How Soundgarden Found Out About Chris Cornell’s Death

The details were revealed in a court filing in Soundgarden’s ongoing feud with Cornell’s widow, Vicky, over alleged unpaid royalties and the rights to unreleased music.
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Dave Matthews Band Edges Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers in Rock Hall Fan Vote

Dave Matthews Band has won the fan vote for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ’s class of 2020. That doesn’t mean they’re in just yet, but past fan votes have proven to be good predictors of success. The “Ants Marching” band scored a comfortable win with more than 1 million votes. But the other top...
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Hardcore Band Literally Has Grand Slam At Denny's

I’ve seen a lot of shows in a lot of places that probably were not meant for live bands. Living rooms, basements, school cafeterias, office building basements. I saw Soundgarden at the Hampshire College cafeteria in 1988. They pretty much destroyed the place. It was amazing! I stumbled upon this...
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Chris Cornell's Widow Is Suing Soundgarden Over Unpaid Royalties

According to Billboard , Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell is suing Soundgarden over unpaid royalties. This move comes more than two years after the 52-year-old musician passed away on May 18, 2017. The publication reports that the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Florida alleges...
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Pat Benatar, Doobie Brothers, Soundgarden Lead 2020 Rock and Hall of Fame's Fan Vote

As we count down to the 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, fans have the opportunity to have their voices be heard in the " Fans' Ballot " where each day they can vote for five artists they would like to see inducted. Running from October 15th, 2019 through January 10th, 2020, the top five artists as...
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Judas Priest, Motörhead & Soundgarden Nominated For 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

It appears that the organizers in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame decided to put greater emphasis on the "rock" portion in the list of artists nominated for induction in 2020. Judas Priest was previously nominated in 2018 with a lot of fan support, and they are back in the race again this year...
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Meet The Actor Starring in the Upcoming Chris Cornell Film

The life and legacy of late Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell will be the subject of the upcoming biopic Like A Stone , due in theaters in 2021. According to the film's IMDB page , the role of Chris Cornell will be portrayed by Lauchlin MacDonald ( The Man In The High Tower, California...
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Chris Cornell's 15-Year-Old Daughter Releases New Song "Far Away Places"

It appears that music runs in the Cornell family as Chris Cornell's 15-year-old daighter Toni Cornell has released her song "Far Away Places." Written by Toni when she was only 12, "Far Away Places" was recorded and produced by her late father in the Cornell family's home studio in February 2017,...
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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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Soundgarden Refuses To Drop Vault Fire Lawsuit Against UMG

In 2008 a fire broke out on the Universal Studios lot which resulted in the destruction of hundreds of master recordings from several artists including Aerosmith, Nirvana, Guns N' Roses, The Who, Hole and Soundgarden. In June 2019, Soundgarden joined Hole in a lawsuit against UMG for damages...
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