Soundgarden

How Good Is That Temple of the Dog Album, Actually?

For a brief spell yesterday morning, social media was in a state of excitement over a band we hadn't really heard from in a quarter-century:…
Adrien Begrand / July 21, 2016

Pearl Jam and Soundgarden Supergroup Temple of the Dog Announce Five-Date Reunion Tour

Seattle alt-rock supergroup Temple of the Dog have announced a five-city reunion tour this November. The shows will mark 25 years since Chris Cornell of…
Anna Gaca / July 20, 2016

Chris Cornell Says New Soundgarden Album Is Coming

Chris Cornell's solo album, Higher Truth, is due out next month, but the Soundgarden frontman says the Seattle grunge outfit is working on a new album. "We're…
James Grebey / August 24, 2015

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Goes Acoustic (Again) on ‘Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart’

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is set to release his fourth solo album Higher Truth in September and today he's finally shared the first musical taste…
Colin Joyce / August 12, 2015

Watch Soundgarden and Alice in Chains’ Full Unreleased Performances from ‘Singles’

Soundgarden and Alice in Chains famously made appearances in Cameron Crowe's '90s Seattle flick Singles, but until recently their performances were only available in bits…
Colin Joyce / June 23, 2015

Watch Soundgarden Resurrect ‘Birth Ritual’ Live

Over the weekend, Soundgarden brought back their long-dormant track "Birth Ritual" while playing the Adelaide and Melbourne legs of Australia's Soundwave festival. Once written for Cameron Crowe's 1992…
Rachel Brodsky / February 23, 2015

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Starts Recording New Solo Album

Soundgarden fans, it's time to sort-of rejoice: Chris Cornell announced in a series of tweets last night that he'd just begun work an an upcoming…
Brennan Carley / January 16, 2015

Soundgarden Unearth Spiraling Unreleased Instrumental ‘Twin Tower’

In just a few short weeks, Soundgarden will issue a comprehensive B-sides collection called Echo of Miles: Scattered Tracks Across the Paths, and a couple…
Colin Joyce / November 8, 2014

Stream Soundgarden’s Cover of Sly and the Family Stone’s ‘Thank You’

We realize that the phrase "dance to the music" doesn't seem like it would be all that convincing coming from Chris Cornell, but, well, then…
Rachel Brodsky / November 7, 2014

Soundgarden ‘Storm’ Back With First New Song in Two Years

After making an appearance at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit this weekend, Soundgarden quietly dropped a new single last night. The track is called…
Brennan Carley / October 27, 2014

Temple of the Dog Reunites for Stripped-Down ‘Hunger Strike’ at Bridge School Benefit

Over the course of the two-plus decades since they first collaborated as Temple of the Dog, Pearl Jam and Chris Cornell have on rare occasions…
Colin Joyce / October 26, 2014

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between "mainstream" and "alternative" evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

See Nirvana, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, and Other ’90s Greats Become 8-Bit Bands

Even with the constant return of long-lost favorites and the birth of a slew of rearview mirror-gazing indie bands, the collective appetite for all things…
Colin Joyce / July 29, 2014

Oneohtrix Point Never, Dillinger Escape Plan, Cold Cave to Open for Nine Inch Nails

When Death Grips announced their dissolution a couple of weeks ago they left a big vacancy at the bottom of the bill of Nine Inch…
Colin Joyce / July 14, 2014

Get Yourself Control: The Oral History of Soundgarden’s ‘Superunknown’

Somewhere between a man beating himself bloody with spoons and a producer ripping a door off its hinges, Soundgarden made the record they'd been waiting…
Stacey Anderson / June 5, 2014

Watch Soundgarden Kick Up ‘Spoonman’ and ‘My Wave’ on ‘Fallon’

Soundgarden aren't sweating the inevitable 20th-anniversary ceremonies. Frontman Chris Cornell recently sat down with Marc Maron for the WTF podcast, and the result was a refreshingly…
Marc Hogan / June 4, 2014

Soundgarden Delve Into ‘Superunknown’ for 20th Anniversary Show at Webster Hall

Soundgarden commemorated the 20th anniversary of their masterwork, 1994's Superunknown, by playing the much-beloved album in full for Citi cardmembers at New York City's Webster…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2014

Chris Cornell Digs Up Soundgarden’s Roots With Marc Maron

With Soundgarden heading into a hectic several weeks, Chris Cornell has granted an extensive interview to Marc Maron for the interviewer/comic's WTF podcast.The Seattle alternative-rock…
Marc Hogan / June 2, 2014

Soundgarden Charging $19.94 for Intimate ‘Superunknown’ Gig

Soundgarden are set for a co-headlining tour with Nine Inch Nails later this summer, but before they kick that off, they'll celebrate the 20th anniversary…
Colin Joyce / May 12, 2014
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