250: PEARL JAM

As one of the best selling bands of all time, a Hall of Fame inductee, and one of Rolling Stone Magazineโ€™s โ€œTop Ten Live Acts of All Timeโ€, there was never really a question of who would complete the Six Days in Seattle series, this claiming the coveted 250th spot. Pearl Jam are, without question, … Continue reading 250: PEARL JAM

249: SOUNDGARDEN

One of true legendary bands of the Seattle grunge scene, Soundgarden returned after 13 years and immediately reclaimed their position as one of the greatest rock bands on the planet. When Soundgarden first came onto the scene in the mid-eighties, their refreshing sound was described by Sub Pop as a fusion of Led Zeppelin and … Continue reading 249: SOUNDGARDEN

248: MAD SEASON

Formed in 1994, Mad Season were a supergroup of the Seattle scene featuring members of Pearl Jam, The Screaming Trees, and Alice in Chains. While Mad Season only released one album (1994โ€™s โ€˜Aboveโ€™), it was no ordinary grunge album. Musically, Mad Season broke out of the standard sound that had become mainstream, utilising much more … Continue reading 248: MAD SEASON

247: TEMPLE OF THE DOG

When Andrew Wood of Mother Love Bone tragically died, his friend Chris gathered some of his fellow Seattle rockers to launch Temple of the Dog as tribute to Wood. To look back now, one might consider Temple of the Dog a supergroup, given โ€œChrisโ€ was actually Chris Cornell, and the โ€œfellow Seattle rockersโ€ is the … Continue reading 247: TEMPLE OF THE DOG

246: MUDHONEY

While they never recieved the attention of some of their peers, Mudhoney are undoubtedly one of the most influential bands responsible for the Seattle alt-rock-turned-grunge scene. Mudhoney pretty quickly gained a somewhat underground following with their song โ€œTouch Me Iโ€™m Sickโ€, and from there would go on to inspire and influence countless other alt rock … Continue reading 246: MUDHONEY

245: ALICE IN CHAINS

By embodying that small area of overlap between metal and the burgeoning 90s alt rock movement, Alice in Chains became one of the stand-outs of the grunge scene, building a legacy that continues today. In a way, Alice in Chains were always a metal band - their existence predates the term 'grunge'. But given their … Continue reading 245: ALICE IN CHAINS