R.I.P. Chris Cornell

2017-05-18 by Tunaboy45 | 174 Comments
Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman and grunge icon Chris Cornell has died unexpectedly at the age of 52.

His representative Brian Bumbery claimed the death to be "sudden and unexpected" and that it came as a shock to everyone. Soundgarden were in the middle of a tour when it was reported and were due to play Rock On The Range tomorrow. Chris has left an impressive discography behind and will be sorely missed by the music community.





Tagged: Soundgarden

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Moge
May 18th 2017
380 Comments


Fuck... RIP

Tunaboy45
May 18th 2017
15521 Comments


Couldn't believe it, he seemed like such a healthy guy and Soundgarden were touring. The 90s may have caught up with him.

Azertherion
May 18th 2017
443 Comments


It really sucks. RIP

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butcherboy
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2017
5293 Comments


What?! Christ.. Rest in peace

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Davil667
May 18th 2017
2751 Comments


Horrible news. A huge loss... R.I.P. Chris.

MuhNamesTyler
May 18th 2017
6179 Comments


Super sad

RIP

SowingSeason
Moderator
May 18th 2017
24841 Comments


Always enjoyed Soundgarden. RIP.

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Typhoon24
May 18th 2017
1727 Comments


let's just hope this was his unfortunate natural time to go and it had nothing to do with some disease that caused him suffering (including alcoholism).

Capablanca
May 18th 2017
218 Comments


This is just fucking sad, all childhood memories, watching MTV videos with my brothers, Soundgarden was one of the first bands that shaped my musical taste, R.I.P. Chris, too fucking soon.

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Dylan620
May 18th 2017
3648 Comments


This is a tremendous loss. Temple of the Dog and Superunknown are, in my humble opinion, two of the greatest albums of all time, with his vocal performance on TOTD being possibly my favorite on any album by any artist. Thank you for the amazing music, Chris. RIP.

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notgayorowt
May 18th 2017
5 Comments


RIP Chris Cornell
I seriously cannot remember being this upset about an artist dying. I've followed his music for over 25 years and have always been impressed by his passion and commitment. He never followed trends, never sounded like anyone else and died with a truly great musical legacy which I am sure will remain unblemished by the passing years.

thumbcrusher
May 18th 2017
3753 Comments


Really sad news, he had an amazing voice and made some fantastic music

Tunaboy45
May 18th 2017
15521 Comments


You Know My Name is one of the all time best bond songs too.

Happy2review
May 18th 2017
200 Comments


It's almost not fair to be upset. What the fuck... It's too sudden. And at age 52 no less. Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and friends.

zakalwe
May 18th 2017
23024 Comments


Blimey. Cheers for being an integral part of shaping my early 90s. RIP.

BHAR
May 18th 2017
227 Comments


I did not see this coming. At all. Soundgarden was known as my favorite grunge band and I enjoyed the f*ck out of Badmotorfinger (even writing a review months ago) and Superunknown. Rest In Peace with Layne and Kurt, Chris.

ianblxdsoe
May 18th 2017
1318 Comments


woah what the fuck R.I.P dude shit

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Calc
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2017
15748 Comments


wtf....

Prancer
May 18th 2017
424 Comments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOtL3LfOwIU
Someone has uploaded what is now Chris's last ever concert. He looks so healthy, really sad.

EvoHavok
May 18th 2017
7189 Comments


Such a shock. R.I.P.

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Davil667
May 18th 2017
2751 Comments


SAY HELLOOOO TO HEAVEEEEEEN

So painfully appropriate...

tempest--
May 18th 2017
20544 Comments


devastating

RunOfTheMill
May 18th 2017
3185 Comments


What the fuck how did this happen

henryChinaski
May 18th 2017
3869 Comments


Wow. So surprised and sad to hear this.

RIP Chris

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MrSirLordGentleman
May 18th 2017
10866 Comments


WTFFFFFFFFFFF


RIP hard, this is devastating

onionbubs
May 18th 2017
6428 Comments


what the fuck? no no no no no

soundgarden were one of my favorite bands a few years ago. badmotorfinger will always have a special place in my heart and his voice was always my favorite part of the band

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undertakerpt
May 18th 2017
1560 Comments


One unexpected RIP right there

Ziguvan
May 18th 2017
591 Comments


Such a fantastic singer.
RIP.

