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Chris Cornell and Soundgarden to Perform at Commander-in-Chief’s Ball + Inaugural Ball

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Although Soundgarden are in the midst of their current North America tour run, the recently reunited rockers just added a very special appearance to their itinerary. Frontman Chris Cornell has signed on to perform at the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball, helping President Obama and Vice President Biden honor U.S. armed forces, while all of Soundgarden will be providing entertainment at the Inaugural Ball on the same day.

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Win a Trip to See Soundgarden Live in Seattle!

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We've got an awesome prize to offer Soundgarden fans nationwide. To celebrate the release of the band's 2012 album, 'King Animal,' and the legendary grunge act's upcoming tour, we're going to give one lucky winner a full-on prize pack to see Soundgarden live in Seattle.

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Soundgarden Recruit Dave Grohl to Direct Video for ‘By Crooked Steps’

Chris Cornell / Dave Grohl
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Justin Sullivan, Getty Images

When Dave Grohl isn't working on his 'Sound City' documentary and jamming with Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Them Crooked Vultures, his former Nirvana bandmates or Paul McCartney, he's hanging out with his friends in Soundgarden to direct the band's latest video.

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Soundgarden, ‘Jesus Christ Pose’ – Banned Music Videos

Trent Reznor / Maynard James Keenan / Dave Grohl
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images / Puscifer / Astrid Stawiarz, Getty Images

Religion is always a touchy subject when attempting to create an artistic statement. Grunge legends Soundgarden were placed in the crosshairs of political correctness after releasing their video for 'Jesus Christ Pose' in 1991.

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Soundgarden’s Kim Thayil Recalls Attempt at Supergroup With Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic

Kim Thayil / Krist Novoselic
Michael Buckner / Jason Kempin, Getty Images

After grunge legends Soundgarden chose call it quits in 1997, the band members who helped bring the group to worldwide prosperity all ventured out into various musical projects. Vocalist Chris Cornell and drummer Matt Cameron continued their massive careers after the breakup, but guitarist Kim Thayil chose to keep a low profile. However, Thayil reveals that he had started a supergroup with Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and other prominent musicians.

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Soundgarden Rock ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Soundgarden are now back in full force after announcing their reunion in 2010, and to help welcome them back in style, the band performed on the Monday night (Nov. 26) episode of 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' In front of a standing-room-only crowd, Soundgarden took the outdoor stage to play 'By Crooked Steps' and 'Been Away Too Long' before surprising the live audience with three extra tracks off the air.

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Soundgarden Celebrate Release of ‘King Animal’ With Sold-Out Show in New York City

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

A little more than a year ago, Soundgarden played a show at a venue just outside of New York City that has a capacity of well over 15,000, but for the release of their latest album, 'King Animal,' the band decided to get a little more intimate. As part of a string of small-venue shows, Soundgarden celebrated the release of 'King Animal' at New York City's Irving Plaza with a sold-out crowd of just over 1,000 screaming fans on Nov. 13.

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Chris Cornell’s Message for Billy Corgan: ‘Tell Him He Owes Me My $40,000 Back’

Chris Cornell and Billy Corgan
Jim Dyson/Matt Roberts, Getty Images

Smashing Pumpkins visionary Billy Corgan does not have much of a filter when it comes to speaking his mind. The most recent example of this was his personal commentary on the Soundgarden reunion and the impetus behind it, saying, “They’re just out there to have one more round at the till; same with Pavement and these other bands.”

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Soundgarden Rock ‘Live on Letterman’ Gig at New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater

Photo by Timothy Kuratek, CBS
Photo by Timothy Kuratek, CBS

New Yorkers had the opportunity to see Soundgarden play at the very intimate Ed Sullivan Theater as part of the ‘Live on Letterman’ concert series.

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Soundgarden Perform Surprise Set During Chris Cornell’s Hurricane Sandy Benefit Show

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Antonio Marino Jr., MarinoPics.com

With their new disc ‘King Animal’ out today (Nov. 13), Soundgarden gave New York one heck of a preview yesterday. They kicked the day off with a special performance for ‘Live on Letterman’ that was streamed via a live webcast allowing fans around the word to tune in. Performing a 10-song set, the band focused on their new music showcasing several tracks from ‘King Animal’ but also played some of their classic tunes as well like ‘Fell on Black Days’ and ‘Incessant Mace.’ Check out our recap and watch the whole archived show here.

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