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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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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

Soundgarden Accuse Vicky Cornell of Using Charity Funds for ‘Personal Purposes’ in Countersuit

The surviving members of Soundgarden (Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd, and Matt Cameron) have filed a countersuit against Chris Cornell's widow Vicky and his estate, accusing…
Daniel Kohn / May 7, 2020

The 10 Best Songs With Matt Cameron on Drums

With all due respect to Virginia transplant Dave Grohl, Matt Cameron is the definitive drummer of the Seattle grunge scene. As the longest-running percussionist for…
Al Shipley / May 1, 2020

Chris Cornell Wins Posthumous Grammy Award for Best Recording Package

Chris Cornell sadly passed away in May 2017, but the Soundgarden and Audioslave vocalist lives on tonight (Sunday, January 26) at the 62nd Annual…
Rob Arcand / January 26, 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

The 40 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

This article originally appeared in the September 2002 issue of SPIN. From Black Sabbath to Korn, here is the definitive list of records…
SPIN Staff / October 30, 2019

Which Artists Should Be Inducted Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Of the 16 artists nominated this year,…
SPIN Staff / October 15, 2019

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 Nominations: All the Surprises, Snubs, and Subtext

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its nominees for 2020 on Tuesday, October 15. Not all of the 16 artists—which include Soundgarden, Nine…
Al Shipley / October 15, 2019

Vicky Cornell: Chris Cornell Would Be “So Honored” by Soundgarden’s First Rock Hall Nomination

Vicky Cornell is celebrating Soundgarden's first nomination for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Will Gottsegen / October 15, 2019
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