Category Archives: Tributes

Jay Z dedicates “Numb/Encore” to Chester Bennington

Posted by on August 20, 2017

In 2004, when they were the respective kings of hip-hop and rap/metal, Jay Z and Linkin Park teamed up for Collision Course, an EP of mash-ups utilizing both acts. “Numb/Encore,” which took “Encore” from Jay Z’s Black Album and “Numb” from Linkin’s Meteora, won a Grammy in 2006. Last night at the England’s V Festival, his first performance […]

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Read Linkin Park’s open letter to Chester Bennington

Posted by on July 24, 2017

The sad passing of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington as a result of suicide has upset anyone with a soul. Whether or not you’re a fan of their music (and let’s be honest, a lot of you were), his death has impacted many, none more than his family. However, the other members of his band […]

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Chris Cornell’s daughter posts heartbreaking tribute to her ‘idol’ dad

Posted by on June 20, 2017

This past Sunday (18) marked the one-month anniversary of the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell. It was also Father’s Day. Last night, Chris Cornell’s 12 year old daughter Toni made a post on his Facebook page that’s a touching tribute to her father. Not only is Toni articulate, but the post humanizes her father. […]

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Eddie Vedder gives emotional speech about Chris Cornell

Posted by on June 7, 2017

When Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder didn’t show up at Chris Cornell’s funeral, there were some that took that as a slight. Of course, everyone grieves in their own way, and the fact that Vedder’s solo European tour kicked off just a few days later could have contributed to his absence. Since the tour started, he’s […]

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Surviving Audioslave members pay tribute to Chris Cornell with “Like a Stone” jam

Posted by on May 30, 2017

Last Friday (26), Chris Cornell was laid to rest as his bandmates, and several musicians were in attendance of the private ceremony in Los Angeles at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. While we are still in the dark waiting for the toxicology report to see if drugs did, in fact, have an impact on Cornell’s suicide, many artists […]

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