Chris Cornell of Soundgarden

Ron Elkman USA TODAY Network

Rockers React To Death of Chris Cornell

May 18, 2017

With the music community completely crushed and devastated after the sudden death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, there has since been an outpouring of sadness, grief, and shock from artists mourning the loss of one of rock's greatest voices.

Cornell was found dead in his hotel bathroom after performing with Soundgarden in Detriot on May 17th. His publicist released a statement, saying, “His wife Vicky and family were shocked to learn of his sudden and unexpected passing, and they will be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause. They would like to thank his fans for their continuous love and loyalty and ask that their privacy be respected at this time.”

Truly a loss for all of music.