Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell, Soundgarden at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on May 17th, 2017. Ken Settle

Chris Cornell, one of the founders of Soundgarden in 1984, died of an apparent suicide on May 17, 2017 after he played a show with Soundgarden. The group, played the Fox Theatre in Detroit before Cornell was found dead on his bathroom floor at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel a few hours after the show.

Chris also played in Temple of the Dog and Audioslave and he had a solo career as well, he was 52 years old. He is buried at Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, CA.

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