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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He is also known for his numerous solo works and soundtrack contributions since 1991, and as founder and frontman for Temple of the Dog, the one-off tribute band dedicated to his friend the late Andrew Wood. Cornell is also known for his role as one of the architects of the 90s grunge movement, for his extensive catalog as a songwriter and for his near 4 octave vocal range as well as his powerful vocal belting technique. He has released three ... more on Wikipedia

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Chris Cornell’s 12 Most Amazing Vocal Performances 246 votes Chris Cornell, one of rock's most iconic vocalists, took his own life on May 18th, 2017 in his hotel room in Detroit followi...

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