Screaming Trees (Washington grunge band)

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Screaming Trees were an American rock band formed in Ellensburg, Washington in 1985, by vocalist Mark Lanegan, guitarist Gary Lee Conner, bass player Van Conner and drummer Mark Pickerel. Pickerel had been replaced by Barrett Martin by the time the band reached its most successful period. Although widely associated with grunge, the band's sound incorporated hard rock and psychedelic elements. The band released seven studio albums, five EPs, and three compilations.

Screaming Trees is known as one of the pioneers of grunge along with the Melvins, Mudhoney, U-Men, Skin Yard, Soundgarden, Green River, and Malfunkshun. Screaming Trees rose to fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s, along with bands such as Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, and Soundgarden and was one of the most successful underground music acts of the 1990s. The band achieved one top ten single on the Modern Rock Tracks charts, as well as 2 top ten hits on the Alternative Airplay Charts. Screaming Trees were plagued by extended inactivity due to their problems with making a follow up to Dust. This led to their official breakup in 2000.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1986ClairvoyanceScreaming Trees42
1987Even If and Especially WhenScreaming Trees3.54
1988Invisible LanternScreaming Trees42
1989Buzz FactoryScreaming Trees47
1991Uncle AnesthesiaScreaming Trees46
1992Sweet OblivionScreaming Trees45
1996DustScreaming Trees4.57
2011Last Words: The Final RecordingsScreaming Trees43

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1991Anthology: SST Years 1985-1989Screaming Trees2
2001Nearly Lost YouScreaming Trees1
2005Ocean of ConfusionScreaming Trees2
2012Original Album ClassicsScreaming Trees51

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1992Dollar BillScreaming Trees36
1992Nearly Lost YouScreaming Trees3
1993ButterflyScreaming Trees32
1996All I KnowScreaming Trees32
1996Sworn and BrokenScreaming Trees1
2000One Way ConversationScreaming Trees1

EP

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1985Other WorldsScreaming Trees5
1988Beat Happening / Screaming TreesBeat Happening / Screaming Trees1
1989Change Has ComeScreaming Trees4
1990Something About TodayScreaming Trees4

EP + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2019Nether Lands (Live, Acoustic)Screaming Trees1

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