Soundgarden performed 'Been Away Too Long', as well as their 1991 hit 'Rusty Cage', on BBC's Later... With Jools Holland on Tuesday, November 6th. Footage can be seen below:
Soundgarden will release King Animal, their first new studio album in over 15 years, on November 13th in Canada via Vertigo Records/Universal Music Canada and in the US via Universal Republic. The album will be released a day earlier in Europe. King Animal is streaming in its entirety on iTunes now here.
Deluxe versions of King Animal include a box set, a deluxe CD, iTunes deluxe and 180 gram double vinyl. Many of the deluxe editions include album track demos recorded in Chris Cornell’s home studio.
The box set includes:
13 track double 180 gram LP.
16 track deluxe CD including demos of ‘Worse Dreams’, ‘Black Saturday’, and ‘By Crooked Steps’.
Exclusive DVD of Hyde Park performance.
Five Lithos: one of each individual band member and the album cover.
Instant download of ‘Been Away Too Long’.
Full deluxe album download on release date.
View all the deluxe editions at this location.
King Animal will feature the following tracklisting:
'Been Away Too Long'
'By Crooked Steps'
'A Thousand Days Before'
'Blood On The Valley Floor'
'Bones Of Birds'
Soundgarden have announced their Winter 2013 North American tour dates, including two-night engagements in New York City, Toronto, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and, for the first time since the band reunited, in their hometown of Seattle. Fan Club pre-sales begin on Monday, November 12th and tickets go on-sale to the public starting on Friday, November 16th.
The band has announced a commemorative poster art design contest for the tour, asking fans to use the album title as the theme to create a ferocious and primal design that embodies the untamed disposition of a King Animal."The deadline for submission is December 21st. For more information, go to www.creativeallies.com.
Soundgarden 2013 tour dates:
18 - Washington, DC - DAR Constitution Hall
19 - Upper Darby, PA - Tower Theatre
20 - Boston, MA - Orpheum Theatre
22 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
23 - New York, NY - Hammerstein Ballroom
25 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
26 - Toronto, ON - Sound Academy
27 - Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
29 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theater
30 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theater
1 - Milwaukee, WI - Eagles Ballroom
2 - Minneapolis, MN - Orpheum Theatre
6 - Portland, OR - Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
7 - Seattle, WA - Paramount Theater
8 - Seattle, WA - Paramount Theater
10 - Vancouver, BC - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
12 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre
13 - Oakland, CA - Fox Theatre
15 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
16 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern
Fuse recently conducted an interview with Chris Cornell and Ben Shepherd. In the interview the guys talk about King Animal, an upcoming tour and more. Watch the interview below: