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Chris Cornell’s Funeral Set for Friday in Los Angeles

Chris Cornell will be laid to rest in Los Angeles on Friday (May 26), according to the Associated Press. A private funeral service…

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” in Honor of Chris Cornell

At his show Saturday night in Auckland, New Zealand, Ryan Adams paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell by covering Soundgarden’s "Black Hole Sun." Adams…
Taylor Berman / May 22, 2017

Watch Live, Bush, and Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell

During first night of the Rock on the Range Festival Friday in Columbus, Ohio, which Soundgarden was slated to headline, several bands paid tribute to…
Taylor Berman / May 20, 2017

Read Tom Morello’s Elegy for Chris Cornell

In the days since Chris Cornell’s death, several notable musicians have paid tribute to the late Soundgarden frontman, including Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington, Megadeth, Heart’s…
Taylor Berman / May 20, 2017

Revisiting Chris Cornell Through His Most Memorable Musical Moments

"I feel bad for the next city," Chris Cornell reportedly shrugged towards the end of Soundgarden’s unusually disjointed performance at Detroit’s Fox Theater…
Ian Cohen / May 19, 2017

25 Years of Talking to Chris Cornell for Spin

Chris Cornell, frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died this week at age 52. Over the last three decades Spin spoke to Cornell again and again—as he…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2017

Good Times, Bad Times: The End of Soundgarden

Chris Cornell, former frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, passed away May 17, 2017 in Detroit at the age of 52. In light of his passing,…
Julia Chaplin / May 19, 2017

Chris Cornell Police Report Details the Hours Before Singer’s Death

The Detroit News has obtained a police report detailing the hours before and after Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell’s death early Thursday morning. According to the report,…
Taylor Berman / May 19, 2017

Chris Cornell’s Rare, Re-Released Poncier EP Predicted Where Grunge Would Go Next

Last month, I was in Seattle for the Pop Conference, held every year at the Museum of Pop Culture. My conference admission included museum access,…
Brad Shoup / May 19, 2017

High Fidel-ity: Tom Morello’s 2006 Audioslave Tour Diary

This feature, a journal by Audioslave's lead guitarist Tom Morello detailing the band's visit and concert in Cuba, originally appeared in the August 2005 issue…
Tom Morello / May 19, 2017

Watch Ann Wilson Cover Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun” on Kimmel

Heart’s Ann Wilson paid tribute to the late Chris Cornell during last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, performing a cover of Soundgarden’s "Black Hole Sun" with…
Taylor Berman / May 19, 2017

Watch Megadeth Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell With Soundgarden’s “Outshined” Cover

At a show last night in Tokyo, Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine paid tribute to Chris Cornell before he and his band launched into a cover of…
Taylor Berman / May 19, 2017

Digging the Garden: Spin’s 1992 Soundgarden Interview

It was 1985. My life sucked. I was 25, barely employed, and suffering for my art. My adopted hometown, Seattle, was…
Jonathan Poneman / May 19, 2017

Superwellknown: The 1996 Soundgarden Down on the Upside Cover Story

It’s the middle of a mid-March afternoon, and Soundgarden singer/guitarist Chris Cornell and I have fallen on gray days. There’s a heaviness to the air…
Mike Rubin / May 19, 2017

Chris Cornell’s Family Disputes Suicide Ruling

This morning, a lawyer representing the family of Chris Cornell released a statement expressing doubt that the former Soundgarden frontman intentionally killed himself, as a…
Taylor Berman / May 19, 2017
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