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Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors: Souvenir

After releasing last year’s Live at the Ryman, which captured Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors’ first appearance at the storied Nashville venue, the Music City-based outfit returns with their 10th studio album, Souvenir, proving that they have the talent, power and catalog deserving of such a setting. Lead single “Fight for Love,” which Holcomb says was written the day after November’s... ...

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Bringing the Grateful Dead to Life: Director Amir Bar-Lev on the Epic _Long Strange Trip_

Long Strange Trip is not only the apt title of a new Grateful Dead documentary, but it’s also a fair assessment of the process by which the film was made. Director Amir Bar-Lev, who grew up as a teenage Deadhead in the Bay Area in the 1980s, first put the project in motion back in 2003, shortly after the release of his debut film, Fighter. “In June of 2003, I got the name of somebody... ...

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Ex-Foo Fighters Guitarist Says Chris Cornell Selfish for Committing Suicide

Former Foo Fighters guitarist Franz Stahl took to Facebook for a strongly-worded message regarding the late Chris Cornell. As Alternative Nation reports, Stahl spoke as a father saying, "the real sadness is what so selfishly was left behind," referring to Cornell's family. "They are forever no without a father, a pillar of love, safety, strength, guidance. You wanna off yourself cause you're... ...

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John Mayer, Ryan Adams and Jason Isbell All Recommend You Listen to the New Paramore Album

Paramore have always existed somewhere in the festival scene as that easily accessible "punky" pop outfit but after some band turmoil the group returns with a decidedly different record in After Laughter and its garnering some big time reviews on Twitter from John Mayer, Ryan Adams and Jason Isbell, three guys who know a thing or two about songwriting. Here's where I'm getting at... this... ...

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Chris Cornell to be Buried in Los Angeles This Week

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell will be laid to rest on Friday at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. Cornell died at 52 early Thursday morning after being found in his Detroit hotel room following a Soundgarden show at the Fox Theatre. Authorities confirmed that the famed rock singer hanged himself. Results from a toxicology report are still yet to be released, as Cornell's wife... ...

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Mike McCready, Matt Cameron Pay Tribute to Late Bandmate Chris Cornell

After a photo tribute from Pearl Jam earlier this morning, two of Chris Cornell's former bandmates have released statements on his passing. Among them, Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron who was on stage with Cornell that night in Detroit shortly before his death, who posted a short statement on Facebook (via Alternative Nation) saying, "My dark knight is gone. Thank you for the incredible... ...

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Rock on the Range’s Tribute to Chris Cornell Will Make You Emotional All Over Again

Rock on the Range was supposed to be headlined by Soundgarden as the band topped the Columbus, OH festival's lineup. The festival promised to honor the late Chris Cornell and did they ever, with a chilling video set to Cornell's haunting vocals to "Black Hole Sun." The video (below) showcases the beauty, power and haunting grace of the legendary frontman as the isolated vocals to one of rock... ...

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John Mayer’s Dead Track of the Day: “Scarlet” > “Fire” from 1985

John Mayer's one-Dead-track-per-day adventure continues with a 1985 version of the classic combination of "Scarlet Begonias" and "Fire on the Mountain." As Mayer noted on Twitter, this one is "for the HEADS" as he admires the dub delays sprinkled in throughout the jam. Okay. Here’s one for the HEADS. Scarlet/Fire. 6/16/85. The Greek. This one is a knockout. https://t.co/1ioOx6q51W dig the... ...

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Pearl Jam Release First Tribute to Chris Cornell, Former Drummers Release Statements

While no current member of Pearl Jam has yet to release a statement, the band did post their very first tribute to the late Soundgarden frontman and longtime collaborator Chris Cornell. In a photo simply entitled "Chris," the band posted an archival photo of Cornell with a dog.As AlternativeNation reports, former Pearl Jam drummers Matt Chamberlain and Dave Abbruzzese have both posted... ...

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Watch Ryan Adams Cover “Black Hole Sun” in New Zealand

The tributes to Chris Cornell are still pouring in from all over the world and this latest one comes from Auckland, New Zealand where Ryan Adams is currently on tour with his new band. Adams dug into Soundgarden's mega hit "Black Hole Sun" towards the end of his show at the Civic Theatre in New Zealand as his Prisoner tour makes a brief stop in Australia/New Zealand. Watch the tune... ...

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