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VIDEO: Pearl Jam Joined by Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil at Seattle Show

Pearl Jam’s second show of their two-night homestand at Seattle’s Safeco Field featured another major figure from the city’s historic music scene.

Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, who was donning a Chris Cornell t-shirt,  joined the band on stage for a cover of MC5’s “Kick Out The Jams” and Iggy and the Stooges’ “Search and Destroy,” the latter of which also featured Mark Arm and Steve Turner from Mudhoney.

Pearl Jam - Kick Out The Jams with Kim Thayil - Safeco Field (August 10, 2018)

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Pearl Jam - Search & Destroy with Thayil, Turner & Arm - Safeco Field (August 10, 2018)

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Earlier in the set, Pearl Jam also performed “Missing,” a solo Cornell song from an EP he wrote/recorded as the Singles character Cliff Poncier.  Cornell was director Cameron Crowe’s first choice to play the character, but the role eventually went to Matt Dillon due to Soundgarden’s ever-busy schedule.  

Pearl Jam - Missing (Seattle, Safeco Field, 8/10/2018) [Chris Cornell - Poncier Demo 1992]

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.