1997

1997

In today's rapidly evolving artistic culture it seems that our standard musical genre classifications no longer serve to describe modern sound. Rock music is mutating. Punk has given way to post-punk, while hardcore has progressed to post-hardcore. Metal has forged onward into metal core and nu-metal, while pop has paved the way for power-pop and alternative. All the while, Chicago natives 1997 find themselves on the forefront of this auditory onslaught.

Throughout their still brief history, 1997's sound has been compared by fans and critics... more