Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell has revealed that the band's new album will "be out in probably October". Speaking to Rolling Stone, Cornell claimed the album will be mastered imminently. "I would say September but I'm just guessing October. We're pretty much done with everything." The album will be the Seattle group's first album since 1996's Down On The Upside. They recently released their first new track in 15 years, "Live To Rise", on the soundtrack for the film, Avengers Assemble.

Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell has revealed that the band’s new album will “be out in probably October”.

Speaking to Rolling Stone, Cornell claimed the album will be mastered imminently. “I would say September but I’m just guessing October. We’re pretty much done with everything.”

The album will be the Seattle group’s first album since 1996’s Down On The Upside. They recently released their first new track in 15 years, “Live To Rise”, on the soundtrack for the film, Avengers Assemble.

Soundgarden reunited in 2010, 12 years after they originally split up.

The band will come to the UK this summer to headline Hard Rock Calling festival in London. Soundgarden, who will also perform at this summer’s Download Festival, join Bruce Springsteen and Paul Simon in headlining the event.