2005 – Audioslave top the American album charts with their second album, Out of Exile. Rapper Common’s album Be enters the charts at No. 2.
2005 – Audioslave becomes the first U.S. rock act to perform a free outdoor concert in Cuba when the group performs at La Tribuna in Havana, which can accommodate as many as 1 million spectators.
2003 – The troubled Lollapalooza tour with Jane’s Addiction and Audioslave cancels an upstate New York date, citing rising production costs.
2003 – After various delays, Lollapalooza kicks off again, with headliners Jane’s Addiction and a line-up that includes Incubus, hip-hop act Jurassic Five and Audioslave.
2003 – An eclectic array of artists induct the new members into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani inducts the Police, while Aerosmith vocalist Steven Tyler inducts AC/DC. Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello introduces the surviving members of the Clash, Elton John inducts Elvis Costello, and […]
2002 – Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell walks out of rehearsals for new project with members of Rage Against the Machine. Fortunately, he later returns; the band takes the name Audioslave. Chris Cornell was born Christopher John Boyle in Seattle, Washington on July 20th 1964. Chris is the second youngest of Karen and Ed Boyle’s 6 […]
2002 – Sharon Osbourne announces that the line-up for this year’s Ozzfest will include her husband Ozzy, System of a Down, P.O.D., Audioslave and Drowning Pool.
1964 – Chris Cornell, frontman for megagroups Soundgarden and Audioslave is born in Seattle, Wash. Chris Cornell (born Christopher John Boyle on July 20, 1964) is an American musician best known as the lead singer and songwriter for rock bands Soundgarden (1984–1997) and Audioslave (2001–2007). He was the founder and frontman for Temple of the […]