ARTICLES (1991 - 1995)


Journal & Courier
04-17-1991
Rocky Road Leads to Record Deal




author: Kathy Matter
photographer: Frank Oliver
publication: Journal & Courier



Journal & Courier
04-07-1992
Lafayette's Shannon Hoon catches a new buzz




author: Dave Bangert
photo illustration: John Metzinger
publication: Journal & Courier



The Tech
04-24-1992
120 Minutes Tour produces only muddled results




author: Bill Jackson
publication: The Tech



Rolling Stone
May 14th, 1992
Performance Review




author: Don McLeese
photographer: Chris Kraf
publication: Rolling Stone


type of article: show review (March 21st, 1992 - Houston, Texas - Astroarena)
notes: 120 Minutes Tour / Axl Rose connection / before album release




Screamer
August 1992
Alternative Approach




author: Taylor Alderdice
photographers: Jeff Tisman
publication: Screamer


type of article: band intro, pre-album release
notes:




Journal & Courier
09-22-1992
Debut Record Worth Its Weight in Gold




author: Dave Bangert
photographer: Jeff Tisman
publication: Journal & Courier



Rockin' Out
10-00-1992
Interview with Shannon Hoon




author: unknown
photographer: William Hames
publication: Rockin' Out



Banger
Oct/Nov 1992
Hot New Band




publication: Banger



The Angle
Oct 1992
Blind Melon




author: Richard Jannaccio
photographers: Steve Azzara,   Heather Devlin Thorn
publication: The Angle



Rolling Stone
October 1st, 1992
Organically Grown




author: Kim Neely
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Rolling Stone


type of article: interview with Shannon & Rogers / band introduction / album review
notes: formation of band / signing / Durham - Sleepyhouse / recording - Rick Parashar




RAW
(Oct/Nov/Dec) Late 1992
Grooving While Blind!




author: Paul Rees
photographer: John Richard
publication: RAW



unknown publication
11-04-1992
Now Hear This




author: Ric Damm
publication: unknown



Los Angeles Times
12-12-1992
Keeping an Eye on the Serious




author: Katherine Turman
publication: Los Angeles Times
source: www.blindmelon.org




The Georgia Straight
Oct. 23, 1992
Blind Melon's Shannon Hoon Defines Success as Making It Last




author: Steve Newton
publication: The Georgia Straight
website: Ear of Newt



(unknown Japanese magazine)
00-00-1993
An Interview with Shannon Hoon




author: Anne Leighton
photographer: Ed Esposito
publication: unknown Japanese publication



Screamer
01-00-1993
Play That Funky Music




author: Rossi Dudrick
photographers: John Richard   Jeff Tisman
publication: Screamer



RIP
January 1993
Fresh Blood




author: Karen Sidlow
photographer: Jeff Tisman
publication: RIP
contributed by: Leigh Capel


type of article: band intro
notes: roots / MTV 120 Minutes / recording / touring




Los Angeles Times
02-04-1993
The High Energy of Blind Melon at The Palace




author: Richard Cromelin
publication: Los Angeles Times
source: blindmelon.org



Rockerilla
February 1993
A Journey to the Center of the Mind




author: Beppe Riva
photographer: Heather Devlin Thorn
publication: Rockerilla
contributed by: Eleonora De Sabbata
translated by: Eleonora De Sabbata
translation assistance: Andrew Serio



Royal Purple
February 26, 1993
A Conversation with Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon




author: Ric Damm
publication: Royal Purple
contributed by: Anne Thomas



Hit Parader
March 1993
Hit or Miss




author: compiled by Hit Parader staff
photographers: Joe Giron
publication: Hit Parader



Metal Hammer
March 1993
Blind Faith




author: Nick Douglas
photographer: Denis O'Regan
publication: Metal Hammer



Metal Edge
March 1993
Ripe for the Picking




author: Marina Zogbi
photographer: Heather Devlin Thorn
publication: Metal Edge



Music Connection
March 1993
First Artists




author: Pat Lewis
photographer: Heather Devlin Thorn
publication: Music Connection



RAW
May 12-25, 1993
Small Town White Boys




author: Paul Rees
photographer: William Hames
publication: RAW



Kerrang!
May 29, 1993
Home for the Blind




author: Jason Arnopp
photographer: unknown
publication: Kerrang!



RAW
summer, 1993
Shannon interviews Ian Astbury




interviewer: Shannon Hoon
photographer: unknown
publication: RAW



KERRANG!
June 1993 ???
A Blinder!




