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Soundgarden Talk New Song

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The band's brand new single, 'Live To Rise', was written specifically for Marvel's The Avengers after Soundgarden was approached about contributing a song to the film but it isn't an indication of where the band's new album will be heading.

"The hard part of writing a song for a film is it has to act as a Soundgarden song, first and foremost, then obviously, it has to coexist with the film," Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell told

Cornell told a Seattle radio station "Some of the songs on our new album are pretty far left of center, and sort of zero in on more of a hardcore Soundgarden fan and not necessarily a family that goes to see a film like that. Although ['Live To Rise' is] not really what I think of as a necessarily family-friendly song, but it's as close as we've ever come."

The singer added that the tune wasn't specifically based on the movie, saying, "I think a film like this appeals to little kids all the way to old people because it's an action film, it's comic book characters, but it's also pretty witty dialog and accomplished actors doing it. So it had to be somewhat open to all of that. But also first and foremost it has to be a Soundgarden song."

You can still get the song for free from iTunes for the next few days from HERE

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