Leading man of Soundgarden and Audioslave, Chris Cornell, died late Wednesday night (12am). Cornell, only 52, was on tour in Detroit and had completed a set earlier that evening.
A grunge advocate of 1990s, Cornell is known for hits “Black Hole Sun”, “You Know My Name” and “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart”. His passing was unexpected and is currently being investigated as a suicide.[Variety | NY Times | CNN]