Chris Cornell


Tributes paid to Chris Cornell on the fifth anniversary of his death

Fresh tributes have been paid to Chris Cornell by Soundgarden, Rage Against The Machine and the late frontman’s wife Vicky Cornell to mark the fifth anniversary of his death. Cornell took his own life on May 18, 2017. He was 52-years-old. Soundgarden penned a moving post to their late...
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Remembering the triumph and tragedy of Chris Cornell, five years after death

During the encore of the Soundgarden show at Detroit’s Fox Theatre on May 17, 2017, Chris Cornell — in all of his grunge-god glory — seemed ready to rock on to the next stop on the tour. But it would prove to be sadly prophetic when, during the band’s final number “Slaves & Bulldozers,” they wove in a bit of Led Zeppelin’s “In My Time of Dying.” In a macabre twist, Cornell was pronounced dead just a few hours after the concert at 1:30 a.m. on May 18. His death, at 52, was ruled a suicide by hanging. Five years after the...
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Chris Cornell and Kim Thayil dissect Soundgarden's masterpiece, Superunknown

During the summer of 1993, Soundgarden were holed up at Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, Washington, working on the follow-up to their semi-successful third album, 1991’s Badmotorfinger. As a teenager, Jeff Kitts began his career in the mid ’80s as editor of an underground heavy metal fanzine in the...

Queen’s Another One Bites The Dust in the style of Chris Cornell is brilliant and uncanny

Five years since the untimely death of Chris Cornell and the world is still reeling from the loss of one of rock's most iconic talents. YouTuber (and prodigious vocal talent in his own right) Anthony Vincent - aka Ten Second Songs - has paid tribute in his own way, with a stunning cover of Queen's Another One Bites The Dust in the style of the late vocalist.

Louder Than Love: Metal Hammer remembers Chris Cornell

It’s not easy to write about the loss of a friend. The funeral has come and gone, and yet somehow it still feels like there’s been some sort of terrible mistake and that by acknowledging it you’ll make it more real. Perhaps it’s just a coping mechanism. Other times it’s all too real. A song comes on the car radio and all of a sudden there’s this numb feeling, the rest of the journey continued in silence.

Chris Cornell: the 15 songs you need to know

A journey through the back catalogue of the great Chris Cornell, from Soundgarden to solo, Audioslave and Temple Of The Dog. "There are a lot of misconceptions as to what it is to be in a successful rock band," Chris Cornell once told Classic Rock. "The reality is just a bunch of normal people playing music for a living. It’s not like you’re suddenly hanging out with a better or more interesting class of people.