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Chris Cornell Open To Audioslave Reunion

Cornell formed the group with Rage Against the MAChine members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk over a decade ago and the quartet released a trio of acclaimed albums during its six-year...

Forest Whitaker & Chris Cornell To Celebrate With Dalai Lama As Buddhist Leader Turns 80

The two stars will cut short their American Independence Day weekend festivities to celebrate with the spiritual guru at the Peak Mind Foundation event. Oscar winner Whitaker has been asked to introduce...

Tim Commerford Features His Spinal Surgery In New Video

The bassist, who now plays with the band Future User, underwent spinal surgery to fix a ruptured disc and he has featured clips of doctors working on his back in the promo for...

Chris Cornell Sides With Label In Temple Of The Dog Legal Battle

The rocker founded the band in the 1990s with members of his group Soundgarden and Eddie Vedder's Pearl Jam, and they recorded a self-titled album in a Seattle, Washington studio belonging to Rajan...

Temple Of The Dog Recordings At Centre Of Legal Battle

The grunge band, comprised of members from Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, recorded songs at the London Bridge Studio in Seattle, Washington which was founded by Rajan Parashar and his late brother Rick Parashar,...

Music Stars Threaten $1 Billion Legal Battle With Youtube

Stars including Pharrell Williams, the Eagles and Chris Cornell are part of a major legal assault on YouTube.com over the free screening of music videos.Music mogul Irving Azoff has founded a new legal group called...

Chris Cornell And Duff Mckagan Join Mad Season

Rockers Chris Cornell and Duff Mckagan are joining newly reunited grunge supergroup Mad Season for a special concert.The Seattle, Washington-based band only released one album, Above, in 1995, and the remaining members are coming together...

Keith Urban Praises Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman has given Keith Urban's life and career ''real meaning''.The 'American Idol' judge paid tribute to his wife and their daughters Sunday, six, and Faith, three as he picked up a CMT Artist of...

Soundgarden Fan Arrested For Sending Death Threats To Singer

An obsessed fan of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has been arrested and charged with sending death threats to the rocker and his family.Fbi investigators discovered Jessica Leigh Robbins had posted threats and videos online alleging...

Soundgarden To Perform Seattle Grunge Classic 'Superunknown' At Sxsw

Soundgarden will perform their classic album 'Superunknown' in its entirety at the iTunes Festival at South By Southwest next week. To celebrate the record's 20th anniversary, the band will take to the stage at the...

Rocker Chris Cornell At The Centre Of New Death Threat Drama

A Seattle, Washington woman has been charged with sending death threats to rocker Chris Cornell via Twitter.com.Elizabeth Walden reportedly sent over 100 nasty messages to the Soundgarden frontman from nine different accounts. Prosecutors claim...

Soundgarden Can't Make A Bad Album

Soundgarden claim is it ''not possible'' for them to make a bad record.The 'Black Hole Sun' grunge rockers - Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd - believe that because they are so...

Soundgarden Stars: 'Drugs And Drink Did Not Split Us Up'

Soundgarden rockers Chris Cornell and Kim Thayil have dismissed long-standing myths that drugs and drink led to the group's 1997 split, insisting the bandmates had simply grown tired of the grind of touring and recording...

Soundgarden's New Album 'King Animal' Is A "Little Frankenstein Monster"

Soundgarden broke up before the Millennium even hit, and while the world has changed dramatically, in reuniting for the brand new album King Animal; Soundgarden really haven't. King Animal is a classic rock album and...

Chris Cornell Turns Solo Show Into A Soundgarden Gig

Chris Cornell surprised fans at his charity concert in New York by bringing his bandmates onstage and turning the solo gig into a Soundgarden show.The rocker played an acoustic set at New York City's Bowery...

Chris Cornell To Play Sandy Benefit Concert

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is to play a special acoustic show in New York City next week (beg12Nov12) to raise money for the victims of superstorm Sandy.The rocker will take to the stage at the...

Chris Cornell Sued By Former Maid

Rocker Chris Cornell and his wife are at the centre of a legal wrangle with a former maid.The Soundgarden star's wife Vicky reportedly fired Elia Mora last Christmas (11) after the cleaner reportedly refused to...

Adele 'Hesitant' About Singing Bond Theme

Adele was ''hesitant'' about singing the new James Bond theme song.The 'Someone Like You' hitmaker has admitted she was nervous about being asked to perform the all-important track, but was won over by songwriter Paul...

Adele To Sing Closing Credits For James Bond?

Adele is rumoured to be recording a song for the new James Bond film.The 'Someone Like You' singer was spotted at Abbey Road studio earlier this month, where the soundtrack for 'Skyfall' is being produced,...

Chris Cornell Supports Obama After Pulling Out Of Jay-z Festival

Rocker Chris Cornell put his President before Jay Z at the weekend (02Sep12) so he could show his support to Barack Obama at a rally in Iowa.The Soundgarden frontman pulled out of a planned performance...

Chris Cornell Pulls Out Of Jay-z's Music Festival

Soundgarden star Chris Cornell has pulled out of a planned performance at Jay Z's inaugural Made in America music festival this weekend (01-02Sep12).The rapper will launch the event in Philadelphia on 1 September (12) with...

Soundgarden Headline Hard Rock Calling

Soundgarden closed the first day of Hard Rock Calling last night (13.07.12).The 'Superunknown' group - who reunited in 2010 after a 12-year hiatus - braved the rain in London's Hyde Park to deliver a hit-packed,...

Chris Cornell Performs With Talented Fan At Show

Rocker Chris Cornell made one fan's dream come true last week (ends24Jun12) by inviting the man to play guitar for him onstage.The Soundgarden frontman headlined at England's Newcastle City Hall last Wednesday (20Jun12) and as...

Chris Cornell Backs Adele For Bond Theme

Rocker Chris Cornell has branded Adele the "perfect choice" to sing the new Bond theme tune.The Soundgarden frontman recorded the lead track for Daniel Craig's first outing as 007 in Casino Royale in 2006, and...

Black Sabbath Close Download 2012

Black Sabbath closed Download 2012 with a stunning greatest hits set last night (10.06.12). The British rockers - who were made up of three original members, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer...

Soundgarden Didn't Plan Reunion

Soundgarden never intended to reunite.The group recently got back together after splitting 16 years ago and frontman Chris Cornell admits the reunion only came about when they held meetings to discuss ways of reconnecting with...

Soundgarden: Rock Has Lost Its Place

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell thinks rock has ''lost its place.''The singer and guitarist puts the decline of rock down to a lack of exposure in mainstream media in favour of other genres. He told Details...

Robin Thicke Covers Whitney Houston's 'Exhale' After Arrest

Robin Thicke is among a number of stars who have recorded tributes to Whitney Houston in the wake of her death. Following his arrest for possession of marijuana in New York City on February 17,...

Chris Cornell: 'Festival Slur Wasn't Aimed At West'

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has dismissed reports he slammed Kanye West for disrupting the band's set at Australia's Big Day Out festival, insisting his anger was aimed at the event's organisers.The Stronger hitmaker was one...

Cornell Slams Kanye West Over Festival Volume

Kanye West infuriated Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell at Australia's Big Day Out festival after the rapper's soundsystem disrupted the band's set when he started 45 minutes late.The Stronger hitmaker was one of the headlining acts...

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