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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

Chris Cornell Biopic Currently in Production

A rep for Cornell's estate says that the film is not sanctioned or approved by them and they weren't contacted about it.
Katherine Turman / August 24, 2020

Watch Soundgarden Play “All Your Lies” Live For The First Time In 25 Years

Seattle grunge stalwarts Soundgarden are on the outset of a tour, and last night the band trotted out one of their deepest cuts. From their…
Dale Eisinger / April 30, 2017

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Soundgarden Members Issue New Statement in Response to Vicky Cornell Lawsuit: ‘We Are Confident That Clarity Will Come Out in Court’

The surviving members of Soundgarden have released a new statement with regards to the lawsuit that Chris Cornell's widow, Vicky Cornell, filed in Washington last…
Daniel Kohn and Pamela Chelin / February 21, 2021

Vicky Cornell Sues Surviving Soundgarden Members Over Buyout

Vicky Cornell, Chris Cornell’s widow, who represents the deceased Soundgarden lead singer’s estate, has sued the remaining members of Soundgarden in federal court in Seattle,…
Pamela Chelin / February 17, 2021

Brandi Carlile Releases Soundgarden Collaboration on Streaming Services

Back in September, Brandi Carlile released A Rooster Says as part of Record Store Day 2020's second drop. The 12″ LP includes versions of "Black Hole Sun" and…
Katrina Nattress / January 2, 2021

Music Video Kids Reflect on Appearances in Iconic Clips: ‘It Was Pure Luck’

Before MTV would be rendered extraneous, record labels would fork over millions for bands and artists to produce memorable music videos that helped build anticipation…
Chris Harris / December 7, 2020

The 35 Best Albums of the Last 35 Years

Let’s face it: With most "Best Albums" lists, you know the broad strokes of the ranking before you even click. Part of that…
SPIN Staff / December 6, 2020

The 35 Best Videos of the Last 35 Years

SPIN launched in the peak MTV era, when an innovative — or even just salacious — music video could make or break an…
SPIN Staff / November 26, 2020

The Pretty Reckless Cover Soundgarden’s ‘Loud Love’

The Pretty Reckless have been pretty open about their appreciation for Soundgarden. And earlier this fall, they showed their love for one of Seattle's greatest…
Emily Tan / November 9, 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

Brandi Carlile Previews Soundgarden Collaboration Ahead of Record Store Day Drop

One of the most anticipated releases of the second Record Store Day Drop is Brandi Carlile's collaboration with the surviving members of Soundgarden. She first…
Daniel Kohn / September 23, 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

The 25 Best Soundtrack Albums of the 1990s

In the 1980s, music and film collided for cross-promotional blockbusters both transcendent (Purple Rain) and transcendently cheesy (Footloose). In the ‘90s, soundtracks continued to sell…
Al Shipley / August 27, 2020

Cherie Currie and Brie Darling Cover Soundgarden’s ‘Black Hole Sun’

Former Runaways frontwoman Cherie Currie and musical partner Brie Darling have released a cover of the Chris Cornell-penned Soundgarden hit "Black Hole Sun" to benefit…
Katherine Turman / August 19, 2020

Watch Toni Cornell Cover Pearl Jam’s ‘Black’

Toni Cornell, daughter of late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, covered Pearl Jam's "Black" during the Lolla2020 livestream on Thursday. She performed a socially distanced,…
Ryan Reed / July 30, 2020
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