Tag: Screaming Trees
Singer Mark Lanegan has lived through hell and back, and his new autobiography Sing Backwards And Weep is an unrelenting and harrowing tale of addiction and self destruction. It’s also one of the best rock autobiographies you’ll ever read.
The Recoup Song Of The Day for Thursday, February 20th, is “Skeleton Key” by Mark Lanegan, taken from the forthcoming Heavenly Recordings release, Straight Songs Of Sorrow>
In 1996, Screaming Trees released what would be their final album: a superbly produced album that found them shaking off the “grunge” tag. This expanded edition reminds just how good it was, while expanding it with a second disc of period b-sides and compilation tracks.
Some thoughts on the bittersweet, unfortunately timed deluxe reissue of the Singles soundtrack.
This stripped-down, slightly psychedelic record was a collaboration between members of Seaweed and Screaming Trees.
Mark Lanegan came to prominence in the Nineties with his band Screaming Trees, a group that melded metal, rock, and the blues in a loud and truly innovative way. Sadly, like many bands of the era, personality conflicts and substance abuse problems would eventually destroy the band. Unlike many of his contemporaries, Lanegan’s… Read More ›