Aidin Vaziri of The San Francisco Chronicle chatted with Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell and asked the former Soundgarden singer why he wanted to get back in a band. “I didn’t, actually,” he said. “I wasn’t thinking, ‘Well, I should be in a band now.’ The beauty of a solo career is that you can always make solo records, but to go into a room and make a record with these guys was an opportunity that was only there then. So I thought, ‘Let’s check it out.’ Within like a week we had enough songs for a record. We had a record before we even knew each other.” Read more.