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Soundgarden will play three "intimate" North American shows to celebrate the release of the band's sixth studio album, King Animal. The shows will take place at Irving Plaza in New York City on November 13th, the Phoenix in Toronto on November 16th and the Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles on November 27th. King Animal, Soundgarden's first album since 1996, arrives on the 13th. Fans who pre-order the album before 11:59 p.m. PT on November 7th will be sent a password to access a ticket pre-sale for the shows, beginning on November 8th at noon.


  • Tickets will go on sale to the general public on November 9th.
  • The band will also webcast a Live On Letterman concert from New York on November 12th at 8:00 p.m. ET. The webcast will be available on and VEVO.
  • The band will also perform later that evening on CBS-TV's Late Show With David Letterman, and on the November 26th edition of ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live.
  • The band has also announced details of the various editions of King Animal that will be available, including a box set, a deluxe CD, an iTunes deluxe version and a 180-gram double vinyl version, most of which will include demos of several album tracks.
  • King Animal is Soundgarden's first all-new studio album since releasing Down On The Upside 16 years ago. The band reunited in 2010 and has also issued a live set and a retrospective collection in the past two years.

CHECK IT OUT: For more info on the different editions of King Animal as well as pre-order info, go to

SIDE NOTES: Soundgarden has released a lyric video for a song from King Animal called "Non-State Actor." Check it out here:


Read more at Blabbermouth and Loudwire

Loudwire reports Soundgarden leave nostalgia behind for "King Animal" album

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