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Screaming Trees - 82% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A hard-drinking rock band from the rural community of Ellensburg, near Seattle, USA, the Screaming Trees blended 60s music (the Beach Boys being an obvious reference point) with psychotic, pure punk rage. Not to be confused with the Sheffield, England synthesizer band of the same name who were also operational in the mid-80s, brothers Gary Lee Conner (22 August 1962, Fort Ir Read more

The Twilight Singers - 51% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The Twilight Singers was the side-project Greg Dulli (11 May 1965, Ohio, USA) turned to when his former band, the highly rated Afghan Whigs, ground to a halt in early 2001. During the course of their career, the Afghan Whigs had moved away from their early grunge fixation to reach a seamless fusion of rock, soul and funk on their masterpiece, 1998’s 1965, and it was thi Read more

Afghan Whigs - 41% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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From Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, and original stalwarts of the Sub Pop Records empire, Afghan Whigs gained prominence as favoured proponents of grunge, although the traditional nature of much of their recorded output progressively belied this tag. Their Uptown Avondale EP, for example, was a collection of classic soul cover versions, while as early as 1990’s Up In It, they were Read more

Mad Season - 34% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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Mudhoney - 28% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Mudhoney, forged from a host of hobbyist bands, could lay claim to the accolade ‘godfathers of grunge’ more legitimately than most - whether or not they desired that title. The band, named after a movie by cult US film director Russ Meyer, was formed in Seattle at the start of 1988 by Mark Arm (Mark Thomas McLaughlin, 21 February 1962, California, USA; vocals), Ste Read more

Tom Waits - 27% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thomas Alan Waits, 7 December 1949, Pomona, California, USA. A gifted lyricist, composer, raconteur and actor, Waits has enjoyed a long and fruitful career. The son of teachers, his parents separated when he was 11, leaving Tom and his sisters to be raised by his mother in the San Diego suburb of National City. He left school to work at a local pizza house, a period later ce Read more

Soundgarden - 24% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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This Seattle, Washington, USA-based quartet fused influences as diverse as Led Zeppelin, the Stooges, Velvet Underground and, most particularly, early UK and US punk bands into a dirty, sweaty, sexually explicit and decidedly fresh take on rock ‘n’ roll. The band, Chris Cornell (20 July 1964, Seattle, Washington, USA; vocals/guitar), Kim Thayil (b. 4 September 1960 Read more

Grinderman - 23% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Sleazy garage rock band formed by singer-songwriter Nick Cave (Nicholas Edward Cave, 22 September 1957, Warracknabeal, Victoria, Australia) and three members of his long-serving band the Bad Seeds, multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis (b. Ballarat, Victoria, Australia), bass player Martyn Casey, and drummer Jim Sclavunos (b. New York City, New York, USA). Grinderman evolved in Read more

Nick Cave - 23% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Documentaries Pop / Rock Soundtracks Spoken Word World Music
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Chris Cornell - 22% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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20 July 1964, Seattle, Washington, USA. Cornell rose to prominence as a member of Soundgarden, one of the leading exponents, alongside Nirvana and Pearl Jam, of the Seattle grunge sound of the early 90s. Cornell set about recording his debut album with the help of Alain Johannes and Natasha Sneider of cult Los Angeles band, Eleven, following the break-up of Soundgarden in Ap Read more

Jerry Cantrell - 21% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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18 March 1966, Tacoma, Washington, USA. The guitarist and one of the guiding forces behind troubled Seattle band Alice In Chains, Cantrell’s solo releases have confirmed his reputation as one of the most talented songwriters to emerge from the 90s grunge scene.Despite the success of 1990’s Facelift and 1992’s Dirt, Alice In Chains’ Read more

Mother Love Bone - 20% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s
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This short-lived, Seattle, USA-based quintet comprised Andrew Wood (8 January 1966, USA, d. 19 March 1990, USA; vocals, ex-Malfunkshun), Greg Gilmore (drums), and three members of recently demised grunge pioneers Green River, Bruce Fairweather (guitar), Stone Gossard (b. 20 July 1965, Seattle, Washington, USA; guitar), and Jeff Ament (b. 10 March 1963, Big Sandy, Montana, US Read more

Pearl Jam - 19% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Documentaries Pop / Rock Soundtracks Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This revisionist (or, depending on your viewpoint, visionary) rock quintet was formed in Seattle, USA, by Jeff Ament (10 March 1963, Big Sandy, Montana, USA; bass) and Stone Gossard (b. 20 July 1965, Seattle, Washington, USA; rhythm guitar). Gossard had played with Steve Turner in the Ducky Boys, the latter going on to perform with Ament in Green River. Gossard became a memb Read more

Alice in Chains - 18% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1987 in Seattle, Washington, USA, by Layne Staley (22 August 1967, Kirkland, Washington, USA, d. April 2002, Seattle, Washington, USA; vocals) and Jerry Cantrell (b. 18 March 1966, Tacoma, Washington, USA; vocals, guitar) with Mike Starr (bass) and Sean Kinney (b. 27 June 1966, Seattle, Washington, USA; drums), Alice In Chains developed a sound that mixed Black Sab Read more

PJ Harvey - 18% match to Mark Lanegan

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Polly Jean Harvey, 9 October 1969, Yeovil, Somerset, England. Harvey was the daughter of hippie parents who exposed her to art rock artists such as Captain Beefheart and folk singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan at an early age. After growing up on their farm in Dorset and playing saxophone with an eight-piece instrumental group, she wrote her first songs as part of the Polekat Read more


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