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Chris Cornell Is Dead

Absolutely stunning news overnight as it’s been confirmed that Chris Cornell has died. He was just 52. According to a statement from his representatives, Cornell’s death was “sudden and unexpected” and the family is asking for privacy as they try and figure out what happened. He was in Detroit to perform with Soundgarden. 

The frontman for Soundgarden and Audioslave, Cornell was considered one of the founders of the “grunge” movement.” On tour in Detroit, we’ll update you as information is confirmed.Chris is survived by his wife, Vicky, as well as their children, daughter Toni, and son Christopher. His daughter, Lillian Jean, is from a previous marriage.

Check out Chris Cornell's final performance Wednesday night at the Fox Theatre in Detroit above and some of his other music below.

Source: WXYZ-Detroit