Chronicling the intertwined lives of members of core grunge bands, Justin Henderson reveals the origins and inspirations of the grunge music movement. Illustrating the dramatic and emotional tensions that arose between the various players, he describes the collisions between personalities and egos, artists and corporations, suburbs and cities, obscurity and fame. The book is also a unique guide to the key locations in the grunge story, exploring the cafes, apartments, and studios where members of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, and Alice in Chains practiced and played. A new chapter explores the continuing influence of Grunge on music today.
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Justin Henderson lived in Seattle when Grunge was in bloom, and he offers an insider’s insights and the kind of local knowledge that only a local has. He paints a compelling portrait of a specific place and a specific time.
ISBN: 978-1938901546 • $14.95 print • $8.95 ebook