Soundgarden at The Rave
More Just Announced
- Here’s the full (and really, really good) lineup for the 2013 Summer Soulstice Music Festival
- Post-hiatus Widespread Panic returns to Milwaukee September 26, 27, 28
- Jaill to premiere new song and video at Mad Planet June 15
- Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward—a.k.a. She & Him—to play Riverside Theater June 28
- John C. Reilly And Friends to play two intimate, underground shows in Miller Caves
Alongside Alice In Chains, Soundgarden assured a place for the genuinely downtuned and dejected in the music industry’s fevered raid upon “grunge” in the early ’90s. The band decided to reunite 13 years after breaking up due to industry pressure and creative conflicts after 1996’s somewhat muddled and atypically muted Down On The Upside. Members have kept busy in acts like singer Chris Cornell’s Audioslave and drummer Matt Cameron’s steady employer, Pearl Jam, though Soundgarden’s most sonically adventurous member, guitarist Kim Thayil, has stayed out of the spotlight entirely. Now that the band is releasing the new King Animal later this month, let’s hope that Soundgarden is ready to ride into thunderous glory once more.