Fact: Rocker Chris Cornell performed Bob Marley’s classic Redemption Song with his 11-year-old daughter, Toni, at a gig in New York on Monday night (19Oct15).
Quote: "If anything it has helped us. Certainly in writing and recording the new album, it feels very fresh. Everyone is included and an equal part of it musically and it feels very natural and expressive, and we're going in new directions we never did before." Rocker Chris Cornell credits Soundgarden's break-up in 2000 for giving the reunited band's new music a "fresh" sound. The group released Live To Rise, its first song in over 15 years, last week (05Apr12).
Fact: Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson and Chris Cornell are among the stars who will perform at a tribute concert to mark late country icon Johnny Cash's 80th birthday in April (12). Lucinda Williams, Ray LaMontagne and Lucinda Williams have also joined the star-studded line-up for We Walk the Line: A Celebration of the Music of Johnny Cash on 20 April (12) in Austin, Texas.
Quote: "My fear would be that we wouldn't tap into the greatness we felt when we were on our game." Chris Cornell on why he thinks a full Soundgarden reunion would be a bad idea. His three former bandmates reunited as Tadgarden during Tom Morello's Justice Tour show in Seattle, Washington on Wednesday (25Mar09).
Quote: "I used to hate playing Seattle shows. In the 1990s, people who were on the periphery and the slutty girls always got backstage. I felt bad for the fans that couldn't because they weren't willing to blow anybody." Rocker Chris Cornell on returning to his home city for shows.
Quote: "I'm doing that album just like Pink Floyd's THE WALL - it's a movie more than an album... It's the best work I've ever done." Super producer Timbaland has high hopes for rocker Chris Cornell's upcoming solo album.
Fact: Audioslave star Chris Cornell and his wife own a restaurant in Paris, France, just around the corner from where they live. The rocker says, "We go there a couple (of) times a week to sit at the bar and bond."