Kim A. Thayil (born September 4, 1960) is an American musician best known as the lead guitarist of the Seattle-based rock band Soundgarden, which he cofounded with singer Chris Cornell and bassist Hiro Yamamoto in 1984. Thayil was named the 100th greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone.
http://bit.ly/YajnDW Premier Guitar's Chris Kies is on location in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, at the Eagles Ballroom, where he catches up with Soundgarden's Kim ...
The band's second show ever was opening for Hüsker Dü and Melvins. Kim Thayil said, ‘We wanted to create an allegiance with an audience that would have included us when we were younger — the way I felt about, say, the Ramones or Black Sabbath. www.bing.com
And in 1996, Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil was arrested for assault the Charlotte, North Carolina Lollapalooza stop. A fan wanted to take his picture and he allegedly slapped her and broke her camera. And that’s what happened today in rock history. www.bing.com
In 1992, the mayor of Los Angeles declared “Arsenio Hall Day” in honor of the talk show host. In 1996, guitarist Kim Thayil of Soundgarden was arrested for allegedly hitting a fan who was trying to take his picture in a hotel in Rockingham, North Carolina. www.bing.com
According to The Pulse Of Radio, SOUNDGARDEN guitarist Kim Thayil said in a new interview with Soundwave that PEARL JAM was probably the only Seattle band that did not emulate SOUNDGARDEN's use of lower guitar tunings — a trademark of the grunge scene of ... www.bing.com
Cornell's music was played over the loudspeakers as guests arrived, while bandmates Tom Morello (of Audioslave), Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron (of Soundgarden), Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and actor Josh Brolin gave eulogies, according to TMZ. www.bing.com
Heart’s Nancy Wilson posted new details about Chris Cornell’s funeral on her Facebook page, including the first descriptions of surviving Soundgarden members Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron’s eulogies. I was in attendance at Chris Cornell’s memorial ... www.bing.com
Soundgarden rockers Chris Cornell and Kim Thayil have dismissed long-standing myths that drugs and drink led to the group's 1997 split, insisting the bandmates had simply grown tired of the grind of touring and recording together. The grunge godfathers ... www.bing.com
Alternative rock pioneers Soundgarden will put a close to a busy week at the Tuscaloosa Ampitheater in its continued quest to transport fans to a specific time and place via high-energy, face-melting live shows. Much to the delight of their biggest fans in ... www.bing.com
One thing you don’t have a shortage of is content. We did accumulate a lot. Thanks to Kim Thayil for the interview. For more information on the Soundgarden vinyl reissues and to grab a copy of your own, head to the band’s webstore. No tour dates are ... www.bing.com
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil remembers the recording sessions for “Superunknown” well. As it turns out, it wasn’t uncommon for other, now-legendary grunge musicians to stop by the studio during the album’s creative process. “I remember Josh ... www.bing.com