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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Covers the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life’

Chris Cornell has been getting intimate with audiences across the world during his acoustic Songbook Tour over the past year. The Soundgarden recently played a solo show in London, where he broke out a rendition of the Beatles‘ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ classic ‘A Day in the Life.’

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Soundgarden Look to ‘Add the Parts That Suck Back In’

Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil made a statement years ago that is blasphemous to headbangers. He once said that the band wanted to sound like “Black Sabbath without the parts that suck.” Wait, what? There are parts of Sabbath that suck? Who knew. See what we meant about blasphemy?

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Chris Cornell Talks New Soundgarden and Touring as a Solo Artist

As Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell hits the road to make up a few missed dates on his solo ‘Songbook’ tour, it’s hard to avoid questions about the new Soundgarden and the excitement surrounding it.

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Soundgarden Announces Release Date for New Album

Soundgarden have officially completed recording their first album since ‘Down on the Upside,’ and according to frontman Chris Cornell, the disc will see the light of day in October.

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Chris Cornell Says New Soundgarden Album Won’t Sound Like ‘Avengers’ Cut

Now that you can officially stream the full-length version of ‘Live to Rise,’ Soundgarden‘s song on the ‘Avengers’ soundtrack — and first new music in 15 years — you’re probably wondering how it fits into the band’s next album, due sometime this year.

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Soundgarden Unleash First New Song in 15 Years ‘Live to Rise’

Soundgarden fans unite! Chris Cornell and the gang have revealed a full version of their brand new song ‘Live to Rise’ — their first in well over 15 years. The tune will be featured on the upcoming blockbuster film ‘The Avengers.’

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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Talks State of Rock Music and Drug Abuse

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell recently weighed in on the “rock is dead” argument, opened up about his own experiences with drug abuse and marvels at how 70′s rockers could “be completely f—ed up all the time and still function.”

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Roger Kisby, Getty Images
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Chris Cornell to Play in Austin at 80th Birthday Tribute for Johnny Cash

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee will pay tribute to country music legend Johnny Cash in April. Cornell and Lee are both part of the lineup for We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash, a concert that celebrates Cash's music in honor of his 80th birthday, which would have been February 26.

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Big Day Out 2012 - Sydney
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Chris Cornell Defends Stranger Against Anti-Gay Bullying in Seattle Airport

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell recently spoke up to defend a fellow passenger in the Alaska Airlines lounge at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after the passenger was called a "queer" by another passenger.

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Big Day Out 2012 - Gold Coast
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Chris Cornell, Slash + More to Perform at Muhammad Ali’s Birthday Celebration

Former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell, Aerosmith's Joe Perry, ex-Van Halen lead singer Sammy Hagar, and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash will be among the performers for the star-studded 16th annual Power of Love Gala on February 18th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. This event for the Keep Memory Alive Organization will celebrate Muhammad Ali's recent 70th birthday and at the same time honor his support of the fight against neurological diseases.

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Kanye West Interrupts Soundgarden Performance

You remember Kanye West's infamous interruption of Taylor Swift during her acceptance speech during the 2009 Video Music Awards. Apparently, he hasn't learned any manners, because on Sunday he did it again.

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Jason Merritt / Janette Pellegrini, Getty Images
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Trent Reznor, Chris Cornell Nominated for 2012 Golden Globe Awards

Iconic Nine Inch Nails pioneer Trent Reznor has been nominated for yet another Golden Globe Award for his work with longtime collaborator Atticus Ross, scoring ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.’ The duo captured the 2011 ‘Best Original Score’ Golden Globe for the music from ‘The Social Network,’ and are looking to achieve back-to-back wins in 2012.

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