Seattle station KIRO 7 News reported that Late Thursday night (August 20), the beloved statue of local and music legend Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of The Dog, solo) was vandalized. It was painted white. Cornell died on May 18th 2017. Chris Cornell’s widow Vicky released a statement via the late singer’s social media. She wrote: “My children and I are heartbroken to learn of the vandalization of Chris’s statue at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle. The statue is not only a work of art but a tribute to Chris, his incomparable musical legacy and everything that he stood for. It represents Chris, who is beloved not only in Seattle, but worldwide.
Legendary Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog, and solo artist Chris Cornell would have turned 56 today. His estate has released his previously unreleased cover of Guns N Roses’ “Patience”. Cornell had covered the song live in the past, but the recording was produced by Brendan O’Brien and was reportedly completed only a few months before Chris died in 2017. The track comes with an official video as well.
Even though three years have passed, we still miss the voice and spirit of Chris Cornell, who passed away three years ago. The tributes continue pouring in and his widow Vicky continues raising public awareness for mental health and suicide prevention causes. There has rarely been a talent like Chris in the music world, with both solo success, and acclaim with three different bands such as Soundgarden, Audioslave,Temple of the Dog, and his immense solo catalog. If you are having mental health and emotional issues, know that you are loved and valued. Please, don’t be afraid to seek help.Continue reading →
Vocal teacher, YouTuber, and Podcaster Beth Roars is back with another vocal critique video. Watch as she breaks down the singing on the 1990s classic song ‘Hunger Strike’ by supergroup Temple of The Dog. The track features performances from two vocal icons: Chris Cornell of Soundgarden and Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. Watch the clip now! Continue reading →
Vocal teacher,YouTuber, and PodcasterBeth Roars is the originator of awesome videos breaking down the singing technique on scores of popular and underground artists from all genres. Watch her breakdown Chris Cornell’s iconic vocal lines on Temple of The Dog’s classic’Say Hello To Heaven’. Continue reading →
Two years ago Chris Cornell passed away leaving a huge loss in the world. The legacy he left behind with bands like Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave, as well as his chart-topping solo career will never be dimmed. Tributes to Cornell are ever present with a statue unveiled this year, his wife Vicky raising public awareness for mental health and suicide prevention causes wit ha foundation and a documentary in the works. We will miss and mourn him forever. Check out some Cornell greatest hitsContinue reading →
According to Film Industry news sour Variety, a long-discussed documentary film about the life of Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog) is in development. The film will be produced by Cornell’s widow, Vicky, along with Brad Pitt and Peter Berg’s Film 45 production company. Berg (Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon) will direct. Both Pitt and Berg were personal friends of Cornell ‘s. Last month saw a tribute concert for charity for Cornell which saw superstars of rock, metal and pop perform Cornell classics, as well as a reunion of Soundgarden, Audioslave, and Temple of the Dog. Cornell committed suicide in 2017. Continue reading →
Last night in Los Angeles, the Tribute To Chris Cornell concert was a celebration of life and music. From Metallica, The Foo Fighters and Melvins, to all-star versions of Cornell led groups Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog and Audioslave and even his solo career, it was a night and a show to remember. We have fan-filmed footage and the full setlists of guests below. Continue reading →
Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of The Dog, and award-winning solo artist will have a biography published in 2020, by author and Rolling Stone and Billboard writer Corbin Reiff. Reiff made the announcement via Twitter. So far Reiff mentioned in his tweets that he has interviewed legendary Seattle producer Jack Endino, and Seattle music critic Dawn Anderson, the first person to ever review the band’s music back in 1986. Cornell, who committed suicide in 2017 at age 52, leaving in a devastating loss in the music world, so any details about his life from an official source would shed some light on his life and be a balm to his legions of fans. Continue reading →
The Foo Fighters, Metallica alongside members of Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple Of The Dog, and RyanAdams will participate to honor the memory of Chris Cornell with a tribute concert. “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” will be hosted by late-night TV host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel as and will feature other surprise guests. Proceeds from the show will benefit the Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation (EBMRF). Tickets for “I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell” go on sale to the general public this Friday, November 16 at 10 a.m. PST. We will see the release of new Chris Cornell music this week in the form of a new boxed set/compilation. Continue reading →