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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

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

Pearl Jam Share Message To The Late Chris Cornell On His Birthday

Today would have been Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday, and Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard has shared a message from the band to the late musician on…
James Rettig | July 20, 2017 - 3:13 pm

Chris Cornell’s Widow Describes Her Doubts About His Suicide in New Interview

In a new feature about Chris Cornell’s family and death to be released in Friday’s issue of PEOPLE, Cornell’s widow Vicky Cornell detailed her hesitant…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | June 28, 2017 - 11:22 am

Ryan Gosling, Tom Hanks, J.Lo, & More Rally For Displaced Refugees On Behalf Of Chris Cornell

Earlier this week, Chris Cornell's final music video was released on World Refugee Day. It was for his solo soundtrack song "The Promise," and it…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 10:36 am

Watch Chris Cornell’s Final Music Video

Earlier this year, two months before his sudden and shocking death, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell shared the intense solo ballad "The Promise." The song was…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2017 - 1:08 pm
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