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Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies

Thursday, May 18, 2017 4:21 AM PT


Chris Cornell, frontman of Soundgarden (in addition to Audioslave and Temple of the Dog), passed away suddenly last night (May 17) following a performance at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Cornell was 52. A statement from his publicist reads as follows:

"His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time."

According to Detroit news outlet, WDIV Local 4, suicide is suspected as Cornell was reportedly "found dead in the bathroom with something around his neck."


33 comments


anonymous
213 days ago
Spoon man couldn't save him on the day he tried to live.

anonymous
213 days ago
"something around his neck."

LOL. dumbass reporters really trying to find an angle. fcking tools.

anonymous
213 days ago
His cross necklace was on his neck like usual.

It was heroin.

anonymous
213 days ago
Im usually the first to make a band/toilet comment4.

But don't be c*nts


RIP maaaaan
What a legend

anonymous
213 days ago
Turnstile should be on this

213 days ago
Just shocking. Suicide? Shitty news. R.i.p.

anonymous
213 days ago
I'll trade Five Finger Death Punch to have Chris Cornel and Layne Staley back.

anonymous
213 days ago
The last song of his set last night was "in my time of dying" and contains the lyrics "in my time of dying, I want nobody to mourn. All I want for you to do is take my body home." RIP to a great artist! I hope he did find peace

anonymous
213 days ago
No matter what age/income bracket depression is still a bitch.

anonymous
213 days ago
"anonymous34 minutes ago
I'll trade Five Finger Death Punch to have Chris Cornel and Layne Staley back."

Whoever has them now isn't gonna make that shitty deal.

213 days ago
Just another victim, kid.

anonymous
213 days ago
Cornell was reportedly "found dead in the bathroom with something around his neck." a gold chain from Lil'Jon and Cornell's Grammy he won awhile back, Death to False "Grunge Artists"

anonymous
213 days ago
He was feeling Outshined

anonymous
213 days ago
He died the same way as his lover Whitney Houston and love child Bobbi Kristina, in the bath tub.

anonymous
213 days ago
Show meeeee how to liveeeeeee

anonymous
213 days ago
I'll trade Fred Durst to have Chris Cornel back.

anonymous
213 days ago
fred durst is dope.

anonymous
213 days ago
thank you Detroit. I'm out!

anonymous
213 days ago
I'm calling it: auto-erotic asphyxiation!!

anonymous
213 days ago
Bummer! I never got to see Soundgarden

anonymous
213 days ago
RIP.

anonymous
213 days ago
Probably over a mosh beef. Fsu should be investagated.

anonymous
213 days ago
He couldn't break his Rusty Cage

anonymous
213 days ago
who in 1990 would of guessed eddie vedder is the last man standing

anonymous
213 days ago
Turnstile will do a SG cover album really soon.

anonymous
213 days ago
lmao sound garden was trash

anonymous
213 days ago
i was gosage to see them on saturday too, this sucks

anonymous
213 days ago
Turnstile doesn't sound anything like SG, what the fck are you guys talking about?

anonymous
213 days ago
lmao sound garden was trash<--- your spelling of Soundgarden is the Garbage Man passing your curbside collection of Family Heirlooms, fruit tard.

anonymous
213 days ago
What Would Turnstile Do?

anonymous
213 days ago
so what's up with Turnstile? they dropping something soon?

anonymous
213 days ago
Dillinger can't seem to catch a break and finish tours.

anonymous
213 days ago
erotic asphyxiation. I'm calling it.