An Open Letter To Soundgarden About The Unfinished New Album

Longtime Alternative Nation reader Dave Travers sent the following open letter to Alternative Nation yesterday to mark the three month anniversary of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell’s death: An Open Letter to Soundgarden To Ben, Kim and Matt: We are all heartbroken. We are crushed. Personally, I can only imagine what the three of you and

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Grunge Legend Thinks It ‘Probably Hurt’ Chris Cornell That Eddie Vedder Got In Hall of Fame First

Candlebox singer Kevin Martin was recently asked about Chris Cornell’s legacy on the Remembering Chris Cornell podcast. “The biggest pain for me about all of this is, not just his family and the loss there, but I was really shocked that [Soundgarden] hadn’t been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, whatever that

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Foo Fighters & Red Hot Chili Peppers Are ‘Doing Something That Hasn’t Been Done In 2,500 Years’

Los Angeles, CA (August 17, 2017) – “LANDMARKS LIVE IN CONCERT” and “GREAT PERFORMANCES” have announced a November 10th air date on PBS (check local listings) for FOO FIGHTERS – LANDMARKS LIVE IN CONCERT, A Great Performances Special from the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, featuring the multi-Grammy winning rock band delivering an electrifying performance at

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Faith No More Singer Mike Patton’s Band Dead Cross Placed In Police Custody

Aug. 16 2017, Houston Texas – Members of Dead Cross were temporarily placed in police custody while in Houston on Aug. 15. The band, who just released their eponymous debut album via Ipecac Recordings and are on tour in support of the album, had their gear searched and were restrained during the inspection. The band

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Marilyn Manson Bandmate: ‘Michael Jackson Died Rock Way, Unlike Chester Bennington & Chris Cornell’

Marilyn Manson’s former bandmate Madonna Wayne Gacy has been very critical of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell’s suicides in recent weeks, and he is now saying that Michael Jackson and Prince went out ‘the rock way,’ which is not suicide. Gacy wrote on Facebook, “Say what you want about Michael or Prince, at least they

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Alice In Chains Reveal Why Chris Cornell & Chester Bennington Shouldn’t Be Remembered ‘For A Bad Moment’

Alice In Chains members Jerry Cantrell and Mike Inez discussed Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington’s deaths in a new interview on The Rich Eisen Show. Alice In Chains launched a charity auction yesterday in honor of Cornell and Bennington. Alternative Nation transcribed their comments. Cantrell said, “It’s been a horrible year, and it’s really unfortunate

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Chad Kroeger Reveals Why Corey Taylor Is ‘Nickelback Lite’ And Slipknot Is ‘A Gimmick’

When Chad Kroeger asked a Metal Covenant writer to tell him an act as diverse as Nickelback, the writer’s response was Stone Sour. Kroeger wasn’t too pleased. “Stone Sour?… Yeah, ’cause they’re trying to be Nickelback. *takes a swig of beer* Corey Taylor has said some really nasty things about me before in the press.

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Ozzy Osbourne Reveals Why Sex Addiction Is Worse Than Drugs: ‘It’s Scary’

Former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne opened up on his struggles with sex addiction, explaining to Hello Magazine (via Blabbermouth): “My first wife divorced me because of my playing around. “It’s by far the worst addiction that I have. When I was drinking or doing drugs, I was affecting myself physically, but with the sex

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Chris Cornell 911 Call Surfaces

A 911 call made from a medic at the scene of Chris Cornell’s death in his Detroit MGM Grand Hotel room from 1:30AM on May 18th has surfaced on Jack Klompus’ YouTube via a police scanner. The audio has actually been online since Cornell’s suicide on May 18th, but it hasn’t surfaced to the media

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Chris Cornell With His Sisters Will Melt Your Heart, And Their Voices Will Blow You Away

While Chris Cornell’s brother Peter has been fairly visible to fans in recent years due to his own solo music and his tributes to Chris following his death in the last month, fans don’t know much about Chris’ sisters Suzy, Katy, and Maggie. Below is a rare photo that recently surfaced of Chris, Peter, Suzy,

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