Fun: Soundgarden plays a record store in 1989

Before they exploded with the rest of the Seattle scene in the early 90s, Soundgarden–one of the founders of that scene–had to go through the same grind as every other young band.

Check out this video of a gig in a Rhino Records location in LA on September 24, 1989. Chris Cornell is so…young. And clean-shaven.

(Via Kerrang)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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