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Soundgarden members to perform for the first time together since Chris Cornell’s passing

Posted by on April 18, 2018

It’s difficult to believe almost a year has passed since Chris Cornell took his own life last May. Since then, we’ve heard countless heartfelt tributes from artists of different genres. What we haven’t heard or seen, however, was members from Soundgarden performing together However, that’s allegedly about to change.  According to The Pulse of Radio, […]

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Listen to Chris Cornell’s cover of Johnny Cash’s “You Never Knew My Mind”

Posted by on February 26, 2018

Prior to Chris Cornell’s sudden passing last May, the Soundgarden vocalist contributed to a collection of Johnny Cash’s unrecorded poetry, lyrics, and letters. The recording was for a collaborative album entitled Johnny Cash: Forever Words, which will be released on April 6th via Legacy Recordings. Today (26th),  Cornell’s recording to Cash’s “You Never Knew My […]

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Chris Cornell’s widow talks about his addiction

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Today on Good Morning America, Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky made her first appearance on TV since her husband committed suicide last year. She spoke about his addiction, stating that there’s no way he would have killed himself had he not been on prescription drugs. While he’d battled prescription drugs and alcohol in the past, he’d been […]

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Metal Insider’s 11 most shocking moments of 2017

Posted by on December 20, 2017

For a while now, we’ve been recapping the year in metal by looking at some of the most surprising, sad, ridiculous or generally WTF moments that have taken place over the prior 12 months. With things like Tim Lambesis’ and Randy Blythe’s brushes with the law, Baroness’ near-fatal bus crash and Lostprophets Ian Watkins being […]

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Chris Cornell to be honored with human rights hero award

Posted by on September 19, 2017

On September 24th, Vicky Cornell will receive a human rights award from LA Chefs for Human Rights at a fundraising dinner. His award will be for “The Promise,” the song he wrote for the film of the same name about the Armenian Genocide. You can read more about that here.

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Chris Cornell’s brother blasts conspiracy theories, wanting to know when “enough is enough”

Posted by on August 30, 2017

There are countless conspiracy theories out there and the Telegraph recently shared a top thirty list of them. Metal Insider’s own Dan Rodriguez’ post about Andrew WK potentially being more than one person is a perennial traffic-grabber for the site. While some of these theories are a bit extreme, there are a few that have […]

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Chris Cornell’s widow invites fans to share tributes; Chester Bennington’s ex-wife explodes on social media

Posted by on August 24, 2017

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance are the five stages of grief. People drift into a dark place after losing a loved one along with moods changing faster than strobe lights at a Meshuggah show. Chris Cornell’s widow, Vicky has found strength during this time by outpouring love and tributes from fans across the world. […]

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Chris Cornell’s family commissions memorial statue

Posted by on August 10, 2017

It has been nearly three months since the passing of Chris Cornell and while his music will live on for generations to come, the singer’s widow, Vicky Cornell, has plans for a memorial devoted to his life and career. She is preserving his legacy by hiring the sculptor, Wayne Toth – who created the statue […]

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Watch Chris Cornell’s daughter sing “Hallelujah” in honor of her dad; Chester Bennington

Posted by on August 4, 2017

Chris Cornell’s 12-year-old daughter Toni should be considered as one of the bravest and toughest kids out there. Within two months, she has lost both her father and godfather Chester Bennington. It’s difficult to imagine the tremendous pain that she’s going through. However, this morning she honored them both on live television. Toni went on […]

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Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard share special birthday message to the late Chris Cornell

Posted by on July 21, 2017

Yesterday (20), would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday and, tragically on the same day, Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington committed suicide. The music world faced a huge loss and different emotions continue to surface. Earlier yesterday, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard wrote a heartfelt message wishing Cornell a happy birthday and shared it on the […]

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