I was on hand at the Los Angeles Q&A hosted by Cameron Crowe and signing for McCready’s book “Of Potato Heads and Polaroids: My Life Inside and Out of Pearl Jam”. It was during the interview that he spoke about the recent death of Cornell and later about the death of Staley
This could be a first in rock history!!! An autographed Chris Cornell Soundgarden ticket stub signed just after his last performance has just been put up for sale on e-bay for $10,0000. The ticket has the date of both his last performance and his death May 17, 2017.
Chris Cornell once wore his own band’s Soundgarden shirt in concert. Well Cornell also proudly wore the band shirts of a few other Seattle bands. Here he is wearing a couple Pearl Jam shirts.
Dave Grohl like many other rock stars attended the Soundgarden concert on July 22, 2011 at the Los Angeles Forum in Inglewood. What makes Dave Grohl “Dave Grohl” is that fact that he watched the show from the pit with all the fans.
Hiro Yamamoto was a founding bassist of Soundgarden from 1985 – 1989 when he left the band to finish his Master’s dergree in Physical Chemistry at Western Washington University. Here’s a photo of Yamamoto with Soundgarden.
Here’s another photo in what has become a “Bromance” series. This one show’s Temple Of The Dog bandmates Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell sharing a few intimate moments togethe
In December 2008, Chris Cornell reported via his official website that he had finally won back his collection of 15 guitars after a four-year court battle with his ex-wife. Cornell divorced Susan Silver, who managed his former band Soundgarden in 2004 but the pair remained locked in a bitter dispute over his musical instruments, which was finally resolved through the courts this year.
Jason Everman is on the cover of the Nirvana “Bleach” debut album and is also credited as guitarist despite the fact that he did not actually play on any of the albums tracks.
Mother Love Bone has the weird distinction of being the band that never happened but it turn made so many other things happen. Mother Love Bone featured lead singer Andrew Wood along with Greg Gilmore, Bruce Fairweather, Jeff Ament and Stone Goassard.
Came across these Lego album cover remakes of several of our favorite albums by Oasis, The Strokes, The White Stripes, Soundgarden and Weezer on Flickr somewhere.