The Birth of Grunge

Seattle, April 6, 1980 ~ Andrew Wood and his brother form Malfunkhsun.

Wood’s room mate is Chris Cornell who forms … Soundgarden.

Wood moves on to front Mother Love Bone.

Wood, battling addiction, dies in March 1990. Mother Love Bone — who includes Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard — add a fellow by the name of Eddie Veddar to front the band. They soon become — Pearl Jam.