They might not be the first band you think of when you hear the word "grunge," but Soundgarden transcended Seattle in just about every possible way.
Following the rampant success of 1994's 'Superunknown,' Soundgarden released a darker, self-produced album in 1996 and it (temporarily) served as their swan song.
From covers by Foo Fighters and Tori Amos to Muse and Chvrches, the influence of the Purple One clearly reaches far beyond pop and R&B.
Cornell channels the raw emotional intensity of Terry Reid’s version of the 1966 song for the HBO drama's soundtrack.
Before the grunge explosion, members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam joined forces to pay tribute to a fallen friend. It was only in retrospect that the album became a hit.
Soundgarden helped define the grunge sound, but they didn't break into the mainstream until they evolved from it on 1994's dark and transcendent 'Superknown.'
Cornell will make his way to the U.S. in June with more dates scheduled through the next month.
Listen to the Soundgarden frontman and prolific singer-songwriter's dramatic contribution to the war movie soundtrack.
The night after news broke of Scott Weiland’s death, Chris Cornell dedicated Temple of the Dog’s “Say Hello 2 Heaven” to the late Stone Temple Pilots frontman.
The clip is part of a longer interview between Cornell and Crowe that breaks down the singer's latest album, 'Higher Truth,' track by track.