AUDIOSLAVE's CHRIS CORNELL Says He's Still Got The 'Original Fire'

Launch Radio Networks reports: AUDIOSLAVE vocalist Chris Cornell is coming up on the 20th anniversary of his first recordings with his original band SOUNDGARDEN. Cornell told Launch that his feelings about the legendary Seattle music scene that he was part of back then led him to write AUDIOSLAVE's new single, "Original Fire". "I had been thinking a lot about my experience just growing up in the Seattle scene as a musician, you know, starting as a teenager and then, you know, how vibrant the scene became and how amazing it was, and the main subject of the song really is just that I'm expressing that I feel the same way about music now and creating it, with the same enthusiasm as I did then," he said.

"Original Fire" comes off AUDIOSLAVE's third album, "Revelations", which is due out on September 5. The band has not announced any plans yet to tour in support of the record.

Cornell recently landed the coveted gig of singing the title song for the next James Bond movie, "Casino Royale".

The vocalist also dismissed rumors that he was planning to leave AUDIOSLAVE, although he does intend to hit the studio at the end of the summer to begin recording his second solo album.


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