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Audioslave (2002)

Audioslave
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Hard rock, Post-grunge, Heavy metal, Alternative rock, Alternative metal

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Audioslave is the eponymous debut studio album by the American rock supergroup Audioslave and was released on November 19, 2002 (see 2002 in music). The album's music features Chris Cornell providing his familiar classic rock-esque wails and croons to the songs. It features the hit singles "Cochise", "Show Me How to Live", "What You Are", "Like a Stone", and "I Am the Highway". The record was certified triple platinum in the US. "Like a Stone" was nominated for the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.
Audioslave was formed after Zack de la Rocha left Rage Against the Machine and the remaining members were searching for another vocalist. Producer and friend Rick Rubin suggested that they contact Chris Cornell. Rubin played the remaining Rage Against the Machine band members the Soundgarden song "Slaves & Bulldozers" to showcase his ability. Cornell was in the writing process of a second solo album, but decided to shelve that and pursue the opportunity to work with Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk when they approached him. Morello described Cornell: "He stepped to the microphone and sang the song and I couldn't believe it. It didn't just sound good. It didn't

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Tracks

4:41 Gasoline
4:11 What You Are
4:25 Set It Off
5:36 I Am the Highway
3:28 Exploder
3:28 Hypnotize
5:31 Bring 'Em Back Alive
5:05 Light My Way
5:01 Getaway Car
5:17 The Last Remaining Light
3:43 Cochise
4:57 Like a Stone
4:38 Show Me How to Live
5:43 Shadow on the Sun
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