CHRIS CORNELL OF SOUNDGARDEN AND AUDIOSLAVE PASSES AWAY AT AGE 52
The music world woke up to shocking news upon hearing that Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell had passed away. This happened following the bands show in Detroit last night. His body was found in his hotel room bathroom around midnight. The cause of death is still unknown.
Soundgarden released their first single on Sub Pop back in 1987, “Hunted Down” b/w “Nothing To Say,” . This was later followed a few years later with Badmotorfinger. The band continued touring and Chris continued working on outside projects Mother Love Bone, Audioslave and his most recent solo album released in 2015.
Here are a few of the highlights from his career with and without Soundgarden: