Probably I listened to some music or other during this period, but I don't remember.
Age: 6-11 (1991-1996)
Here my habits were completely defined by my parents' collection. So I listened to a lot of classic rock, and I enjoyed it immensely. My two favorites were The Beatles and Led Zeppelin, and I listened to a lot of Steppenwolf, Credence Clearwater Revival, and random stuff from Elvis Presley to The Jeff Healey Band. My dad also introduced me to Black Sabbath, and their album Paranoid became one of my favorites. Other frequent plays throughout this time were The Proclaimers' Sunshine on Leith and the R.E.M. albums Green, Out of Time, and Automatic for the People.
Age: 11-13 (1996-1998)
I had managed to make a friend in elementary school, and through this friend I was introduced to all the angsty teen music that was popular at the time. And I won't lie: I absolutely loved this stuff. Marilyn Manson, Rage Against the Machine, Tool, Nine Inch Nails, even Korn. …