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

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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

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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

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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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Soundgarden Performance to Air This Summer on ‘Live From the Artists Den’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Last fall, Soundgarden played one of their more spirited shows in Los Angeles during the group's recent 'King Animal' trek, and luckily, the cameras were there to catch it. The band's blistering set will appear on the upcoming season of the long-running series, 'Live From the Artists Den.'

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Soundgarden Deliver Acoustic Performances of ‘Half-Way There’ + ‘Fell on Black Days’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Soundgarden have unplugged their instruments a few times in recent weeks and one such performance recently took place at Los Angeles radio station KROQ as frontman Chris Cornell and bassist Ben Shepherd teamed up for a pair of acoustic performances highlighting their past and present.

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Soundgarden, Mudhoney + Tad Members Reveal Details for Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee Show

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Legendary indie-rock label Sub Pop will be staging their 25th anniversary show, dubbed the 'Silver Jubilee,' on July 13 in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood and some of the acts that have helped grow the label have signed on to take part. In a new teaser video, Soundgarden's Kim Thayil, Mudhoney's Mark Arm, TAD's Tad Doyle and veteran producer Jack Endino humorously reveal the event's lineup.

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Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell Teams With Gibson for Two Limited Edition Guitars

Chris Cornell
ChrisCornell.com

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has teamed up with Gibson to design two special edition guitars for the company that will be made available for purchase this April.

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Soundgarden to Unleash ‘King Animal’ Demos for Record Store Day Vinyl Release

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Soundgarden are getting in on the Record Store Day (April 20) fun by releasing a limited edition vinyl featuring their 'King Animal' demos. This will be the first time these recordings have been available together on one release and will give listeners a peek at how some of the material from their recent album sounded early on.

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