Soundgarden To Release New Album In November

    Ever since they reunited in 2010, there’s long been talk about a new Soundgarden album coming to life. Well, dust off your flannel and get your combat boots ready, because the band has confirmed that they’ll release new material on November 13.

    Speaking to Rolling Stone in the upcoming August 30 issue, guitarist Kim Thayil revealed the release date and claims the record “re-establishes that we still rock, we’re still heavy, and we’re still a little weird.”

    It will be the band’s first album of new material since 1996’s Down On The Upside. Earlier this year, frontman Chris Cornell also said the new stuff would “pick up where we left off.” There is no name for the album or a track listing, though Thayil confirmed that two songs called “Blood On The Valley Floor” and “A Thousand Days Before” will make the LP, the latter of which he describes as “a little Indian thing and some chicken-pickin’. We call it ‘country and eastern.'”

    Back in March, we got the first taste of new Soundgarden in the form of “Live To Rise,” which featured on this summer’s soundtrack to The Avengers. Take a listen here. [NME]