Grunge is a type of music. It came from the north west USA, mostly from the Seattle area. It's lyrical content is apathetic and dismal, most likely due to the shit weather, drunken behavior and economic despair. It is made from combining the Sonic Distortion of Heavy metal and the chaos and anarchy of punk. It's typically seen as heavily Guitar laden with depressing lyrics. It's also associated with Flannel, coffee, and heroin.