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Soundgarden 'Reunion' Organised By Cornell's Ex

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...

Cornell: 'Soundgarden Reunion Was Cool'

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...

The Things They Say 11736

"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...

Soundgarden Stage Mini-reunion At Morello Show

Three quarters of cult rock act SOUNDGARDEN reunited for a surprise show in Seattle, Washington on Wednesday (25Mar09). Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd took the stage at the Crocodile Cafe as part of Tom...

Cornell Rules Out Band Reunions

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...

Rain Stops Play For Cornell In Hollywood

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...

Led Zeppelin To 'Tour And Record With New Singer'

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...

By on 08 January 2009

Cornell: 'I'm Not The New Plant'

Former AUDIOSLAVE and SOUNDGARDEN frontman CHRIS CORNELL has dismissed reports he's in secret negotiations to take over ROBERT PLANT's role in LED ZEPPELIN. The supergroup is reportedly planning to hit the road in 2009 without...

Fascinating Fact 6028

Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL has co-written LIGHT ON, the first single from AMERICAN IDOL winner DAVID COOK's debut album....

Cornell Sets Release Date For New Album

CHRIS CORNELL has set the release date for his forthcoming solo album SCREAM.According to The Pulse of Radio, the former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE frontman will release the record on October 14th.The new album has been...

By on 26 August 2008

Glen Campbell 'Goes Rock'

Glen Campbell has announced he is to release an album of cover versions, with some choices perhaps not readily associated with the country legend.Meet Glen Campbell is to hit stores in the US on August...

By on 31 July 2008

Chris Cornell Talks Scream

Chris Cornell has been talking about his forthcoming solo album SCREAM and how it differs from his previous work.Fans of the singer are used to his superlunged performances in bands such as SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE,...

By on 30 July 2008

Linkin Park Celebrate Cornell's Birthday

Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL celebrated his 44th birthday onstage with LINKIN PARK on Sunday (20Jul08). The rocker joined the Projekt Revolution headliners for a rendition of their Crawling hit and was then...

Timbaland + Cornell Working On 'Album Of The Year'

Hip-hop and R+B superstar TIMBALAND is set to take former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE's CHRIS CORNELL to the clubs after secretly collaborating with the rocker on his third solo album. After working with Justin Timberlake, Nelly...

Cornell Keen On Soundgarden Rarities Album

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is calling on former SOUNDGARDEN bandmate KIM THAYIL to follow through with his promise to release the band's rarest material - because he'd love to hear it again. The former Audioslave frontman...

Hamburg Live Earth Acts Announced

Acts playing the German leg of the Live Earth series of concerts have been confirmed at a press conference in Stuttgart.Singer Katie Melua is among the acts announced for the Hamburg show along with former...

By on 24 May 2007

Fascinating Fact 3157

Former SOUNDGARDEN and AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL will play his first ever show in Greece when he supports Robert Plant at the upcoming Rockwave Festival in Athens (Jun07)....

Cornell Honoured For Helping Addicts

Former SOUNDGARDEN star CHRIS CORNELL is to be honoured for his work helping recovering addicts at a Hollywood ceremony. The rocker and former alcoholic will be presented with the Stevie Ray Vaughan Award at the...

Fascinating Fact 3003

Former AUDIOSLAVE and SOUNDGARDEN frontman CHRIS CORNELL's new solo album, CARRY ON, will feature a cover of MICHAEL JACKSON's BILLIE JEAN....

Cornell Quit Audioslave Over Business Decisions

LATEST: Rocker CHRIS CORNELL quit AUDIOSLAVE as a result of disagreements over business decisions. The ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman joined former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE bandmates TOM MORELLO, BRAD WILK and TIM COMMERFORD to form Audioslave in...

Cornell Quits Audioslave

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL has quit AUDIOSLAVE, citing "irresolvable personality conflicts" and "musical differences" for his decision. The former SOUNDGARDEN frontman joined former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE bandmates TOM MORELLO, BRAD WILK and TIM COMMERFORD to...

Cornell Quits Audioslave

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL has quit AUDIOSLAVE, citing "irresolvable personality conflicts" and "musical differences." The former SOUNDGARDEN frontman joined former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE bandmates TOM MORELLO, BRAD WILK and TIM COMMERFORD to form Audioslave in...

Rage Against The Machine To Reunite For Coachella

Radical rockers RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE will reunite for a one-off performance at this year's (07) Coachella festival. The Los Angeles Times reports frontman ZACH DE LA ROCHA - who quit the group in 2000...

Cornell To Amaze Fans With Jackson Cover

Rocker CHRIS CORNELL is set to astound fans with his upcoming sophomore solo album, which contains his cover of MICHAEL JACKSON's classic BILLIE JEAN. The AUDIOSLAVE singer, who used to front SOUNDGARDEN, admits the cover...

Soundgarden Demise Left Cornell Anorexic

AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL felt so depressed following the demise of his former group SOUNDGARDEN in 1997, he became anorexic. Cornell, now a happily married father-of-two, insists he didn't make a conscious decision to stop...

Audioslave's Death Fear

Rockers AUDIOSLAVE fear their career is going too well - and one of their members is bound to "leave or die" as a result. The OUT OF EXILE supergroup was formed from the ashes of...

Cornell's Domestic Bliss Drives Creativity

AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL insists musicians don't have to be depressed or unhappy to write great songs. The former SOUNDGARDEN rocker claims the perception that musicians need to be moody and miserable is wrong and...

Scared Bandmates Prompted Audioslave Star To Seek Help

AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL checked into rehab after recording the rock supergroup's first album after realising how his substance abuse problems were affecting his band. The former SOUNDGARDEN star admits his alcoholism and drug use...

Cornell Recalls Bad Angel Dust Experience

AUDIOSLAVE star CHRIS CORNELL has mixed feelings about drug angel dust because it turned him into a crazed recluse - but fired up his songwriting imagination. The rocker had a bad PCP (phencyclidine) experience when...

Cornell Confirmed For Bond Theme

LATEST: AUDIOSLAVE frontman CHRIS CORNELL has been confirmed as the latest JAMES BOND theme singer. The former SOUNDGARDEN rocker will become the first man to perform the famous 007 intro since MORTEN HARKETT and his...

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