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Soundgarden Heading Back On Tour

Forget calling Seattle’s Soundgarden a grunge or a 90’s band. They are simply just a sonic force of nature that still owns the ability to melt your face off.

The semi-classic lineup has announced that they are heading back on the road to support the follow-up to 2012’s King Animal

Singer/songwriter Chris Cornell recently told Digital Spy that albums should not be given away for free.

“I don’t agree with the notion that the future of music should be one where it’s entirely free,” Cornell said. “That makes no sense. And the reason it makes no sense is because it’s not free to create it.

“Although you can link to your music on social media, you still have the age-old problem of getting everybody to look in your direction – particularly when you’re unknown and there’s a billion other things to look at.

“And there are specific art forms. Jazz can’t be done in somebody’s one-bedroom flat. You need a real studio with real equipment that costs lots of money, and people who know how to record it and need to get paid to record it.

“Ok, you can be Ed Sheeran and write amazing songs on a four-track and put them out and people will find them. That’s possible – but there’s a whole lot of music that that doesn’t work for.

With new music to promote, the US trek which kicks off in April.

These are the dates that have been confirmed thus far via their website which states that certain dates will be supported by The Pretty Reckless and The Dillinger Escape Plan.

04-28 Tampa, FL – WXTV Rockfest
04-29 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome to Rockville
04-30 Ft. Myers, FL – Fort Rock Festival
05-03 Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre
05-05 Concord, NC – Carolina Rebellion
05-06 Tuscaloosa, AL – Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre
05-07 Memphis, TN – Beale Street Music Festival
05-10 Indianapolis, IN – Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn
05-12 Council Bluffs, IA – KIWR Rockfest
05-13 Somerset, WI – Northern Invasion
05-14 Kansas City, MO – Starlight Theatre
05-17 Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre
05-19 Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range
05-20 Maryland Heights, MO – KPNT Pointfest
05-22 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
05-25 Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
05-26 Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory
05-27 Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma

Stream: Soundgarden King Animal On Spotify

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