Sergio Avenia, drummer for Jeff Ament’s early hardcore band Deranged Diction, has passed away at the age of 49 48. Jeff has posted a remembrance of his friend at the Pearl Jam site. More info on Deranged Diction here and here.
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.