March 19th, 2013

The Screaming Trees in what appears to be a 2012 retrospective in the pages of Russian Rolling Stone. (H/T Max Lardin)

December 28th, 2012

Listicle Without Commentary*: The Year in Billy Corgan’s Disdain for His ’90s Alt-Rock Peers, as Told Through Headlines


November 6th, 2012

Soundgarden Say Vote! Ben Shepherd, Chris Cornell and Kim Thayil at MTV Rock the Vote ‘95 in Los Angeles.

More recently: Chris Cornell plays “Hunger Strike” at a September Obama rally and covers “I Will Always Love You” at a February Obama fundraiser.

Even more recently: Soundgarden’s King Animal is now streaming in its entirety.

Related resource: Where’s My Fucking Polling Place?

November 7th, 2011

New Mark Lanegan Band album, Blues Funeral, out February 7 (U.S.)

From the press release: Blues Funeral is the new Mark Lanegan Band record, the first since 2004’s Bubblegum. It was recorded in Hollywood, California by Alain Johannes at his 11ad studio. The music was played by Johannes and Jack Irons with appearances from Greg Dulli, Josh Homme et al.

European tour dates and additional info here.

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Official Tumblr for Everybody Loves Our Town: An Oral History of Grunge, a Time magazine book of the year. (Now in paperback; purchase info here.) The blog is run by the author, freelance writer/editor Mark Yarm; he is of no relation to Mark Arm of Mudhoney.