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RIP Chris Cornell 08:57 - May 18 with 3599 viewsepaul

Passed away aged 52 what a shock. Soundgarden one of the very best ever


The hair and the beard have gone I am now conforming to society, tis a sad day The b*stards are coming back though

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RIP Chris Cornell on 17:56 - May 18 with 520 viewsNirvana

RIP Chris Cornell on 17:15 - May 18 by Darran

There's other songs in this thread that'll piss all over Nirvana.


Which ones, Darran?
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RIP Chris Cornell on 17:59 - May 18 with 518 viewsDarran

RIP Chris Cornell on 17:56 - May 18 by Nirvana

Which ones, Darran?


All of them actually.
And here's another,Nirvana my arse.


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RIP Chris Cornell on 18:43 - May 18 with 490 viewsLord_Bony

Oh dear, here's some facts...

Smells Like Teen Spirit...

The biggest selling single to have come out of Seattle...ever.

Nirvana...the biggest grossing act to have come out of Seattle.

Nirvana...the most influential act to have come from Seattle...even today their legacy remains strong in the music industry.

And yet you dismiss this song as if it's nothing... The Soundgarden...really???

Great band but not in the same league...

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RIP Chris Cornell on 18:49 - May 18 with 479 viewsDarran

RIP Chris Cornell on 18:43 - May 18 by Lord_Bony

Oh dear, here's some facts...

Smells Like Teen Spirit...

The biggest selling single to have come out of Seattle...ever.

Nirvana...the biggest grossing act to have come out of Seattle.

Nirvana...the most influential act to have come from Seattle...even today their legacy remains strong in the music industry.

And yet you dismiss this song as if it's nothing... The Soundgarden...really???

Great band but not in the same league...

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And you don't know why they set those kind of records?

You Are Thick.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 18:53 - May 18 with 476 viewsNirvana

RIP Chris Cornell on 17:59 - May 18 by Darran

All of them actually.
And here's another,Nirvana my arse.



Well to each his own then.

Just for the record, I like Soundgarden and am saddened by the loss of a talent like Cornell, especially if the death is as reported.

But it's not really a comparison really. Here's a couple to start with:



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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:01 - May 18 with 463 viewsblueytheblue

RIP Chris Cornell on 12:43 - May 18 by Darran

Good post that Bluester. Have you or anyone heard this. It's magnificent.


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No, will have to at some point. I lost track of all the side band projects.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:06 - May 18 with 451 viewsblueytheblue

RIP Chris Cornell on 18:43 - May 18 by Lord_Bony

Oh dear, here's some facts...

Smells Like Teen Spirit...

The biggest selling single to have come out of Seattle...ever.

Nirvana...the biggest grossing act to have come out of Seattle.

Nirvana...the most influential act to have come from Seattle...even today their legacy remains strong in the music industry.

And yet you dismiss this song as if it's nothing... The Soundgarden...really???

Great band but not in the same league...

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You seem to be confusing "biggest" with "best".

Nevermind was overly produced, latched onto by those who wanted to bandwagon onto the next big thing.

Bleach utterly smoked Nevermind; appearances in support of that ie Reading were amazing.

Once they blew up due to Bleach, it became the case of mass marketing...

Soundgarden have been way more influential than Nirvana - those "influenced" by Nirvana have generally tried to be clones.

Now, what is Nirvana's legacy? Blistering early concerts, great initial album. Over produced second that made them money. Third album that came across as half-arsed. Singer killing himself.

Dave Grohl has a far greater legacy than Nirvana.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:08 - May 18 with 449 viewsswanjackal

Subjectivity!……......Ruining friendships since the dawn of language 😁

Hypocritically hypocritical !

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:08 - May 18 with 448 viewsTummer_from_Texas

RIP Chris Cornell on 18:43 - May 18 by Lord_Bony

Oh dear, here's some facts...

Smells Like Teen Spirit...

The biggest selling single to have come out of Seattle...ever.

Nirvana...the biggest grossing act to have come out of Seattle.

Nirvana...the most influential act to have come from Seattle...even today their legacy remains strong in the music industry.

And yet you dismiss this song as if it's nothing... The Soundgarden...really???

Great band but not in the same league...

