Arguably the most successful of the four main grunge bands from the early ‘90s, Pearl Jam is still one of today's more successful rock bands. The band was founded by bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard, both of whom were in the bands Green River and Mother Love Bone.
This past Friday night, July 22, Soungarden were joined onstage by Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready at the band's concert at the Los Angeles. McCready joined the band for the title track from Soundgarden's 1994 effort Superunknown album.
X, giants of the L.A. punk-rock scene, have announced plans for their first-ever South American tour. The band will visit Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Costa Rica and Mexico City this November as they tour with Pearl Jam.
I've been a huge fan of The Who since discovering Tommy at age 13 during the summer of 1969. (Apparently, a lot of great things happened that summer.) For decades, I listened to, learned and played everything by The Who that I could get my hands on.
After repeatedly coming across Top 10 lists of "Hot Female Guitar Players,” I thought it only fitting that I turn the tables. So the following has nothing to do with chops, style, technique or anything guitar-related. It's just a highly opinionated list (with a photo gallery, of course) of hot-looking guys who, oh yeah, also play guitar.
From "grunge speak" to $300 flannel shirts to Tad Doyle's diarrhea—Seattle's early-Nineties music scene was defined by bizarre behavior and, often, bodily fluids. Here are seven of its weirdest moments.