Soundgarden

Guitar Center Sessions kicks off its eighth season by welcoming classic Seattle grunge rockers Soundgarden on Sunday, May 4 at 8/7c on DIRECTV's Audience Network. Filmed on a rooftop in Austin, Texas during March's South by Southwest music festival, the Chris Cornell-fronted band perform a variety of hits while celebrating the 20th anniversary of their breakthrough album, Superunknown.

"The rooftop show for Guitar Center was truly memorable and we hope our fans will enjoy the chance to see it on DIRECTV," Soundgarden said in a statement.

Soundgarden is one of many legendary acts taking the stage during this season's 12-episode run. Other artists include Snoop Dogg, 311 and Alice in Chains, as well as hot newcomers such as CHVRCHES and Cage the Elephant. Each hour-long episode combines intimate performances with insightful interviews conducted by music journalist Nic Harcourt.

Check out an exclusive clip below of Soundgarden performing their 1991 song "Outshined."

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