Chris Cornell is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave.
He is also known for his numerous solo works and soundtrack contributions since 1991, and as founder and frontman for Temple of the Dog, the one-off tribute band dedicated to his friend the late Andrew Wood.
Cornell is also known for his role as one of the architects of the 90s grunge movement, for his extensive catalog as a songwriter and for his near 4 octave vocal range as well as his powerful vocal belting technique.
He has released three solo studio albums, Euphoria Morning, Carry On, Scream, and live album Songbook.
Cornell received a Golden Globe nomination for his song "The Keeper" which appeared in the movie Machine Gun Preacher and co-wrote and performed the theme song to the James Bond film Casino Royale, "You Know My Name."
Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington was found dead this morning at his home in L.A. from an apparent suicide at age 41, and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned that his friends and family.. Radar Online Also reported by •FOXNews.com
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The 41-year-old died in a California home. His death is being investigated as a potential suicide.
The Grammy-winning band released.. Newsy Also reported by •FOXNews.com •Mashable •Entertainment Tonight
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Photos of Chris Cornell's suicide scene have been released to the public, showing the Detroit hotel room where the Soundgarden frontman spent his last few hours alive before allegedly hanging himself. Newsmax