November 10, 2012

Soundgarden Announce 2013 North American Tour

Soundgarden have announced their Winter 2013 North American tour dates. Fan Club pre-sales begin on Monday, November 12th and tickets go on-sale to the public starting on Friday, November 16th.

This is the first North American tour for Soundgarden showcasing their new album, King Animal, to be released on November 13 via Loma Vista/Republic Records.

The band has also announced a commemorative poster art design contest for the tour, asking fans to use the album title as the theme to create a ferocious and primal design that embodies the untamed disposition of a “King Animal.” The deadline for submission is December 21st. For more information, go to http://www.creativeallies.com.  

Soundgarden 2013 Tour Dates:

Jan 18 Washington, DC @ DAR Constitution Hall
Jan 19 Upper Darby, PA @ Tower Theatre
Jan 20 Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
Jan 22 New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom
Jan 23 New York, NY @ Hammerstein Ballroom
Jan 25 Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
Jan 26 Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
Jan 27 Detroit, MI @ The Fillmore
Jan 29 Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theater
Jan 30 Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theater
Feb 1 Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
Feb 2 Minneapolis, MN @ Orpheum Theatre
Feb 6 Portland, OR @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Feb 7 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theater
Feb 8 Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theater
Feb 10 Vancouver, BC @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Feb 12 Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
Feb 13 Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre
Feb 15 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern
Feb 16 Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern

November 9, 2012

Chris Cornell Announces Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert

On Monday, November 12th, New York City's Bowery Ballroom will host a special acoustic evening with Chris Cornell, a benefit concert with all of the proceeds going to The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City to help victims of Hurricane Sandy. Doors are at 8:30pm. Tickets will be available to purchase on Friday, November 9 at 3pm EST at THIS LOCATION.  Go HERE for more information about The Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City.

Soundgarden are in New York City next week for events surrounding the release of King Animal, out November 13th (Loma Vista/Republic Records).  Stream King Animal via iTunes (US/Canada) HERE or NME (international) HERE.  More details at Soundgardenworld.com.

November 7, 2012

Making ‘Eyelid’s Mouth’

Ben Shepherd and Kim Thayil talk about the making of 'Eyelid's Mouth' from upcoming Soundgarden album King Animal. Click HERE.

November 6, 2012

King Animal Streaming In Full

The new album from Soundgarden, King Animal, is now available to stream in full on the iTunes Store from November 6th until November 12th (US/Canada). For the rest of the world, the album is streaming at NME.

King Animal will be released in the US on November 13. You can also pre-order the band's first new studio album in over 15 years HERE

November 5, 2012

Making ‘Worse Dreams’

Ben Shepherd and Kim Thayil talk about the making of 'Worse Dreams' from upcoming Soundgarden album King Animal. Click HERE.

November 3, 2012

Making ‘Taree’

Ben Shepherd talks about the inspiration behind 'Taree' from upcoming Soundgarden album King Animal. Click HERE.

Making ‘Halfway There’

Ben Shepherd and Kim Thayil talk about 'Halfway There' from Soundgarden's forthcoming album 'King Animal'. Click HERE.

November 1, 2012

Soundgarden Announce Intimate Shows In US And Canada

Soundgarden have announced three intimate North American shows in support of forthcoming studio album, King Animal.

Fans who pre-order King Animal before 11:59pm PST on November 7th will be sent a password which allows access to the presale.  Tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis, and there is no guarantee a password will get you tickets. Additionally, there will be a public onsale that will begin at 10am Local Time on Friday, November 9th.

Soundgarden has also revealed the deluxe versions of King Animal- a King Animal box set, a Deluxe CD, an iTunes Deluxe and a 180 gram double vinyl, many of which include album track demos recorded in Chris Cornell's home studio.

Go to www.soundgardenworld.com for more info and to pre-order King Animal now.

October 31, 2012

Listen To ‘Non-State Actor’ In Full

Listen to the track “Non-State Actor” from Soundgarden album 'King Animal' in its entirety HERE.

You can also find out more about the making of the track via this commentary video featuring Ben Shepherd and Kim Thayil – or read more about the track at Yahoo!

King Animal is released on November 13 in the US.

 

October 30, 2012

Soundgarden Performing Live On Letterman

Soundgarden will play CBS Interactive’s award-winning concert webcast series, LIVE ON LETTERMAN on Monday, Nov 12 (8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT).

The live concert will be webcast from the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York City, and will be available on CBS.com and VEVO.

Soundgarden will perform fan favorites as well as new songs from their upcoming album, King Animal, including their first single, “Been Away Too Long.”  

King Animal will be released in the US on Nov 13, the day after their LIVE ON LETTERMAN performance.

Fans can watch Soundgarden’s webcast live or on-demand on CBS.com at http://www.cbs.com/shows/liveonletterman/ as well as on VEVO.

Chris Cornell