Before Soundgarden became the band known today, singer and drummer Chris Cornell, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto were part of an early-80’s band known as the Shemps. After Yamamoto left the group, his replacement, bassist and guitarist Kim Thayil took over and the foundation for Soundgarden was laid. In 1984, following the breakup of The Shemps, Cornell, Yamamoto, and Thayil joined forces and assumed……[Read More…]
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Band of the Month
Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun (VIDEO)
Unsigned Band of the Month
San Diego based band Unset was formed in 2004 by Frank W. Torres, Ian Alexander, and Chris Coulson, and by 2005 the group was rounded out by Drummer Kurtstar Otto and lead guitarist Steve Gilly. They first gained national noteriety in 2005 from being selected for the top 5 in Verizons "Calling all Bands" Contest. Unset signed to LA/Nashville based Gridiron Records in 2007. Unset's … [Read More...]