Chris Cornell’s final Soundgarden recordings will finally see the light of day – but what will the material sound like?

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs on stage at the Soundwave Festival at Melbourne showgrounds on Sunday the 22nd of February 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.
(Image credit: Martin Philbey/Redferns)

Soundgarden and the Estate of Chris Cornell have settled their legal battle over the final recordings made by the late frontman.

The news, which sets the stage for the release of Soundgarden’s final songs, was announced on Chris Cornell and Soundgarden’s social media accounts yesterday (April 17).

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.