The world has woken up to the shock of another death in the rock industry.
Chris Cornell, the iconic lead singer for Soundgarden and Audioslave, was found dead in his hotel room Wednesday night following his performance with Soundgarden in Detroit.
Representatives for the singer have confirmed the death, calling it ‘sudden and unexpected.’ The Associated Press has reported that medical examiners have confirmed that Cornell killed himself by hanging.
Medical examiner determines Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging in Detroit. https://t.co/NxurFdtTzT
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 18, 2017
— Chris Cornell (@chriscornell) May 18, 2017