In 2019, Seattle celebrated the first-ever Layne Staley Day. Layne Staley was born on August 22, 1967. Layne may have been 34 when he died like Chuck Schuldiner, but other members of his ’67 birth year club include Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Blind Melon’s Shannon Hoon, The Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan, and STP’s Scott Weiland. Corgan […]
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The year 1991 was truly transitional for a world of rock and metal – the big, bright hair metal acts that dominated the mid to late 80s were quickly becoming stale and obsolete, as to the tougher, harder thrash scene that was snapping at it's (high) heels. In their stead was a whole new crop […]
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Back in April, Soundgarden made a public plea to the Chris Cornell estate to turn over the passwords for the band's social media accounts. It turned into quite the drama, but now it looks like all parties have come to some form of agreement. Soundgarden just posted the following statement: “Soundgarden and Vicky Cornell, the […]
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