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Jimmy Page and Other Rockers React to Chris Cornell's Death

Music figures everywhere—from legends to up-and-coming rockers—are mourning the sudden and shocking loss of Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell, who died early this morning (May 18) at age 52, not long after performing with Soundgarden in Detroit.Below, you can get a taste of the tributes that have been flooding social media all morning. We'll be updating this story throughout the... …

Watch Chris Cornell's Final Performance with Soundgarden

As reported earlier today, Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell died last night, May 17, in Detroit, just hours after a Soundgarden show at the Fox Theatre. He was 52, and his death was sudden and a complete shock to friends, family—and the rest of the world.Below, we've provided clips from his final performance. Soundgarden's Fox Theatre set was packed with favorites, including ... …

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... …

The Sublime Acoustic Accompaniment Stylings of Chris Cornell

WIdely regarded as one of the greatest rock singers of all time, Chris Cornell has fronted some of the most unique and successful bands of the modern era, namely Soundgarden and Audioslave.Between (and in some cases, during) those projects, Cornell also penned pieces for film soundtracks (Singles, Great Expectations and Casino Royale, among others) and issued a trio of solo albums, resulting in... …

Chris Cornell Performs “Black Hole Sun” on ‘CBS This Morning’

Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell appeared on CBS This Morning on April 22 and played three songs, including the Soundgarden hit “Black Hole Sun.” Video of his performance—including his solo single “Higher Truth” and “The Promise,” which he composed for the film of the same name—are streaming below.During the interview, Cornell discussed his solo career and side projects for films. His soundtrack... …

Chris Cornell Premieres New Song, "The Promise"

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell has premiered a new song, “The Promise.” You can check out the song—which happens to be the title track of a new film—below.The film, which stars Oscar Isaac, Christian Bale and Charlotte Le Bon, is set during last days of the Ottoman Empire and, more specifically, a horrible event known as the Armenian Genocide."If it's something you or your family members went... …

Soundgarden Announce US Tour Dates

Soundgarden will embark on a U.S. tour this spring with support from the Pretty Reckless and the Dillinger Escape Plan on select dates.The trek will kick off May 3 in Atlanta and conclude May 27 in Pryor, Oklahoma. The full itinerary is listed below, including three festival dates in April.A pre-sale for fans who subscribe to the official websites of Soundgarden and Chris Cornell will start 10... …

Chris Cornell Performs "One" with U2's Music and Metallica's Lyrics

Right off the bat, this one is not new. In fact, it's from 2013. Still, we like it—and you might too. It's a fan-shot clip of Chris Cornell performing "One."Songs titled "One" were huge for U2 and Metallica, even though the bands' respective "One" compositions have very little to do with each other. However, that didn't stop Cornell from blending both songs into "One" song.As Cornell reveals in... …

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