With DJs and EDM producers taking over for rockers as the revered musical heroes among the world’s youth, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell compared modern dance music to disco while discussing what it would take for rock to return to pop culture dominance in a new interview with Howard Stern this week (June 18).
The guys did two tracks off their fourth album, kicking things off with “Spoonman,” the song that brought them into the mainstream, despite the fact that it features a guy actually playing spoons.
Ann Wilson talks about her new cover of “Tell It Like It Is,” Heart’s induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, and who will be on her Rock Hall ballot this year.
He explained that he played “Crazy Love” for his wife (who was sitting in the front row with their children) at their engagement party, and then thanked his mother-in-law — who was hanging out at side stage — for allowing him to marry her daughter. Later on in the show, he covered another mellow classic from the same year, Cat Stevens’ “Trouble” — another far cry from the harder songs Cornell used to cover and name-check.
It’s Pearl Jam week on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and for its inaugural night the audience was treated to a performance of Pearl Jam’s “Footsteps” sung by Chris Cornell.
This weekend, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, which took place April 18 at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, airs on HBO. The event is always a long affair — but it always […]
“It never occured to us that Ann and Nancy Wilson were women existing in a world dominated by men,” Chris Cornell said. “They blasted any sexist barriers in front of them.” He pointed out that Heart put the Pacific Northwest on the map “in a major way.”
The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony – set to take place at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on April 18 – has just added a lot of star power to its lineup, with Usher, director Spike Lee, Carole King, John Fogerty, Jackson Browne, Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell and Harry Belafonte just added to the program.
With a line-up that already boasts such music superstars as fun., Stevie Wonder, Katy Perry, and members of the Glee cast, it has been confirmed that Seattle rock icons Soundgarden will be performing at President […]
Although it’s been sixteen years since Soundgarden released a new album, their new material is as heavy and creepy as ever. And the band seem extremely enthused about their new music; dedicating 70% of their set to songs from King Animal, due out today (November 13).