Grunge Is Dead: The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music

Grunge Is Dead: The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music

Greg Prato


Grunge Is lifeless weaves jointly the definitive tale of the Seattle tune scene via a chain of interviews with the folks who have been there. Taking the shape of an “oral” background, this books comprises over one hundred thirty interviews, in addition to crucial history details from acclaimed song author Greg Prato. The early ’90s grunge stream can have final just a couple of years, however it spawned a number of the maximum rock track of all time: Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and Soundgarden. This ebook includes the first-ever interview within which Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder used to be prepared to debate the group’s heritage in nice element; Alice in Chains’ band individuals and Layne Staley’s mother on Staley’s drug habit and dying; insights into the rebellion Grrrl move and oft-overlooked yet hugely influential Seattle bands like mom Love Bone/Andy wooden, the Melvins, Screaming timber, and Mudhoney; and masses extra. Grunge Is useless digs deeper than the typical grunge heritage, beginning within the early '60s, and explaining the chain of occasions that gave approach to the grunge circulate. the outcome is a booklet that features a wealth of formerly untold tales and perception for the longtime fan, in addition to its popular tale for the newcomer. Grunge Is lifeless collects the full fact of grunge track in a single complete volume.

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