Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell (52) died

Soundgarden and Audioslave singer Chris Cornell (52) died

Chris Cornell is Wednesday night (American time) passed away. The musician (Black Hole Sun) is 52 years old.

That report international media on the basis of the management.

Cornell was world famous as singer of the American rock Soundgarden and later on played in the band Audioslave.


According to news agency AP would be the management of the death of Cornell ‘suddenly and unexpectedly’ have called. The family and the family of Cornell working with the coroner to discuss the cause of death to find out.

Cornell was also active in the band Temple of the Dog, together with, among others, Eddie Vedder and Jeff Ament.


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Cornell founded in 1984, the band Soundgarden, along with guitarist Kim Thayil and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. The band received a Grammy for their album Superunknown from 1994. This album is also their most famous track Black Hole Sun.

The band started in 1997 from each other, but came thirteen years later, together again. In 2012, King Animal, the latest album of the band.

Between 2001 and 2007 was Cornell with members of Rage Against the Machine the successful band Audioslave. The band released three albums and received three Grammy nominations.


Soundgarden – Black Hole Sun

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