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 [...]

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. [...]

Listen to Preview of Soundgarden’s First New Song in 15 Years


Soundgarden (or their label) has released a preview of their first new song in 15-years. “Live to Rise,” will appear on the soundtrack for The Avengers, which hits theaters in May. Listen to the 30-second clip below and let us know what you think.

Coheed & Cambria Bassist Arrested for Robbery


Hard to say whether this is funny or sad– probably both. Coheed and Cambria bassist Michael Todd was arrested yesterday for holding up a Walgreens… for oxycontin. He apparently showed the pharmacist a note stating that he had a bomb. He fled with six pill bottles in a taxi. But police spotted the taxi and [...]

Soundgarden to Release New Album


The 1990s-era grunge rock icon, Soundgarden, is nearing completion of a new album. The band that brought us Superunknown and Black Hole Sun hasn’t released new music since disbanding in 1996, but are reportedly enjoying themselves after reuniting. According to a Stereogum interview with guitarist Kim Thayil, the group is experiencing a frantic flow of [...]

Soundgarden to Headline the 2011 Voodoo Festival


Soundgarden has announced that it will headline this years’s Voodoo Festival. The three-day music and arts event will take place in New Orleans’ City Park on October 28-30. Soundgarden will headline the festival on October 28, according to Blabbermouth.net. The lineup for the 13th annual Voodoo Experience will be announced in the coming weeks. For [...]

Soundgarden Working On New Album

Soundgarden announced via their website that they will be working on new material for a studio album.