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Chris Cornell Releases Solo Acoustic Album Songbook Today, Appearing at NJ’s Vintage Vinyl This Saturday

November 21, 2011 drainu182 0

Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Chris Cornell is releasing his first ever solo, acoustic album, Songbook (UME) TODAY, with an additional ten bonus tracks available on In a brand new iTunes initiative, a selection of songs from the album were released early with two Songbook EP’s on November 1st and November 15th which are both currently nestled in the Top 10 on the iTunes Rock chart. Additionally, Cornell will be releasing Songbook on vinyl on Friday, November 25th as part …

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Chris Cornell To Show Support for Back To Black Friday with Special Visit To NJ’s Vintage Vinyl

November 20, 2011 drainu182 0

Sure to be the biggest in-store event of this year’s Back To Black Friday, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Chris Cornell is set to appear at Vintage Vinyl in Fords, New Jersey on Saturday, November 26th at 3:30pm EST.

Cornell’s mid tour steal away to the much-loved indie record outpost is a gesture the artist felt compelled to make in honor of his support for indie record stores and in recognition and appreciation of the mom and pop stores being …

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Craig Wedren To Support Chris Cornell on Upcoming Tour

October 27, 2011 drainu182 0

Craig Wedren will be supporting Chris Cornell on his solo / acoustic US Fall tour, including Carnegie Hall (11/21) and the Orpheum Theatre (12/16). “A songwriter of astonishing complexity” (Filter), Wedren’s acoustic, orchestral voice-looping set will span his career, including music from Shudder to Think, his work as an in-demand soundtrack composer and ‘Wand,’ his second album as a solo artist and self-described “epic home recording.”

‘Wand’ is currently streaming in its entirety on Facebook
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Chris Cornell Announces Fall & Winter Dates for Songbook Solo Acoustic Tour, “The Keeper” Video

September 28, 2011 drainu182 1

After a sold-out spring tour this year, Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, Chris Cornell, has announced fall and winter tour dates for the second run of his acoustic Songbook tour. He will be making stops across the country including the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami, FL, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco and the Orpheum in Los Angeles. These intimate shows highlight the songs Cornell has written throughout his illustrious career and are made …

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Chris Cornell Contributes “The Keeper” To Machine Gun Preacher Soundtrack

August 29, 2011 drainu182 2

Relativity Music Group is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack for Golden-Globe® nominee Marc Forster’s Machine Gun Preacher, featuring the original song and lead track “The Keeper,” written and performed by Grammy-award winning musician Chris Cornell and co-produced by Alain Johannes (Great Expectations) and Chris Cornell. Machine Gun Preacher stars Gerard Butler and is based on the true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who finds faith leading him on a …

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Chris Cornell To Go On Solo Acoustic Tour

January 19, 2011 drainu182 0

This Spring, Chris Cornell will embark on his first-ever solo acoustic “Songbook” tour. Running from April through May 2011, it will spotlight songs from throughout his illustrious career, as well as a few surprise covers.

Back in December 2009, Cornell played his first acoustic “Songbook” show in Los Angeles at the Hotel Cafe to overwhelming response – the show sold out instantly. A second performance soon followed at the city’s famous Troubadour.

Now, live audiences across the US & Canada …