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Music PopWrapped | Music

Reactions To Chris Cornell's Sudden Death

Amanda Rico | PopWrapped Author

Amanda Rico

05/18/2017 9:24 am
PopWrapped | Music
Reactions To Chris Cornell's Sudden Death | Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell passed away unexpectedly at the age of 52 following a Soundgarden concert in Detroit on Wednesday evening. The medical examiner confirmed his death as a suicide by hanging.

Known for his impressive vocal range and as one of the greatest voices in rock music, Cornell’s extensive music catalogue leaves a lasting legacy. As news of his death travels, his fellow musicians are sharing tributes to him on social media. 


RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed.

A post shared by Jimmy Page (@jimmypage) on


Shocking news. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Going to crank Badmotorfinger.

A post shared by Scott Ian (@scottianthrax) on



Shocked & saddened by the news of Chris Cornell's passing. RIP.

A post shared by Slash (@slash) on

His death leaves a void in the music world. On a personal note, he was my favorite artist and I was lucky to have seen him in concert multiple times. Cornell wrote Temple of the Dog's "Say Hello 2 Heaven" for Andy Wood and always dedicated it to him when playing it live. Chris, this one’s for you.

This article was updated to include the cause of death and add more reactions.


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