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

    June 03, 2014 12:18 PM EDT 3 0 0 "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.&q ...

  2. 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” al ...

  3. 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 pl ...

  4. Obama Inauguration Music Guide: Katy Perry to Q-Tip

    January 20, 2013 6:39 PM EST Just as Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration drew stars from Beyonce to Aretha Franklin, the president's re-election has led to another can't-miss week for music fans. Some musicians, such as John Legend and Alicia Keys, will be all ove ...

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

    November 14, 2012 2:55 PM EST 0 0 0 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 lo ...

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

    November 09, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 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 f ...

  8. Single Reviews: Bruno Mars, Adele, Rihanna, Sky Ferreira & more

    October 15, 2012 8:17 AM EDT BRUNO MARS Locked Out of Heaven (3:54) Producer: Mark Ronson Writers: B. Mars, the Smeezingtons Publishers: various Elektra/Warner With Gotye busy channeling Peter Gabriel, 2012 seemed overdue for a Police tribute. Leave it to Bruno Mars, then, ...

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

    September 28, 2012 11:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 guita ...

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

    September 17, 2012 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 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, " ...

  11. Pearl Jam & Jay-Z Rock Together to Cap Made In America Fest: Photos & More

    September 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's mash-up with Jay-Z, Run-D.M.C.'s reunion, Ron Howard hanging out, and more from the inaugural Philly fest. Pearl Jam' s inspired live mashup with Jay-Z brought his inaugural Made In America festival to an unforgettable clo ...

  12. Primary Wave Hires Stephen Hutton; The Artists Org Promotes Rich Schaefer, Don Van Cleave

    August 24, 2012 12:01 PM EDT Primary Wave Music has hired Stephen Hutton, founder of Uppercut Management, to help build Primary Wave Talent Management's rock and pop divisions. Hutton, who helped build the careers of such artists as Kid Rock, Big Kenny (Big & Rich) ...

  13. Jay-Z Adds Drake, Run DMC to Made in America Lineup

    July 31, 2012 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jay-Z 's Made in America Festival just got exponentially bigger following the Philadelphia weekend's final lineup announcement earlier today. Joining already announced acts like Odd Future , D'Angelo , Rita Ora , and Maybach Music Gro ...

  14. John Mayer Earns Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    May 30, 2012 2:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Mayer 's "Born and Raised" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 219,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer/songwriter's third No. 1 set, following 2009's ...

  15. John Mayer's 'Born and Raised' Earns Him Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

    May 30, 2012 11:00 AM EDT John Mayer's "Born and Raised" album debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 219,000 copies sold in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the singer/songwriter's third No. 1 set, following 2009' ...

  16. Summer Music Preview: Spring Into Action With Music And Synch Deals

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 So far as the music goes, the first summer movie smash was released when there was still snow on the ground in parts of the country. Pitbull's "Back in Time," which plays over the credits in Sony Pictures' "Men in Black 3,&quo ...

  17. Ryan Tedder 'Hoarding' Songs for OneRepublic Album

    May 22, 2012 4:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hitmaker for Adele Talks Songwriting, Potential Solo Career + More According to Ryan ­Tedder, there are two approaches to songwriting and producing: seasonal and evergreen. Seasonal means mastering the hot sound of the moment. "In a couple year ...

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

    April 17, 2012 12:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 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, ...

  19. Soundgarden's New 'Avengers' Single Offered as Free Download

    April 17, 2012 12:00 AM EDT Soundgarden's first new song in 15 years, "Live to Rise," will be available as a free download beginning April 17 on iTunes as part of the promotion of Disney's film "Marvel's The Avengers." The iTunes promotion, ...

  20. Stars to Celebrate Johnny Cash's 80th With Concert

    February 28, 2012 8:50 AM EST 0 0 0 A diverse all-star lineup will celebrate the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash with an April concert. Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, Ray LaMontagne and Jamey Johnson are among the performers scheduled to appear in "We Walk the ...

  21. Guild of Music Supervisors Expands Awards Ceremony For Film, TV, Games

    February 07, 2012 6:04 PM EST The Guild Of Music Supervisors will hand out awards in nine different categories at a brunch prior to the Grammy Awards on Feb. 12. The guild's second awards ceremony will honor music supervisors in the categories of Independent Films ($20 mi ...

  22. Billboard Power 100: Lia Vollack

    January 26, 2012 8:05 PM EST No. 51 Lia Vollack President of Worldwide Music Sony Pictures Entertainment Film music maven ... Coming of age in the punk era with Richard Hell and the Ramones, Lia Vollack has leaned on her DIY ethic to navigate different directions for Sony in ...

  23. Oscar Nominations Announced: 'The Artist,' 'Tintin,' 'Hugo' Up For Best Score

    January 24, 2012 9:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were announced on Tuesday morning (Jan. 24), and while "The Artist," "The Descendants," and "The Help" all got their expected due, this year's music nominations were a ...

  24. Kanye West Takes Fan, Soundgarden Flack After Big Day Out Delay

    January 23, 2012 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 A Big Day Out turned into a rough one for Kanye West . The hip-hop star, headlining the Australian festival over the weekend, was reportedly 45 minutes late to the stage after inclement weather led to sound problems. According to local publication t ...

  25. Madonna, 'The Artist' Win Music Awards at Golden Globes

    January 15, 2012 9:47 PM EST Madonna topped Elton John, Mary J. Blige and Chris Cornell for the Best Song award at the Golden Globes Sunday night with a win for "Masterpiece," from "W.E.," a film she also wrote and directed. She shared the award with co-wr ...

  26. Mary J. Blige, the National on Oscar Original Song Shortlist

    December 19, 2011 7:38 PM EST 0 0 0 The National , Chris Cornell , Melissa Manchester and Mary J. Blige are among the acts shortlisted for the original song Oscar. Thirty-nine tunes were selected in all, and now move on to the next elimination round. The National's "Think Yo ...

