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Soundgarden Announces Additional Summer 2011 Tour Dates

May 5, 2011 drainu182 0

Soundgarden reveal thirteen newly added shows to their recently announced July tour, including a performance at the Ottawa Blues Fest on July 5th – completing the Summer routing. The long awaited announcement of the band’s first tour in over 13 years was greeted with an outpouring of excitement –Rolling Stone dubbed it as one of the “Summers Hottest Tours.” Coheed and Cambria and The Mars Volta will open for Soundgarden on the first and second half of the tour respectively, …

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Soundgarden Announces Summer Tour

April 14, 2011 drainu182 0

For Soundgarden fans, this is a moment they’ve been waiting for: since the band’s final show in Hawaii in 1997, fans have hoped that Matt Cameron, Chris Cornell, Ben Shepherd, and Kim Thayil would once again take their exalted rock show on the road. This summer, Soundgarden will do just that.

The band has recently confirmed that they are in the studio in Seattle, and are writing and recording what will be the first new Soundgarden album in over 15 …

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Soundgarden Live on I-5 Out Now

March 22, 2011 drainu182 0

Soundgarden have just released their first ever live album, Live on I5, which can be streamed in full on the band’s Facebook page.

Titled Live on I5 – a reference to the Interstate 5 which runs up and down the West Coast- the new collection compiles live tracks from a 1996 run by the band and captures the band at the height of their recording and touring career. This carefully selected compilation includes fan favorites like “Spoonman”, “Rusty Cage”, …

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Soundgarden To Release Live On I5

March 5, 2011 drainu182 0

The year 2010 saw Soundgarden – Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd and Matt Cameron – reuniting after a 13-year absence to a thunderous roar. As promised, the band have now announced that they’ll be releasing their first-ever collection of live tracks on March 22, 2011 through UMe.

Titled Live on I5 – a reference to the Interstate 5 which runs up and down the West Coast- the new collection compiles live tracks from a 1996 run by the band …

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Soundgarden Releases Live on I5 March 22nd

January 14, 2011 drainu182 0

The year 2010 saw Soundgarden – Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd and Matt Cameron – reuniting after a 13-year absence to a thunderous roar. As promised, the band have now announced that they’ll be releasing their first-ever collection of live tracks on March 22, 2011 through UMe.

Titled Live on I5 – a reference to the Interstate 5 which runs up and down the West Coast- the new collection compiles live tracks from a 1996 run by the …

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SNL Flashback: Soundgarden – “Pretty Noose” + “Burden In My Hand” 5/18/96

January 7, 2011 drainu182 2

Jim Carrey hosts Saturday Night Live this weekend. The last time he hosted was on May 18th, 1996. Carrey was supporting his new release at the time, The Cable Guy. The musical guest was Soundgarden who were promoting their album Down On The Upside (I loved the album so much that I had to buy it three times because I wore out the first two copies). Check out their performances of “Pretty Noose” and “Burden In My Hand” below. …

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SOUNDGARDEN Releases NEW Limited Edition 7″ Single On 11/26, Performing On Conan 11/9

November 4, 2010 drainu182 0

Soundgarden are proudly participating in the exclusive independent record store event, entitled “Back to Black Friday,” taking place on November 26th, 2010. The newly reformed band have announced a new limited edition and numbered single featuring a previously unreleased live performance of “Gun” from the April 2010 reunion show at the Showbox in Seattle, as well as an instrumental recording called “The Telephantasm.” Kim Thayil, guitarist for Soundgarden says, “Soundgarden has received great support during our career especially in our …

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Soundgarden, Jack White and Fistful of Mercy Announced As Musical Guests for First Week Of Conan O Brien’s NEW TBS Show

October 21, 2010 drainu182 1

Jack White has been announced as the first musical guest on Conan O Brien’s new TBS late night show Conan on Monday November 8th. According to the press release, Soundgarden will make their return to late night on Tuesday November 9th followed the next night by Fistful of Mercy. It’s no secret of Conan’s appreciation for musicians as well as his own guitar skills as demonstrated on a performance of “Free Bird” with Will Ferrell, Beck, Ben Harper