Listen: Soundgarden – Been Away Too Long


With a title that will surely go down in the history of incredibly appropriate titles, Soundgarden have dipped in to their upcoming sixth record to release the single ‘Been Away Too Long’. The album, King Animal, will mark the first full release from the band in over sixteen years, following 1996′s Down on the Upside.  The Washington [...]

Soundgarden Comeback Album Set for November 13 Release


Soundgarden officially has a release date for a new album. According to the upcoming August 30 issue of Rolling Stone, the band will release its first collection of new songs since Down on the Upside on November 13. Longtime fans have been waiting for this news for the better part of four Olympiads, and now [...]

Budweiser’s Made In America Festival Confirms Additional Artists


   Earlier today Jay-Z, Budweiser, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia (the collective group behind the “Budweiser Made In America” festival) announced more big-time acts who will join the already robust lineup this Labor Day in Philadelphia. Today’s exciting new additions include the likes of Drake, Chris Cornell, Run DMC, Jill Scott, Alesso, Gary Clark Jr, and The [...]

Soundgarden Offering Single from ‘Avengers’ as Free Download


For the first time in 15 years, Soundgarden is releasing a new single entitled “Live to Rise”. To help promote the upcoming Disney film “Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Live to Rise” will be available as a free download on iTunes  April 17th.  This promotion will run through April 24th previewing an exclusive clip from the film. [...]

Chris Cornell Covers “I Will Always Love You”

Chris Cornell

And the Whitney Houston tributes keep coming. Last night while performing at a benefit for President Obama at San Francisco’s Regency Center residence hall, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell put his unique spin on “I Will Always Love You”, a song originally performed by Dolly Parton, but made famous by Whitney Houston. Watch the video below.

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Calls Kanye West Retarded

Chris Cornell

While onstage at Australia’s Big Day Out festival, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had some things to say about the always controversial Kanye West, who happen to be performing a soundcheck on the adjacent stage, reports Popdust. According to the site, the soundcheck was so loud that during Soundgarden’s performance Cornell stated: ”Sounds like there’s children playing music there. “Retarded children, retarded [...]

The Best of 2011: Concert Photos

Alice Cooper

Photos by: Allen Ross Thomas of Artist Xposure.

Take a Listen: Chris Cornell – “Cleaning My Gun”


Chris Cornell has unveiled the cover of his new album, and he’s also streaming a new song.  The track, “Cleaning My Gun”, is one of 16-songs on Cornell’s new live album, Songbook.  In September the Soundgarden frontman debuted “The Keeper“. Take a listen to the new track below (via Consequence of Sound). Songbook will be [...]