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The short-lived, volatile pre-Eddie Vedder ensemble, Mother Love Bone, was on the verge of the big time in 1990 when the singer pricked himself with a fatal overdose.
The singer said: "Initially, we were called Tragic Love Company, a name inspired by three of our favourite bands - The Tragically Hip, Mother Love Bone and Bad Company.
Vocalist/guitarist Mark Arm and guitarist Steve Turner first started playing together in 1984 in Green River -- along with Mother Love Bone and Pearl Jam members Stone Gossard and Jeff Ament.