Deluxe edition includes three bonus demo tracks. 2012 release, the first studio album from the Seattle Grunge/Rock band in 15 years. The band co-produced their sixth studio album with longtime Soundgarden friend and producer Adam Kasper (Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Pearl Jam) and recorded at Studio X in Seattle. King Animal was mixed by Joe Barresi (The Melvins, Queens of the Stone Age, Weezer) in Pasadena, California. With two Grammy award wins, seven overall nominations and over 21 million records sold worldwide, Soundgarden redefined Rock music for a whole generation and had a revolutionary impact on the course of musical history. In the three years since Soundgarden reunited, they released their first retrospective, Telephantasm, their first live album, Live on the 1-5, penned the end title for the feature film The Avengers, and headlined sold-out shows and festivals around the world.