Best 3-piece band?

Inspired by someone in that Nirvana/pumpkins thread who reckons it’s Nirvana.

It’s clearly Sleater-Kinney for me, but I could entertain a vote for the Minutemen.

hmm. mclusky?

Emeralds

Wolfmother

I have a feeling it is Hüsker Dü

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good shout

just remembered Dinosaur Jr too - that era seems particularly strong for guitar+bass+drums

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Saw Vieux Farka Toure a few years back at a festival and he had an absolutely storming power trio, was like watching Hendrix or something (I imagine)

I need to think about this longer, but I just want to throw METZ into the running.

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It’s either Muse or The Police, I can’t decide.

The Beatles

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Sleater-Kinney is a good shout. My fav three-piece record is Autolux’s Future Perfect.

Great shout.

Ash or the thermals.

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Modest Mouse before they became a 5,000 piece band.

Long Drive, Lonesome Crowded West, Building Nothing Out Of Something, Moon & Antartica.

Cmon

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Low

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Lot of comedy/indie point answers in this thread, like Sleater-Kinney. It’s Nirvana,guys
EOT

Manics.

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Carter USM circa 1994-1996.

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Isn’t it kinda impossible to compare, say, Low and FOTL?