On April 16, 1994 11 days after Kurt Cobain’s suicide, Pearl Jam appeared on Saturday Night Live. During “Daughter,” Eddie Vedder pulled back his jacket to reveal a large “K” written on his t-shirt.
Pearl Jam originally took the name Mookie Blaylock, in reference to the then-active All-Star basketball player. After signing to Epic Records, the label was concerned about trademark issues so the band changed their name to Pearl Jam.
The Beatles wanted to come up with a conclusion for their film “Let It Be.” They had talked about playing a concert on an ocean liner, an old flour mill or a Roman amphitheatre in North Africa. Eventually, they decided to play an unannounced lunchtime concert on the roof of the Apple building on Thursday, January 30, 1969.
When Jack White plays with The White Stripes his main guitar is a very distinctive red and white guitar.
Did you know??? That Jack White’s band The Raconteurs had to be renamed “The Saboteurs” for the Australian market when it was discovered that a Queensland jazz band was already using the name “The Raconteurs”.
Richard Patrick was a guitarist in Nine Inch Nails and is also the front man lead singer of the band Filter. Yet, he’s not even the most famous person in his family, his older brother is actor Robert Patrick famous for playing the T-1000 in Terminator 2.
David Robert Jones – Robert Zimmerman – Paul Hewson – David Evans – Reginald Kenneth Dwight – Love Michelle Harrison – Brian Warner – Farouk Bulsara – James Jewell Osterberg, Jr. – William Bruce Rose – Saul Hudson – John Anthony Gillis – Chaim Witz – Richard Starkey – Steve Georgiou – Gordon Matthew Sumner – O’Shea Jackson
Soundgarden was formed in 1984 by Chris Cornell, Hiro Yamamoto and Kim Thayil. They named themselves after this wind-channeling pipe sculpture, “A Sound Garden,” located on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration property next to Magnuson Park, Seattle.
Came across this awesome photo of Michael Jackson stepping out of a swimming pool. Props to MJ for looking this tight back in this Thriller era photo.
Before Kurt Cobain committed suicide on on April 5, 1994, the police report states that he drank a Barq’s Root Beer and smoked some Camel Light cigarettes.