Your (Completely Speculative) Guide To Taylor Swift’s (Possibly Imminent) New Album

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Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your entire news feed without trying very hard, and one who is also known for trying extremely hard, a polarizing figure who’s been known to wear out her welcome even among … More »

Pearl Jam Share Message To The Late Chris Cornell On His Birthday

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Today would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday, and Pearl Jam’s Stone Gossard has shared a message from the band to the late musician on the official PJ website. In addition to being a friend, Gossard played alongside Cornell in Temple Of The Dog. “I keep waking up in the middle of the … More »

Eddie Vedder Gave An Emotional Speech About Chris Cornell In London Tonight

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Eddie Vedder kicked off a solo tour in Europe last week, and he turned the first show into a subtle Chris Cornell tribute, honoring the Soundgarden frontman by slightly tweaking a few lyrics and covering Fugazi and Neil Young. But at his show at London’s Hammersmith Apollo tonight, Vedder spoke openly about the death … More »

Watch System Of A Down’s Serj Tankian Join Surviving Audioslave Members For Chris Cornell Tribute

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Serj Tankian worked with Chris Cornell on the music for The Promise, and the System Of A Down frontman recently spoke about his final interaction with the Soundgarden singer. At Germany’s Rock am Ring festival yesterday, Tankian joined Prophets Of Rage, the supergroup that includes Cornell’s Audioslave bandmates Tom Morello, Tim Commerford, and … More »

Chris Cornell Toxicology Report Finds Prescription Drugs

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Since Chris Cornell’s death on 5/18, the musician’s family has been awaiting the toxicology report; they’ve openly disputed the medical examiner’s ruling that Cornell committed suicide by hanging. More »

Watch Guns N’ Roses Cover Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun”

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The latest band to pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell: Guns N’ Roses, who covered “Black Hole Sun” during their gig at Meath, Ireland’s Slane Castle. Check out full-length footage below. More »

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 »

Becoming Chris Cornell: Inside The Early Days Of Soundgarden

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Evan Schiller didn’t know Chris Cornell very well — when it came down to it, few people really did — but the drummer for the ’90s Seattle band Sadhappy cherishes one particular memory of the late Soundgarden frontman. It was December 1991, and their mutual friend Soozy Bridges was throwing a party at her beachfront … More »

Chris Cornell’s Wife Vicky Shares Letter To Late Husband

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Chris Cornell’s wife Vicky has written a letter addressed to her late husband and shared it with Billboard. Read it below. More »

Watch Eric Church Cover Soundgarden’s “Rusty Cage” In Tribute To Chris Cornell

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Nashville country star Eric Church is apparently a grunge fan. He covered Pearl Jam’s “Better Man” during a recent show outside Seattle, and last night in Washington, DC, he paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell by covering Johnny Cash’s version of Soundgarden’s “Rusty Cage.” Watch below. More »