Tyson Todd Meade (born September 15, 1962) is an American musician, painter, writer, teacher, and disc jockey best known as the principle singer and songwriter for pioneering alternative rock bands Defenestration and Chainsaw Kittens. Defenestration is credited in the book Road to Nirvana as one of the bands that influenced Kurt Cobain’s music and Billy Corgan often credited Chainsaw Kittens as one of his favorite bands—Corgan even once wrote Meade when he was working the first Smashing Pumpkins album lauding the brilliance of Chainsaw Kittens first album, Violent Religion. Meade has been referred to as the Godfather of alternative rock music

Tyson Meade Premieres 'Nihilists Need Love Too,' "Tomorrow In Progress" LP Out May 20th. Tyson Meade will soon announce upcoming live dates.

Tyson Meade reveals ‘Nihilists Need Love Too’

Iggy Pop told him to be good. The Smashing Pumpkins loved him and claimed to have found his band, the pop-glam-trash Chainsaw Kittens, in a hole, perhaps a reference to their native Oklahoma. Like that of his neighbour and friend, Wayne Coyne, Tyson Meade’s,

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