On TV: Franz Ferdinand, Chris Cornell, Scott Weiland

Rock acts on television this week include:

Franz Ferdinand, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

Ben Harper & Relentless7, who perform on ‘The Late Show’ (CBS) on Wednesday and ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ (NBC) on Thursday.

Slash and Daughtry, who perform on ‘American Idol’ (FOX) on Wednesday.

The National, who perform on ‘Late Night’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Ida Maria, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ (NBC) on Friday.

Chris Cornell, who performs on ‘The Late Show’ (CBS) on Friday.

Scott Weiland, who performs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Friday.

Chris Cornell Discusses Trent Reznor, Axl Rose & Soundgarden

Chris Cornell of Soundgarden from the 'Hands All Over' music video

Sherman and Tingle of Q101.1 FM sat down with Chris Cornell to discuss being treated “very well” by “a little eccentric” Guns N’ Roses frontman Axl Rose, being unsure about the chances of a Soundgarden reunion, the criticism he received from Nine Inch Nails mainman Trent Reznor regarding the new album ‘Scream’, life on the road without the family, singing and music in general.

“I don’t even think he realized it would be something that people would want to talk about so much,” Cornell said of Reznor’s Twitter posting. Chris added that he’s never even met Trent before.

Watch the interview via the Chicago station’s YouTube channel below.

Chris Cornell Apparently Has That Prisoner Look

Chris Cornell checked in with fans on his Twitter account (@chriscornell) on Wednesday (April 15), where the former Soundgarden/Audioslave singer talked about a run-in with the law:

Just flew into Indy. got off the plane. 3 uniformed U.S. Marshals were waiting for a prisoner on my flight. They thought it was me. It wasn’t

Chris Cornell Breaks Out Of Genre Confines With ‘Scream’

Chris Cornell and Timbaland

Chris Cornell was on the phone with Kiwibox Editor Steven to talk about his latest solo effort ‘Scream’. The former Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman about how he doesn’t feel the music sounds much different that his previous work, taking advantage of the freedom of doing a solo album, if he was mindful of how fans would accept this music that isn’t his typical guitar based rock, the fan reaction he’s observed from performing the ‘Scream’ material, why Missy Elliott’s ‘Supa Dupa Fly (The Rain)’ is his favorite of all Timbaland productions, and what’s next on his schedule. Listen to the interview below. (more…)

On TV: Bloc Party, Chris Cornell, The Osbournes

Rock acts on television this week include:

Joel and Benji Madden of Good Charlotte, who visit ‘Larry King Live’ (CNN) on Monday.

Bloc Party, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on Monday.

Morrissey, who performs on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ (NBC) on Monday.

White Lies, who perform on ‘The Late Show’ on Tuesday.

Chris Cornell, who performs on ‘Last Call with Carson Daly’ (NBC) on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Ra Ra Riot, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Wednesday.

The All-American Rejects, who perform on ‘Late Night’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Blue October, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Wednesday.

Ozzy Osbourne, who visits ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Thursday with wife Sharon, son Jack and daughter Kelly.

Relentless 7, who perform on ‘Last Call’ (NBC) on Friday.

On TV: Dropkick Murphys, Travis Barker, Chris Cornell, TSOOL

Soundtrack Of Our Lives 'Behind The Music'

Rock acts on television this week include

The Upper Crust, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson’ (CBS) on Monday.

Bell X1, who perform on ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

Soundtrack of Our Lives, who perform on ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’ (NBC) on Tuesday.

Dropkick Murphys, who perform on ‘The Late Late Show’ (CBS) on Tuesday.

Young Dubliners, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Tuesday.

Modest Mouse, who perform on ‘The Late Show’ (CBS) on Wednesday.

Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy, who guest stars on ‘CSI:NY’ (CBS) on Wednesday.

Vampire Weekend, who perform on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ (NBC) on Wednesday.

Travis Barker of blink-182, who appears on ‘Larry King Live’ (CNN) with DJ AM to discuss the plane crash that almost killed them on Thursday.

The Duke Spirit, who perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ (ABC) on Thursday.

Gavin Rossdale, who visits ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (Syndicated) on Friday.

Chris Cornell, who performs on ‘The Tonight Show’ (NBC) on Friday.

Chris Cornell On Touring With New Music

Chris Cornell talked about his experience performing his new album ‘Scream’ on tour and shared his live performance of the song ‘Watch Out’. “I’m gonna kinda be bummed out when it’s over,” the former Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman said. “I think there’s some type of triumphant feeling you get from playing something entirely new to an audience that has been your audience for a long time, and they’re reacting and responding so well to it.” Watch the comments via YouTube below.

Chris Cornell And Family Attend John Varvatos 7th Annual Stuart House Benefit

Former Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell, wife Vicky, daughter Toni, and son Christopher Nicholas attended the John Varvatos 7th Annual Stuart House Benefit at the John Varvatos Boutique in Los Angeles on Sunday (March 8). The charity benefit was in aid of abused children.

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