WINNER OF THE FREE TICKET TO SEE SOUNDGARDEN IN LOS ANGELES CONTEST

Published On February 15, 2013 | By Brett Buchanan | Featured, Grunge Report, Soundgarden

The winner of the free Mezzanine ticket to Soundgarden’s show this Saturday at the Wiltern in Los Angeles is Julz. Thanks to everybody who entered, most of you had very good stories.

Julz’ story:

I was a typical angst ridden teen in the 90′s. Always quiet, never really talked to a lot of people. I met this one girl with purple hair cut in a bob and we sorta connected. She said “here, listen to these” and gave me a stack of CD’s. So over one weekend in the summer of 93′, I listened to these albums. Temple of the Dog, Badmotorfinger, Louder than Love etc. I was hooked. Nothing else I’d ever heard before truly channeled the feelings I’d had. At the time, again I was 14 or so, I felt like I couldn’t connect with anyone or anything. Soundgarden’s music changed that for me. I’ve been a diehard fan ever since. I’ve seen them in concert only 3 times. I have every B-Side. I used to buy Rip, Spin and any other magazine that they were in and tore out articles and pictures of the band. At first the pix would end up on my wall, but soon ran out of room. Now they’re all in an old, decrepit photo album. A scrap book if you will, of all things SG. In chronological order. I also have a SG tattoo, although not quite sure how to upload it. Anyway, thanks for letting me share my story.

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Bio: Brett hosted the BWR podcast from 2004 to 2009, interviewing pro wrestling, MMA, and entertainment stars like Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Rob Van Dam, Christian, Danny Bonaduce, and DDP. Brett opened GrungeReport.net in May 2009. The site changed its name to AlternativeNation.net in June 2013. Brett also owns Concertfy.com. Reach out to Brett at; brett (at) alternativenation.net

13 Responses to WINNER OF THE FREE TICKET TO SEE SOUNDGARDEN IN LOS ANGELES CONTEST

  1. Julz says:

    Thanks Brett, I’m so Stoked!

  2. Brett Buchanan says:

    Don’t thank me, thank Joseph Thomas!

  3. jt says:

    Congratulations to Julz, I hope you enjoy the show.

  4. Dave Show says:

    What was their story?

  5. Calvin McLain says:

    Congrats Julz! What was your story?

  6. GenXLady says:

    Awesome!

  7. Julz says:

    Thanks Joseph! I just copy and pasted from the contest so here it is again.

    I was a typical angst ridden teen in the 90?s. Always quiet, never really talked to a lot of people. I met this one girl with purple hair cut in a bob and we sorta connected. She said “here, listen to these” and gave me a stack of CD’s. So over one weekend in the summer of 93?, I listened to these albums. Temple of the Dog, Badmotorfinger, Louder than Love etc. I was hooked. Nothing else I’d ever heard before truly channeled the feelings I’d had. At the time, again I was 14 or so, I felt like I couldn’t connect with anyone or anything. Soundgarden’s music changed that for me. I’ve been a diehard fan ever since. I’ve seen them in concert only 3 times. I have every B-Side. I used to buy Rip, Spin and any other magazine that they were in and tore out articles and pictures of the band. At first the pix would end up on my wall, but soon ran out of room. Now they’re all in an old, decrepit photo album. A scrap book if you will, of all things SG. In chronological order. I also have a SG tattoo, although not quite sure how to upload it. Anyway, thanks for letting me share my story.

  8. Marsha Marcia Marsha says:

    Congratulations Julz!!! I would be trying to find a spot to get close if I was nearby…I was really sick when they were here In Darby and Washington or I would have probably been escorted to the nearest Hospistal…Bummed );…but happy for you..take lots of pics if you can..thanks…I don’t need to tell you but Have a blast…I think I would cry like a fool…Enjoy the show!!!!!

  9. cerealkiller says:

    You should of gave it to the guy that had never seen them

  10. Creep says:

    Congrats Julz! I’m going to see them the day after you :3

  11. Greg says:

    This is such a cool thing for the site to do. This site seems to be getting better and better, despite all the whining.

    PS: Anyone notice Matt Cameron looks a little like Steve Nash?

  12. SuperSG says:

    SOUNDGARDEN PLAYED NEW DAMAGE AT THE WILTERN!!!! IT’S ON YOUTUBE

  13. SuperSG says:

    It sounds legendary

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