Chris Cornell went out. The singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave died on Wednesday night, announced his agent. He was 52 years old.
He and his band Soundgarden were one of the grunge scenes alongside members of Nirvana, Pearl Jam or Alice in Chains, nicknamed the Big Four of Seattle. The singer Chris Cornell died at the age of 52, announced his agent at the Associated Press agency . It was in Detroit, Michigan, where he stopped as part of his tour, that he died. A disappearance “sudden and unexpected” for his wife and relatives who want an autopsy to determine the exact causes of his death.
Chris Cornell created Soundgarden in 1984 with guitarist Kim Tayil and bassist Hiro Yamamoto. But it’s ten years later they know their real success with the album Superunknown including the singles Black Hole Sun and Spoonman respectively receive the Grammy for best hard rock performance and best performance of metal in 1995. The Black Hole Sun clip will also be awarded with a MTV Video Music Award in the Best Hard Rock Video category. Two years later, the group separated. He then began a solo career before joining the musicians of Audioslave in 2001. A collaboration that lasted six years. In 2006, He signs the entrance song of Casino Royale , the very first James Bond interpreted by Daniel Craig , You know my name . He then reformed Soundgarden, with whom he was on tour at the time of his death.
Chris Cornell was married to Susan Silver, manager of Soundgarden and Audioslave in particular, with whom he had a daughter, Lillian Jean. Divorced, he married in second wedding a press attaché of Greek origin Vicky Karayiannis. Together they had two children, a 12-year-old daughter named Toni and a 11-year-old boy, Christopher.