“Live to Rise,” the original song written and recorded for and appearing in the film is the first single from the Marvel Music/Hollywood Records release Avengers Assemble. Soundgarden’s “Live to Rise” was the #1 most added song in its first week at Alternative and Active Rock U.S. radio. The single will be available as a free download for one week, April 17 through April 24. A pre-order for Avengers Assemble, the 13-track compilation of music from and inspired by the film, is also available on iTunes beginning April 17.
Hello everyone and welcome to another edition of Project Rhythm Seed’s Free Music Friday. This week seems like it just flew by. On Monday we brought you news on Ryan Adams’ forthcoming release Ashes & Fire. On Tuesday it was all about our pals Switchfoot and the release of their new album Vice Verses. On Wednesday we presented another installment of Rhythm Seed Artist Spotlight, this time highlighting one of our favorite bands of 2011, Little Dragon. On Thursday it was Grammy award winning Chris Cornell’s upcoming release of his live album entitled Songbook.
After a sold-out spring tour this year, Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter, Chris Cornell, has announced fall and winter tour dates for the second run of his acoustic Songbook tour. He will be making stops across the country including the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami, FL, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco and the Orpheum in Los Angeles.
Relativity Music Group is pleased to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack for Golden-Globe® nominee Marc Forster’s Machine Gun Preacher, featuring the original song and lead track “The Keeper,” written and performed by Grammy-award winning musician Chris Cornell and co-produced by Alain Johannes (Great Expectations) and Chris Cornell. Machine Gun Preacher stars Gerard Butler and is based on the true story of Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who finds faith leading him on a path to help the children of East Africa.