I started high school in the fall of 1991. During that school year I discovered the following albums: Pearl Jam's Ten, Nirvana's Nevermind, Soundgarden's Badmoterfinger and Alice In Chain's Facelift (and Dirt the next year). Before that time I listened to my share of hair metal bands like Poison as well as early hip-hop/rap music from NWA, Too-Short and Ice-T. Needless to say, 1991-1992 was an awakening for me regarding music. I am not, however, someone who thinks that the greatest music ever written was when I was in high school. In fact, I'm constantly on the lookout for new music (like Your Vegas and The Parlor Mob which I have found recently). I do still follow Pearl Jam, U2 and Chris Cornell from Soundgarden (except his last album which I thought was awful from the 30 second clips on iTunes). For the most part, they have put out some music that runs the range between good and bad. However, what Pearl Jam has done with their first album, Ten, not only impressed me, it made me appreciate it even more.