  27. The National, Mary J. Blige Shortlisted for Original Song Oscar

    December 19, 2011 6:47 PM EST The National, Chris Cornell, Melissa Manchester and Mary J. Blige are among the acts shortlisted for the original song Oscar. Thirty-nine tunes were selected in all, and now move on to the next elimination round. The National's "Think Yo ...

  28. Madonna, Trent Reznor Land Golden Globe Nominations

    December 15, 2011 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 'Glee,' Chris Cornell & 'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel Also Up for Awards Madonna's next foray into film direction, the royal love story "W.E.", picked up a pair of Golden Globe nominations Thursday morning, includ ...

  29. Exclusive: Chris Cornell 'Songbook' EP2 First Listen

    November 14, 2011 10:20 AM EST 0 0 0 Chris Cornell has been tireless this year, but his spring solo tour and the Soundgarden arena tour weren't even half of the story. He's back out on the road now for another solo acoustic 'Songbook' tour and the Nov. 21 release of ...

  30. Exclusive: Chris Cornell Premieres Tracks Off 'Songbook'

    October 31, 2011 9:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer Talks Tour, New Solo Effort and the 'Mostly Done' Soundgarden Album As he prepares for another solo acoustic Songbook Tour and the release of a "Songbook" album, Chris Cornell says he's embraced a spirit of spontaneit ...

  31. Producer Jack Endino Recalls Recording Nirvana, Soundgarden

    September 20, 2011 11:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Born and raised in Seattle, Endino grew up playing and recording music in the garages and basements of his hometown. His band, Skin Yard , appeared on what is widely regarded as one of the first grunge releases, the 1986 C/Z Records compilation albu ...

  32. The Lessons of Grunge Billboard Cover: Sneak Peek

    September 08, 2011 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 As grunge celebrates 20 years, Billboard talks to the many players of the Seattle scene, including "Nevermind" producer Butch Vig and artists including Chris Cornell (Soundgarden) and Krist Novoselic (Nirvana). This week's cover, shot ...

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

    September 05, 2011 10:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 wi ...

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

    September 04, 2011 5:29 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 h ...

  35. Chris Cornell Pens Original Track For 'Machine Gun Preacher' Soundtrack

    August 29, 2011 10:56 PM EDT Chris Cornell has written and recorded "The Keeper" for the film "Machine Gun Preacher." Relativity Music Group will release the movie's soundtrack on Sept. 20. Cornell premiered the song on his website Monday, giving fans ...

  36. 11 Anticipated Album Updates: Madonna, DMX, Nickelback And More

    July 24, 2011 9:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of huge stars -- ranging from Madonna to Nickelback and Soundgarden -- are planning album releases during the next 18 months. Here's a run-down of where they are in the recording process, and how long we'll have to wait for the musi ...

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

    July 11, 2011 5:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 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, th ...

  38. Ziggy Marley, Jennifer Hudson to Lead Bob Marley Week on 'Fallon'

    May 03, 2011 3:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Z iggy Marley , Chris Cornell , Jennifer Hudson , Jakob Dylan and Lenny Kravitz will pay tribute to Bob Marley on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" next week. The tribute to Marley, which begins May 9, honors the 30th anniversary o ...

  39. Jimmy Fallon Celebrates Bob Marley Week with Ziggy Marley, Jennifer Hudson, Lenny Kravitz, Others

    May 03, 2011 2:05 PM EDT Ziggy Marley, Chris Cornell, Jennifer Hudson, Jakob Dylan and Lenny Kravitz will pay tribute to Bob Marley on NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" next week. The tribute to Marley, which begins May 9, honors the 30th anniversary of ...

  40. Soundgarden Sets Official Reunion Tour Dates

    April 14, 2011 4:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 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, wit ...

  41. Chris Cornell Kicks Off Songbook Tour, Calls New Soundgarden Album 'Diverse'

    March 24, 2011 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 C hris Cornell says the greatest challenge of his upcoming solo acoustic Songbook tour may be the temptation to talk too much. "Yeah, I have to stop myself sometimes in terms of just talking," Cornell, who stars the trek this Friday (Mar. ...

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

    March 04, 2011 1:51 PM EST 0 0 0 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 bi ...

  43. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Party Crashes, Lil Wayne Talks Jail Life

    January 19, 2011 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Crashes Jeremy Renner's Party -- and His Bed At his 40th birthday party Jan. 8, actor Jeremy Renner got an unexpected surprise in his bed -- Chris ...

  44. Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Talks 'Telephantasm,' 'Guitar Hero' Deal

    October 01, 2010 11:16 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a 13-year break, Soundgarden is releasing its new album through the "Guitar Hero" video game series -- and its frontman believes it's the perfect way to reintroduce the band to a new generation. "In the obvious way, it' ...

  45. Soundgarden Gets Animated In 'Black Rain' Clip

    September 20, 2010 11:36 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Brendo ...

  46. Santana, Michael Buble, Kings Of Leon Preview New Albums

    September 15, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 WHAT'S IN STORE: Or, technically, not quite yet in stores. Still, the launch of the fourth-quarter retail blitz impacts multiple airplay charts, where three notable acts debut with lead singles from forthcoming albums. Santana enters Adult Cont ...

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

    August 06, 2010 9:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  48. 10 Awesome & Awful Lollapalooza Moments

    August 04, 2010 3:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Since kicking off in 1991, Lollapalooza has had its fair share of ups and downs. With a comfortable residence in Chicago's Grant Park and an all-star 2010 lineup that includes Lady Gaga, Green Day and Arcade Fire, Lollapalooza is set to produce ...

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