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Soundgarden Won't Tour Without Late Frontman Chris Cornell

Soundgarden won't tour without late frontman Chris Cornell.The 'Black Hole Sun' band's guitarist Kim Thayil has revealed he and the rest of the group - which was also comprised of Matt Cameron and Ben Shepherd...

Whitney Houston Leads Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Whitney Houston and the Notorious B.I.G. have been nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2020.The late soul icon and the legendary rapper both appear on the list for the very...

Soundgarden And Chris Cornell Estate Announce Huge Immersive Concert Screenings

Soundgarden and the Chris Cornell Estate have announced immersive events for the 'Live From the Artists Den' release.The 'Black Hole Sun' group - whose frontman tragically took his own life in May 2017 - has...

Tom Morello Agrees Black Hole Should Be Named After Chris Cornell

Tom Morello ''would be happy'' to add his name to the online petition calling for the recently photographed black hole to be named after his late Audioslave bandmate Chris Cornell.The Prophets of Rage star was...

Brad Pitt Making Chris Cornell Documentary

Brad Pitt is working on a documentary about his late friend Chris Cornell.The 'World War Z' actor and director Peter Berg - who co-own production company Film 45 - have teamed up with the...

Chris Cornell's Wife Leads Star-studded Tribute

Chris Cornell's wife Vicky led a star-studded tribute concert in memory of the late Soundgarden frontman on Wednesday night (16.01.19).The likes of Miley Cyrus, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Jack Black, Brad Pitt and Muse's Matt Bellamy...

Chris Cornell Tribute Concert Featuring Foo Fighters And More

Chris Cornell is set to be honoured with a tribute concert in 2019.Foo Fighters, Metallica and Ryan Adams are amongst the huge names set for the 'I Am The Highway' show in January next year...

Chris Cornell Song Unearthed For New Career-spanning Box Set

A previously unheard Chris Cornell song has been released.The late Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman's widow Vicky is carrying on her late husband's legacy by releasing songs on the new posthumous career-spanning album and box set,...

Alice In Chains Remember Chris Cornell With Moving Soundgarden Covers

With the first anniversary of the tragic death of Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, fellow rockers Alice In Chains decided to pay tribute to the late frontman with two covers performed at Rock On The Range festival...

Corey Taylor Shares Chris Cornell Tribute

Corey Taylor has paid a musical tribute to the late Chris Cornell.The Slipknot rocker took to his Instagram page to share his cover of 'Getaway Car', a track by the late rocker's band Audioslave and...

Amy Lee Saddened By Chester Bennington And Chris Cornell's Deaths

Amy Lee has admitted she struggled with news of both Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell's tragic deaths earlier this year.The Linkin Park front man took his own life aged 41 in July, following the Soundgarden...

Dave Grohl Urges For Mental Health To Be Taken More Seriously

Dave Grohl has urged for mental health to be taken more seriously.The Foo Fighters frontman paid tribute to Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell and Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington - who took their own lives within...

Chris Cornell's Brother Clinging To 'Pain'

Chris Cornell's brother has reconnected to some family members following the ''horror'' of his sibling's death. Peter Cornell has opened up about the passing of the Soundgarden frontman - who hanged himself in his Detroit...

Corey Taylor On Mental Health

Corey Taylor has launched a passionate defence of Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell after they were called ''cowards'' for taking their own lives earlier this year.The Linkin Park frontman hanged himself on what would have...

Chris Cornell's Death Probe Details Released

First responders were unable to administer CPR to Chris Cornell.The Soundgarden frontman was found unresponsive in his room at the MGM Grand Casino Hotel in Detroit in May by his bodyguard, and further details...

Chris Cornell 'Didn't Want To Die'

Chris Cornell's wife insists he ''didn't want to die''.The Soundgarden frontman was found dead in his hotel room hours after finishing a gig in Detroit last month, and though his passing was ruled a suicide...

Dave Navarro Pays Tribute To Chris Cornell

Dave Navarro believes Chris Cornell will go ''down in the history books'' for his ''remarkable'' sound.The Jane's Addiction guitarist has penned a moving piece in tribute to his late friend - who took his own...

Vicky Cornell Doesn't Blame Chris For His Death

Chris Cornell's wife Vicky doesn't blame her husband for taking his own life.The Soundgarden frontman committed suicide earlier this month in his hotel in Detroit and his widow has wrote an open letter as a...

Chris Cornell Cremated In Los Angeles

Chris Cornell was cremated on Tuesday (23.05.17) at a service attended by a very small number of close family and friends.The Soundgarden frontman was tragically found dead in his hotel room in Detroit in the...

U2 Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell During Rose Bowl Gig

U2 dedicated their rendition of 'Running to Stand Still' to the late Chris Cornell at the Rose Bowl in Los Angeles on Saturday (20.05.17).The lead vocalist of Soundgarden and Audioslave passed away on May 18...

Chris Cornell's Funeral Will Be This Week

Chris Cornell's funeral will take place on Friday (26.05.17).The Soundgarden frontman was found dead in his hotel room in Detroit in the early hours of 18 May, and his body was transported back to Los...

The Ten Soundgarden Songs You Need In Your Life

With 2017 comes another painful loss of a great musician. Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell has tragically passed away, leaving behind a grunge legacy that will last for generations to come. Soundgarden was one...

Brad Pitt Devastated By Deaths Of Close Pals Chris Cornell And Brad Grey

Brad Pitt has been ''hit very hard'' by the death of Chris Cornell and Brad Grey.The 'By The Sea' star is said to be devastated following the passing of the Soundgarden frontman and the former...

Nile Rodgers Was Making Music With Chris Cornell

Nile Rodgers was working on music with Chris Cornell before he passed away.The Chic legend has paid tribute to his close friend after learning the 52-year-old rock star had suddenly died on Wednesday (17.05.17), hours...

Chris Cornell Dies Aged 52

Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52.The Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman sadly passed away on Wednesday night (17.05.17), a representative for the rocker has confirmed.His wife Vicky Karayiannis and their children Toni, 12,...

Chris Cornell Remembered: Soundgarden Legend Dies Suddenly In Detroit

There's tragedy for the music industry as it's announced that grunge legend Chris Cornell has passed away suddenly at the age of 52 while on tour this week. The cause of death is yet to...

Chris Cornell Dies Aged 52

Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52.The Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman sadly passed on Wednesday night (17.05.17), a representative for the rocker has confirmed.His wife Vicky Karayiannis and their children Toni, 12, and...

Chris Cornell Dead At 52

Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52.The Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman sadly passed away on Wednesday night (17.05.17), a representative for the rocker has confirmed.A tweet by iHeart Radio's KFI AM 640 FM...

Soundgarden And Pearl Jam Supergroup Temple Of The Dog Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Re-release

A 25th anniversary edition of Seattle supergroup Temple Of The Dog's self-titled debut album has been released today (September 30th 2016). The new collection pays tribute to their 1991 album, which also happens to be...

Temple Of The Dog To Reunite

Temple of the Dog are to reunite to celebrate their 25th anniversary.The Soundgarden and Pearl Jam supergroup was formed in 1990 by Chris Cornell, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, Mike McCready and Matt Cameron and they...

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