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

    September 22, 2016 1:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ) ...

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

    August 08, 2016 2:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 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& ...

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

    July 07, 2016 6:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    March 13, 2016 3:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    January 29, 2016 11:03 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    November 16, 2015 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 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 quest ...

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

    September 22, 2015 9:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 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, Esca ...

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

    September 11, 2015 3:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 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-d ...

  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 Nor ...

  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 Geor ...

  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 sec ...

  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 traditi ...

  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 ...

  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 ...

  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 hi ...

  16. Chris Cornell Touring Conference Q&A

    Chris Cornell Touring Conference Q&A

    November 21, 2014 3:43 PM EST 0 0 0 The Soundgarden frontman at the Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Videos Chris Cornell ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Chris Cornell

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  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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, ...

  27. 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 ...

  28. 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, " ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. 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) ...

  31. 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 ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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' ...

  34. 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 ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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, ...

  37. 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, ...

  38. 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 ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. 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 ...

  41. 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 ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 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 ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

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