Kim Thayil

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Birthday
4, 1960
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Seattle, WA

About

Co-founder and guitarist for the rock group Soundgarden, the group known for songs like "Black Hole Sun."

Before Fame

He met one of his future bandmates, Hiro Yamamoto, in high school. One of his first bands was Identity Crisis.

Trivia

Rolling Stone named him one of the one hundred greatest guitarists of all time in 2003.

Family Life

His parents emigrated from the south Indian state of Kerala.

Associated With

Like Scott Weiland and Stone Temple Pilots, Thayil was part of the Seattle grunge music scene.