Soundgarden demand Vicky Cornell hand over passwords to band’s social media accounts and official website

Matt Cameron, Kim Thayil and Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden attend the Los Angeles premiere of "Marvel's Avengers" at the El Capitan Theatre on April 11, 2012 in Hollywood, California
(Image credit: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)

In the ongoing legal battle between the surviving members of Soundgarden and Vicky Cornell, widow of late frontman Chris Cornell, the band members have now accused Cornell of locking them out of the official Soundgarden social media accounts and website.

Soundgarden electric guitar player Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron have asked a judge to order Cornell to relinquish the passwords.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.