Hammerbox was mostly of the Seattle grunge rings fronted by way of a girl in the first ’90s. Led by fiery vocalist Carrie Akre, Hammerbox equaled the untrammeled trend of the Emerald Town peers but additionally inserted new influx energy within their regular Seattle mixture of rock and punk. Akre’s tone of voice mixed Pat Benatar’s shatterproof toughness with Kristen Hersh’s ominous roar. Also offering guitarist Harris Thurmond, bassist Adam Atkin, and drummer Dave Bosch, Hammerbox documented its self-titled debut LP for indie label C/Z Information in 1991. Ultimately agreed upon to A&M Information, Hammerbox got the sound and tracks to capitalize in the achievement of Nirvana and Pearl Jam. In 1993, the group released Numb. The music group also performed at Endfest in Bremerton, WA, before a lot more than 14,000 enthusiasts to greatly help promote the record; however, A&M Information didn’t offer Numb using the support it required, and it bombed. Hammerbox was after that dropped with the label. When harmful emotions between bandmembers began to rot the group’s functioning environment; Akre quit and shaped Goodness in 1994. After documenting two commercially unsuccessful Goodness albums for huge record businesses, Akre founded her very own label, Good-Ink Information. Akre released her single debut, House, in 2000. Thurmond became a member of previous That Petrol Feelings lead vocalist Steve Mack in Marfa Lamps, originally known as Anodyne.