Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, a Grammy award winner and rock legend, is bringing his solo acoustic “Songbook” tour to Australian theatres in October after a big run of sold out dates in the United States.

With 21 million album sales under his belt, Cornell has received both critical and commercial success as a singer/songwriter for the bands Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog, as well as his own solo efforts.

Performing in true solo fashion, by himself on stage, Cornell will treat fans to an unplugged selection from all his various band guises, his solo works and he’ll also be pulling out a few surprise covers.

These intimate shows offer fans the opportunit to get up close and personal with Cornell in a unique setting on a tour that fans have been waiting for for years.

Canberra, Canberra Theatre – Friday Oct 7

Perth, Concert Hall – Monday Oct 10

Adelaide, Festival Theatre – Thursday Oct 13

Brisbane, QPAC Concert Hall – Saturday Oct 15

Melbourne, Palais Theatre – Wednesday Oct 19

Also playing the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall – Saturday Oct 22 – presented by Sydney Opera House.

Tickets on sale 9am, Friday June 10.