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Jom
Staff Reviewer
May 18th 2017
2987 Comments


Very difficult news. There's talk of suicide or autoerotic asphyxiation gone wrong based on how he was found in his hotel after the show in Detroit. Depends on what the medical examiner finds, but it's very somber news to hear first thing in the morning.

Sinternet
May 18th 2017
14633 Comments


wow i didnt expect this

RIP, i'll jam superunknown in his honour

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BigBlob
May 18th 2017
2764 Comments


"autoerotic asphyxiation gone wrong"

hope not, for the sake of the family anyway...

Pajolero
May 18th 2017
890 Comments


Oh hell.

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VheissuCrisis
Emeritus
May 18th 2017
1367 Comments


Hope it isn't either of those Jom, for the family's sake. RIP.

SandwichBubble
May 18th 2017
4520 Comments


The sudden deaths always hurt more. Sorry to his family and bandmates who didn't get to give him a proper goodbye

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RoyOlhado
May 18th 2017
38 Comments


Shit, man. I wonder what the cause was.

RIP

SoccerRiot
May 18th 2017
2764 Comments


Well, this just ruined my fucking morning... RIP :'[

insomniac15
Staff Reviewer
May 18th 2017
4374 Comments


This is crazy...RIP

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christhjian
May 18th 2017
516 Comments


Came really out of nowhere this terrible news.... RIP hard

ChaoticVortex
May 18th 2017
481 Comments


Got stuck at home with a bad stomach virus and I thought the day couldn't get any worse...I was wrong.

R.I.P. Chris

christhjian
May 18th 2017
516 Comments


Came really out of nowhere this terrible news.... RIP hard

MO
May 18th 2017
21937 Comments


such an amazing talent, this one hurts

huge fucking RIP

TheMrAlexK
May 18th 2017
8558 Comments


I'm not even that big of a fan but fuck man this is upsetting

Danred97
May 18th 2017
1445 Comments


Wtf man. That sucks. RIP.

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HarryBoBerry
May 18th 2017
424 Comments


RIP hard, Audioslave and Soundgarden were 2 of my first favorite bands. He had a wicked set of pipes. At least he passed on doing what he loved most.

manosg
Staff Reviewer
May 18th 2017
10497 Comments


This is unbelievable. One of the most iconic musicians of the '90s. RIP.

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RogueNine
May 18th 2017
3318 Comments


What?!?!?
Unbelievable. Just unbelievable. Crushing.

NeroCorleone80
May 18th 2017
34320 Comments


huge shock

Sunnyvale
May 18th 2017
701 Comments


RIP. One of the best singers of all time, and Soundgarden was one of the greatest bands of the 90s. I'm be jamming his music all day.

FakeOne
May 18th 2017
50 Comments


Nobody expected this, RIP one of the best singers in rock history

elliootsmeuth
May 18th 2017
3314 Comments


Holy fuck, never saw this coming.
Soundgarden was one of the first bands that shaped my musical taste [2]

tigersbrokefree
May 18th 2017
136 Comments


Fuck 2017

bloc
May 18th 2017
43543 Comments


WHOA was not expecting to see this headline logging in today, RIP

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PistolPete
May 18th 2017
4455 Comments


Huge loss for rock. RIP

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elliootsmeuth
May 18th 2017
3314 Comments


Eddie Vedder is the only one left alive out of the big four of grunge.

Relinquished
May 18th 2017
36459 Comments


one of my musical heroes growing up, truly unexpected since they said they were ready to follow up king animal. RIP

JoylessBastard
May 18th 2017
243 Comments


So out of the blue R.I.P

AmericanFlagAsh
May 18th 2017
8656 Comments


Omg RIP...

Archelirion
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2017
5408 Comments


Bloody hell ;-; Rest in peace fella

Xenorazr
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2017
991 Comments


I never even got into his bands and I'm in disbelief. 52 is way too soon.

ChubbyEwok
May 18th 2017
57 Comments


I can't believe this is real, its such upsetting news to hear. RIP

MrHarrison
May 18th 2017
29 Comments


Oh fuck. This is some bullshit. I swear they were only talking about a new album, like, a week ago. I hope they recorded something at least.

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iambandersnatch
May 18th 2017
1751 Comments


there's some reports (don't know how substantiated) that it may have been suicide (something found around his throat?) which seems soo weird because he was right in the middle of doing stuff and tweeted about said stuff hours before. Maybe a bad trip or something? I thought he was clean-ish these days but who knows.

