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Alice in Chains, Anthrax, Mastodon Members Honor Chris Cornell With ‘Rusty Cage’ Cover

A collection of revered rockers — singer William DuVall of fellow Seattle rockers Alice in Chains, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante, guitarist Bill Kelliher  of Mastodon and bassist…
Katherine Turman / October 30, 2020

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62 Musicians Predict the 2021 Baseball Season

Somehow, some way, it's baseball season again. Yes, already. Last year's abbreviated run saw the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Tampa Bay Rays…
Daniel Kohn / March 29, 2021

18 Additional Lesser-Known Artists of the Last 35 Years, Picked by 18 Well-Known Artists

As part of our 35th anniversary celebration, we asked 35 well-known artists to select their 35 favorite lesser-known artists. The response was so overwhelming. We…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 2020

Kim Thayil Says Brandi Carlile’s Version of ‘Searching With My Good Eye Closed’ ‘Sent Shivers Down’ His Spine

Yesterday marked the second Record Store Day drop, which included one of the year's most anticipated releases: A Rooster Says, Brandi Carlile's 12" LP that includes…
Katrina Nattress / September 27, 2020

Kim Thayil Reflects on Soundgarden’s Early Days, ‘Teary-Eyed’ Chris Cornell Benefit Show

Following Chris Cornell's 2017 death, Soundgarden founding guitarist Kim Thayil has been the group's most visible and voluble member, the key player in both interviews…
SPIN Staff / September 7, 2020

Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil on Protests, Quarantine and Teaming Up With Brandi Carlile

Like most of us, Kim Thayil has spent the past few months more or less sheltering in place. Which, by his own definition,…
Richard Bienstock / June 11, 2020

Vicky Cornell Sues Soundgarden Over Allegedly Unpaid Royalties, Unreleased Recordings

The relationship between Vicky Cornell and the surviving members of Soundgarden has taken an acrimonious legal turn. In a new lawsuit, first reported by TMZ, Chris…
Maggie Serota / December 9, 2019

Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil: It Would Be “Ridiculous” If We Don’t Get to Finish Our Last Album With Chris Cornell

Soundgarden's Kim Thayil appeared on the SiriusXM show Trunk Nation recently and discussed the Chris Cornell vocal demos that are still in limbo.
Maggie Serota / November 1, 2019