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Soundgarden | King Animal

Soundgarden have long been the most-likely grunge outfit to reunite; the only surprise here is that it took this long for them to get their shit together.
Seven Four Entertainment/Republic (2012)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  November 09, 2012

Melody meets atrophy in Baylies Band

"It's nice to win but that doesn't mean the big clubs want us any more than they did before," acknowledged Eric Baylies, longtime ringleader behind New Bedford-based noise-rock outfit Baylies Band.
Living the dream
By CHRIS CONTI  |  September 02, 2011
The Absolute Top 101 Songs of WFNX History #97 - Soundgarden "Black Hole Sun"

The Absolute Top 101 Songs of WFNX History #97 - Soundgarden "Black Hole Sun"

You can vote for your favorite songs & check out the countdown so far right here! #97 - Soundgarden "Black Hole Sun" If 'Superunknown' was...
By FNXAdmin  |  April 15, 2011
Soundgarden: New Disc?

Soundgarden: New Disc?

Kim Thayill hinted at just that recently:"When we get together to rehearse it's natural for us... to start jamming and inventing," Thayil said. "We've come...
By FNXAdmin  |  December 07, 2010
Soundgarden Play 'Conan'

Soundgarden Play 'Conan'

Kudos to TBS for keeping a tight lid on their content.  Won't let me embed the video here, but they let the WSJ take it. ...
By FNXAdmin  |  November 10, 2010

Podcast: My Song Is Better Than Yours 10-21-10

Podcast: My Song Is Better Than Yours 10-21-10

It's an all-grunge match-up of two powerhouses. "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana vs "Outshined" by Soundgarden.DOWNLOAD: Podcast My Song Is Better Than Yours 10-21-10.mp3To...
By MorningIntern  |  October 21, 2010

Soundgarden | Telephantasm

Aside from an unfortunate crop of John Graham art making the cover look like one of those three-wolf-moon T-shirts, Telephantasm is a solid retrospective for a Seattle metal band who got wrapped up in flannel.
A&M Records (2010)
By MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER  |  October 08, 2010
Podcast: My Song Is Better Than Yours 10-7-10

Podcast: My Song Is Better Than Yours 10-7-10

It's classic punk vs grunge as "I Fought The Law" by The Clash takes on "No Attention" by Soundgarden.DOWNLOAD: Podcast My Song Is Better Than...
By MorningIntern  |  October 07, 2010

The Big Hurt: Soundgarden's platinum shenanigans

Platinum shenanigans
Plus more music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  October 01, 2010

Randy Johnson and Chris Cornell Are Both Very Tall

So Randy Johnson, future MLB Hall of Fame pitcher, saw Soundgarden at Lollapalooza.  And took pics.  Click here to see 'em. (via Spin) 
By Adam12  |  August 24, 2010

New Soundgarden

New Soundgarden

That's right, a new Soundgarden tune...from 1991.  Click here to read all about it.  Listen below.  
By Adam12  |  August 12, 2010
The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #41 - Soundgarden

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #41 - Soundgarden

You can vote for your favorite artists & check out the countdown so far right here! #41 - Soundgarden Sure, Soundgarden were a big part...
By Adam12  |  July 08, 2010

Soundgarden. Reunited. Live [VIDEO]

By Adam12  |  June 23, 2010

Crossword: ''All the right angles''

 They've got the market cornered.
 They've got the market cornered.
By MATT JONES  |  June 11, 2010
Soundgarden Plays 1st Gig in 13 Years

Soundgarden Plays 1st Gig in 13 Years

Nude Dragons (an anagram for Soundgarden, naturally) played Seattle's Showbox at the Market on Friday night. Click here for the review, read on for the...
By Adam12  |  April 21, 2010


Excerpt: Evening’s Empire by BIll Flanagan

In this chapter, "The Drugs Don't Work," aging rock star Emerson Cutler and his manager, Jack Flynn, are seeking inspiration — and desperately trying to jumpstart his career.
An excerpt from Bill Flanagan’s new novel, Evening’s Empire , the true story of a band that never existed
By BILL FLANAGAN  |  February 05, 2010

The Big Hurt: Strung Out

A friend of mine is getting married soon, and she's been looking around for some classy wedding music.
Vitamin Records classes up the joint — kinda
By DAVID THORPE  |  July 31, 2009
beat list


How we think about making and consuming music is changing. It is not news that labels, albums, and record stores are dying, pushed aside by new ways of conducting the commerce of music. (Though at the turn of the 20th century the song was king and the t
Shardlow and Goodyear and a brand-new studio
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  July 17, 2009
Burrito, Maura, MRTPQ, Elijah and WTF

Burrito, Maura, MRTPQ, Elijah and WTF

  The Info Burrito, the Sandbox's chat with Maura from, the Qdoba Mega Ro...
By Charlie  |  June 25, 2009

Feel the beat

A single set of precise, thundering beats fills the modest rehearsal space of Woburn's American Chinese Art Society. The sound rattles the flooring and shakes my guts. It emanates from a petite woman holding two thick wooden sticks and walloping a pair
Odaiko New England turns 15, wails on huge drums
By ANNE VICKMAN  |  May 29, 2009

VIDEO: Three-fourths of Soundgarden, Tad Doyle, Tom Morello do "Spoonman"

Chris Cornell, you may have heard, has made a dance record with Timbaland. How is it? Well, you prob...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 26, 2009

Grand designs

Last year at this time, Taxpayer were up in New Hampshire in a backwoods cabin they'd locked themselves in for a long weekend.
Taxpayer do some sound planning
By MATT PARISH  |  March 10, 2009

Fast-breaking music

WFNX has always been a maverick radio station.
You heard it here first
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 01, 2008

We are Devo

It’s been almost three decades since five guys in baggy yellow industrial clean-up suits sporting the letters D, E, V, and O took the Paradise stage, jerking about like robots, playing clipped, caustic art punk.
The return of Akron’s finest
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 17, 2008

Chairmen of the boards

Not unlike Swedish, Tagalog, and Esperanto, music is a language, with its own conjugations and (lewdly) dangling participles.
Our critics pick the 14 producers with the fattest, meanest beats
By PHOENIX MUSIC STAFF  |  October 18, 2007


Girl Talk

The mostly metal and male-dominated line-up has undergone a gender makeover with the addition of the Amy Lee–fronted Evanescence at the top of the bill.
Amy Lee opens up about Evanescence
By DOMINIQUE HENDLEMAN  |  July 24, 2007

Revolution rock

It’s an incongruous sight at first: Tom Morello strumming an acoustic guitar emblazoned with the words “Whatever It Takes.”
Tom Morello rages quietly against the machine
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  April 17, 2007

Do you remember alt-rock radio?

For the first half-hour of their set last night at Avalon, Gomez failed to bring a song in under the five-minute mark. Which wasn’t such a bad thing.
Gomez, Avalon, March 6, 2007
By ANDREW FIRESTONE  |  March 09, 2007

Coast to coast

Monstrous’ stealthy rise on the independent music scene has gone largely unnoticed, mainly because the trio has made most of its progress out of town, specifically in Portland, Oregon.
 Monstrous go west, find their sound, and return
By BOB GULLA  |  December 12, 2006