Whatever happened gdamn RIP, one of my favorite voices and just a cool af guy

macman76
Staff Reviewer
May 18th 2017
1838 Comments


Man, gonna jam badmotorfinger and superunknown RIP

oWhoadYo
May 18th 2017
1977 Comments


Chris Cornell is one of the main reasons I like and play music. The man made me appreciate music for the first time. Fuck this one is hard

Coldplaz
May 18th 2017
41 Comments


Truly shocking and sad event

Conmaniac
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2017
19133 Comments


oh wow this sucks a lot RIP. was just thinking about Soundgarden the other day and how they helped shape my taste in music.

tiesthatbind
May 18th 2017
7419 Comments


Awful news. RIP

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BigPleb
May 18th 2017
51131 Comments


I refuse to believe this is real :/

Huge RIP, amazing talent!

Insurrection
Contributing Reviewer
May 18th 2017
24403 Comments


shit man

RIP

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starboystargirl
May 18th 2017
249 Comments


wtf!?


R.I.P.

17WordHaiku
May 18th 2017
251 Comments


I'm at a loss for words. Just RIP. We lost one of the greatest male vocalists of all time.

cor22222
May 18th 2017
227 Comments


I dont know why u die long before your time has come. I can't believe this, one of my favorite vocalist die. Hate this news. RIP Chris Cornell

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JWT155
May 18th 2017
13566 Comments


Damn.

GreyShadow
May 18th 2017
1723 Comments


This is the first thing I saw when I woke up and I still can't believe it. RIP to a legend.

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JAV
May 18th 2017
2744 Comments


What the actual fuck.
RIP Chris

blunderbuss
May 18th 2017
6 Comments


Horrible day

mete0ra
May 18th 2017
169 Comments


In shock. RIP Chris

Kalopsia
May 18th 2017
1827 Comments


Wasn't expecting this. Not like Scott Weiland. Was expecting that for years. But this just hits me hard.

RIP Chris

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Titan
May 18th 2017
17881 Comments


'A source told Local 4 that Vicky called a family friend to ask him to check on her husband because something seemed off. The friend did so, opening Cornell’s hotel room door to find him dead inside of the bathroom with “something tied around his neck.”'

fuck

Source
May 18th 2017
1427 Comments


wow RIP

WatchItExplode
May 18th 2017
4949 Comments


regardless of the cause he deserved better than to die in the MGM Detroit

SnakeDelilah
May 18th 2017
19829 Comments


what the FUCK

RIP

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TVC15
May 18th 2017
8592 Comments


I'm in total shock right now

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ultimatethrasher
May 18th 2017
599 Comments


Wow..... I did not see this coming.. I'm in shock

Kalopsia
May 18th 2017
1827 Comments


yeah, some websites are saying a potential suicide................ hope that's not true

HinkHall
May 18th 2017
153 Comments


Such devastating news.

RIP Chris. Always loved the guy's voice, and Superunknown will always be a classic in my eyes.

Relinquished
May 18th 2017
36459 Comments


look at his last performance

that dude looked eroded

ArsMoriendi
May 18th 2017
21719 Comments


But he wasn't even a heroin addict like the other dead grunge frontmen...

52 is such an early age to go, my Dad is older than that for Christ sake

Might jam the entire Soundgarden discography today and Temple of the Dog

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ArsMoriendi
May 18th 2017
21719 Comments


But he wasn't even a heroin addict like the other dead grunge frontmen...

52 is such an early age to go, my Dad is older than that for Christ sake

Might jam the entire Soundgarden discography today and Temple of the Dog

tresm87
May 18th 2017
3808 Comments


In Detroit. Possible strangulation. I hate to talk about this but it needs to be taken into account that foul play could've been a possibility.

RIP

I'm crushed
One of the greatest singers of all time

Sabrutin
May 18th 2017
4468 Comments


woah what the fuck R.I.P dude shit [2]

Speechless

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VirtualBlaze
May 18th 2017
633 Comments


These last three news article have been such a wild ride. R.I.P.

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Muisc4Life26
May 18th 2017
3452 Comments


Devastated! I listened to a lot of Soundgarden and Audioslave when I was in HS. Going to jam in his honor. RIP

dbizzles
May 18th 2017
10051 Comments


Bummer.

