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Grunge Musical Coming to Seattle Repertory Theatre

Nirvana's former manager is reportedly involved in the play set in 1990s Seattle.

Music could be culled from the catalogs of Seattle stars like Soundgarden.


Fan Wants $10,000 for Ticket Stub Chris Cornell Signed In Final Hours

But is it even real?

Got $10,000?(!)


Eddie Vedder Opens Up About Chris Cornell’s Death During London Show

The Pearl Jam singer discussed how he's dealing with the loss of his friend.

Eddie Vedder performing during a 2014 Pearl Jam concert in Detroit.


Brad Pitt Takes Chris Cornell’s Kids to Universal Studios

The Hollywood A-lister is reportedly a longtime fan and friend of the singer.

Photos from Pitt and the Cornells day in the park lit up Instagram.


The Time Chris Cornell and Eddie Vedder Watched the Kingdome Blow Up

That morning, the rock stars were just a couple Seattleites in the crowd.

Chris Cornell (left) and Eddie Vedder watched the Kingdome’s demolition together in 2000.


Chris Cornell’s Wife, Vicky, Pens Heartbreaking Open Letter to Her Husband

A week after her husband's death, Vicky Cornell is speaking out.

A week after Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell was found dead in his Detroit hotel room, his wife, Vicky, has published an open letter to her late husband. The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled Cornell’s death a suicide by hanging. However, Vicky quickly released a statement suggesting it could have been a side…


Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eric Church, More Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell

Musicians of all stripes celebrate one of Seattle's most powerful voices.

Seattle’s own Ann Wilson of Heart performed “Black Hole Sun” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”


Seattleites and Music Legends Mourn Chris Cornell’s Death

Fans, friends and fellow musicians take to Twitter to share their thoughts on the Soundgarden singer.

Following a Wednesday night performance in Detroit, Chris Cornell—frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave—was found dead in his hotel room. Medical examiners have determined the cause of death to be suicide by hanging, the Associated Press reports. After news of his tragic death spread Thursday morning, fans posted videos of Cornell’s final concert online. Seattleites and…


Watch Chris Cornell’s Final Soundgarden Performance

After the singer's death, fans flooded the internet with videos from the Detroit concert.

Chris Cornell introduces the seminal “My Wave” during his final show in Detroit.


Soundgarden Frontman Chris Cornell Found Dead at 52

The singer was touring in Detroit with his iconic Seattle band.

Chris Cornell performing in Sweden during 2009.


Bruce Pavitt’s New App, 8Stem, Makes You the DJ

Sub Pop's Bruce Pavitt has a new app that puts anyone in the producer's seat

8Stem creative director Bruce Pavitt (foreground) and CEO Adam Farish in their Capitol Hill office: Sub Pop’s 25 million record sales were just a start

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Publisher’s Note: The True Seattle Influencers

Forget social media. These are the real heroes.

In-flu-ence /ˈinflo͝oəns/. The power or capacity of causing an effect in indirect or intangible ways. An emanation of spiritual or moral force. An ethereal fluid held to flow from the stars and to affect the actions of humans. With all the attention on “influencers” on social media, I think we’ve lost the true meaning of…

Photography by Grant Hindsley

Every Car Has a Story: ‘I don’t own cars. They own me.’

Blake Siebe takes a most unusual approach to car collecting

There are two kinds of car collectors. The vast majority fit into a sort of “check box” mentality of acquiring cars anointed by others as collector worthy. In contrast, a rare category of car collectors, I might venture to say, are the true cognoscenti who discover vehicles that no one is yet appreciating. They relish in…