Chris Cornell

Death of Chris Cornell

July 20, 1964 - May 18, 2017
Seattle, Washington | Age 52

Soundgarden, Audioslave frontman helped usher in the grunge rock genre…


Chris Cornell, the lead singer for the Seattle grunge group Soundgarden and later Audioslave whose keening vocals helped vault the former band into the stratosphere during the 1980s and 1990s, died early in the morning Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Detroit. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.