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Q&A: “Hunger Strike” Director Paul Rachman Looks Back On 25 Years Of Temple Of The Dog

For those who grew up with the alt-rock ‘90s, the images are permanently seared into the subconscious: a lighthouse beaming across the overcast dawn, a…
Andrew Unterberger | September 30, 2016 - 10:28 am

The Anniversary

Down On The Upside Turns 20

By 1996, grunge was pretty much over. In the rock sphere, it was ceding ground to the encroaching scourges of post-grunge and nu-metal -- both…
Ryan Leas | May 23, 2016 - 11:38 am

The Anniversary

Superunknown Turns 20

This year is going to be a strange one for anniversaries. On one hand, we have a slew of British albums turning twenty -- Definitely
Ryan Leas | March 7, 2014 - 10:19 am

More Soundgarden stories

Hear Soundgarden’s “Rusty Cage” Studio Outtake From Badmotorfinger Reissue

Soundgarden's Badmotorfinger turns 25 in a few days, and later this fall, the band will reissue the album in a special deluxe edition. Official details…
James Rettig | October 6, 2016 - 1:55 pm

Soundgarden Prep Deluxe 25th Anniversary Badmotorfinger For November

Soundgarden reissued their seminal album, Superunknown, back in 2014 to celebrate its 20th anniversary, and now it appears Badmotorfinger will get the same treatment. In…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 30, 2016 - 11:02 am

Uh… Soundgarden Just Released An EDM Remix Of “Spoonman”

Hmm... Soundgarden have just released an official remix of their classic 1994 Superunknown track "Spoonman," done by none other than EDM lowlife and professional cake-thrower
James Rettig | August 8, 2016 - 12:54 pm

Temple Of The Dog Announce First-Ever Tour For 25th Anniversary

The Seattle-based, grunge-era supergroup Temple Of The Dog will embark on their first-ever tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their first and only self-titled…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 20, 2016 - 1:39 pm

Ten Commandos – “Staring Down The Dust”

Ten Commandos is a grunge supergroup comprising Pearl Jam's Matt Cameron, Soundgarden's Ben Shepherd, Queens Of The Stone Age's Alain Johannes, and Off! member Dimitri…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 9, 2015 - 10:13 am

Chris Cornell Defends Scream, Promises Another Soundgarden Album

Back in 2009, the former Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell released the solo album Scream, a disastrously awful combination of post-grunge yarling and club-pop thump that…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2015 - 1:59 pm

Watch Soundgarden & Alice In Chains’ Previously Unreleased Full Performances From Singles

Short clips of live performances by Soundgarden and Alice In Chains were included in Cameron Crowe's 1992 film, Singles -- whose soundtrack served as a…
James Rettig | June 23, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Watch Soundgarden’s Previously Unreleased “Night Surf” Video From Superunknown Tour

Before every date on their Superunknown tour in 1994, Soundgarden opened the show with a short film. It follows around a little boy on his…
James Rettig | May 12, 2015 - 5:35 pm

Watch Kurt Cobain’s Ridiculous Chris Cornell Impression From Montage Of Heck

Behold, the best part of Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck. In my review of Brett Morgen's Kurt Cobain documentary, I noted that "one Cobain joke…
Chris DeVille | April 29, 2015 - 12:41 pm

Watch Soundgarden Play “Kyle Petty (Son Of Richard)” In Concert For The First Time

Soundgarden have been pulling out some rarities during their Australian tour over the past week. Just a few nights ago, they played their Singles soundtrack…
James Rettig | February 26, 2015 - 6:31 pm

Watch Soundgarden Play Singles Song “Birth Ritual” For The First Time In 23 Years

Soundgarden and the scene that birthed them were both peaking, at least in the popular imagination, around the time they contributed their song "Birth Ritual"
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2015 - 8:46 am

Watch Grunge Supergroups Mad Season & Temple Of The Dog Reunite In Seattle

Two grunge supergroups reunited in their home base of Seattle last night for a special concert called Sonic Evolution. Mad Season performed for the first…
James Rettig | January 31, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Chris Cornell Working On Fourth Solo LP, Hopefully Not With Timbaland

The last time Chris Cornell dropped a solo album, it was a fucking disaster. His 2009 solo effort Scream, recorded with producer Timbaland, managed to…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2015 - 11:18 am
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