The band performed the tune at concerts in Australia over the weekend.
The one-off reunion show in Seattle will also feature former Guns N’ Roses member Duff McKagan on bass.
The three-disc, 50-song set is being released on Nov. 24, and has seen a number of covers and unreleased tracks already shared in anticipation.
Soundgarden Release Cover of Sly & the Family Stone’s ‘Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)': Listen
On their cover, gone is the funk of the 1969 hit. Instead, Soundgarden lays on the rock with grunge guitars and Chris Cornell’s familiar scream.
The song is the band’s first since the release of 2012’s ‘King Animal.’
Yes, they sang “Hunger Strike.” And it was awesome.
We can now confirm the first game will get a little more serious, with performances by pop princess Ariana Grande, Pharrell Williams, and Soundgarden.