PDF RTF

author: Jason Arnopp
photographer: Paul Harries
publication: Kerrang!
contributed by: Leigh Capel

Pretty sure this clipping is from June of 1993.
Would like to confirm and get a scan of the cover.



RAW
June 9th-22nd, 1993
Meaning of Life




author: Mel Bradman
photographer: Jeff Tisman
publication: RAW




High Times
August 1993
Are Blind Melon the next Doobie Brothers?




author: Phil Farber
photographers: Andre Grossman
photographers: Gene Kirkland
publication: High Times



The Island Ear
August 16 - 29, 1993
Mental Recess




author: Martin J. Accardi
photographer: Heather Devlin-Thorn
publication: The Island Ear



Hits
August 30, 1993
Blind Melon




photographers: Danny Clinch
photographers: Gene Kirkland
publication: Hits



Music Connection
September 1993
Blind Melon




author: Chuck Crisafulli
photographer: Gene Kirkland
publication: Music Connection



RIP
September 1993




photographer: Frank White
publication: RIP



Billboard, Sept. 4, 1993 (hi-res)
Billboard, Sept. 4, 1993 (low-res)



#5 - Greatest Gainer

Gadsden Times, Sept. 9, 1993, Blind Melon fans like homespun sound (hi-res)
Gadsden Times, Sept. 9, 1993, Blind Melon fans like homespun sound (low-res)



Google News - AP


Kerrang!
October ??, 1993
Sound Waves!




author: Don Kaye
photographer: Kristin Callahan
publication: Kerrang!



EQ
October, 1993
Guns 'n Melons




author: unknown
photographer: Gene Kirkland
publication: EQ



BAM, October 8, 1993, Southern Fried Grunge (hi-res)
BAM, October 8, 1993, Southern Fried Grunge (low-res)



Author: Don Waller
Photographer: Jay Blakesberg


Cashbox
October 9, 1993
Inside the Box




author: Troy J. Augusta
photographer: Gene Kirkland
photographer: Heather Devlin Thorn
publication: Cashbox



Kerrang!
October 30, 1993
America's Most Wanted?




author: Don Kaye
photographer: Ross Halfin
publication: Kerrang!



RAW
November ??, 1993
Groovin' While Blind




author: Hugh Hackett
photographer: Tony Mottram
publication: RAW



RAW
November ??, 1993
Shannon Gets His Kit Off!




author: GF
photographer: Tony Mottram
publication: RAW



Circus
November 30th, 1993
Hoonstruck




PDF RTF

author: Cree McCree
photographers: George DeSota
publication: Circus
contributed by: Leigh Capel



Details
November 1993
Big Melons




author: Chris Heath
photographer: Silvia Otte
publication: Details



RAW
November 10-23, 1993
Outside It's America / The Bee's Knees!




author: Paul Rees
photographer: Tony Mottram
publication: RAW



Rolling Stone
November 11th, 1993
Knee Deep in the Hoopla




author: Kim Neely
photographer: Mark Seliger
photographer: Lisa Johnson
publication: Rolling Stone


type of article: cover story
notes: bee girl / fame / touring / roots / band intro /
formation / Axl Rose / Don't Cry / signing with Capitol /
recording / album release / hotel decadence




RIP
November 1993
Heavy Mellow




author: Robyn Doreian
photographer: Jeff Tisman   Bill Thomas
publication: RIP


type of article: interview / show review
notes: show at the Marquee in London / touring / life




Guitar World, November, 1993, Anti-Heroes (hi-res)
Guitar World, November, 1993, Anti-Heroes (low-res)



Author: Alan Di Perna
Photographer: Jeff Tisman



VOX
December 1993
Big Melons




author: Martin Townsend
photographer: Ian Dickson
publication: VOX



Kerrang!
December ??, 1993
Blind Faith!




author: Steve Beebee
photographer: Ross Halfin
publication: Kerrang!



