Stage AE on the North Shore added three concerts to the spring lineup on Monday:
• Soundgarden, which reunited in 2010, makes its long-awaited return to Pittsburgh for an outdoor show on May 12. The Seattle grunge legends are touring on "King Animal," their first album in 15 years. It will be the first Pittsburgh show since the wild Lollapalooza '92. Tickets go on sale Friday and are $49.50 advance; $52 day of show.
• The National, which formed in Cincinnati and broke out of Brooklyn in 2001 with a haunting, melancholy indie-rock sound, plays an indoor show on June 11, a month after releasing a new album. Also on the bill are Dirty Projectors. Tickets are on sale Friday: $29.50 advance and day of show.
• Steel Panther, a satirical metal band from LA that was nominated for a Best Comedy Album Grammy in 2010, plays Stage AE indoors on April 25. Tickets are on sale Saturday: $20 advance; $25 day of show.
Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.music