NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that the members of Grammy®-winning band Soundgarden will perform at the legendary Electric Lady Studios in New York City as part of SiriusXM's Town Hall series. The Town Hall will also feature an intimate Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners moderated by Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Soundgarden," which will take place on Wednesday, November 14, will air on Pearl Jam Radio, channel 22, on Friday, November 16 at 6:00 pm ET.
The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Linkin Park, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Taylor Swift, Gregg Allman, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Soundgarden" will feature the band performing songs from their first new album in over 15 years, King Animal, as well as all four band members answering questions from the studio audience about their career. King Animal, the highly anticipated and already critically-acclaimed album, is scheduled to be released on November 13.
"Emerging from the Seattle scene in the '80s and '90s as one of the leading alternative rock bands of an era, Soundgarden transcended its grunge roots and has become an iconic rock band with its own distinctive and ferocious vocal style," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Now, as they reunite for a new album of original material, we welcome Chris Cornell and the band to SiriusXM where they can meet and hear from some of their lucky fans."
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Soundgarden" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com . Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
Pearl Jam Radio features archival concerts from Pearl Jam's celebrated career, plus unreleased material from the group's personal music library and side projects, including solo and pre-Pearl Jam music.
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