People: Apr. 21, 1997

MAYBE SOME OF THEM STARTED TO FEEL CHEERFUL

It hasn't been a happy year for grunge fans. First Courtney Love gets herself all glammed up, and now this. The seminal Seattle rockers SOUNDGARDEN, one of the first bands to break out of the Northwest, have split up. The terse announcement from their record company gave no reason, not even the usual pat of "creative differences." While never as high-profile as Nirvana or Pearl Jam, the Grammy-winning band sold more than 20 million records. Down on the Upside, their last album, reached No. 2 on the charts. The band, which had recently...

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