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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Compares EDM Craze to Disco, Says Rock Will Rise Again

With DJs and EDM producers taking over for rockers as the revered musical heroes among the world’s youth, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell compared modern dance music to disco while discussing what it would take for rock to return to pop culture dominance in a new interview with Howard Stern this week (June 18).

06/19/2014

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Soundgarden Perform ‘Superunknown’ Tracks ‘Spoonman’ & ‘My Wave’ on ‘Tonight Show’

The guys did two tracks off their fourth album, kicking things off with “Spoonman,” the song that brought them into the mainstream, despite the fact that it features a guy actually playing spoons.

06/04/2014

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Chris Cornell Mashes Up U2 and Metallica at NY Concert

He explained that he played “Crazy Love” for his wife (who was sitting in the front row with their children) at their engagement party, and then thanked his mother-in-law — who was hanging out at side stage — for allowing him to marry her daughter. Later on in the show, he covered another mellow classic from the same year, Cat Stevens’ “Trouble” — another far cry from the harder songs Cornell used to cover and name-check.

11/18/2013

Ministry's Al Jourgensen (Photo by Allan Amato)

6 Things We *Didn’t* Learn from Al Jourgensen’s Memoir

Generally speaking, there’s no such thing as “TMI” when it comes to rock star autobiographies. We want to hear it all! Al Jourgensen’s new memoir, however, may be the exception to that rule. In the third paragraph on page xxiii of his book.

10/25/2013

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Watch Chris Cornell & The Avett Brothers Take On Pearl Jam’s ‘Footsteps’

It’s Pearl Jam week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and for its inaugural night the audience was treated to a performance of Pearl Jam’s “Footsteps” sung by Chris Cornell.

10/22/2013

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Soundgarden’s Acoustic Performance Of “Half-Way There” And “Fell On Black Days”

Seattle-based Soundgarden have been around for almost three decades although, depending on what memory you ask the early initiators of grunge rock to recall, it might seem like 125 years ago or 10 years ago. […]

04/24/2013

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VIDEO: Chris Cornell’s Inaugural Ball Performance

Crash here with a clip of Chris Cornell performing solo at the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball during the 2013 Inauguration.

01/31/2013

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