Soundgarden reveal plans for theater tour

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Soundgarden have revealed plans for the an intimate theater tour in support of their brand new album, King Animal. The grunge rock veterans will make their way to Massachusetts for a performance at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, January 20. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. for $58.

King Animal, Soundgarden’s sixth studio effort and first in sixteen years, was released on Monday. The band co-produced the album with Seattle veteran Adam Kasper (Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam). Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready contributes to “Eyelid’s Mouth”. The video for lead single “Been Away Too Long” is streaming below.

“The anxiety is I know we have a lot of close, hardcore fans that have supported us for a long and I feel personally, very confident that they’re going to be really happy with what we did,” said frontman Chris Cornell of King Animal’s release in a recent interview with the Toronto Sun.

Soundgarden broke up in 1997 after touring in support of their last release, 1996’s Down on the Upside. Original members Cornell Kim Thayil (guitar), Ben Shepherd (bass) and Matt Cameron (drums) reunited in 2010 for a series of live performances and the release of a compilation album called, Telephantasm.

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