The estate of Tom Petty and Soundgarden are among a handful of artists that have filed a class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG) in response to a report from New York Times Magazine regarding thousands of master recordings being destroyed in a 2008 vault fire.
Soundgarden has offered up the first preview from their upcoming live release, Soundgarden: Live From the Artists Den, with "Blind Dogs."
Soundgarden announced a new live release that fans will surely want to check out.
A Chris Cornell fan is hoping the first ever photographed black hole will also become a tribute to the late Soundgarden singer.
In 2009, Chris Cornell's iconic status was set in stone, thanks to his membership in three legendary bands. And then, he took a radical musical turn that alienated many of his fans and even made him the source of ridicule. But was Scream, released on March 10, 2009, really so bad?
In rock history, there are a handful of instances in which multiple classic albums were released on the same day. Of those instances, March 8, 1994 is arguably one of the greatest dates with the release of Soundgarden’s Superunknown and Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral. At the very least, it’s certainly one of the…
Last night’s concert I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell was a show for the ages featuring Cornell’s bandmates from Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple Of The Dog, contemporary acts Metallica and the Foo Fighters and also a number of special guests.
Some of the best rock and alternative albums of all time were released in 1989. From the Beastie Boys to Queen, these 14 albums will be celebrating the big 3-0 this year.
A tribute concert in honor of Chris Cornell has just been announced, and the lineup is truly incredible.
Since the tragic death of Chris Cornell, the future of Soundgarden has been unknown, but guitarist Kim Thayil gave a pretty definitive answer in a recent interview.
Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil hasn’t opened up about the band’s final show and the tragic suicide death of frontman Chris Cornell that took place afterward in a Detroit hotel until now.
The original unveiling of Chris Cornell's statue was scheduled for August 29, but has since been pushed back.
Pearl Jam’s second show of their two-night homestand at Seattle’s Safeco Field featured another major figure from the city’s historic music scene.
The Sound Of...Nerds
A couple of days ago I saw the headline: Acclaimed Music Producer Michael Beinhorn (Soundgarden, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ozzy, Fuel, Marilyn Manson) Launches Pre-Production Services for the People. I was thrilled and then quickly recalled that I had advised dozens of band and musicians that producers and pre-production are critical if you want the…
In death, it’s easy to elevate an entertainer’s talent or importance. (Grief and shock lend itself easily to that.) But in the case of Chris Cornell, even before his shocking death a year ago, he was already considered one of the greatest voices in rock history.
Chris Cornell passed away one year ago today (May 18.)
The Sound Of Our Beloved Chris
Not one, but two outstanding and influential albums were released on March 8, 1994: Soundgarden’s Superunknown and Nine Inch Nails’ The Downward Spiral.
The legendary Johnny Cash would have turned 86 today (February 26), and in a career that spanned six decades, there was one thing he could do better than nearly anyone else: Cover a song and make it his own.
The New Year will see a number of your favorite albums celebrating landmark anniversaries. Here are 14 rock/alternative albums that will be turning 30 in 2018.
After a long period of silence, Soundgarden (and Pearl Jam) drummer Matt Cameron is speaking out -- a bit -- about frontman Chris Cornell's suicide death during May after a concert in Detroit.
Matt Cameron, the drummer for Soundgarden and Pearl Jam, will be stepping out on his own this fall with a solo album.
Chris Cornell's older brother is speaking out slam conspiracy theories that have surfaced since the singer committed suicide on May 18 in Detroit following a Soundgarden show there.
Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell has given her first interview since his mid-May death, telling People magazine that despite a Detroit medical examiner's ruling of suicide "he didn't want to die. If he was of sound mind, I know he wouldn't have done this...My Chris was happy, loving, caring and warm. This was not a…
More than two weeks have passed since Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's death, and his family -- particularly his wife Vicky -- are still asking questions about what happened in the week hours of May 18 in Detroit.