1. Soundgarden Rocks 'Superunknown' Club Show in New York (Review)

    June 03, 2014 12:18 PM EDT "We're from Seattle," Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said as he led the band through its classic 1994 album "Superunknown" at New York's Webster Hall on Monday (June 2), "It's black even in f**king July." The sold-out crowd erupted into the…

  2. Soundgarden Vaults: Deluxe 'Badmotorfinger,' B-Sides Album Eyed

    June 02, 2014 11:33 AM EDT The band continues to fete the 20th anniversary of "Superunknown" and looks ahead to marking 25 years since "Badmotorfinger" … "It definitely deserves the same kind of treatment we're giving ('Superunknown')," guitarist Kim Thayil says With its…

  3. Soundgarden Kings NYC Club On 'Animal' Album Release Day

    November 14, 2012 2:55 PM EST Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell thanked folks crammed into New York club Irving Plaza last night (Nov. 13) for attending the "record release party" for "King Animal," out yesterday. But from behind those simple words came a lot of power and a lot of history as the…

  4. Soundgarden on 'King Animal' and Why They Shouldn't Have Broken Up

    November 09, 2012 11:30 AM EST Despite the title, Soundgarden's comeback single "Been Away Too Long" is not "specifically about my band getting back together," frontman Chris Cornell says. But the title made it an obvious choice as the leadoff track and first single for Soundgarden's sixth…

  5. Soundgarden's 'Avengers' Single Offered as Free Download

    April 17, 2012 12:05 AM EDT Soundgarden 's first new song in 15 years, "Live to Rise," will be available as a free download on iTunes beginning April 17 as part of the promotion of Disney's film "Marvel's The Avengers." The iTunes promotion, which runs through April 24, includes an…

  6. Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Q&A: Looking Back on 'Grunge'

    September 16, 2011 3:45 PM EDT Twenty years after Soundgarden's 'Badmotorfinger' rocketed to the fore in 1991 along with Pearl Jam's 'Ten' and Nirvana's 'Nevermind,' the singer talks about the rise of Seattle music, signing to a major, and the lessons learned. In 1984, Seattle…

  7. Soundgarden's Reunion Tour Rocks Jersey With Fan Favorites

    July 11, 2011 5:27 PM EDT Two days into its first tour in 15 years, Soundgarden hit its stride on Friday (July 8) at Newark, N.J.'s Prudential Center by giving the mellow crowd exactly what it came for: dark, epic power to get buzzed by. Back in its '90s heyday, the Seattle quartet inspired a raucous,…

  8. Soundgarden Sets Official Reunion Tour Dates

    April 14, 2011 4:40 PM EDT After a 13-year absence, Soundgarden will finally return to the road this summer. The reunited grunge outfit has revealed the first four dates of its upcoming U.S. trek, which will head to Toronto, Philadelphia, Denver and Los Angeles this July, with more dates to be announced soon.…

  9. Soundgarden Gets Animated In 'Black Rain' Clip

    September 20, 2010 11:36 AM EDT Alternative rockers Soundgarden return in animated form with their first clip in over a decade, "Black Rain" which premiered on AOL.com today (Sept. 20). Video: Soundgarden, "Black Rain" The futuristic video is directed by Brendon Small, the co-creator of Adult Swim's…

  10. 10 Things Seen & Overheard At Lollapalooza Sunday

    August 09, 2010 3:11 PM EDT The third and final night of Lollapalooza 2010 culminated with Arcade Fire 's jubulant set anchoring the north end of Chicago's Grant Park on Sunday night (Aug. 8) and newly reunited Lolla vets Soundgarden bringing the big guitars to the south end. Those are the obvious things…

  11. Soundgarden / Aug. 5, 2010 / Chicago (Vic Theater)

    August 06, 2010 9:42 AM EDT As a warm-up to its big comeback gig closing out Lollapalooza Sunday night, Soundgarden packed Chicago's intimate Vic Theater Thursday (Aug 5). While the original four-piece ably served up two hours of the muscular, sludgy rock they made their name on 20 years ago in Seattle, the…

  12. Soundgarden Plans Pre-Lolla Club Gig in Chicago

    July 27, 2010 1:56 PM EDT S oundgarden will warm up for its Aug. 8 headlining performance at Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park with an Aug. 5 show at the city's 1,400-capacity Vic Theatre. Tickets are exclusively available to members of the band's Soundgarden World fan organization. More…

  13. Soundgarden Treats Seattle To Reunion Club Gig

    April 17, 2010 6:41 PM EDT Nineties Seattle rock megastars Soundgarden reconvened at its hometown's Showbox at the Market club Friday night (April 16) to play its first show exactly 13 years and seven days since its 1997 break up. After a ticket scavenger hunt on Twitter @Soundgarden and figuring out that the…

  14. Reunited Soundgarden To Do Seattle Club Show

    April 15, 2010 4:05 PM EDT Newly reunited Soundgarden will play its first show since 1997 on Friday (April 16) at the Showbox at the Market in its Seattle hometown, Billboard.com has learned. It is unknown if the event is private or will be open to the public. Vocalist Chris Cornell, guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben…

  15. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Arcade Fire Top Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

    April 06, 2010 8:54 AM EDT L ady Gaga , Green Day , a reunited Soundgarden , Arcade Fire , the Strokes and Phoenix will headline this year's Lollapalooza, festival organizers confirmed today (Apr. 6). The National , Spoon , Devo , Cypress Hill , Cut Copy, the New Pornographers, Erykah Badu , Slightly Stoopid,…

  16. Lady Gaga, Soundgarden, Green Day, Strokes Tipped For Lollapalooza 2010

    February 16, 2010 6:37 PM EST L ady Gaga , Soundgarden and Green Day were widely tipped today (Feb. 16) as headliners for the 2010 Lollapalooza music festival on Aug. 6-8 in Chicago. Arcade Fire and the Strokes are also rumored to be topping the annual festival's lineup. The news first surfaced on The Daily Swarm ,…

  17. Soundgarden Reunion Planned for 2010

    January 01, 2010 2:17 PM EST Soundgarden will reunite for concerts in 2010, according to a Twitter message from frontman Chris Cornell which directs fans to a new Web site, Soundgardenworld.com . The Seattle rock quartet -- Cornell, guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron -- has not played…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Gorillaz scores its first U.K. No. 1 single with "Dare," while boy band McFly's sophomore set "Wonderland" (Universal Island) becomes its second chart-topping album. 2005 - Gorillaz scores its first U.K. No. 1 single with "Dare," while boy band McFly&…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology conference, Public Enemy rapper Chuck D sings the praises of the coming digital download age. 1999 - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology conference, Public Enemy rapper Chuck D sings the praises of…

  20. Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved b Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary…

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