Chris Cornell

  • Chris Cornell Fronting Another Grunge Supergroup Reunion
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    Chris Cornell Fronting Another Grunge Supergroup Reunion

    Just a little while before he is due to arrive in Australia for Soundwave 2015, Soundgarden‘s Chris Cornell and Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan will join the remaining members of grunge supergroup Mad Season for a a one-off reunion performance in Seattle early next year. According to The Seattle Times, Cornell will be filling in

  • Chris Cornell Predicts A New Rock Revolution Will Oust EDM
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    Chris Cornell Predicts A New Rock Revolution Will Oust EDM

    Chris Cornell predicts there will be a new rock music revolution soon. Speaking recently to US radio host Howard Stern, the Soundgarden frontman compared the booming popularity of EDM to the popularity of disco music in the ’70s, saying the market is poised for a movement similar to punk. “I actually heard somebody quoting a

  • Chris Cornell Says Billy Corgan Owes Him $40,000
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    Chris Cornell Says Billy Corgan Owes Him $40,000

    Chris Cornell has responded to Billy Corgan labelling Soundgarden as a ‘nostalgia act‘. Although Cornell has previously dismissed such accusations, a recent interview with ABC News Radio gave Cornell the platform to mention Corgan directly. Back in August Corgan told the Philippine Star that he felt Soungarden’s reformation was motivated purely by profit, and accused

  • Chris Cornell Says Soundgarden Is Not A Nostalgic Act
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    Chris Cornell Says Soundgarden Is Not A Nostalgic Act

    Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has addressed accusations that the 90’s grunge group reunited to capitalise on nostalgic appeal. As the release of new album King Animal draws closer, Cornell spoke with Spin about the motivation behind Soundgarden’s reformation and the upcoming record. “We don’t feel nostalgia trying to remember who played what parts on a

  • Chris Cornell Speaks About New Soundgarden Album
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    Chris Cornell Speaks About New Soundgarden Album

    Grunge pioneers, Soundgarden, who recently played the 2012 leg of the Big Day Out Festival, have told their home-town radio station KISW Via diffuser.fm) that their record will not sound like their latest single Live To Rise, which features on the Avengers soundtrack, a film starring The Hulk, Thor, Ironman, Captain America and a few

  • Listen: Chris Cornell ‘Cleaning My Gun’
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    Listen: Chris Cornell ‘Cleaning My Gun’

    Chris Cornell is releasing a new live album titled Songbook. The album features live songs recorded throughout his first ever Solo tour and is due for release on November 21. Songbook is compiled of Cornell’s own tracks as well as a few covers, including Led Zeppelin’s Thank You and John Lennon’s Imagine.

  • Chris Cornell – The Palais Theatre, Melbourne 19/10/2011
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    Chris Cornell – The Palais Theatre, Melbourne 19/10/2011

    There’s something to be said about a man who can engage an audience for two-and-a-half hours with only a guitar, his voice and stories. Chris Cornell, the voice behind a generation’s music, did just that. On Wednesday night, October 19, Chris Cornell stopped off at the Palais Theatre in St. Kilda for the Melbourne leg

  • Chris Cornell To Tour Australia?
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    Chris Cornell To Tour Australia?

    Arguably the biggest grunge icon that isn’t Kurt Cobain, Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, is likely to tour in Australia sometime soon. Triple M reporter Nui Te Koha said on air yesterday (Wednesday 25 May), “Chris Cornell is coming to play some acoustic gigs. Soundgarden tracks are in the set. Expect an announcement this week or

  • Soundgarden talk new album
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    Soundgarden talk new album

    In an interview with a Canadian radio station, Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayill has revealed that following on from their their first shows in thirteen years a few months back, as well as their headline performance at Lollapolooza the band are considering the prospect of working on a new studio album. “It’s very likely in the

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