The music world is mourning the loss of Chris Cornell, Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman, who died Wednesday night at age 52.
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Cornell formed Soundgarden in Seattle in 1984, and the band became one of the most influential during the ’90s grunge movement. See the way musicians are honoring the music legend below.
I love you, brother. Thank you for your friendship and your humor and your intellect and your singular and unmatched talent. It was a great honor to know you as a friend and as a band mate. I am devastated and deeply saddened that you are gone dear friend but your unbridled rock power, delicate haunting melodies and the memory of your smile are with us forever. Your beautiful voice and beautiful self will always be in my heart. God bless you and your family.
You’re a prince, you’re a snare, you’re a shadow You’re twilight and star burn and shade You’re a sage, you’re a wound shared, you’re masked You’re a pillar of smoke, you’re a platinum heart You’re a brush fire, you’re caged, you’re free Your vision pierces, you do not see You are pieces strewn on the hillside You’re open armed, you’re armed, you’re true You’re a revealer of visions, you’re the passenger, you’re a never fading scar You’re twilight and star burn and shade You’re the secret veiled, you’re the secret revealed, you’re surrounded no more You’re not there, now you’re always here Youre a handsome groom, a loving father, a haunted stairwell You’re the clear bell ringing, the mountains echo your song Maybe no one has ever known you You are twilight and star burn and shade
Rage Against The Machine
— RageAgainsTheMachine (@RATM) May 18, 2017
SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP
— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017
Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin
RIP Chris Cornell
Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz
— Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017
Joe Trohman, Fall Out Boy
Chris Cornell’s death is so shocking & tragic. Soundgarden, his voice, the songs he wrote, a huge influence on my life. Total disbelief.
— Joe Trohman (@trohman) May 18, 2017
Spencer Chamberlain, Underoath
Cannot believe Chris Cornell passed away…such a huge inspiration to me through out my entire life…heart breaking
— Spencer Chamberlain (@wschamberlain) May 18, 2017
Alex Gaskarth, All Time Low
Rest easy, Chris Cornell. One of the best. Thank you for years and years of great music.
— Alexander William (@AlexAllTimeLow) May 18, 2017
Cam Boucher, Sorority Noise
just saw chris cornell passed away, wow. i owe so much to him from what i’ve learned through audioslave, soundgarden, TOTD.
rest in power.
— Cameron Boucher (@thecamboucher) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell. Chris was the most influential singer to me as a writer. I just saw him perform days ago. Completely devastated
— Mark Tremonti (@MarkTremonti) May 18, 2017
Chris Dudley, Underoath
Maaaaan RIP Chris Cornell. Another gone too soon.
— Chris Dudley (@ChrisUnderoath) May 18, 2017
This album had a huge impact on me. RIP Chris Cornell. Thanks for your art. ❤️ https://t.co/R55fQS1p59
— Big Jesus (@bigassjesus) May 18, 2017
Ronnie Radke, Falling In Reverse
Rest In Peace Chris Cornell you were a legend.
— RonnieRadke (@RonnieRadke) May 18, 2017
Woah, Chris Cornell.
— Foxing (@Foxing) May 18, 2017
Saddened to hear Chris Cornell has passed away. Toured with him he was always a gentlemen to be around. #RIP Grunge pioneer.
— KevinLyman (@KevinLyman) May 18, 2017
RIP. So young. So sad �� pic.twitter.com/61JjmdVFDC
— Best Coast (@BestCoast) May 18, 2017
In total shock that our friend, #ChrisCornell has died. Sending warm positive vibes and prayers to his family, friends and fans!
— Living Colour (@LivingColour) May 18, 2017
Scott Ian, Anthrax