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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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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

The Story Behind the Soundgarden Concert That Helped Launch Sub Pop Records

(Editor's note: Total F*king Godhead, author Corbin Reiff's outstanding new biography on Chris Cornell is out tomorrow. Ahead of its release, we're sharing a blurb on how…
Corbin Reiff / July 27, 2020

Soundgarden Drop Benefit Show Counterclaim Suit Against Vicky Cornell

The surviving members of Soundgarden have dropped part of their counterclaim against Vicky Cornell, which they filed in May regarding the 2019 I Am the Highway benefit…
Daniel Kohn / July 17, 2020

Sevendust Share Cover of Soundgarden’s ‘The Day I Tried to Live’

Sevendust has released their first music since 2018's All I See Is War and it's a cover of Soundgarden's "The Day I Tried to Live."
SPIN Staff / June 26, 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

Matt Cameron and Taylor Momsen Cover Soundgarden’s ‘Halfway There’

Chris Cornell died three years ago today in Detroit while Soundgarden was on tour. In his memory, Soundgarden (and Pearl Jam) drummer Matt Cameron teamed…
Daniel Kohn / May 18, 2020
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