DORBUSCUS
May 18th 2017
57 Comments


I can't believe this. R.I.P. a fucking legend

DORBUSCUS
May 18th 2017
57 Comments


I can't believe this. R.I.P. a fucking legend

NastyCrab
May 18th 2017
674 Comments


fuck this hard. RIP

Flugmorph
May 18th 2017
17280 Comments


thats a very big R.I.P.

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MathMetal09
May 18th 2017
76 Comments


Fuckfuckfuckfuckfuck. RIP

daBomb88
May 18th 2017
73 Comments


Whoa this is out of the blue RIP Chris - a legend indeed.

rockandmetaljunkie
May 18th 2017
6892 Comments


can't believe that man, Cornell looked just fine

this is so depressing

RIP

Epicenter
May 18th 2017
243 Comments


Wait, what the fuck? Are you serious? RIP

xfearbefore
May 18th 2017
1478 Comments


This one has hit me harder than any other musical death in my lifetime. I was too young when Kurt died, still casual in my grunge listening when Layne died, total non surprise when Scott died, and even losing guys like Lemmy and Bowie doesn't hurt like this one because Soundgarden was such a huge influence on me and my musical tastes, and a band I still listened to nearly every day. For the the first time ever from a celebrity/musician death, I actually shed a few tears today and I just feel like garbage. Doubly so if it was a suicide. It makes you feel hopeless if you too suffer from depression or mental illness, like if even he couldn't overcome it, fuck what chance do the rest of us have?

Rest in Peace Chris Cornell.

Someone go attach a 24/7 security detail to Eddie Vedder, he's the only major voice of the grunge era left.

anarchistfish
May 18th 2017
25998 Comments


They're treating it as a possible suicide apparently

ZombieParty
May 18th 2017
466 Comments


r.i.p.

truekebabpower
May 18th 2017
786 Comments


Damn, first Scott Weiland and now this. At least with Scott it was somewhat expected, although just as sad. RIP, a great musician from a great era.

toocool4pos
May 18th 2017
158 Comments


Legend. Dude was sounding as good as he ever did too and touring like crazy. What a loss.

Tunaboy45
May 18th 2017
15521 Comments


I'm terrified of losing Eddie now

FearThyEvil
May 18th 2017
15350 Comments


This really fucking sucks.

LethalPaintball
May 18th 2017
565 Comments


'No one sings like you anymore'

RIP
Cornell was my absolute favorite vocalist, and Soundgarden is my favorite grunge band.
Gonna miss him

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AmericanFlagAsh
May 18th 2017
8656 Comments


Suicide...

cor22222
May 18th 2017
227 Comments


billboard.com gives, he committed suicide by hanging. Cant believe in this

Hellscythe
May 18th 2017
2064 Comments


what the fuck.

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Middle18
May 18th 2017
139 Comments


A black day for grunge. Just Eddie Vedder left out of the main grunge bands now, my least favourite damnit. Chris had arguably the best voice out of them all tho.

ABond
May 18th 2017
251 Comments


"Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell committed suicide by hanging, the Wayne County Medical Examiner has now determined"



BlazinBlitzer
May 18th 2017
415 Comments


Chris was probably my favorite grunge vocalist to come from the 90's. His death came so unexpectedly. R.I.P.

Gonna listen to Say Hello 2 Heaven now.

BlazinBlitzer
May 18th 2017
415 Comments


Slow Internet double post.

ABond
May 18th 2017
251 Comments


"Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell committed suicide by hanging, the Wayne County Medical Examiner has now determined"



Tunaboy45
May 18th 2017
15521 Comments


https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/05/chris-cornells-death-ruled-suicide-by-hanging/

This just makes it worse

EvoHavok
May 18th 2017
7189 Comments


I don't want to believe that... Gah, what an awful day.

Minushuman24
May 18th 2017
1041 Comments


This is too much
sad to see Chris go so soon....

truekebabpower
May 18th 2017
786 Comments


I usually cringe a bit when this stuff happens and everyone is all up in arms about it. But this one hits hard, especially if it was suicide by hanging no less. Their songs have gotten me through some hard times, so it does affect me on a personal level.Really sad to see.

xfearbefore
May 18th 2017
1478 Comments


Yeah officially ruled a suicide by hanging.

