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Soundgarden Announces Second Leg of US Tour

King Animal Out Now

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King Animal album cover

Fresh off the first leg of their critically acclaimed sold-out US tour supporting the release of their new record King AnimalSoundgarden have announced a second leg of dates including an appearance at the Worcester Palladium on May 15. Tickets will be available via fan club pre-sale on Tuesday, February 26th. Check for full on-sale details.

To close the winter tour, Soundgarden filmed their final show at The Wiltern in Los Angeles for

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Soundgarden are touring in support of King Animal, the band’s first album in over 15 years. The album was co-produced by the band and Adam Kasper at Studio X in Seattle and was released on November 13 via Loma Vista/Republic to rave reviews from peers, fans and critics alike. The first single, “Been Away Too Long,” (how true!) was No. 1 on both Active and Rock formats. PRESS HERE  to watch the video for the band’s second single from the album, “By Crooked Steps,” directed by friend and fan Dave Grohl. PRESS HERE to purchase King Animal now.

Praise for Soundgarden’s live show:

“After all these years, Soundgarden’s grunge holds up.” ~ Boston Globe

 “The band was as exciting as it was a generation ago…” ~ Seattle Times

“It was heavy. It was loud. It shook the very ground. It was Soundgarden.” ~ Oakland Tribune

“The most progressive of the alt-rock megabands of yore is back with a reboot.” ~ Time Out Chicago

“It was evident that months of touring and inherent chemistry have re-solidified this band into one of the more vicious touring hard-rock entities around.” ~ OC Register

Soundgarden May 2013 Tour Dates

May 3                  Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata

May 4                  Washington, DC @ DC101 Chili Cookoff – RFK Stadium

May 5                  Charlotte, NC @ Carolina Rebellion – Rockingham Speedway

May 7                  Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

May 8                  Atlanta, GA @ Tabernacle

May 10               Louisville, KY @ Louisville Palace

May 11               Indianapolis, IN @ WRZK Mayday Event – Klipsch Music Center

May 12               Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE Outdoors

May 14               West Long Branch, NJ @ The MAC at Monmouth University

May 15               Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

May 17               Wallingford, CT @ Toyota Presents Oakdale

May 18               Camden, NJ @ MMR-B-Q – Susquehanna Bank Center

May 19               Columbus, OH @ Rock on The Range Festival – Columbus Crew Stadium

May 21               St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant

May 22               Kansas City, MO @ Midland Theatre

May 24               Houston, TX @ Bayou Music Center

May 25               Austin, TX @ Austin Music Hall

May 26               Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

May 28               Broomfield, CO @ 1st Bank Center


Special thanks to Jill Miller