On Episode 1 of The Van Conner Show, Van talks to his former Screaming Trees bandmate Barrett Martin about the vinyl release of the Trees’ final album, Last Words. (Producer Jack Endino is behind the camera.)
Alice in Chains/Mad Season frontman Layne Staley died 11 years ago today. Watch Mad Season perform “River of Deceit” on New Year’s Eve 1995 at RKCNDY in Seattle. Video of the full show is available for the first time as part of the new Above deluxe edition.
Here’s the full list of Record Store Day (April 20) releases, including records from the Flaming Lips, Mad Season, Moby & Mark Lanegan, Thurston Moore and Soundgarden, and comps from Sub Pop and Kill Rock Stars.
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.