Seattleites and Music Legends Mourn Chris Cornell’s Death

By Max Rose

May 18, 2017

Fans, friends and fellow musicians take to Twitter to share their thoughts on the Soundgarden singer.


Following a Wednesday night performance in Detroit, Chris Cornell—frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave—was found dead in his hotel room. Medical examiners have determined the cause of death to be suicide by hanging, the Associated Press reports.

After news of his tragic death spread Thursday morning, fans posted videos of Cornell’s final concert online. Seattleites and musicians everywhere turned to Twitter to share their thoughts and condolences for the 52-year-old, who was an important figure from Seattle’s celebrated grunge era.


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