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Chris Cornell on Possible Temple of the Dog Gigs: ‘I Think That Would Be Fun to Do’

Chris Cornell
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Back in 1990, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was the creative force behind the band Temple of the Dog in tribute to his lost friend and Mother Love Bone frontman Andrew Wood who passed away the same year. Temple of the Dog was a musical juggernaut chock full of talent with Stone Gossard on guitar, Jeff Ament on bass (both former members of Mother Love Bone) along with Matt Cameron and Eddie Vedder. A super group by definition, the collective released one self-titled disc and only played live one time together.

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Kid Crowd Surfs at Soundgarden Show – Best of YouTube

Kid Crowd Surfs at Soundgarden
YouTube: Daniel Johnson

"One of us, one of us!" Soundgarden have a fairly diverse fan base, spanning all sorts of people. This kid must have been pumped as it was just to go see the band, but he left the show with an even better story to tell in class the next day.

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Pearl Jam vs. Soundgarden – Cage Match

Pearl Jam vs Soundgarden
Pearl Jam Publicity Still / SoundgardenWorld.com

It was a tight battle, but rock vets Pearl Jam ousted reigning champ Deftones in the most recent Cage Match. Emerging with just over 52 percent of the vote, 'Sirens' bested Deftones 'Romantic Dreams' and is now ready to sound off for a new battle.

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Soundgarden Announce ‘Screaming Life’ / ‘Fopp’ Reissue

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SubPop.com / Photo Credit: Charles Peterson

Earlier this summer, Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil hinted that he was spending some of the band's downtime focusing on a reissue of the band's two early EPs -- 'Screaming Life' and 'Fopp.' It now appears as though everything is good to go as the two EPs are packaged together for the 'Screaming Life' / 'Fopp' reissue due Nov. 26.

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Soundgarden Unveil Cosmic ‘Halfway There’ Video

Soundgarden
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Since releasing ‘King Animal’ back in November of 2012, Soundgarden have been busy, but not too busy to visit outer space for their new video. Their latest work is the cosmic clip for the album's third single ‘Halfway There.’

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Jason Everman’s Story: From Nirvana + Soundgarden to Army Special Forces

Soundgarden
Publicity Photo

Throughout the history of rock, many fans often find themselves playing a game of “Where are they now?” with former members who came and went along the course of a band’s career. While the stories may not always have happy endings, the history of former Nirvana guitarist and Soundgarden bassist Jason Everman (pictured far right above) after he was booted from both legendary bands is not only a positive one, it’s downright awe-inspiring.

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Soundgarden Bassist Ben Shepherd Announces Solo Album ‘In Deep Owl’

Ben Shepherd
Elizabeth Raab

Looks like Chris Cornell isn’t the only member of Soundgarden with a promising solo career, as bassist Ben Shepherd has just unveiled the details of his own solo effort titled ‘In Deep Owl,’ due out on Aug. 27 under the moniker HBS.

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Soundgarden’s Ben Shepherd Recalls Time When He Nearly Became Nirvana’s Lead Guitarist

Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden
Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com

Did you know that Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd nearly became a member of Nirvana? Before either Soundgarden or Nirvana became grunge legends, Shepherd almost became Nirvana's second guitarist, but the band chose instead to remain a three-piece until the addition of Germs strummer Pat Smear.

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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Credits Fitness for Continued Career

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell is still going strong at the age of 48 and the rocker credits staying fit for being able to continue his career path with relative ease. The vocalist spoke with ESPN Playbook about his fitness regimen and how it's helped him stay on top of his game.

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Soundgarden Unleash Their Inner ‘Animal’ at Massachusetts Show

Soundgarden
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Just a few years ago, the idea of seeing the almighty Soundgarden return to the stage seemed like nothing more than a work of fan fiction. However, after a 16-year stretch between discs and a decade apart, the collective members of Soundgarden launched a comeback releasing their latest offering ‘King Animal’ in November of 2012.

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