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 Vaults: Deluxe 'Badmotorfinger,' B-Sides Album Eyed

    June 02, 2014 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 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'),& ...

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  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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, ...

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

    September 16, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 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, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 10 Things Seen & Overheard At Lollapalooza Sunday

    August 09, 2010 3:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 s ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Soundgarden Plans Pre-Lolla Club Gig in Chicago

    July 27, 2010 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 Soundgard ...

  15. Soundgarden Treats Seattle To Reunion Club Gig

    April 17, 2010 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  16. Reunited Soundgarden To Do Seattle Club Show

    April 15, 2010 4:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    April 06, 2010 8:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Pornogr ...

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

    April 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lady 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, ...

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

    February 16, 2010 6:37 PM EST 0 0 0 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. Th ...

  20. Soundgarden Reunion Planned for 2010

    January 01, 2010 2:17 PM EST 0 0 0 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 an ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  24. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2007 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 ...

  25. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2007 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 ...

  26. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>After performing during the MTV Video Music Awards pre-show in New York, Pat Smear publicly announces that he will no longer be the guitarist for the Foo Fighters, and introduces Franz S 2005 - Gorillaz scores its first U.K ...

  27. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Eye of the Tiger," Survivor. The song is the theme from the film "Rocky III."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - In his speech at the 4th ...

  28. Guests Join Alice In Chains At Free Show

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A reformed Alice In Chains played a free show in its Seattle hometown yesterday (May 16) with help from such local heroes as former Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and Heart principal Ann Wilson. A reformed Alice In Chains played a free show in its ...

  29. Mother Love Bone Frontman Remembered In Film

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard were members. To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bass ...

  30. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1991 - </b>Saxophonist Charlie Barnet dies of pneumonia in San Diego at the age of 77. He was one on the first white jazzmen to racially integrate his band. His biggest hits were in the late 1930s 2003 - Rapper D.O. Cannon, who was si ...

  31. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Eye of the Tiger," Survivor. The song is the theme from the film "Rocky III."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - In his speech at the 4th ...

  32. Soundgarden Mates Revive Hater

    February 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd has put the finishing touches on archival tapes that will constitute the second album from Hater, a side project with former Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron th Former Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd has put ...

  33. Grohl Goes Metal With Probot

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl's long-discussed heavy metal project Probot will finally see the light of day in February via Southern Lord Records. The album sports a who's-who of hard rock voc The self-titled debut from Dave Grohl& ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show. The exclusive webcast includes a live pre-show performance by Meredith Brooks. 1997 - MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happening ...

  35. Billboard Bits: WWC, Keith Murray, Ben Harper

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on WWC, Keith Murray, Ben Harper Wellwater Conspiracy, featuring Soundgarden/Pearl Jam principal Matt Cameron and former Monster Magnet guitarist John McBain, will release its self-titled fourth album Sept. 9 via Transdreamer/Megaforce. A spoke ...

  36. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>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 ...

  37. This Day in Music

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1997 - </b>MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happenings at the 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Show. The exclusive webcast includes a live pre-show performance by Meredith Brooks. 1997 - MTV Online webcasts behind-the-scenes happening ...

  38. Wellwater Conspiracy Unfurls 'Scroll'

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio.<br CLEAR="NONE"/> Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam d ...

  39. Wellwater Conspiracy Unfurls 'Scroll'

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio. He and cohort John McBain (ex-member of Monster Magnet) quic Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and ...

  40. Wellwater Conspiracy Gets Its Rocks Off

    March 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europe and North America, Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron wasted no time getting back into the studio. He and cohort John McBain (ex-Monster Magnet) wrapped "The S Even after a grueling 75-date tour of Europ ...

  41. Wellwater Conspiracy Signs To TVT

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Wellwater Conspiracy, a band featuring ex-Soundgarden/current Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron and former Monster Magnet guitarist John Paul McBain, has signed to TVT Records. The band, which formed The Wellwater Conspiracy, a band featuring ex-So ...