RAW
December, 1993
KROQ-ing In The New Year!




author: unknown
photographer: Lisa Johnson
publication: RAW



Rockerilla, December 1993, Free Spirits for Nineties Minds (hi-res)
Rockerilla, December 1993, Free Spirits for Nineties Minds (low-res)



author: Beppe Riva
translated by: Andrew Serio


Circus
December 31st, 1993
full-page photo




photographer: Bill Thomas
publication: Circus



Guitar School
January 1994
The Pit




author: Alan Paul
photographer: Steve Granitz
photographer: B.J. Papas
publication: Guitar School



Screamer
January 1994
World Metal Report




photographer: Jeff Tisman
publication: Screamer



Best of High Times
January 1994
Are Blind Melon the next Doobie Brothers?




author: Phil Farber
photographers: Gene Kirkland
publication: High Times



Oor
January 15, 1994
Blind Melon




author: Basyl DeGroot
publication: Oor
photo credit: Niels van Iperen



Circus
January 31st, 1994
A Warm Slice of Blind Melon




PDF RTF

author: Corey Levitan
photographers: Jeff Tisman
photographers: George DeSota
photographers: John Richard
publication: Circus



Guitar for the Practicing Musician
January, 1994
In the Listening Room




author: John Stix
photographer: William Hames
publication: Guitar for the Practicing Musician



Relix
January 1994
From Nowhere to Everywhere




author: Roger Len Smith
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Relix



Creem
January/Febraury 1994
Big Melons




author: Robert Hunter
photographer: John Eder
photographer: Maureen Hunter
publication: Creem



InRock
February 1994
Blind Melon Exclusive Talk from Canada




author: Yuko Kato
photographers: William Hames,   Hideo Oida
publication: InRock



Bravo
February 1994
Blind Melon




author: unknown
photographer: unknown
publication: Bravo



Hit Parader
February 1994
Life On Top




author: Mike Pressman
photographers: Joe Giron   Mark Weiss
publication: Hit Parader



SKY Magazine
February 1994
Strange Fruit




author: Simon Witter
photographers: Per Gustafsson
publication: SKY Magazine



Q magazine
February 1994
Ahhhhhh...Larvely!




author: John Aizelwood
photographers: Gene Kirkland
publication: Q magazine



Juice
June 1994
Blind Melon's Bee Girl Blues




author: Mel Toltz
photographer: Jeff Tisman
publication: Juice
contributed by: Leigh Capel



Kerrang!
March 5th, 1994
Blind Illusion?




author: Steven Blush
photographer: Kristin Callahan
publication: Kerrang!



RIP
March 1994
Soul Searchers




author: Adrianne Stone
photographer: Ken Settle
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: RIP
contributed by: Leigh Capel



Rolling Stone
March or April 1994
Riviera Theater (show review)




author: Moira McCormick
photographer: unknown
publication: Rolling Stone
contributed by: Leigh Capel


type of article: show review (March 8th, 1994)
notes: Chicago, IL / Riviera Theater /
The next three issues of Rolling Stone were:
March 10th, 1994 / March 24th, 1994 / April 7th, 1994





Hit Parader
March 1994
Roots




author: Jodi Summers
photographers: unknown,   Ken Settle   Andy O'Beirne
publication: Hit Parader



Milwaukee Journal, 03-11-1994, Blind Melon Plays It Short, Sweet (hi-res)
Milwaukee Journal, 03-11-1994, Blind Melon Plays It Short, Sweet (low-res)



Author: Tina Maples



The Island Ear
March 7-20, 1994
Blind Melon




author: Dave Gil de Rubio
photographer: Patti Ouderkirk
publication: The Island Ear




publication: Los Angeles Times
author: Lorraine Ali





San Jose Mercury News - The Eye, March 25-31, 1994, The Buzz Over Blind Melon (hi-res)
San Jose Mercury News - The Eye, March 25-31, 1994, The Buzz Over Blind Melon (low-res)



Author: Harry Sumrall
Photographer: Danny Clinch
Contributed by: Vicki Humerickhouse




Goldmine
April 1st, 1994
By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them




author: Sandy Stert Benjamin
photographer: Joe Giron
photographer: Henry Diltz
publication: Goldmine



Letras Traduzidas, April, 1994, Sem Chuva (hi-res)
Letras Traduzidas, April, 1994, Sem Chuva (low-res)






Sex, Tattoos & Rock n Roll
April 27, 1994
Spit Out the Seeds




author: Jef Hickey
photographers: Eric Stickler
publication: Sex, Tattoos & Rock n Roll



RAW
June 8th-21st, 1994
We Dismembered the Bee Girl




author: Mick Wall
photographer: Tony Mottram
photographer: Lisa Johnson
publication: RAW



Circus
June 30th, 1994
Blind Melon Sours of the Road Yet Stays the Course




PDF RTF

author: Corey Levitan
photographers: John Eder
photographers: Steve Eichner
publication: Circus
contributed by: Leigh Capel



Kerrang!
July?, 1994
Blind Hope?




author: Paul Rees
photographer: Laurence Baker
publication: Kerrang!



