Andrew Wood Tribute

March 19,1990: Andrew Wood dies at the age of 24

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Lead singer with Mother Love Bone; from Columbus, Minnesota. Andrew was in the Seattle grunge scene in the late eighties. He was singer with Malfunkshun before forming Mother Love Bone in 1988.

He formed the band with guitar player Stone Gossard and bass player Jeff Ament. He had quit a heroin habit three months before the release of their debut album "Apple". Just before the bands breakthroug, Andrew died from an overdose a month later the album was released but the planned tour was cancelled. Gossard and Ament went on to form Pearl Jam. A tribut album "Temple of the Dog " was released and went into the top ten of the album chart in 1992.

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