The music world was shocked by the sudden and unexpected death of Chris Cornell, at 52, who was in the middle of a tour with his band, Soundgarden.
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All editions have what Soundgarden themselves said we’d be unlikely to hear — a new song. It shows that time hasn’t dimmed the strength of the band.
Looking at small bits of art necessarily enters the realm of the abstract, and, of course, a guitar solo is usually shorter than a band’s catalog, much less an album or even a song. So, this gets tricky.
In a way, Vulture Whale could be the indie-rock version of one of those mythological beasts assembled from parts of various animals and given the ability to breathe fire.