Mojo
July 1994
Cosmic Gumbo




author: Dave DiMartino
photographer: Lynn Goldsmith
photographer: Retna, Relay Photos
publication: Mojo



Metal Hammer
July 1994
We're the Second Greatest Rock n Roll Band in the World




author: Jerry Ewing
photographer: Lynn Goldsmith
photographer: Jay Blakesberg
publication: Metal Hammer



RAW
July 6th, 1994
Slack to Basics




author: Howard Johnson
photographer: Gene Kirkland
photographer: Tony Mottram
publication: RAW



Kerrang!
July 7th, 1994
Konfrontations




author: Paul Rees
photographer: Laurence Baker
publication: Kerrang!



Entertainment Weekly
September 30, 1994
Woodstock '94 in Pictures




photographer: unknown
publication: Entertainment Weekly



Bizz Magazine
1994
Jogado Aos Leoes




author: Jose Emilio Rondeau
photographers: Gene Kirkland
publication: BIZZ Magazine



High Times
December 1994
Woodstock '94 Ain't Nothin' But the Real Thing




author: Steve Bloom
photographer: Rebekah
publication: High Times



Axcess, Vol.3, No.6, 1995, The Bee Girl is Dead! (hi-res)
Axcess, Vol.3, No.6, 1995, The Bee Girl is Dead! (low-res)



Kerrang!
April 1st, 1995
The Bee Girl is Dead




author: Paul Rees
photographer: Laurence Baker
publication: Kerrang!



Entertainment Wire
July 13th, 1995
Nico birth announcement




author: Entertainment Editors & Music Writers
publication: Entertainment Wire



unknown Japanese publication
00-00-1995
unknown title




author: Ruriko Duer
author: Satomi Kataoka
photographers: William Hames
photographers: Jeff Tisman
photographers: Ed Sirrs
publication: unknown



Rolling Stone
August 1995
'Soup' review




author: Ted Drozdowski
publication: Rolling Stone
contributed by: Cherene Scott


type of article: album review
notes: Ted Drozdowski gives Soup 2 & 1/2 stars (brutal review)




RAW
August 2-15, 1995
No Hippy Shit




author: Dave Ling
photographer: Pete Cronin
publication: RAW



Kerrang!
August 5th, 1995
Soup-er Men




author: Paul Rees
photographer: Ross Halfin
publication: Kerrang!



Billboard
August 12th, 1995
The Modern Age




author: Eric Boehlert
publication: Billboard
source: blindmelon.org



Kerrang!, August 1995, Soup-er Unknown (hi-res)
Kerrang!, August 1995, Soup-er Unknown (low-res-res)
*** contributed by Leigh Capel (foreverlights)



People magazine
August 21, 1995
Soup album review
Talking with. . . Blind Melon's Shannon Hoon




author: Andrew Abrahams
publication: People magazine
photo credit: Danny Clinch



Music Monitor
September 1995
From Bee Girl to Big Time




author: Michelle Cordle
publication: Music Monitor
source: blindmelon.org



Fachblatt Muskimagazin
September 1995
Blind Melon




author: Steve Rosen
photographer: Glen LaFerman
publication: Fachblatt Musikmagazin




Drum Media
September 1995
Just a Drummer




author: Stuart Coupe
photographer: Gene Kirkland
publication: Drum Media
contributed by: Leigh Capel



Cashbox
September 2, 1995
Blind Melon's Soup:
A Sip of Sophomore Success




author: Karen Sidlow
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Cashbox



huH
September, 1995
Is It Soup




author: Paul Semel
photographer: unknown
publication: huH



Kerrang!
September 1995
Cosmic Commandos




author: Ray Zell
photographer: Paul Harries
publication: Kerrang!
contributed by: Leigh Capel



RIP
September 1995
Blind Melon's Grass Roots Soup




author: Kristina Estlund
photographer: Jeff Tisman
publication: RIP



Faces
October 1995
Feelin' Groovy




author: Austin Reading
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Faces





Variety, 10-15-1995, Review of the Palace show (10/11/95)


