Chris Cornell Dead at 52: Elton John and More Celebrities React
Tons of musicians paid tribute to CHRIS CORNELL yesterday. Cornell, a singer and songwriter, was on tour with his band Soundgarden when he died from suicide on Wednesday night, aged 52 from apparant suicied.
Some of the celebs included Courtney Love, Dave Navarro, Gavin Rossdale, Jimmy Page, Elton John, and Chris’ Audioslave bandmate Tom Morello.
No word yet from Soundgarden.
Tom Morello bandmatein Audioslave, also of Rage Against the Machine, led the tributes to Cornell.
I love you, brother. Thank you for your friendship and your humor and your intellect and your singular and unmatched talent. It was a great honor to know you as a friend and as a band mate. I am devastated and deeply saddened that you are gone dear friend but your unbridled rock power, delicate haunting melodies and the memory of your smile are with us forever. Your beautiful voice and beautiful self will always be in my heart. God bless you and your family.
SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP
— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) May 18, 2017
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell 💔condolences to @soundgarden & family. We've lost one of the greats. -MF
— Foster The People (@fosterthepeople) May 18, 2017
Sad 2 hear of Chris Cornell passing..great singer and artist… another blow…RIP
— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) May 18, 2017
Meanwhile, some fans left flowers at Seattle’s “Sound Garden” sculpture, which inspired the band’s name.
Flowers at the Sound Garden.
— Chris Daniels (@ChrisDaniels5) May 18, 2017
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