1. Crobot Creates a Home For Rock Weirdos on 'Welcome To Fat City' Album: Exclusive

    September 22, 2016 1:28 PM EDT Crobot , the Pennsylvania kings of self-described "riffage,” go completely intergalactic on their new, second full-length LP Welcome To Fat City . Produced by Machine (whose worked with the likes of Lamb of God , Clutch & Gym Class Heroes ), the band subverts hard rock and metal…

  2. Hear Steve Aoki's Churning Remix of Soundgarden's 'Spoonman'

    August 08, 2016 2:29 PM EDT Steve Aoki has just released a new remix of Soundgarden 's classic song "Spoonman" for a T-Mobile commercial to air during the 2016 Summer Olympics. Beyond the Beats: Steve Aoki The original version, which was a part of the rock band's epic 1994 album Superunknown ,…

  3. Chris Cornell's Alleged Stalker Arrested at His Kentucky Concert

    July 07, 2016 6:51 PM EDT Chris Cornell 's alleged stalker was arrested before his show in Louisville, Kentucky, Wednesday night.  Listen to Chris Cornell's Bluesy Cover of 'Stay With Me Baby' From New 'Vinyl' Soundtrack TMZ reports that Jessica Robbins was stopped by police before…

  4. Chris Cornell Recalls Audioslave's 2005 Cuba Concert, Gives Advice to Rolling Stones

    March 13, 2016 3:25 PM EDT Chris Cornell remembers the challenges that he and members of Audioslave faced when they were planning a free concert in Havana a decade ago, and he’s encouraging The Rolling Stones to tell their musician-friends to perform in the country that once persecuted young people for listening to…

  5. Dave Cobb Talks Spontaneous Producing Style, Studio A and His All-Star Concept Album

    January 29, 2016 11:03 AM EST The Grammy nominee for producer of the year has his own label and will take over Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A. It’s a pretty good time to be Dave Cobb. A current Grammy nominee for producer of the year, his Chris Stapleton project Traveller is up for album of the year and best country…

  6. Watch Cameron Crowe Interview Chris Cornell About 'Murderer of Blue Skies': Exclusive

    November 16, 2015 12:30 PM EST Chris Cornell released his latest solo album, Higher Truth , back on Sept. 18. The rock veteran sat down with another genre mastermind -- filmmaker/writer extraordinaire Cameron Crowe -- to discuss some of his most personal lyrics. The song in question is Cornell’s “Murderer of Blue Skies,”…

  7. Chris Cornell Performs Acoustic Cover of Prince's 'Nothing Compares 2 U': Watch

    September 22, 2015 9:03 PM EDT Amidst his current acoustic tour supporting his new album Higher Truth, Chris Cornell stopped by Sirius XM to perform a stripped down cover of Prince's classic ballad "Nothing Compares 2 U." Watch Chris Cornell Make Acting Debut, Escape Death in His New Western-Themed Music…

  8. Watch Chris Cornell Make Acting Debut, Escape Death in His New Western-Themed Music Video

    September 11, 2015 3:33 PM EDT Chris Cornell escapes death and gets hitched in the western-themed music video for “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart,” the first single from his forthcoming solo album, Higher Truth . Chris Cornell: Soundgarden Is Working on New Album The Jessie Hill-directed video finds the Soundgarden frontman…

  9. Chris Cornell Reveals Release Date, Tour Details For New Solo Album 'Higher Truth'

    June 02, 2015 12:05 PM EDT Following up a year filled with Soundgarden nostalgia , Chris Cornell is focusing on his solo side again. Today (June 2), the singer-songwriter announced his new solo album,  Higher Truth, will drop Sept. 18, followed by an extensive round of North American tour dates. So far, details on…

  10. Album Review: Zac Brown Band Captures Its Onstage Madness With ‘Jekyll + Hyde’

    April 28, 2015 1:03 PM EDT On the basis of its 13 top 10s on the Hot Country Songs chart prior to Jekyll + Hyde , it's tempting to describe the Zac Brown Band as unreconstructed Southern country-rock. That pun on historical Reconstruction is deliberate, given the Georgia-based group's fondness for larding…

  11. Zac Brown Band Earns Rare Crossover Chart Coronation

    April 28, 2015 10:05 AM EDT The group joins Bon Jovi as the only act to have topped Country Airplay & Mainstream Rock Songs. Zac Brown Band achieves a crossover feat previously managed by only one band: iconic New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi. The former becomes just the second act to have topped Billboard 's…

  12. Zac Brown Band Is Back 'Home' Atop Country Airplay Chart

    March 31, 2015 2:00 PM EDT 'Homegrown,' the lead country single from the band's upcoming album, is its 11th No. 1. Zac Brown Band completes its fastest flight to No. 1 on Billboard 's Country Airplay chart (dated April 11), as the pop-flavored traditional country "Homegrown" rises 3-1…

  13. Wait… Zac Brown Band Is on the Mainstream Rock Songs Chart?

    March 10, 2015 3:56 PM EDT The country group rocks out & charts at a new format thanks to help from Chris Cornell & Dave Grohl. Zac Brown Band makes news on a pair of Billboard charts this week, one expected and one that marks a sharper shift in direction for the core country group. The band surges into the…

  14. Zac Brown Band Announces New Album 'Jekyll + Hyde' & 2015 Tour Dates

    March 05, 2015 7:29 PM EST Zac Brown Band is gearing up for a big year. On Thursday, the group announced its new album is called Jekyll + Hyde and will be out April 28. As well, they'll be launching a North American stadium tour that same week, with the first show at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on May 1…

  15. Watch Chris Cornell Discuss 'Existential Meltdown' of '90s Grunge Bands, Being the Anti-Poison

    November 21, 2014 3:50 PM EST Soundgarden frontman spoke at Billboard's Touring Conference about bringing grunge from the underground to the mainstream. Speaking to a crowd at Billboard's Touring Conference  on Thursday, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell recalled his rise from the Seattle grunge scene to…

  16. Timbaland’s Mosley Music Group Is Joining Forces With L.A. Reid (Thanks to Michael Jackson)

    November 07, 2014 5:00 PM EST After nearly a decade at universal's Interscope, hitmaker Timbaland has jumped ship to Sony, entering into a joint venture with Epic Records for his Mosley Music Group. The MMG label, which officially came under the Universal umbrella in 2006, counts among its top sellers the group…

  17. Chris Cornell Announced as Keynote Q&A for Billboard Touring Conference

    October 27, 2014 12:01 PM EDT Industry leaders Geiger, Light, Rotella and Roux also set for Q&As at premier touring confab Chris Cornell , the legendary front man for pioneering bands Soundgarden and Audioslave , will be featured as the Keynote Q&A at the 11th annual Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov.…

  18. 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…

  19. Soundgarden Rocks SXSW With 'Superunknown' Set; Chris Cornell Talks Album's Anniversary

    March 14, 2014 3:42 AM EDT "If you can single out any of our albums as being, like, the most iconic one, it’s obviously this one," frontman Cornell says of 1994's "Superunknown." It turned out Soundgarden’s performance of its iconic “Superunknown” album on Thursday night (March 13) at the…

  20. Soundgarden, BMG Chrysalis U.S. Sign Administration Pact

    April 02, 2013 6:42 AM EDT Soundgarden has struck a worldwide administration deal with BMG Chrysalis U.S. The new deal covers Soundgarden’s entire catalog, including the big hits “Spoonman,” “Black Hole Sun” and “Blow Up The Outside World.” “Soundgarden have earned their place in music history as innovators of the…

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