Kurt Cobain, leader of the band Nirvana, was able to change a whole generation of music with the bands sounds. Almost killing the 80s metal scene by being its anti-christ.
Here a sample of his sound here:
Kurt's setup is as follows:
Fender Jaguar Electric Guitar
Fender Mustang Electric Guitar
Fender Stratocaster Standard Electric Guitar
Boss DS-2 Turbo Distortion
Electro-Harmonix Small Clone Analog Chorus
Electro-Harmonix Stereo PolyChorus
Tech 21 SansAmp Classic
Celestion 12" Vintage 30 Speakers
Crest 4801 Power Amplifier
Mesa/Boogie Studio Preamp
What else will I say...