Temple of the Dog

After Andrew Wood, lead singer of the group Mother Love Bone, died of a heroin overdose in 1990 aged 24, his bandmates Jeff Ament and Stone Gossard joined singer and guitarist Chris Cornell and drummer Matt Cameron from Soundgarden along with singer Eddie Vedder and guitarist Mike McCready to create a tribute album titled 'Temple of the Dog'. Recorded in 1990, it languished until 1992 when it went to number five on the Billboard 200. A single titled 'Hunger Strike' went to number seven on Billboard's Alternative Songs Chart the same year. Ament, Gossard, McCready and Vedder went on to form Pearl Jam with drummer Dave Krusen but the members have sung tracks from the album at various times over the years and joined together for a 25th anniversary celebration tour in 2017. The album was re-released the same year in a double-disc deluxe edition and went to number seven on Billboard's Hard Rock and Top Rock Charts and number 14 on the Billboard 200. The single 'Hunger Strike' went to number 16 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs Chart and 'Say Hello 2 Heaven' reached number 25.

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