News – Chris Cornell

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:

October 17, 2012

Making ‘By Crooked Steps’

Chris Cornell & Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron talk about ''By Crooked Steps', a track from the band's upcoming album 'King Animal', in this new video at Details. Or click HERE.

October 4, 2012

Making ‘Been Away Too Long’

Chris Cornell & Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron tell the story behind ''Been Away For Too Long', the first single from the band's upcoming album 'King Animal', in this new video at Noisecreep.


September 27, 2012

Listen to Soundgarden’s new single ‘Been Away Too Long’

Listen to Soundgarden's new single 'Been Away Too Long' from the band's forthcoming album 'King Animal' at

Download the single and pre-order King Animal HERE.



September 17, 2012

Soundgarden To Release ‘King Animal’ November 13


Soundgarden will release King Animal, the band’s first new studio album in over 15 years on November 13th, 2012. The album’s first single, “Been Away Too Long” will be available via digital retailers on September 27th.  Watch for additional details.

Pre-order King Animal HERE
Watch a preview for King Animal HERE

Track listing for King Animal:

Been Away Too Long
Non-State Actor
By Crooked Steps
A Thousand Days Before
Blood On The Valley Floor
Bones of Birds
Black Saturday
Halfway There
Worse Dreams
Eyelid’s Mouth

August 29, 2012

Chris Cornell To Open For Barack Obama in Des Moines

This Saturday, September 1, Chris Cornell is proud to be opening for Barack Obama in Des Moines, Iowa. Tickets available here.

August 28, 2012

Made in America Festival Appearance Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to a scheduling conflict Chris Cornell is unable to perform at the Made in America festival in Philadelphia on September 2 as previously planned.  Apologies for any inconvenience or disappointment.

Update: Made in America Festival/Live Nation have issued the following statement:

Chris Cornell