Soundgarden "4 Track" demo
|Soundgarden "4 Track" Demo|
|Demo album by Soundgarden|
|Recorded||April 24, 1985|
The band, who was at this time a three piece with Chris Cornell on drums and vocals, recorded the demo in April 1985 in Bruce Pavitt's basement. An earlier recording of "Incessant Mace" appeared a month before on the C/Z Records limited edition cassette only compilation Pyrrhic Victory  and was re-recorded a third time for the band's debut album Ultramega OK. "Tears To Forget" was later recorded for C/Z Records Deep Six compilation album and was also re-recorded a third time for the band's debut EP Screaming Life. The demo tape was among many of the artifacts displayed at the Experience Music Project exhibit in Seattle, Washington. "The Storm" was re-recorded with Jack Endino in May 2014 as "Storm" and was released on the band's rarities box set Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Path.
Side A: 6 Songs For Bruce
- "I Think I'm Sinking"
- "Bury My Head In Sand"
- "Tears To Forget"
- "The Storm"
- "Incessant Mace"
- "Out Of My Skin"
Side B: Zen Deity Speaks
- Chris Cornell – vocals and drums, all instruments on "The Storm"
- Kim Thayil – guitar
- Hiro Yamamoto – bass guitar, vocals on "Tears to Forget"
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