Soundgarden's Kim Thayil

Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil Reveals His Favorite Grunge Albums


In a complimentary feature to Rolling Stone‘s ‘50 Greatest Grunge Albums‘, the publication reached out to influential Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil to get his own list of favorite albums from the genre he helped to pioneer. Thayil responded with the below list and his explanations for each choice are available over at

  • Nirvana – “Bleach
  • Green River – “Dry As A Bone
  • Melvins – “Gluey Porch Treatments
  • U-Men – “U-Men
  • Malfunkshun
  • Skinyard – “Hallowed Ground
  • Mudhoney – “Superfuzz Bigmuff
  • Tad – “God’s Balls
  • Screaming Trees – “Clairvoyance
  • Alice In Chains – “Facelift
  • Pearl Jam – “Ten

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