He was 69 years old.
Following a “short but brave battle with cancer.”
“Maybe no one has ever known you,” it reads. “You are twilight and star burn and shade.”
Family of Chris Cornell disputes medical examiner’s ruling that the singer intentionally killed himself
“If Chris took his life, he did not know what he was doing, and that drugs or other substances may have affected his actions.”
In the hours since the singer’s passing, dozens of fans have descended on the Seattle arts sculpture from which the band takes its name.
In his final live performance, Chris Cornell interwove Led Zeppelin’s “In My Time of Dying” with “Slaves & Bulldozers” — watch
The haunting performance took place during Soundgarden’s concert in Detroit, hours before the singer’s death.
Police reportedly found Cornell unresponsive in a bathroom with something around his neck.
The 52-year-old singer’s death was described as “sudden and unexpected.”
Known for his roles in Deadwood, Tombstone, and Sin City.
The horrific incident was broadcast live on Facebook.
Known for his roles in Twin Peaks, From Dusk Till Dawn, and Kill Bill.
The elder statesman of jam band music was known as much for his far-out philosophies on music and life.