Some sad news to wake up to, but Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell has passed away at age 52 his reps say.
He was playing a show in Detroit just a few hours before, and according to some people at the show Chris ended the show by saying that this was “…their last show”, which left people confused as Soundgarden was in the middle of their current tour.
A few hours after the end of the show, Cornell was found dead in his hotel room of a suicide.
Chris was one of the major grunge rockers of the 1990’s, and in recent years set up the Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation to help children dealing with homelessness, poverty and abuse.
You can see some of the tributes from around the music world here.