

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