I'm just fucking bewildered by this. The only possible thing I can think is he must have been sick, perhaps with something terminal, and wanted to go out on his own terms like the late Robin Williams or Tony Scott. Because this just...doesn't make fucking sense man. He was never known to have big struggles with depression, had given up drugs years ago, this is so much worse because besides the obvious heartbreak over his death it's just so fucking confusing, it doesn't register logically, why Chris why man? If you were hurting that much, man you hid it well dude.

Just a fucking tragedy man.

xfearbefore
May 18th 2017
1478 Comments


Jesus it's pretty fucking surreal listening to "Pretty Noose" while reading that he killed himself by hanging. That's such an amazing song that now has a disturbing undertone to it because of this.

Kalopsia
May 18th 2017
1827 Comments


Pretty Noose
Like Suicide

too many are hard to listen to right now

JayEnder
May 18th 2017
531 Comments


Tragic news... RIP Chris.

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Since
May 18th 2017
60 Comments


One fo the most iconic voices of the 90's. Very sad he had to go that way.
R.I.P nonetheless.

KILL
May 18th 2017
80846 Comments


fuck balls this sucks ass

xfearbefore
May 18th 2017
1478 Comments


I'm so old I actually turned on MTV expecting to see some kind of tribute/special/news bit about him, silly me, their target audience wasn't even alive when Soundgarden was topping the charts.

CrazyDiamond7
May 18th 2017
235 Comments


I was absolutely shocked when I heard this. He seemed perfectly fine and healthy all this time, and just a day before I was gonna see them live at that.

One of the best vocalists in rock. R.I.P. hard.

FullOfSounds
May 18th 2017
15523 Comments


what a fucking shock. big RIP

RichEvans
May 18th 2017
20 Comments


fuck i can't believe he did that right after a show.

Azertherion
May 18th 2017
443 Comments


I don't get it. That's extremely sad.

mete0ra
May 18th 2017
169 Comments


"Fuck 2017"

Don't get me wrong, it's a complete tragedy that Chris died, but overall I don't think 2017 has been anywhere near as bad as 2016 so far. Even though we're not yet halfway through..

tacos N stuff
May 18th 2017
2660 Comments


Wow, really hard RIP right here
Damn


Eons
May 18th 2017
915 Comments


I was just listening to Limo Wreck the other day. I found out about this because a channel on Youtube I was subbed to made a video about it. I did a double take like what the fuck.

RustCohle
May 18th 2017
192 Comments


One of the best singers within the alternative rock scene, really sad to hear this

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Kalopsia
May 18th 2017
1827 Comments


"I'm so old I actually turned on MTV expecting to see some kind of tribute/special/news bit about him"

lol I did the same thing and felt dumb

Davil667
May 18th 2017
2751 Comments


This is so depressing... The fact he committed suicide makes it even sadder. I can't imagine how devastated his family must be. I hope they can muster the strenght to get through this hell.

joesmoe4000
May 18th 2017
580 Comments


R.I.P. Chris Cornell my heart is broken Chris was & is that dude!i find myself crying randomly through out the day, my heart is filled with sorrow.

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Kompys2000
May 18th 2017
733 Comments


The first band I was in was called Superunknown because we were such fans of the album at the time. This just fucking destroys me. Truly an irreplaceable loss. RIP RIP RIP

ZippaThaRippa
May 18th 2017
10210 Comments


Suicide just doesn't seem right. I'm thinking it was like an auto-eroto gone wrong

Friday13th
May 18th 2017
5957 Comments


RIP
Sadly, we shoyld have seen this coming tbh.

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VirtualBlaze
May 18th 2017
633 Comments


No you shouldn't have. There was no warning.

Nicksput
May 19th 2017
1 Comments


I saw DEP post a pic on their IG first thing this morning, didn't even wanna read the post, went straight to typing his name into Google, and his wiki referred to him in the past tense. Shocking, fucking heartbreaking.

One of the best vocalists of all time, seemed like a good dude, hope his family knows how many lives he was able to touch.

bananatossing
May 19th 2017
454 Comments


Just a couple of days ago I was singing to Getaway Car... This news is so devastating to me. Every single project Chris Cornell has ever been involved has played a huge, HUGE part of my life/growth. This man just cannot be replaced. RIP man

Typhoon24
May 19th 2017
1727 Comments


finished all of soundgarden and audioslave today. never thought i'd feel this level of sorrow, it's been too long since I jammed his stuff. insane voice

Dewinged
May 19th 2017
5809 Comments


News say he hung himself. I just can't believe it, especially after watching that live video in Detroit... I don't know man.

