1. Eagles of Death Metal Reflect on Paris Benefits in Tearjerking Beats 1 Episode

    December 03, 2015 4:40 PM EST Friday marks three weeks since the Paris attacks that claimed the lives of 130 people, 89 of them at an Eagles of Death Metal concert. Eagles of Death Metal gave its first interview since the tragedy last week, and on Wednesday night, band co-founder Josh Homme invited fellow charter member…

  2. Members of Soundgarden, OFF! and Queens of the Stone Age at Work on New Band

    June 10, 2014 6:57 PM EDT Soundgarden's Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd, Dimitri Coats of Off! and Alain Johannes -- formerly of Eleven, Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures -- have joined forces for what Coats calls a "fun little side project" that will hopefully have some music ready for…

  3. 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…

  4. Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard Talks Solo Album; Debuts 'Your Flames' Track

    May 07, 2013 12:50 PM EDT Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam says that band's next album is "almost done," but while the guitarist has been certainly busy with both PJ and his other band Brad in recent years, he shares that now certainly felt right for his new solo album, "Moonlander," whose latest…

  5. 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…

  6. Pearl Jam Rocks for Montana Senator, Hits Romney's 47% Comment

    October 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT In Missoula, Band Raises Money for Embattled U.S. Senator Jon Tester Pearl Jam teamed up with U.S. Senator Jon Tester to play its only U.S. arena gig of 2012 in Missoula, Montana's tiny Adams Center Sunday night (September 30), focusing on politics both local and national by mixing vocal…

  7. Soundgarden's 'Been Away Too Long': Listen To Comeback Single

    September 28, 2012 11:05 AM EDT In anticipation of "King Animal," their first studio album in a decade and a half, Soundgarden unveiled the aptly titled first single, "Been Away Too Long," on Thursday (Sept. 27). Built around a heavy snarl of a Kim Thayil guitar riff, "Been Away Too Long"…

  8. Soundgarden to Release 'King Animal' on Nov. 13

    September 17, 2012 10:40 AM EDT Band's First Studio Album Since 1996... First Single Available Sept. 27 Soundgarden will release "King Animal," the veteran rock band's sixth studio album and first in over 16 years, on Nov. 13. The set's first single, "Been Away Too Long," hits digital…

  9. Joseph Arthur Plots Album, Pearl Jam Side-Project Work

    September 27, 2011 8:07 AM EDT Joseph Arthur 's beautiful May release, "The Graduation Ceremony" may have been his first album in three years, but the Akron, Ohio-bred singer/songwriter/painter has already recorded enough material for a possible triple release, and that's in addition to his forthcoming…

  10. 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,' Chris Cornell talks about the rise of Seattle music, signing to a major, and the lessons learned. In 1984,…

  11. Pearl Jam Caps PJ20 Fest With The Strokes, QOTSA, Chris Cornell All-Star Jam: Photos

    September 05, 2011 10:45 AM EDT How did Pearl Jam top its guest-laden headlining set at Saturday's PJ20 birthday celebration / festival in East Troy, WI? The band capped the weekend Sunday (Sept. 4) with a three-hour workout that included a second Temple of the Dog reunion with Soundgarden 's Chris Cornell,…

  12. Pearl Jam Fest Wows With Chris Cornell/Temple of The Dog, Multiple Guests

    September 04, 2011 5:29 AM EDT In an epic kickoff to the band's two-day festival celebrating its 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam 's nearly three-hour rarities-studded set at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley Music Theater Saturday (Sept. 3) tapped a rich vein of Seattle rock history when Soundgarden 's Chris…

  13. 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.…

  14. Eddie Vedder Sets Summer 2011 Tour Dates

    March 25, 2011 2:09 PM EDT Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will be hitting the road solo this summer in support of his just-announced new album, "Ukulele Songs." The North American trek begins June 15 in Providence, R.I. and heads down the East coast, across the midwest and then up the west coast before…

  15. Eddie Vedder Solo Album 'Ukulele Songs' Due In May

    March 21, 2011 10:39 AM EDT Rumored in fan circles for weeks, it's now official: Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder 's new solo album, "Ukulele Songs," will arrive on May 31 in tandem with a live solo DVD titled "Water On The Road." Featuring a number of songs that Vedder penned and first…

  16. New Pearl Jam Album, Other Band Projects In The Works

    March 16, 2011 7:06 AM EDT "There's so much going on between this Tres Mts. project and Pearl Jam stuff for the rest of the year that I'm going to be plenty busy," bassist Jeff Ament says. That, Pearl Jam fans, is a huge understatement. Ament's first trip to SXSW later this week with his new…

  17. Soundgarden to 'Kick It Up a Notch' On Next Album, Start Recording Next Week

    March 04, 2011 1:51 PM EST S oundgarden is "ready to kick it up a notch, sonically" as it heads into the studio next week to start work on its first new studio album in a decade and a half. Drummer Matt Cameron tells Billboard.com that "there's a little bit of evolution going on with some of this…

  18. 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…

  19. For Pearl Jam's 20th Birthday, A Bridge School Gig

    August 23, 2010 5:46 PM EDT P earl Jam fans, save the date: guitarist Stone Gossard says the closest thing to a 20th birthday gig for the band will be a slot on the bill of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit in Mountain View, Calif. on Oct. 23 and 24. "The only thing we've got going on in October…

  20. 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…

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