Soundgarden returns with a new album called King Animal. It's set for a worldwide release on November 13. A short clip from an album track called "Worse Dreams" is available below. It's been a long time coming since 1996's Down on the Upside. News and leak updates regarding King Animal will be added to the post as we get closer to the official retail release. Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984 by singer Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. Matt Cameron became the band's full time drummer in 1986, while bassist Ben Shepherd became a permanent replacement for Yamamoto in 1990.