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There are two bands with the name Screaming Trees;

1) Screaming Trees was an American band formed in Ellensburg, Washington in 1985 by vocalist Mark Lanegan, guitarist Gary Lee Conner, bass player Van Conner and drummer Mark Pickerel. Pickerel had been replaced by Barrett Martin by the time the band reached its most successful period. Although widely associated with , the band's sound incorporated hard rock and psychedelic elements. During Screaming Trees' existence the band released seven studio albums, five EPs, and three compilations.

Screaming Trees is known as one of the pioneers of proto-grunge along with the Melvins, Mudhoney, U-Men, Skin Yard, Green River, and Malfunkshun. Screaming Trees rose to fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s, along with bands such as Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, and Soundgarden and was one of the most successful underground music acts of the 1990s. The band achieved one top ten single on the Modern Rock Tracks charts. Screaming Trees were plagued by extended inactivity due to their problems with making a follow up to Dust. This led to their official breakup in 2000.


1986: Clairvoyance
1987: Even If and Especially When
1988: Invisible Lantern
1989: Buzz Factory
1991: Uncle Anesthesia
1992: Sweet Oblivion
1996: Dust
2011: Last Words: The Final Recordings

Beat Happening - Screaming Trees (collaboration with Beat Happening)
Other Worlds
Change Has Come
Something About Today
Winter Songs Tour Tracks

Anthology: SST Years 1985-1989
Nearly Lost You
Ocean of Confusion - Songs of Screaming Trees 1990-1996

2) Screaming Trees was a gothic/ebm band from the UK, who released one full length LP in 1987, and several 12''s on Native Records. Mark Swancott and Sean Maloney comprised the band.


1987 Fracture In Time

1986 Release
1986 Beaten By the Ugly Stick
1987 Iron Guru
1987 Asylum
1988 Tangiers

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