Daily News
(Associated Press)
October 22nd, 1995
Obituary




author: Eileen Loh
publication: Daily News



New York Times
October 23rd, 1995
Shannon Hoon, Rock Singer, 28; Led Blind Melon




author: Neil Strauss
publication: New York Times



Los Angeles Times
October 24th, 1995
Services for Singer




publication: Los Angeles Times



Bangor Daily News
October 24th, 1995
Initial autopsy fails to identify
cause of death for Blind Melon singer




author: Associated Press
publication: Bangor Daily News



Aardschok
November 1995
Blind Melon




author: Robert Haagsma
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Aardschok



Northern Indiana Music Revue
November 1995
Hoping to Avoid a Dry Spell




author: Allen Scully
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Northern Indiana Music Revue



Kerrang!, November 1995, Obituary & Lust for Life (hi-res)
Kerrang!, November 1995, Obituary & Lust for Life (low-res)
*** contributed by Leigh Capel (foreverlights)





Rolling Stone
November 30th, 1995
Shannon Hoon 1967-1995




author: Jim DeRogatis
photographer: Mark Seliger
publication: Rolling Stone


type of article: obituary
notes: Rolling Stone reports on the death of Shannon Hoon




People magazine
November 06, 1995
The Homecoming




author: People magazine staff
publication: People magazine
photo credit: Joe Giron



Shannon Hoon Tribute - Capitol Records) Billboard magazine (hi-res)
Shannon Hoon Tribute - Capitol Records) Billboard magazine (low-res)



Capitol Records Shannon Hoon tribute in Billboard magazine



RIP
December 1995
Hoon, Cornell, NOFX




photographer: Lisa Johnson
publication: RIP



Big O
December 1995
It Could Have Been a Gumbo Good Time




author: Zulkifli Othman
photographers: Danny Clinch
publication: Big O



RIP
January 1996
Meditative Musings




author: Karen Sidlow
photographer: Chris Gill
photographer: Lisa Johnson
photographer: Joe Giron
photographer: John Atashian
publication: RIP
contributed by: Matt Theberge



Reading Eagle
January 11th, 1996
The Needle and the Damage Done




author: Jeff Whitehead
photo credit: Associated Press
publication: Reading Eagle



Circus
February 1996
Memories of Shannon Hoon




author: Dan Davis
photographer: Danny Clinch
photographer: unknown
publication: Circus



Details
July 1996
Meloncholy and the Infinite Sadness




author: Chris Heath
photographer: Danny Clinch
home photos: Nel Hoon
publication: Details



Circus
late 1996
Blind Melon CD to be released Nov. 12




author: unknown
photographer: Neal Nachman
publication: Circus



Nuvo
November 1996
Remembering Blind Melon & Shannon Hoon




author: Steve Hammer
author: Jeff Napier
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Nuvo
contributed by: Leigh Capel



Scene
December 19-26, 1996
Blind Melon's Last Farewell




author: Brett Mercuri
photographer: Heather Devlin Thorn
publication: Scene



Spokesman Review
January 5th, 1997
Blind Melon




author: Kira L. Billik
photographer: Associated Press
publication: Spokesman Review



Glass Eye
January 1997
Blind Melon




author: Cathi Hartley
photographer: Gene Kirkland
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: GlassEye



Kerrang!
February 1st, 1997
Long Kiss Goodnight




author: Paul Rees
photographer: Pete Cronin
photographer: Ross Halfin
publication: Kerrang!



Journal & Courier
11-29-1997
Late Rocker Hoon's 'Sittin in the Back Cadillac' Being Sold




author: Joe Gerrety
photographer: Frank Oliver
photos contributed by: Tommy J Maxfield
article source: www.blindmelon.org
publication: Journal & Courier

unknown publication (possibly Kerrang) 2000 (hi-res)



Author: Kevan Roberts
Photographer: Lisa Johnson



North Texas Daily Beat, March 11, 2004 (link)



Author: Clarissa Ramirez
Photographer: unknown



Classic Rock
October 2004
Gala Performance




author: Greg Prato
photographer: Jay Blakesberg
photographer: Ian Dickson
photographer: Neal Preston
photographer: Karen Mason Blair
photographer: Jeff Kroll
photographer: Edie Baskin
publication: Classic Rock


type of article: retrospective
notes: band intro / sippin time sessions / recording self-titled album /
MTV 120 Minutes / fame / touring / drugs / woodstock / soup / Shannon's death




Relix
November 2005
Tones of Yesterday




author: Wes Orshoski
photographer: Danny Clinch
publication: Relix



Popular 1
2006
Blind Melon




author: J.L. Fernandez
photographer: unknown
publication: Popular 1