Thursday, May 18, 2017

Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell dies at 52


Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell died Wednesday night at the age of 52.

Soundgarden was in Detroit for a performance at the Fox Theatre as part of their current tour. They were scheduled to perform at Rock On The Range in Columbus on Friday.

"His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause," a statement to CNN from his representative Brian Bumbery read. "They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy is respected at this time."