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Your (Completely Speculative) Guide To Taylor Swift’s (Possibly Imminent) New Album

Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Hey what's up it's Gabriela subbing for Tom this week. How's it going? I'm gonna take this intro space to address the videos I did…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 23, 2017 - 12:31 pm

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Chris Cornell Was The Best Pure Singer In ’90s Alt-Rock

My favorite footnote about Soundgarden is that producer Michael Beinhorn reportedly had Chris Cornell listen to Frank Sinatra before recording "Black Hole Sun," which was…
Dan Weiss | May 19, 2017 - 3:39 pm

More Chris Cornell stories

Foo Fighters, Metallica, Soundgarden Members, & More Playing Chris Cornell Tribute Show

A Chris Cornell tribute show will take place in January at the Los Angeles Forum. "I Am The Highway": A Tribute To Chris Cornell will…
James Rettig | November 13, 2018 - 2:24 pm

Chris Cornell’s Family Sues Doctor Over His Death

Family members of Chris Cornell on Thursday sued a doctor they say overprescribed drugs to the rock singer, leading to his death. Cornell’s…
Andrew Dalton / Associated Press | November 1, 2018 - 3:08 pm

Chris Cornell Statue Unveiled In Seattle

Not too many rock stars ever get immortalized in statue form. But then, not too many deserve it as much as Chris Cornell, the Soundgarden…
Tom Breihan | October 8, 2018 - 9:16 am

Hear Chris Cornell’s Previously Unreleased “When Bad Does Good” From New Box Set

Last year, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell took his own life. The following month, we saw his final music video for "The Promise," a powerful ballad…
Julia Gray | September 21, 2018 - 12:08 am

Watch Pearl Jam Cover Chris Cornell In Seattle

This is a good weekend for grunge. Sub Pop, the legendary label that signed bands like Nirvana, Soundgarden, and Mudhoney, is celebrating its 30th anniversary
Peter Helman | August 11, 2018 - 12:44 pm

Chris Cornell’s Daughter Shares Unreleased Duet With Him “Nothing Compares 2 U”

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell took his own life last May. Since his death, there have been heartfelt covers and tributes, an unreleased track, poems, a…
Julia Gray | June 17, 2018 - 1:19 pm

Tool Dedicate Rock On The Range Set To Chris Cornell

Tool were the headliners for the final night of the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio on May 20th. As part of their…
Israel Daramola / Spin | May 21, 2018 - 10:38 am

Chris Cornell Died 1 Year Ago Today, Public Vigil Being Held Tonight In LA

A year ago today, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell took his own life in a Detroit hotel room at the way-too-young age of 52. Today marks…
Tom Breihan | May 18, 2018 - 8:49 am

Rock Hall 2018: Howard Stern Inducts Bon Jovi, Lauryn Hill Sings Nina Simone, The Killers Cover Tom Petty, & More

Earlier this year, during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, the great stand-up comic John Mulaney had a great bit about how ridiculous…
Peter Helman | April 15, 2018 - 1:31 pm

Chris Cornell – “You Never Knew My Mind”

In 1996, on his Rick Rubin-produced album Unchained, Johnny Cash covered Soundgarden's stomp-rock howler "Rusty Cage," transforming its Zeppelin wails into dusty, hardbitten poetry and…
Tom Breihan | February 26, 2018 - 12:42 pm

Elvis Costello, Chris Cornell, Alison Krauss, & More Set Johnny Cash Poems To Music On New Tribute Album

Johnny Cash released scores of albums during his lifetime, and in the 15 years since his death, a whole lot of his unreleased music has…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2018 - 10:31 am

Hear Adam Levine Cover Chris Cornell’s “Seasons” On Howard Stern

In the months since legendary Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell passed away, many artists -- including a few unexpected ones -- have paid tribute to the…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2017 - 9:08 am

Chris Cornell’s Widow Asks Fans To Share Tributes

Tributes have poured in left and right since Chris Cornell's shocking death in May. Vicky Cornell, his widow, is now asking fans to submit more…
Peter Helman | August 23, 2017 - 7:59 pm

Watch Chris Cornell’s Daughter Toni Sing “Hallelujah” In Tribute To Her Dad & Chester Bennington On GMA

On Fathers' Day, Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell's 12-year-old daughter Toni shared an open letter to her dad, who died from an apparent suicide
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2017 - 12:03 pm
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