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17 Essential Songs In 7/4

There's a reason why all those Ramones songs start with "1-2-3-4!" -- and also a reason why Captain Beefheart raged against the "big mama heartbeat."
Christopher R. Weingarten | March 8, 2019 - 12:49 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Beatles’ “Come Together”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2018 - 12:32 pm

Ultimate Playlist

30 Essential Grunge Songs

You can choose all sorts of genesis points when you look back at a moment as era-defining and yet difficult to clarify as grunge. One…
Ryan Leas | August 1, 2018 - 2:36 pm

More Soundgarden stories

Watch Eddie Vedder Cover Chris Cornell’s “Seasons” In D├╝sseldorf

Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell, frontmen of twin grunge giants Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, first worked together on the 1991 Temple Of The Dog album,…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2019 - 9:05 am

Hole, Soundgarden, Steve Earle, & More Sue Universal Music Group Over Warehouse Fire

A group of artists, their heirs and representatives of their estates filed a putative class action lawsuit against Universal Music Group (UMG) on Friday over…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | June 22, 2019 - 10:18 am

At Last Night’s Star-Studded Chris Cornell Tribute Show, Miley Cyrus Outshined Everybody

Over the course of nearly five hours at the Forum in Los Angeles, I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell featured everything from…
Christopher R. Weingarten | January 17, 2019 - 10:43 am

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 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

Jared Leto Sings A Mashup Of David Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Soundgarden, & Linkin Park

We've unfortunately lost a lot of great musicians over the last few years, and movie star and Thirty Seconds To Mars leader Jared Leto decided…
James Rettig | September 7, 2017 - 4:46 pm

Seattle Repertory Theatre Developing Grunge Musical

Although the grunge era involved a good deal of screaming, it did not exactly scream "Broadway musical!" Yet Variety reports that Seattle Repertory Theatre is…
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2017 - 4:41 pm
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