For rock fans, the ’90s were an incredible era. There were almost too many great bands exploding; it was tough to keep up with them, and — since you had to pay for albums back then — it was tough on your wallet, too.

But it was worth it. Tons of great new artists were releasing game-changing debuts, like Pearl Jam, Weezer, and later, the Foo Fighters. There were also bands who had slugged it out in the underground for years who were just starting to get mainstream acclaim, like Metallica, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Soundgarden.

Here, then, is our list of the 10 best rock songs from that amazing decade. Which are your favorites? What did we miss?