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I liked Nirvana, but your 3rd fact is not a fact. Jimi Hendrix influenced Rock N Roll a lot more than Nirvana.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:09 - May 18 with 439 viewsexiledclaseboy

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:08 - May 18 by Tummer_from_Texas

I liked Nirvana, but your 3rd fact is not a fact. Jimi Hendrix influenced Rock N Roll a lot more than Nirvana.


That's not a fact either. It's a subjective opinion.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:12 - May 18 with 429 viewsTummer_from_Texas

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:09 - May 18 by exiledclaseboy

That's not a fact either. It's a subjective opinion.


I didn't say it was.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:13 - May 18 with 427 viewsDarran

Suicide confirmed in the States.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:26 - May 18 with 411 viewsrock1n

Bloody shame, great artist.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:33 - May 18 with 396 viewsLord_Bony

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:12 - May 18 by Tummer_from_Texas

I didn't say it was.


Oh yes you did...

AS said the magic word...subjectivity.

Each to their own.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:35 - May 18 with 386 viewsDarran

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:33 - May 18 by Lord_Bony

Oh yes you did...

AS said the magic word...subjectivity.

Each to their own.


Terrible. What must have been going through his head?

http://amp.tmz.com/2017/05/18/chris-cornell-cause-of-death-suicide-by-hanging

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:42 - May 18 with 372 viewsItchySphincter

Can't stand Smells Like Teen Spirit. I understand the impact at the time and to some degree it was needed but definitely hype over substance, which is ironic, and one of the weaker bands of the grunge boom.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:47 - May 18 with 357 viewsexiledclaseboy

Queensryche are the best band to come out of Seattle.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:47 - May 18 with 357 viewsItchySphincter


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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:47 - May 18 with 357 viewstaffpunk

I saw them somewhere back in the day in Newport, had freebies, but I don't think it was TJ's. Anyone know where, they were OK live, still very sad news.
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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:53 - May 18 with 347 viewsblueytheblue

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:47 - May 18 by exiledclaseboy

Queensryche are the best band to come out of Seattle.

End thread.


Which version?

Queensryche or Geoff Tate's version of Queensryche?

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RIP Chris Cornell on 19:56 - May 18 with 345 viewsicecoldjack

Not fussed on any of these bands like Nirvana soundgarden etc i hold them personally responsible for the death of Glam metal,hair metal,sleaze rock etc,etc.!!

The girls dressed down instead of up! Instead of girls wearing nice sexy rock chick gear they all then started dressing like a fookin' mess, baggy trousers and tee shirts etc, basically they all looked like Darran !

Anyway, RIP regardless.
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RIP Chris Cornell on 20:01 - May 18 with 338 viewsLord_Bony

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:47 - May 18 by exiledclaseboy

Queensryche are the best band to come out of Seattle.

End thread.


Rock gods for sure.

Geoff Tate an amazing singer..


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RIP Chris Cornell on 20:02 - May 18 with 335 viewsexiledclaseboy

RIP Chris Cornell on 19:53 - May 18 by blueytheblue

Which version?

Queensryche or Geoff Tate's version of Queensryche?

Thread restarted.


Queensryche without Tate isn't Queensryche. Operation:Mindcrime is a stick on classic.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 20:04 - May 18 with 332 viewsblueytheblue

RIP Chris Cornell on 20:01 - May 18 by Lord_Bony

Rock gods for sure.

Geoff Tate an amazing singer..



He was in his prime which would have been the first Mindcrime album. The earlier EP was pretty good too.

Their output fell off the cliff pretty quickly after Mindcrime. Empire was ok... other stuff meh. Mindcrime II just flattered to deceive, rtrying to go back to the panache of the first Mindcrime. Only Dio being in it redeemed that second one.

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RIP Chris Cornell on 20:06 - May 18 with 332 viewsexiledclaseboy

RIP Chris Cornell on 20:04 - May 18 by blueytheblue

He was in his prime which would have been the first Mindcrime album. The earlier EP was pretty good too.

Their output fell off the cliff pretty quickly after Mindcrime. Empire was ok... other stuff meh. Mindcrime II just flattered to deceive, rtrying to go back to the panache of the first Mindcrime. Only Dio being in it redeemed that second one.


Dio's cameo in the Mindcrime sequel still makes me feel warm inside.

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