Brandi Carlile says she wants to be Soundgarden’s new singer

Brandi Carlile performs with Soundgarden onstage during I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell at The Forum on January 16, 2019 in Inglewood, California.
(Image credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for The Chris Cornell Estate)

Brandi Carlile has volunteered to take on vocal duties in Soundgarden, should the remaining members of the band wish to tour again.

Speaking to Rolling Stone’s Music Now podcast, she told the hosts that despite her own busy schedule, she “would make the time” to accommodate any live commitments with the group, were she offered the opportunity.

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.