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This year is going to be a strange one for anniversaries. On one hand, we have a slew of British albums turning twenty — Definitely Maybe, His ‘N’ Hers, Parklife — that mark the rise of Britpop. While that movement was just starting up across the ocean, over here grunge was simultaneously huge but also… More »

Every one of these Anniversary stories is celebrating a bygone moment, of course — that’s the nature of looking back on an album a decade or two after its release — but few if any subjects seem so firmly, inextricably lodged in the past as the 1993 compilation No Alternative, which turned 20 years old… More »

For a while there, it seemed like people forgot about Soundgarden. If you got into Soundgarden in the ’00s, you got into them during what was a bit of a wasteland for the band. While their peers and contemporaries flared out tragically (Alice In Chains, Nirvana) but in ways that solidified legacies, or others continued… More »

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A Storm Of Light – “Missing” (Feat. Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil & Nerissa Campbell)

Resident Neurosis visual artist (and ex-Red Sparowes guitarist/Battle Of Mice multi-tasker) Josh Graham & his revolving cast of players are releasing the third A Storm…
brandon | April 5, 2011 - 9:52 am

Soundgarden On Conan: “Black Rain” And “Hunted Down”

Night two of the Legally Allowed To Be Funny On Television Again show chased the premiere episode's Jack White with the reunited Soundgarden. A histrionic…
Amrit Singh | November 10, 2010 - 12:27 pm

Soundgarden – “Black Rain” Video

"Black Rain," the Soundgarden's comeback single that perfectly nails their fire-cauldron riffed and histrionic king-world Badmotorfinger-era vibe (primarily because it is an outtake from the…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2010 - 3:01 pm

Soundgarden – “Black Rain”

The title alone points to "Black Rain" as Soundgarden's comeback single (See also: "Black Hole Sun," "Fell On Black Days"). The track leaked over the…
jessica | August 9, 2010 - 10:45 am

Soundgarden @ Vic Theatre, Chicago 8/5/10

"Man it's been awhile since we played and I forgot..." Yes, Chris Cornell? How good it feels to be a part of a music project…
Amrit Singh | August 6, 2010 - 2:42 pm

Soundgarden Reunite In Seattle

The music world's attention's diverted toward Southern Cali, though Seattle's stealing a little of the limelight after last night: Soundgarden reunited in their hometown to…
Amrit Singh | April 17, 2010 - 6:48 pm

Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup

Lolla's not playing games anymore: The full and official lineup's in, and it's fully and officially great. First off, let's talk about Soundgarden. Soundgarden! If…
Amrit Singh | April 6, 2010 - 9:47 am

Soundgarden Reunite, Weigh Festival Offers

Fans of Soundgarden circa that press shot had a rough last decade. Yes I’m thinking Audioslave, but in particular it’s the tail end of the…
Amrit Singh | January 4, 2010 - 9:10 am

The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
brandon | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm

The Week In Grunge: Temple Of The Dog Reunite At Pearl Jam Gig, Nirvana Release New Video, Alice In Chains Are Popular

Yes the full lineup of Temple Of The Dog reunited Tuesday night in L.A. to play "Hunger Strike," and the high-school-you is flashing back to…
Amrit Singh | October 8, 2009 - 9:37 am

Trent Reznor Still Mouthing Off About Chris Cornell

Nine Inch Nails waved goodbye to New York this week with gigs at Bowery, Webster (featuring The Downward Spiral in its entirety), and Terminal 5…
Scott Lapatine | August 27, 2009 - 1:36 pm

Chris Cornell Writes Song With Ill Fan

Stereogum (and Trent Reznor) mocked the former grunge hero’s foray into Timba-produced electropop, but no funny business today… Soundgarden fan Rory de la Rosa lost…
Scott Lapatine | April 10, 2009 - 4:07 pm

75% Reunited Soundgarden + Tad Doyle = TADGarden

Which makes sense since the man that's missing is the one at 25% his former glory (generous!). This went down last night at the Seattle…
Amrit Singh | March 25, 2009 - 5:59 pm

New Chris Cornell Video – “Ground Zero”

As you should be able to tell the moment you start watching this "video" for Chris Cornell's "Ground Zero," it's a commercial for something else.
brandon | October 23, 2008 - 9:18 am

More Chris Cornell & Timbaland

If “…
brandon | August 4, 2008 - 10:02 am

Chris Cornell And Peter Frampton Do “Black Hole Sun”

Geico spokesman Peter Frampton came alive on stage with Chris Cornell at Whildhorse Saloon a couple of weeks ago in Nashville. "Peter Frampton in the…
Stereogum | November 26, 2007 - 12:18 pm
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