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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...

Soundgarden Added To Download 2012 Line Up

Soundgarden have been added to the Download 2012 line up. The grunge rockers - who reunited last year following a 14-year hiatus - will perform in the UK for the first time since 1996, and...

Sick Chris Cornell Scraps Solo Show

Soundgarden star Chris Cornell scrapped a solo show in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday (02Nov11) after falling sick with laryngitis.The rocker, who recently relaunched Soundgarden with a new tour, was due to perform at the city's...

Adele Writes Bond Theme

Adele has finished writing her James Bond theme song. The 'Someone Like You' singer is preparing to go into the studio to record the track, which she wrote during a recent week off touring, and...

Soundgarden Frontman Wishes He Could Read Music

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell wishes he hadn't given up his piano lessons when he was 10. The 'Spoonman' singer regrets never being able to read music properly, after giving up because of a "mean" teacher,...

Pearl Jam Celebrate 20th Birthday

Pearl Jam have celebrated their 20th birthday with a sold-out gig in Canada.The 'Jeremy' rockers played a 150-minute greatest hits set at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, which ended with Neil Young collaborating with...

Pearl Jam Perform Epic 3-Hour Set

Pearl Jam wowed crowds with a three-hour set to kick off their own two-day festival.The 'Jeremy' rockers opened the PJ20 event - which is being held to mark the group's 20th anniversary - at Wisconsin's...

Soundgarden To Relive Glory Days With Reunion Tour

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...

Chris Cornell Awestruck By Johnny Cash

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...

Soundgarden Reunion Was Inspired By Fans

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...

Soundgarden Recording New Album

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...

Soundgarden Make First Tv Appearance In 13 Years On Conan Show

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...

Soundgarden Bassist Homeless

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...

Stars Join Santana For Classic Rock Covers Album

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...

Cornell Breaks Hand

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...

Goldfrapp Not Macho Enough For Bond

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...

Cornell 'Furious' Over Murphy Wedding Footage

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...

Soundgarden Reform

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...

Slash Finishing Solo Album

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...

Cornell Reunites Temple Of The Dog At Pearl Jam Show

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...

Cornell Pulls Out Of Sunset Strip Festival Surprise

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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