Fans are anxiously waiting for the release of Soundgarden’s new album, their first since 1996’s Down on the Upside. MTV was lucky enough to catch up with drummer Matt Cameron this week and he gave them an update on the progress of their new record. Audio after the jump.

So there you have it, Soundgarden should be done with their new album by May. For now, check out their recently released live album, Live on I-5. They’ve JUST announced a summer tour too, for dates head to Soundgarden.com.  More dates will be announced soon!