Soundgarden (CANCELED) at Bomb Factory
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One of Seattle’s most brutal bands, Soundgarden didn’t become a deity like Nirvana or an arena-packing force like Pearl Jam. Still, the band has gotten its just due. Since reforming in 2010, lead wailer Chris Cornell, guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer Matt Cameron have been drawing big crowds of aging grunge connoisseurs and fans too young to have seen them before they broke up in ’97. Soundgarden is working on a new album — its first in five years — but don’t expect to hear any fresh material in Dallas. The tour is a career retrospective, ranging from ‘80s gems like “Incessant Mace” to well-known songs from the ‘90s — “Black Hole Sun,” “Rusty Cage” — to tunes from its well-received 2012 album King Animal.