Kim Thayil

30 Years Ago, Soundgarden Releases 'Louder Than Love'

On September 5th, 1989, Soundgarden made their debut after signing with A&M Records with their second studio album Louder Than Love . Given some of the crude choice of words in songs like "Big Dumb Sex", Louder Than Love was given a Parental Advisory sticker on the album's packaging. However,...
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Withheld Chris Cornell Recordings Stall Soundgarden's Final Album

In the wake of his death in 2017, the surviving members of Soundgarden have been working on an album that would make use of the final recordings by late frontman Chris Cornell. However, in an interview with Music Radar , guitarist Kim Thayil revealed that the album's progress is currently stalled...
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Soundgarden Announces "Live From The Artists Den" Album & Film

Soundgarden has announced that they will be releasing a live film and album titled Soundgarden: Live From the Artists Den on July 26th, 2019. The film and album takes place from the band's performance at the Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA on February 17th, 2013 during their North American winter tour...
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25 Years Ago: Soundgarden Becomes Known With 'Superunknown'

By the time Soundgarden 's 1994 album Superunknown was released on March 8th, 1994, flannel shirts, greasy hair, and the rock genre known as 'grunge' had taken over the world. By this time, the grunge pillars like Nirvana , Pearl Jam and Alice In Chains had already released albums reaching platinum...
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Chris Cornell, Matt Cameron, Kim Thayil, Ben Shepherd in 2012

Soundgarden Is Probably Done, But There's Music You Haven't Heard

Guitarist Kim Thayil talks life after Chris Cornell
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