“My name is Chris Cornell, and I’m here to induct my hometown heroes, Heart.” That’s how the Sound Garden frontman started his Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction speech.
Contrary to stories printed here and elsewhere, Incubus guitarist Michael Einziger did not contribute to Pearl Jam’s latest studio recording.
Pearl Jam has been in the studio recording its first album of new material since 2009, and the band may have an intriguing collaboration stemming from the sessions to show for it.
At the height of the ’90s “grunge” era, members of three of Seattle’s biggest bands got together for a side-project that has taken on legendary status.
‘Tis the season to hold onto what shred of sanity you have left after being bombarded with non-stop crappy Christmas music. Fight back with this playlist of awesome holiday tracks written and recorded by artists like the Smashing Pumpkins, Blink-182, Rancid and more.
Tomorrow, Soundgarden release King Animal, their first album in sixteen years. Tonight (November 12), you can see them perform some of their new songs, alongside some of their classics, from the stage of the Ed Sullivan Theater, home of The Late Show With David Letterman.
Blink-182 has gone independent, and Mark Hoppus couldn’t be happier. We caught up with him in London, where he had nothing but good things to say about Pearl Jam, the new James Bond movie and being in Blink-182.
Incubus guitar player Mike Einziger is a man of many talents and interests, such as his recent collaborations with outrageous L.A. hip-hop crew Odd Future and their MVP, Frank Ocean.
Throughout the weekend of Made In America, speculation ran high that Jay-Z, the public face of the festival, would join other artists on stage during their performances. But he waited for the event’s last fifteen minutes to actually do so when he joined co-headliners Pearl Jam towards the end of their set.
Chris Cornell has shuffled his weekend schedule around a bit. Yesterday he announced that he would be “opening” for Barack Obama, along with indie rock band The National, this Saturday at one of the President’s campaign stops in Des Moines, Iowa. Later in the day, he posted a message on his saying that he had to cancel his appearance at Jay-Z’s Made In America Festival this Sunday due to “scheduling conflicts.”