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Soundgarden To Relive Glory Days With Reunion Tour

4th July 2011

Soundgarden have kicked off their reunion tour.The band - who are made up of lead singer and guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, drummer Matt Cameron and bassist Ben Shepherd - performed an energetic greatest...

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Chris Cornell Awestruck By Johnny Cash

3rd May 2011

Rocker Chris Cornell had to cut short a meeting with music legend Johnny Cash - because he didn't want to say anything stupid in front of his hero.The two stars met shortly after Cash had...

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Soundgarden Reunion Was Inspired By Fans

1st April 2011

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is adamant the rock band reunited for the sake of its fans, insisting: "It's not a cash in."The Black Hole Sun hitmakers announced last year (10) they were back together for...

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Soundgarden Recording New Album

17th February 2011

Soundgarden are recording a new album. The 'Fell On Black Days' group are planning to head into the studio to record a full album for the first time since 1996's 'Down On The Upside', their...

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Soundgarden Make First Tv Appearance In 13 Years On Conan Show

10th November 2010

SOUNDGARDEN, the American rock band who were one of the biggest acts in the grunge scene of the mid 1980's, made their first television appearance in 13 years on the CONAN O BRIEN show last...

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Soundgarden Bassist Homeless

18th August 2010

Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd is homeless, despite the group's recent reunion.Although the 90s grunge group reunited in April, the bass player admits he still technically has no home since he split up with his girlfriend...

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Stars Join Santana For Classic Rock Covers Album

28th May 2010

Rapper NAS, JOE COCKER, CHRIS CORNELL and THE DOORS keyboard player RAY MANZAREK have teamed up with guitar great CARLOS SANTANA for his new album of classic rock anthems.Nas performs AC DC's Back in Black...

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Cornell Breaks Hand

24th May 2010

CHRIS CORNELL has thrown rehearsals for the SOUNDGARDEN reunion into doubt after breaking his hand.The rocker suffered the injury earlier this month (11May10) and has been photographed with a cast on his right arm. Cornell's...

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Goldfrapp Not Macho Enough For Bond

12th March 2010

Goldfrapp were dropped from recording a James Bond theme because they weren't macho enough.The 'Rocket' hitmakers - made up of singer Alison Goldfrapp and producer Will Gregory - said they were hoping to record the...

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Cornell 'Furious' Over Murphy Wedding Footage

4th January 2010

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is reportedly fuming after video footage showing tragic actress BRITTANY MURPHY partying at his wedding surfaced online.Clips from the Soundgarden star's 2004 nuptials to his wife Vicky, whose maid of honour was...

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Soundgarden Reform

3rd January 2010

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL has confirmed SOUNDGARDEN will return in 2010 for the first time in 12 years.The band split in 1997, but former frontman Cornell recently gave hope to fans by admitting he would "never...

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Slash Finishing Solo Album

4th November 2009

Slash is finishing recording his solo album today (04.11.09). The former 'Guns N Roses' guitarist said he's recording the last song for his debut solo album - which will feature a number of guest vocalists...

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Cornell Reunites Temple Of The Dog At Pearl Jam Show

7th October 2009

Grunge supergroup TEMPLE OF THE DOG briefly reformed in Los Angeles on Tuesday night (06Oct09) when CHRIS CORNELL joined PEARL JAM onstage.The former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman formed the band in the early 1990s with...

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Cornell Pulls Out Of Sunset Strip Festival Surprise

13th September 2009

Former AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL pulled out his surprise performance at the inaugural Sunset Strip Music Festival in Los Angeles on Saturday night (12Sep09) due to scheduling conflicts.Despite appearing on The Tonight Show with Conan...

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Cornell Signs High-flying Virgin Deal

28th August 2009

Passengers onboard Virgin America flights can now check out rocker CHRIS CORNELL's hits as they board planes and watch his videos while they're in the air.The former Audioslave and Soundgarden frontman has struck a deal...

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Trent Reznor Slates Prince

7th May 2009

NINE INCH NAILS (NIN) man TRENT REZNOR has hit out at fellow stars PRINCE and RIVERS CUOMO on his band's website. The man behind hits including CLOSER, criticised the recent work of both the diminutive...

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Cornell Changes His Mind About Soundgarden Reunion

15th April 2009

CHRIS CORNELL has changed his mind about reuniting his former band SOUNDGARDEN - insisting he'd "never count out" the idea. The singer recently ruled out the suggestion, insisting a reformed Soundgarden would never live up to...

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Cornell's Hair-raising Encore

13th April 2009

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL shocked fans with a hair-raising encore at a recent New York City concert - he shaved his guitarist's head on stage. The former Soundgarden frontman had nearly finished his show at Manhattan's Webster...

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Soundgarden 'Reunion' Organised By Cornell's Ex

8th April 2009

The mini-SOUNDGARDEN reunion at a recent TOM MORELLO concert was organised by absent frontman CHRIS CORNELL's ex-wife SUSAN SILVER. Former bandmates Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd and Matt Cameron took the stage with Tad star Tad Doyle...

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Cornell: 'Soundgarden Reunion Was Cool'

7th April 2009

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL has saluted his former SOUNDGARDEN bandmates for reuniting at a recent TOM MORELLO show. Giving fans of the cult band hope of a reunion effort, he admits he would probably have joined Kim...

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The Things They Say 11739

30th March 2009

"I can't sound like JOHN LENNON but I can do TOM JONES." Rocker CHRIS CORNELL on his musical impersonations....

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The Things They Say 11736

30th March 2009

"My fear would be that we wouldn't tap into the greatness we felt when we were on our game." CHRIS CORNELL on why he thinks a full SOUNDGARDEN reunion would be a bad idea. His...

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Cornell Gets Prized Guitars Back From Ex-wife

30th March 2009

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is celebrating after winning back 15 of his prized guitars from his ex-wife Susan Silver. The ex-Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman fought for his instruments in a bitter divorce squabble with his ex -...

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The Things They Say 11729

29th March 2009

"I used to hate playing Seattle shows. In the 1990s, people who were on the periphery and the slutty girls always got backstage. I felt bad for the fans that couldn't because they weren't willing...

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Cornell Defends New Album

24th March 2009

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL has defended his decision to let TIMBALAND produce his latest album - after the record was widely panned by critics. The former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman teamed up with the R&B superproducer for...

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Cornell Dreams Of Family Band

19th March 2009

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL hopes to become the leader of a family band because his kids are all following in his musical footsteps. The former Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman has three young children from his marriages to...

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Reznor Blasts Cornell Record Via Twitter

13th March 2009

NINE INCH NAILS rocker TRENT REZNOR has handed CHRIS CORNELL a savage review of his new album via his Twitter.com account. Reznor calls the former Audioslave and Soundgarden frontman's collaboration with superproducer Timbaland "embarrassing". In a...

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Cornell Rules Out Band Reunions

10th March 2009

CHRIS CORNELL has no plans to reunite with his former bands SOUNDGARDEN or AUDIOSLAVE - because he is more interested in making new music than in rehashing previous hits. The rocker stunned fans when he announced...

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Rain Stops Play For Cornell In Hollywood

26th January 2009

Former AUDIOSLAVE and SOUNDGARDEN frontman CHRIS CORNELL was forced to cancel a show in Hollywood on Friday night (23Jan09) - because of the pouring rain. The singer had to abandon his outdoor performance on TV...

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Led Zeppelin To 'Tour And Record With New Singer'

8th January 2009

Led Zeppelin are considering touring and recording a new album with a replacement singer for frontman Robert Plant, according to Jimmy Page's manager.Rumours of a full-scale reunion have been rife since the band reformed for...

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