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.

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 Fanelli
Editor-in-Chief, Guitar World

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums. He now plays in two NYC-area bands.