Possibly the least appreciated of Seattle's early grunge pioneers, Skin Yard never broke out of the deeper levels of the underground. Unlike most of their peers, they never made it onto the Sub Pop roster, nor did their key personnel go on to breakout stardom with other bands. They did, however, contribute drummers to acts like Soundgarden and the Presidents of the United States of America , and guitarist Jack Endino became the local scene's pre-eminent producer and engineer, helming records for nearly every Sub Pop luminary.
Endino and bassist Daniel House formed Skin Yard in , at the dawn of the grunge era. They were joined by vocalist Ben McMillan and drummer Matt Cameron , the latter of whom had played with House in a group called Feedback. Endino has largely switched from working as a performer to working as a music producer.
He produced several albums by the grunge bands Soundgarden a band including original Skin Yard drummer Matt Cameron and Mudhoney ; more recently [ when? Screaming Trees went on hiatus and finally broke up in Martin has also toured with R. Mad Season released one album before breaking up in The Presidents of the United States of America have since reunited.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. The other 4 bands had never been heard outside of the city. Early in , Skin Yard's first single and debut self-titled LP were released. That summer, Cameron left Skin Yard, joining Soundgarden two months later.
In the fall of , drummer Jason Finn later of Love Battery and The Presidents of the United States joined the band, but left after only eight months for an extended stay in Europe.
A lot of people have told me it's their favorite Heliod Creed record. This germinated during Skin Yard's year "off" in '' House bassing. Cover by Jim Blanchard. Call Matt Vaughan at and tell him I sent ya! He still has a bunch left. This took a long time to put together, but Jack Endino's Home Page. This is the "live" companion to the vault-clearing "Start at the Top" release.
Friends, this rocks. If you never had a chance to see us live, well here ya go. Also: Major updates to this site, March Advanced Search. Track Listing. River Throat. Words on Bone. Living Pool. Material Freak.
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