Audioslave and Soundgarden Singer Chris Cornell No More: Died At The Age Of 52

Updated On 18 May, 2017 Published On

The lead singer of American rock band Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell, has died at the age of 52.

The singer reportedly died on Wednesday night in Detroit just an hour after he performed with his band members in Detroit.

Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

In a statement issued to The Associated Press, the death was confirmed to be sudden and unexpected. However, the cause of death is yet to be confirmed. Moreover, Chris family have asked for privacy until the medical examiner determines the cause of death.

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Well, the condolence from people is flooding on Twitter. One of his friend Billy Idol also wrote on twitter to show the heartfelt condolence.


Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Cornell was best known as the lead singer of the two iconic band and for his song "You Know My Name".

As per the report, he was performing with Soundgarden gig last night at Detroit's Fox Theater, as the part of the band's North American headline tour. See the pic from the concert.


Besides, the singer was also scheduled to play at the Us festival Rock the Range in Columbus tonight.