Soundgarden responds to Vicky Cornell lawsuit over “villainously low” buyout offer

Ben Shepherd, Matt Cameron and Kim Thayil of Soundgarden attend "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Soundgarden" with moderator Taylor Hawkins>> at Electric Lady Studios in New York City
(Image credit: John Lamparski/WireImage)

The legal battle between the surviving members of Soundgarden and Vicky Cornell, widow of late frontman Chris Cornell – continues on.

Last week we reported that, according to court documents, Soundgarden had received an offer worth $16 million from an unnamed third party seeking to purchase the band's recorded music catalogue. 

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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.