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Chris Cornell, the Palais Theatre St Kilda. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Temple of the Dog To Reunite For Tour and Reissue

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on July 21, 2016

in Live,News

Temple of the Dog, the supergroup with Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell, Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard and Mike McCready and drummer Matt Cameron, have reunited and will tour for the first time.

Temple of the Dog was conceived by Cornell in 1990 as a tribute to the late Andrew Wood of Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone. After assembling the rest of the band, they went in the studio, initially to record a couple of songs but, eventually, they put together a full album.

Released in April of 1991, the album initially sold just 70,000 copies and failed to chart but, a year later, A&M decided to put a new push behind the set after the bands of the members began to have their own albums, Badmotorfinger and Ten, takeoff. With the new promotion, the album went to number 5 in the U.S. and 11 in Canada.

The band has played a couple of songs live here and there but only performed a full, one hour, set once during the time they were writing and recording the album. This November, the reunited group will go on tour for the first time, playing five cities, Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and their hometown of Seattle.

Cornell said of the new tour, “We wanted to do the one thing we never got to do … play shows and see what it feels like to be the band that we walked away from 25 years ago.”

The dates:
11/04 – Philadelphia, PA – Tower Theater
11/07 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
11/11 – San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Center
11/14 – Los Angeles, CA – The Forum
11/20 – Seattle, WA – Paramount Theater

In addition, to mark the 25th anniversary of the release of their only album, Temple of the Dog will put out an expanded version in 2-CD/DVD/Blu-Ray, 2-CD, single-CD and double vinyl LP configurations.

Temple of the Dog Super Deluxe edition

Disc 1
Original album newly mixed in 192/24 stereo by Brendan O’Brien

Tracklist
Say Hello 2 Heaven
Reach Down
Hunger Strike
Pushin’ Forward Back
Call Me A Dog
Times Of Trouble
Wooden Jesus
Your Saviour
Four Walled World
All Night Thing

Plus 3 Alternate Mixes newly mixed from multi-tracks by Adam Kasper – Say Hello 2 Heaven, Wooden Jesus and All Night Thing

Disc 2
7 demos – 5 unreleased including 2 songs that didn’t make final album sessions: Angel of Fire and Black Cat
5 Studio Outtakes newly mixed from multi-tracks by Adam Kasper – Say Hello 2 Heaven, Reach Down, Pushin Forward Back, Wooden Jesus and All Night Thing

DVD
11/13/90: Off Ramp Cafe video shot by Badmotorfinger producer, Terry Date (previously unseen/unreleased)
Hunger Strike
Wooden Jesus
Say Hello 2 Heaven
Reach Down
Call Me A Dog
Times of Trouble
12/90: Say Hello 2 Heaven originally shot on film and newly transferred to HD (newly edited and never before seen in its entirety)
9/8/92: Lollapalooza, Phoenix Hunger Strike surprise performance
Official Hunger Strike music video
9/11: PJ20 Alpine Valley fan shot and edited videos including:
9/3/11
Say Hello 2 Heaven
9/4/11
Hunger Strike
Call Me A Dog
All Night Thing
Reach Down

All HD quality; includes Pearl Jam’s stereo mix from the live multi-tracks from this event plus HD pit footage from the Pearl Jam archives
1/15: Call Me A Dog and Reach Down from Madseason’s 2015 Benaroya Hall concert (newly edited and never-before-seen)

Blu-Ray
Newly mixed 96kHz 24-bit 5.1 Surround mix by Adam Kasper (Superunknown 5.1 mixer)
96kHz 24-bit stereo mix by Brendan O’Brien
Official Hunger Strike music video in 5.1
HD versions of the bonus videos in stereo only

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