On November 14, reunited grunge legends SOUNDGARDEN performed at the legendary Electric Lady Studios in New York City as part of SiriusXM's Town Hall series which also featured an intimate question-and-answer session moderated by FOO FIGHTERS drummer Taylor Hawkins.Video footage of SOUNDGARDEN performing its single "Been Away Too Long" and the classic "Rusty Cage" can be seen below. Also available is a question-and-answer portion with Hawkins where they talk about being covered by the late Johnny Cash. SOUNDGARDEN tapped FOO FIGHTERS frontman and documentary director Dave Grohl to get behind the camera on December 18 and shoot the band's new video for its song "By Crooked Steps". The track is taken from SOUNDGARDEN's first album in 16 years, "King Animal", which came out in November and sold 83,000 copies in its first week of release to debut at No. 5 on the Billboard album chart.
"By Crooked Steps" will likely follow "Been Away Too Long" as the second single from "King Animal". Singer Chris Cornell told The Pulse Of Radio a little about the tune: "It's one of the earlier songs that we started working on, but I also felt like it, to me, is like definitely sort of a new chapter for us. If you wanted to take one example of SOUNDGARDEN progressing, that's a good one for me." SOUNDGARDEN reunited in 2010 after a 13-year break, releasing a retrospective collection called "Telephantasm" and a concert album titled "Live On I-5". The band kicks off a winter North American tour on January 18 in Washington D.C.