019: Chris Cornell Reactions

May 20, 2017

Episode #019 of the Sound Matters radio show features Tom’s recap of the NORTHERN INVASION 2017 festival where sadly, one of the last Soundgarden shows with the late Chris Cornell took place. Tom shares his reactions and pays tribute to Chris Cornell who passed away this week. Tom hosts special guests Chuck Stout and Ringo Nelson from RIPT discussing the new era of the band, and Rockford’s Local Music Scene updates with 96.7 The Eagle’s Kevin McCarthy. All Sound Matters Radio episodes conclude with Tom’s signature Sound Matter Moment.

On This Episode:

  1. Get Sound Matters Radio interview podcasts on >> iTunesSpreaker and full show streams on >> Mixcloud
  2. Sound Matters Chris Cornell Spotlight: Soundgarden, Badmotorfinger, 1992 (“Outshined”) & Superunknown, 1994 (“Fell On Black Days”), Temple of the Dog, Temple of the Dog, 1991 (“Times of Trouble”)
  3. Rockford’s Local Music Scene with Kevin McCarthy from 96.7 The Eagle
  5. Sound Matter Moment… “That Smell”

>> Episode #019 (with Spotlighted music) streaming on Mixcloud here:


Chris Cornell of Soundgarden… RIP May 17, 2017 >> www.chriscornell.com

Photo by Tom Leu, May 13, 2017


RIPT from Rockford Facebook page: www.facebook.com/riptfromrockford

Photos by Tom Leu & Laura Speer

A ‘Sound Matter Moment’ >> www.soundmatters.tv/that-smell

Photo by Tom Leu

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> Until we meet again… Stay tuned-in…

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Tom Leu, MS/CPC is a Professional Speaker, Writer, Radio Host, & Photographer. A member of the National Speakers Association, Tom talks shiFt™ about Communications, Psychology, Recovery, & Rock 'n Roll. His writings, presentations, images, & interviews uncover layers within music, culture, & communications.

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