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Chris Cornell Talks New Soundgarden and Touring as a Solo Artist

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As Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell hits the road to make up a few missed dates on his solo ‘Songbook’ tour, it’s hard to avoid questions about the new Soundgarden and the excitement surrounding it.

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Chris Cornell Says ‘Live to Rise’ is for Familes, New Album is for Hardcore Soundgarden Fans

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Soundgarden unleashed 'Live to Rise' -- their first 100 percent new recording in 15 years -- yesterday (April 4) and if it wasn't what you expected, don't worry. Singer Chris Cornell says that the song is not necessarily for the band's hardcore contingent, but their forthcoming album on the other hand will be for the fans who live and breathe Soundgarden.

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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Talks State of Rock Music and Drug Abuse

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Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell recently weighed in on the "rock is dead" argument, opened up about his own experiences with drug abuse and marvels at how 70's rockers could "be completely f---ed up all the time and still function."

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Chris Cornell Performs Whitney Houston Tribute at President Obama Fundraiser

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Chris Cornell paid tribute to late songstress Whitney Houston with an emotional rendition of 'I Will Always Love You' during his performance at a fundraiser for President Barack Obama last night (Feb 16).

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Chris Cornell to Play Fundraiser for President Obama in San Francisco

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Grammy-winning Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has signed on to perform a Feb. 16 benefit show in San Francisco to raise money for President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. The event will take place at the the historic Regency Center reception hall.

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Chris Cornell Discusses Vibe of Upcoming Soundgarden Album

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Soundgarden hit the road last year on their first tour since going on hiatus in 1997, but plans for a new album from the grunge goliaths seem to keep getting pushed back. Last March they revealed that they had about a dozen songs "kind of ready to go," yet it's nearly a year later and no release date has been announced. So, what's up with the comeback album? What will it sound like and when will it drop?

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Soundgarden Singer Chris Cornell Explains Indefinite Hiatus vs. Breakup

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Soundgarden went on hiatus in 1997 but it was believed that the band had just broken up. Singer Chris Cornell, who fronted Audioslave in between the hiatus and the band's return to activity, recently opened up about the semantics of "indefinite hiatus" versus "breaking up." With the benefit of hindsight, Cornell admitted that the band members should have used different terminology in order to make navigating the murky "Soundgarden are currently inactive" waters more manageable for everyone involved.

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Trent Reznor, Chris Cornell Nominated for 2012 Golden Globe Awards

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Iconic Nine Inch Nails pioneer Trent Reznor has been nominated for yet another Golden Globe Award for his work with longtime collaborator Atticus Ross, scoring 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.' The duo captured the 2011 'Best Original Score' Golden Globe for the music from 'The Social Network,' and are looking to achieve back-to-back wins in 2012.

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Chris Cornell Streaming Select Tracks From ‘Songbook’ Online

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Chris Cornell fans eagerly anticipating the next chapter of the Soundgarden frontman's solo career, your wait is over. Cornell's fourth solo album, 'Songbook,' is due out next week, and in advance of the Nov. 21 release date it's being issued digitally as three shorter EPs.

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Chris Cornell to Release ‘Songbook’ Album

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Chris Cornell will release 'Songbook,' an album full of live performances from his Songbook tour. The 16-track album is due out on Nov. 21 and will include Cornell originals, ranging from his work in Soundgarden to Audioslave, along with a batch of select covers.

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