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North American Tour Announced By Soundgarden

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Soundgarden - One of the most influential bands in rock music Soundgarden announced a North American headline tour that will kick off on May 3rd in Atlanta, GA at the Fox Theatre. The Pretty Reckless and Dillinger Escape Plan will support select dates. A special ticket pre-sale for fans who are signed up to www.soundgarden.com and www.chriscornell.com will launch Tuesday, February 28th at 10:00am local time. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Friday March 3rd at 10am local time.

Soundgarden will also appear at a variety of previously announced summer festivals, including: WXTV Rockfest, Welcome To Rockville, Fort Rock Festival, 89.7 The River's Rockfest, Rock on the Range, and more. See below for a complete list of confirmed dates.

In other news, Soundgarden and Sub Pop recently announced the release of the remixed and expanded reissue of the band's debut full-length album, "Ultramega OK," on March 10, 2017. Additionally, in November 2016, the band celebrated the 25th Anniversary of the album "Badmotorfinger" by releasing four special editions of the 1991 album, and in July and August 2016 Soundgarden re-released a standard single LP vinyl of the second full-length studio album, 1989's "Louder Than Love" as well as a two-LP 180-gram vinyl 20th anniversary reissue of seminal 1996 album, "Down on the Upside."

Soundgarden is currently working on a new album. The dates and venues are:

4/28 Tampa, FL - WXTV Rockfest
4/29 Jacksonville, FL - Welcome To Rockville
4/30 Ft Myers, FL - Fort Rock Festival
5/3 Atlanta, GA - Fox Theatre*
5/5 Concord, NC - Carolina Rebellion
5/6 Tuscaloosa, AL - Tuscaloosa Amphitheatre^
5/7 Memphis, TN - Beale Street Music Festival
5/10 Indianapolis, IN - Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn*
5/12 Council Bluffs, IA - KIWR Rockfest
5/13 Somerset, WI - Northern Invasion
5/14 Kansas City, MO - Starlight Theatre^
5/17 Detroit, MI - Fox Theatre*
5/19 Columbus, OH - Rock on the Range
5/20 Maryland Heights, MO - KPNT Pointfest
5/22 Denver, CO - Fillmore Auditorium^
5/25 Houston, TX - Revention Music Center^
5/26 Dallas, TX - Bomb Factory^
5/27 Pryor, OK - Rocklahoma

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