The music world is absolutely stunned with the news that the frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave, rocker Chris Cornell has died at the age of 52 while on tour in Detroit,
According to a statement from his representatives, Cornell’s death was “sudden and unexpected” and the family is asking for privacy as they try and figure out what happened. Cornell was in Detroit to perform with Soundgarden.
Cornell was considered one of the founders of the “grunge” movement.” Chris is survived by his wife, Vicky, as well as their children, daughter Toni, and son Christopher. His daughter, Lillian Jean, is from a previous marriage.
Just hours before Cornell passing, Cornell tweeted (below) that he was excited to be performing there.