This coming Thursday, May 17, will mark a year since the death of Chris Cornell, a singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist for rock bands Soundgarden and Audioslave. He died by suicide at the age of 52 after a Soundgarden show in Detroit, and he is greatly missed.
In recent months I have met two musicians who knew Cornell intimately as fellow artists. First was guitarist Tom Morello, who toured Australia in late March with Prophets of Rage, a rap-rock act which also features Morello’s Audioslave band mates in drummer Brad Wilk and bassist Tim Commerford. Before the
Chris Cornell, Melbourne Big Day Out, 2012