Singer will follow Soundgarden's European run with four solo shows

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has announced a short UK tour for this June.

The singer, who released his third solo album ‘Scream’ in 2009 and an acoustic live album ‘Songbook’ last year, will play four shows across the UK this summer.

The dates begin at Manchester’s Lowry Theatre on June 16, before moving on to London Palladium on June 18 and then Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on June 19. Cornell will round things off at Newcastle’s City Hall on June 20.

The shows will follow Soundgarden‘s European tour, which include a slot at this summer’s Download festival.

The reunited grunge band are currently working on their first album since 1996’s ‘Down On The Upside’. It is expected to emerge later this year.

Chris Cornell will play:

Salford Lowry Theatre (June 16)
London Palladium (18)
Birmingham Symphony Hall (19)
Newcastle City Hall (20)

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