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Chris Cornell’s Wife Issues Statement

Vicky Cornell, the wife of late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, issued a statement earlier this morning following the news of her husband's death on Thursday morning at the age of 52. In the statement, Cornell said that her husband's death "is a loss that escapes words and has created an emptiness in my heart that will never be filled." She said that Chris last flew home for Mother's Day... ...

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Watch Umphrey’s McGee Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell with “Hunger Strike”

Always one for a first class tribute, Umphrey's McGee tipped their cap to the late Chris Cornell last night in Norfolk, VA with a debut cover of Temple of the Dog's hit "Hunger Strike in the middle of "Der Bluten Kat." Led by Kris Myers and Brendan Bayliss, their respective Cornell and Eddie Vedder, the band delivered an impassioned and well-rehearsed version of the song just hours after... ...

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Liam Gallagher is Mad Online His Potato Brother Didn’t Invite Him to His 50th Birthday

Noel Gallagher is throwing a 50th birthday party inspired by the Netflix show Narcos (really, the invitations have his face photoshopped onto Pablo Escobar's head) and Liam is most definitely not invited. Much like the President of the United States, Liam took his grievances to Twitter saying that Noel hasn't invited any of his family including his mother. "Says a lot about the man and his... ...

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John Mayer’s Grateful Dead Track of the Day: Studio “Althea”

Earlier this week we told you about John Mayer's plan to get everyone into the Grateful Dead with a one-song-a-day plan until the start of Dead & Company's tour next week. He started with a live take on "Sugaree" and now has delivered one of his first favorite Dead tunes--"Althea." Going with a studio track for today’s Dead track. “Althea.” Good as point of origin for starters. Great... ...

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Metallica at Nassau Coliseum (A Gallery)

Metallica continued their Hardwired tour with their lone arena date on the books, a stop at the Nassau Coliseum in New York after two nights at MetLife Stadium. The band rolled through a number of new songs along with classics like "Ride the Lightning," "One," "Master of Puppets" and "Enter Sandman." Marc Millman shared some photos from the show.  ...

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Ruthie Foster: Joy Comes Back

Now here’s a song you never expect to hear on a blues album: “War Pigs,” the Black Sabbath classic. It’s six tunes in on three-time Grammy nominee Ruthie Foster’s latest, and damn if it doesn’t kick some ass. Foster has never been one to shy away from trying something different, and it doesn’t take more than a few seconds of pounding drums, nasty harmonica, floor-shaking bass and... ...

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Strand of Oaks: Hard Love

If you embrace the idea of rock as a cathartic, healing ritual or something pretty close to religion or magic, then you will enjoy the new Strand of Oaks, which hints at the epic rock-preacher work of Nick Cave, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Westerberg, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer and even The Cult. The layers of nostalgia are thick and the sonic allusions are many, but it never seems overly focused... ...

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Gov’t Mule and Chris Robinson Brotherhood in Central Park (A Gallery)

Gov't Mule and Chris Robinson Brotherhood came together for a special double bill as New York's Central Park Summerstage series kicked off. Of course, the two bands collaborated throughout the night as not only did members of CRB join Mule but Bruce Willis, who collaborated with Warren Haynes at the Love Rocks benefit show earlier this year, also sat in. Dino Perrucci shared some photos from... ...

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Chris Cornell’s Final Song Was As Powerful As You’d Expect

Chris Cornell took his final bow last night as the iconic singer passed away unexpectedly at the age of 52 following Soundgarden's show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. The final song of that evening is chilling in hindsight, as the band tore through Badmotorfinger's heavy offering "Slaves & Bulldozers" that also included a foray into Zeppelin's "In My Time of Dying." As difficult as the events... ...

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Chris Cornell 1964-2017

Christopher John Boyle, better known as Chris Cornell, passed away unexpectedly late last night following Soundgarden’s show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit and rock has been dealt yet another devastating blow with the loss of one of its most iconic voices. He came of age in one of the most musically fertile eras we’ve ever known as he was a pillar of the Seattle music scene that spawned... ...

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