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Watch Guns N' Roses Cover 'Black Hole Sun' for Chris Cornell

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Over the weekend, Guns N' Roses kicked off the latest leg of their Not in This Lifetime Tour in Slane, Ireland.

During the show, they performed Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun" as a tribute to Chris Cornell, who committed suicide May 18. You can check out the performance below via two fan-filmed clips.

Cornell's body was cremated May 23 and laid to rest May 26 at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Los Angeles. Attendees and speakers at the ceremony included Kim Thayil, Tom Morello and Matt Cameron, along with James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Dave Grohl, Brad Pitt, Christian Bale, James Franco, Pharrell and Josh Brolin.

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Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.