Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

Ruben Ruiz
May 19, 2017

The cause of renowned grunge rock singer Chris Cornell's death was suicide, per the medical examiner.

ClickonDetroit is additionally saying police told them he was found with something around his neck, and Fox 2 Detroit is saying "sources tell Fox 2 it could be a possible suicide." Nirvana's Kurt Cobain was found dead in his Seattle home in 1994; his death was ruled a suicide. "They're all young and these guys all had limitless potential in their lives in front of them".

The video shows Cornell jamming out and playing guitar as he sang "Spoonman", a hit single from Soundgarden's 1994 album, "Superunknown".

"Black Hole Sun will live on as a classic, and his is a true legacy of rock and roll".

The breakup wasn't anything unusual, Cornell told CNN in 2012.

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With Audioslave having disbanded in 2007 due to personality conflicts amongst its members, Cornell reunited with Soundgarden in 2010, releasing "King Animal" two years later and continuing to perform across the country.

As the charismatic frontman, Cornell was known for his raw and soulful voice. The band released three albums in six years and also performed at a concert billed as Cuba's first outdoor rock concert by an American band, although some Cuban artists have disputed that claim. The band tweeted Wednesday night a quote from Cornell: "What I look forward to the the camaraderie".

Cornell, along with some of the early-90s' pioneering garage rock outfits, had a singular voice in rock and psychedelia. Thinking of his family tonight!

Grief-stricken Chris Cornell fans left flowers at memorials across Seattle for the musician whose forceful, somber songs helped cement the city's place in rock history.

"I was lucky enough to write and record two songs with him". "It takes on a life of its own, and when you listen to it, it becomes your song".

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