Tagged: Soundgarden

Burden in My Hand

“Burden in My Hand” by Soundgarden

Kim Thayil, one of the members of Soundgarden, described “Burden in My Hand” as a modern-day version of “Hey Joe“. “Hey Joe”, which is considered a classic tune by many, dates back to 1965, and its main character...


“Spoonman” by Soundgarden

Let’s start off by saying that the lyrics of this song can be interpreted in a variety of ways – to say the least. So instead of running of the risk of overanalyzing, we will...

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...