News – Chris Cornell

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 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 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 at as well as on VEVO.

October 26, 2012

Soundgarden to Play ‘Later…with Jools Holland’

Soundgarden will be performing on Later… with Jools Holland on November 6th. Apply for tickets now to be a part of the BBC studio audience:

October 22, 2012

Making ‘Bones of Birds’

Chris Cornell and Matt Cameron talk about 'Bones of Birds' from Soundgarden's forthcoming album 'King Animal'. Click HERE or read more at Classic Rock magazine or at Spin.

Soundgarden Play Germany

Soundgarden will be playing at FZW in Dortmund, Germany on November 7th. Tickets on-sale NOW:

October 18, 2012

Soundgarden Play UK Show

Exactly 18 years since Soundgarden became the first band ever to play at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, they are returning to the historic venue for an intimate live show on 9th Nov. Click here for on-sale info:
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