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25 Years Ago: Soundgarden Fire an Opening Shot in The Alt-Rock Revolution


On Sept. 5, 1989, a little-known band named Soundgarden – hailing from the cold, cloudy and rainy metropolis of Seattle — helped set the wheels of an alternative music revolution in motion with an album that dared to claim it was ‘Louder Than Love.’

At the time, overproduced pop and predictable hair metal still dominated the U.S. music charts and radio station playlists. But anyone paying close attention could have told you that the tides of musical trends were already undergoing a major shift just beneath the surface.

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