Tool Dedicate Rock On The Range Set To Chris Cornell

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Tool were the headliners for the final night of the Rock on the Range festival in Columbus, Ohio on May 20th. As part of their set, Tool paid tribute to Chris Cornell in honor of the one-year anniversary of his death this past Friday. According to Alternative Nation, lead singer Maynard James … More »

Chris Cornell Died 1 Year Ago Today, Public Vigil Being Held Tonight In LA

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Chris-CornellA year ago today, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell took his own life in a Detroit hotel room at the way-too-young age of 52. Today marks the one-year anniversary of his death, and Vicky Cornell, his widow, is hosting a public vigil for her late husband tonight in Los Angeles. The vigil, set to begin … More »

Rock Hall 2018: Howard Stern Inducts Bon Jovi, Lauryn Hill Sings Nina Simone, The Killers Cover Tom Petty, & More

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Earlier this year, during an appearance on Late Night With Seth Meyers, the great stand-up comic John Mulaney had a great bit about how ridiculous and bad the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony is every year. And last night, funnily enough, the same night that Mulaney was hosting Saturday NightMore »

Chris Cornell – “You Never Knew My Mind”

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In 1996, on his Rick Rubin-produced album Unchained, Johnny Cash covered Soundgarden’s stomp-rock howler “Rusty Cage,” transforming its Zeppelin wails into dusty, hardbitten poetry and its battering-ram riffs into elemental acoustic country and then back into battering-ram riffs. Years later, after Cash died, Chris Cornell took Johnny Cash’s words and turned them into … More »

Hear Adam Levine Cover Chris Cornell’s “Seasons” On Howard Stern

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In the months since legendary Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell passed away, many artists — including a few unexpected ones — have paid tribute to the man by covering his music. And on Howard Stern yesterday, we got a truly surprising Cornell salute. Adam Levine, frontman of Maroon 5 and seemingly permanent coach … More »

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 »