Same here Typhoon, been jamming Soundgarden, his solo stuff and Temple of the Dog, what a voice, and what a loss...

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guitarded_chuck
May 19th 2017
13500 Comments


" Sadly, we shoyld have seen this coming tbh."

???

RunOfTheMill
May 19th 2017
3185 Comments


??? [2]

Nagrarok
May 19th 2017
8546 Comments


Came out of nowhere. RIP.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
May 19th 2017
7572 Comments


I couldn't believe it when I read it

RIP

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Riviere
May 19th 2017
967 Comments


Prescription drugs strike again.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/chris-cornells-wife-issues-statement-w483179

Eons
May 19th 2017
915 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgwL14IDDJY
Great tribute performance by Linkin Park. I know most people hated their latest album but that song is actually really good.

Kalopsia
May 19th 2017
1827 Comments


would be neat if Vedder got a group together to make a one-off album in tribute to Chris, much like they did with Andrew Wood.

hasan
May 19th 2017
729 Comments


rest in peace chris bro sound garden god bless i love you

Hellscythe
May 19th 2017
2064 Comments


"would be neat if Vedder got a group together to make a one-off album in tribute to Chris, much like they did with Andrew Wood."

I was thinking about this earlier. Soundgarden were working on a new album when he died, maybe they could finish it with Vedder and release it as a tribute to Chris.

BrandoRayford
May 19th 2017
6 Comments


Very sad, one of the best voices in the history of rock and roll, and had some awesome albums to go along with it. Rest in peace

juiceviaorange
May 19th 2017
536 Comments


Super sad - Soundgarden played a huge role in my musical upbringing. I was a big Audioslave fan too. Horrific news. If you include STP in the pseudo big 5 of grunge, Vedder is the only one left of the lead singers

Spec
May 19th 2017
34767 Comments


there's already conspiracy theories that he was murdered ugh

rockandmetaljunkie
May 19th 2017
6892 Comments


Why would someone want to kill him ? Did he had enemies ?

DeadGuy
May 19th 2017
913 Comments


This shit sucks. I literally saw Soundgarden 2 weeks ago in Atlanta. It just makes it more weird for me knowing that he was probably already planning this when I saw him. Decides to play at one of his favorite places to play in Detroit for the final bang, and then go and kill himself immediately after. Imagine being at that show and then maybe before you even go to sleep that night you find out he is dead.

demon of surveillance
May 19th 2017
917 Comments


my roommates' dad has taken the same drug and said it totally fucked him up and has caused a deterioration in his parents marriage, Chris feeling suicidal after taking more than the recommended dosage doesn't seem implausible

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TheMrAlexK
May 19th 2017
8558 Comments


Yeah it def sounds like those prescription drugs played a big part in all of this.

rockandmetaljunkie
May 20th 2017
6892 Comments


But why would he feel suicidal ?

Davil667
May 20th 2017
2751 Comments


I heard he was hard on benzodiazipines. This sh!t can totally fck you up and can have grave influence on your psyche and behavior. I'm pretty sure this played a huge part in what happened.

Tunaboy45
May 20th 2017
15521 Comments


"there's already conspiracy theories that he was murdered ugh"


Doesn't surprise me with all of the questions people have, how sudden it was and how unlikely it may seem. People are just shocked more than anything I think, and they can't believe he'd actually do it.


Tunaboy45
May 20th 2017
15521 Comments


Just to make that clear I don't think he was murdered or Courtney Love murdered him or whatever. It was likely the antidepressants influencing him but I suppose we'll find out. Just sad to think if he hadn't taken too many he may not have done it. A tragic waste of a life.

Intothepit
May 20th 2017
3404 Comments


Goddammit. I'm not the biggest Audioslave fan, but listen or read the lyrics to "Like a Stone." Almost brings me to tears.

Taoboxer9
May 20th 2017
203 Comments


May he be alive in the super unknown.

Maco097
May 20th 2017
2433 Comments


=(

teamster
May 21st 2017
1907 Comments


Incredulous

Digging: Coldrain - FATELESS

gordodustin
May 22nd 2017
216 Comments


So fucking sad. I rocked out to Soundgarden pretty regularly, even to this day. No one has or will ever sound like Chris. You will truly be missed man. Rest in peace! Thanks for all the great tunes

Stjimmy101
May 31st 2017
68 Comments


He was such a talented man.



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