Category: Soundgarden

Rusty Cage

“Rusty Cage” by Soundgarden

The titular “rusty cage” is akin to a feeling of imprisonment that defines the vocalist’s life. And all lyrics considered, this construct is not meant to be taken literally. For instance, the real-life inspiration behind the...

Boot Camp by Soundgarden

“Boot Camp” by Soundgarden

Rock bands have a tendency to, shall we say not be overly fond of the powers that be. And they all have their own respective ways of expressing this sentiment. And on “Boot Camp”, Chris Cornell...

Nothing to Say

“Nothing to Say” by Soundgarden

Soundgarden’s songs, even the ones by other artists that they tended to cover, aren’t necessarily the easiest to decipher. They were one of those bands who sorta specialized in the art of saying plenty yet...

Search and Destroy

“Search and Destroy” by Soundgarden

Considering that they also covered The Doors’ 1970 piece “Waiting for the Sun“, it can be gleaned that Soundgarden had an affinity for tunes from the late-1960s/early-1970s. This was perhaps the most-prominent era of social activism...