Chris Cornell’s Funeral: Chester Bennington Sings “Hallejulah,” Mourners Include Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Hole, Soundgarden Members

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Among those who attended Chris Cornell’s private memorial today were his Soundgarden bandmates Kim Thayil and Matt Cameron; Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament; Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic; Metallica’s James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich; Jane’s Addiction’s Perry Farrell and Dave Navarro; Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, and Pat Smear; Bush’s Gavin Rossdale; Pharrell; Joe Walsh; Audioslave’s Tom … More »

Tom Morello Shares Poem For Chris Cornell

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Tributes have been pouring in left and right since the news of Chris Cornell’s tragic passing earlier this week. His former Audioslave bandmate and Rage Against The Machine member Tom Morello has already shared a eulogy, and now he’s penned a poem in remembrance of the late Soundgarden frontman. Read it below via More »

Chris Cornell Was The Best Pure Singer In ’90s Alt-Rock

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My favorite footnote about Soundgarden is that producer Michael Beinhorn reportedly had Chris Cornell listen to Frank Sinatra before recording “Black Hole Sun,” which was indirectly followed years later by a Paul Anka cover of the generation-defining hit. People make a big deal about the song’s Beatlesque sonics, but the Beatles mostly had some economy … More »

Watch Audioslave Reunite At Prophets Of Rage’s Anti-Inaugural Ball

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AudioslaveProphets Of Rage, the supergroup combining members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill, held its Anti-Inaugural Ball in LA last night, and as promised, the RATM alumni’s previous supergroup Audioslave reunited for the first time in 12 years. The Chris Cornell-fronted combo performed a three-song set at Teragram Ballroom along … More »

Audioslave To Reunite For Anti-Inaugural Ball

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Audioslave To Reunite For Anti-Inaugural BallAudioslave, the supergroup made up of Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell and Rage Against The Machine members Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and Brad Wilk, are reuniting for their first performance in 11 years. The band will play a set at Prophets Of Rage’s Anti-Inaugural Ball, an event at LA’s Teragram Ballroom on 1/20 that will also feature … More »