#LINKFROGGING...a tale as old as time
#LINKFROGGING...goes for the gold
#LINKFROGGING...from dusk till dawn
#LinkFrogging...is gonna laugh at you.
dUg Pinnick (King's X) and Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) have been trying to get their (joint) musical act together for the better part of 15 years now. As musicians in two very hard working bands, however, little more than small snatches of time could ever be cobbled together. Both men very much wanted to do it, but there was only so much that could be done. dUg wrote with Jeff and Richard Stuverud (the Fastbacks) in 2001 and again in 2004, joined by Mike McCready. And then the years starte...
Now that even the tail end of the decade is almost 10 years ago, I decided it was time to weigh in on this very important topic. Important?, you ask. Why yes. Because at least one version of mainstream rock musical history goes like this: the Dinosaurs, Punk, 4 days of Power Pop, Hair Metal (during which Motley Crue was the biggest band on the planet for all of about 6 minutes, before getting knocked off by Guns n' Roses), Grunge.
And then nothing.....Sure, the occasional song appears. Bu...