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Kim Thayil says new Soundgarden album with Chris Cornell “Entirely Possible”

Posted by on November 12, 2019

Soundgarden may have effectively shut down with the death of frontman Chris Cornell in 2017, but that doesn’t mean new music from the band is out of the question. In a new interview with SiriusXM’s Trunk Nation LA Invasion, guitarist Kim Thayil told Eddie Trunk that it is “entirely possible” that a new album from […]

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Soundgarden members to perform for the first time together since Chris Cornell’s passing

Posted by on April 18, 2018

It’s difficult to believe almost a year has passed since Chris Cornell took his own life last May. Since then, we’ve heard countless heartfelt tributes from artists of different genres. What we haven’t heard or seen, however, was members from Soundgarden performing together However, that’s allegedly about to change.  According to The Pulse of Radio, […]

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Brian Posehn names guests for metal album

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Comedian, actor and former stoner Brian Posehn has a new film, Uncle Nick, coming out, but as many metal fans, he also has another album coming out. Unlike his first several albums, which contained several songs at the end (like “Metal by Numbers,” a name we stole for our column), he’s been talking about putting […]

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Soundgarden to perform ‘Superunknown’ in its entirety at SXSW

Posted by on February 26, 2014

While there are already a handful of SXSW parties worth attending (and you’ll be getting our list of them later this week), Soundgarden just went and upped the ante. The band have announced via their website that they’ll be performing their fourth album, Superunknown, in its entirety for the first time ever during the festival as […]

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Alice In Chains Subject Of Funny Or Die Skit

Posted by on April 3, 2013

In 2011, Pearl Jam released a documentary about the history of the band. Pearl Jam 20 was directed by Cameron Crowe. Perhaps to take the piss out of that film, Alice In Chains have premiered an 11-minute film on Funny or Die called Alice In Chains 23. While PJ20 is a documentary, AIC20 is more of a mockumentary, where […]

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Headbangers Brawl 2/1: Our Predictions For The 2013 Revolver Golden Gods

Posted by on February 1, 2013

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. The nominees for the 5th annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards were announced earlier this week. And keeping with tradition, the nominations are so-so. While […]

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Soundgarden Celebrate ‘King Animal’ Release With Sold Out NYC Show

Posted by on November 14, 2012

The first single on Soundgarden’s new album King Animal is called ‘Been Away Too Long,” which is apt, given the band’s 15-year hiatus from the public eye. But when the quartet took the stage and launched into Ultramega OK‘s “Incessant Mace” in front of a sold-out crowd at NYC’s comparatively tiny 1,100-capacity Irving Plaza yesterday (13), it was […]

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Video: Soundgarden Have Been Away From Letterman For Too Long

Posted by on November 13, 2012

Last night, Soundgarden stopped by The Late Show With David Letterman to perform “Been Away Too Long,” the first single from King Animal, which is in stores today. Good to see that Chris Cornell can still hit his signature high notes. When even Dave says “it’s about time,” you know you have been away for too long. […]

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Soundgarden Release New Song “Non-State Actor”

Posted by on October 31, 2012

We’re less than two weeks away from the release of Soundgarden’s new album King Animal. And today, the reunited grunge pioneers are offering fans another taste of new music with “Non-State Actor.” The song will please those who felt “Been Away Too Long” was a little too AC/DC-influenced, though like “Live To Rise” has a […]

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‘Metalocalypse’ Creator Brendon Small Discusses Creating And Self-Releasing ‘Galaktikon’

Posted by on April 11, 2012

April is proving to be a hectic yet exciting month for Brendon Small. Metalocalypse, the Adult Swim series chronicling the lives of everyone’s favorite animated death metal group Dethklok, kicks off its fourth season on April 29. As if that wasn’t enough, the show’s co-creator will be releasing his first solo project Galaktikon on the […]

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