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  • The Camp Fire Benefit Show coming to Great American Music Hall December 2018

    The Camp Fire Benefit Show coming to Great American Music Hall December 2018

    The San Francisco Camp Fire Benefit Show will take place on Dec. 19 at the city’s Great American Music Hall. According to the benefit show’s Eventbrite page, Flannel will be one of the headlining acts, a Bay Area-based ‘90s grunge tribute band. Other featured bands include Californicorns, a 10-piece...
  • Interview: Rick Lambert of Empty Trail talks about the band’s upcoming single, future plans

    Interview: Rick Lambert of Empty Trail talks about the band’s upcoming single, future plans

    Austin, Texas-based rockers Empty Trail are preparing their first major media launch, for their single “My World” which will debut on the radio in January 2019. During a recent trip to New York to promote the single, guitarist-vocalist Rick Lambert sat down with AXS.com at the Premiere Networks...
  • Chris Cornell performing his solo show at Lincoln Theatre, Nov. 23, 2013.

    Watch: Chris Cornell statue revealed in Seattle

    The late Chris Cornell, Soundgarden's lead singer who committed suicide while on tour last year, was memorialized in his hometown of Seattle yesterday with a life-sized bronze statue. Located at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture (formerly known as Experience Music Project), the unveiling was attended...
  • Foo Fighters reportedly setting up a Nirvana reunion at Cal Jam

    Foo Fighters reportedly setting up a Nirvana reunion at Cal Jam

    The Foo Fighters’ second annual CalJam music festival is set to take over the Glen Helen Regional Park & Festival Grounds in San Bernardino, California this weekend. The two-day rock-heavy event will include performances by The Foo, Iggy Pop with Post Pop Depression and Billy Idol, just to name...
  • Chris Cornell to be honored with statue in hometown of Seattle

    Chris Cornell to be honored with statue in hometown of Seattle

    Late Soundgarden and Audioslave singer as well as grunge rock pioneer Chris Cornell would have turned 54-years-old on Friday. The famous rocker died back in May of last year, and a wave of tributes and memorial messages from fans and colleagues have flooded the music community in the 14 months since...
  • The Smashing Pumpkins heading to T-Mobile Arena this September

    The Smashing Pumpkins heading to T-Mobile Arena this September

    The Smashing Pumpkins were one of the top bands during the '90s grunge era but haven't done much over the last 18 years. During that time, they released three studio albums and a concept music project called Teargarden by Kaleidyscope. However, back in 2016, original guitarist James Iha rejoined the...
  • Pearl Jam pays tribute to Chris Cornell in Amsterdam with special t-shirts

    Pearl Jam pays tribute to Chris Cornell in Amsterdam with special t-shirts

    Grunge pioneers Pearl Jam honored their fellow grunge godfather Chris Cornell at a recent concert in Amsterdam. As Billboard pointed out, the band wore t-shirts touting Chris Cornell’s various musical monikers. Eddie Vedder wore a shirt that read, “Nude Dragon,” an alias Soundgarden used on their...
  • 7 best Chris Cornell cover songs

    7 best Chris Cornell cover songs

    While Chris Cornell came to prominence in the early '90s as one of the “big three” vocalists of the grunge era, alongside Eddie Vedder and Kurt Cobain, the wide ranging effects of his career were best evidenced when he died in 2017. Artists from rock and metal lined up to honor him, but so did hip...
  • Watch: Grunge pioneers Mother Love Bone reunite for first show in 8 years

    Watch: Grunge pioneers Mother Love Bone reunite for first show in 8 years

    Before Pearl Jam, Nirvana and Soundgarden turned the world of rock upside down by kickstarting the Seattle grunge scene on a national level, Mother Love Bone was pioneering the sound. All the surviving members of Mother Love Bone reunited on May 5 in Seattle to perform a benefit show to celebrate...
  • Alice In Chains share first new song in five years: Listen

    Alice In Chains share first new song in five years: Listen

    Alice in Chains announced earlier this year that they were working on a new album -- the first since the 2013 release of The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. Now, with their sixth studio LP coming, the band has given fans a sample of what their new music will sound like with the official music video for...
  • Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament launches solo career with an assist from Angel Olsen

    Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament launches solo career with an assist from Angel Olsen

    Pearl Jam entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017 and now bassist Jeff Ament is trying to launch a solo career once again. Ament, who released solo albums in 2008 and 2012, is now working on a new solo project with the help of singer-songwriter Angel Olsen. The single is titled "Safe in the...
  • Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell says new album dropping 'sometime this summer'

    Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell says new album dropping 'sometime this summer'

    Alice in Chains appears to be ready to release the follow-up to their 2013 Grammy-nominated album The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. The news comes from Jerry Cantrell himself, who told Guitar World that a brand-new album is coming sometime this summer. Cantrell has always said that Alice in Chains has...
  • Handwriting of John Lennon, David Bowie, Kurt Cobain and others turned into fonts

    Handwriting of John Lennon, David Bowie, Kurt Cobain and others turned into fonts

    In 1964, John Lennon published his own book of short stories and poems titled “In His Own Write.” Now, as Pitchfork pointed out, anyone can write in Lennon’s “own write.” If you’ve ever wanted to write like John Lennon, David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, or Leonard Cohen, now you can, in a purely...
  • Top 10 best Collective Soul songs

    Top 10 best Collective Soul songs

    Despite being one of the most commercially successful rock bands of the '90s, Collective Soul are somehow underrated. Perhaps that's because the Georgia-based group never really fit into one category; they were too pop for the grunge scene and too rock for the pop scene. But two decades removed from...
  • Watch: St. Vincent covers Pearl Jam's 'Tremor Christ'

    Watch: St. Vincent covers Pearl Jam's 'Tremor Christ'

    St. Vincent has been on a roll lately when it comes to her recording a growing number of cover songs. It was only a week ago that she covered the Rihanna and SZA collaboration "Consideration." It seems like these interesting cover songs are coming all the time and this week, St. Vincent is covering...
  • Watch: Chris Cornell's wife Vicky shares candid Christmas video of Chris and son Christopher

    Watch: Chris Cornell's wife Vicky shares candid Christmas video of Chris and son Christopher

    Vicky Cornell--the widow of late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell--has shared a candid home video of her husband and son, Christopher, discussing their Christmas family traditions in a video shot for a 2014 school project. In the video, Chris relates how the family usually spends Christmas time at...
  • Snowboard on the Block returns to Denver's Sculpture Park on Oct. 14

    Snowboard on the Block returns to Denver's Sculpture Park on Oct. 14

    The snowboard industry’s most anticipated event is returning to Denver's Sculpture Park on Saturday, Oct. 14. Snowboard on the Block welcomes winter with an all-day event (1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.) featuring a gear sale, film premieres and live music from The Vandals and The Murder City Devils...
  • Review: ‘Nirvana: The Teen Spirit of Rock’ is a well-meaning, yet typical Nirvana book

    Review: ‘Nirvana: The Teen Spirit of Rock’ is a well-meaning, yet typical Nirvana book

    Even though Nirvana ended in 1994 new books about them are still being released. Problem is, very few of these offer anything new to dedicated fans. Nirvana: The Teen Spirit of Rock suffers the same. Written by Gillian G. Garr and Chuck Crisafulli, both who have previously written about the band...
  • Listen to Stranger Ranger's crunchy new single 'House Show'

    Listen to Stranger Ranger's crunchy new single 'House Show'

    On Aug. 11, Portland-based Stranger Ranger released “House Show,” the first single from their forthcoming second studio album, Daymoon. Full of crunchy guitars and hypnotic low-fi vocals, the song sounds like a lost grunge track that would've sold a million singles back in the mid-‘90s. Or given...
  • Chris Cornell’s widow reveals plans for memorial statue in Seattle

    Chris Cornell’s widow reveals plans for memorial statue in Seattle

    When Chris Cornell died at the age of 52 back on May 18, fans and colleagues filled the Internet and concert venues with tributes and a show of support for his friends and family. Less than three months have passed since the grunge era rocker took his own life, but for Cornell’s widow Vicky, there’s...
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