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Chris Cornell’s Family: Prescription Drugs Might Have Influenced His Suicide

The family of Chris Cornell has issued a statement that questions a coroner’s report that he took his own life early Thursday, May 18. According to the report, Cornell's death was a suicide by hanging.“Without the results of toxicology tests, we do not know what was going on with Chris—or if any substances contributed to his demise,” read the family's statement.The family also said Cornell, who... …

Chris Cornell’s Death Being Investigated As a Suicide

A representative for the Detroit Police has told Variety that Chris Cornell's death is being investigated as a suicide, although he emphasized that it's too early to make any conclusions.“At 12 a.m. [local time], we received a 911 call from the MGM Grand Casino Hotel,” the Detroit Police director of media relations told Variety. “It appears as though a family friend was checking up on Cornell... …

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave Frontman, Dead at 52

Singer Chris Cornell, best known for fronting Soundgarden and Audioslave, died Wednesday night, May 17. He was 52.Cornell was in Detroit performing at the Fox Theatre with Soundgarden, which had kicked off a U.S. tour last month.Brian Bumbery, Cornell's representative, called the singer's passing "sudden and unexpected" in a statement to CNN."His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of... …

Tom Morello Talks '90s Alternative and Nu-Metal

When it comes to the electric guitar, Tom Morello has been breaking the rules since his early days with Rage Against the Machine. The axman talks about the Nineties alt-rock revolution and his latest iconoclastic musical projects.   The early Nineties produced many guitar heroes, but perhaps no one had the impact of Tom Morello. As Rage Against the Machine’s axman, Morello displayed not only a... …

Cornell Frees Himself From Audioslave

Chris Cornell made it official this week and released a prepared statement saying that he would never again perform with Audioslave."Due to irresolvable personality conflicts as well as musical differences, I am permanently leaving the band Audioslave," read the statement. "I wish the other three members nothing but the best in all of their future endeavors."Rumors of the band's breakup have... …