Temple Of The Dog - Album Cover - 1991

18/5/17 – Chris Cornell – July 20th 1964 – May 17th 2017 / Temple Of The Dog – Hunger Strike – 1991

Although Temple Of The Dog (1991) was the first album that I had that featured Chris Cornell, I had forgotten that it had been conceived by him as a tribute to his friend and Mother Love Bone singer Andrew Wood after his death from a heroin overdose in 1990. Featuring Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard, […]

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4/9/15 – Catherine Wheel – Black Metallic – 1991

Released in 1991 from their debut album, Ferment, Black Metallic is one of the most memorable songs by the pride of Great Yarmouth, Catherine Wheel. Singer, guitarist, Rob Dickinson, guitarist Brian Futter, bassist Dave Hawes, and drummer Neil Sims were essentially Shoegazers that could write songs, incorportaing feedback and tunes, fuzzy loud then eerily quiet, they successfully ticked all the Post-Grunge […]

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12/4/15 – This Mortal Coil – Late Night – 1991

Between 1984 and 1991 This Mortal Coil released three moody masterpieces, It’ll End In Tears (1984), Filigree And Shadow (1986) and Blood (1991). The brainchild of 4AD ‘s co-founder and tastemaker Ivo Watts-Russell, the plan seems to have been to take lost classics from the sixties and seventies and reinterpret them within the circle of […]

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27/3/15 – Smashing Pumpkins – Rhinoceros – 1991

Rhinoceros was the second single after Siva from Smashing Pumpkins debut album, Gish. It was co-produced with Butch Vig and main songwriter/singer/lead guitarist Billy Corgan and released in 1991 through Caroline records in the US and Hut in the UK. It was also released on a 4-track EP called Lull and this was perfect timing […]