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Soundgarden

  • Soundgarden was an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984 by lead singer and drummer Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. Matt Cameron became the band's permanent drummer in 1986 while bassist Ben Shepherd became a permanent replacement for Yamamoto in 1990.
  • They were one of the earliest signees to the grunge label, Sub Pop Records.
  • Soundgarden is named after a pipe sculpture in Sand Point Park in Seattle. It makes howling noises in the wind.
  • Released on March 8, 1994, Superunknown became the band's breakthrough album, driven by the singles "Spoonman", "The Day I Tried to Live", "Black Hole Sun" "My Wave", and "Fell on Black Days". Upon its release in March 1994, Superunknown debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.
  • Soundgarden won two Grammy Awards in 1995; "Black Hole Sun" received the award for Best Hard Rock Performance and "Spoonman" received the award for Best Metal Performance.
  • Superunknown has been certified five times platinum in the United States and remains Soundgarden's most successful album.
  • The band disbanded in April 1997, mutually and amiably. Cornell later formed the band Audioslave in 2002.

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