Chris Cornell's last Performance R.I.P. Update 5/19/17


May 19, 2017

Update 5:47pm (5/19) :

- Imagine Dragons will honor Chris Cornell during the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. Click here

- Ann Wilson / Heart honors Chris Cornell on the Jimmy Kimmel Live Show. Click here

- Reports out of the Police report details of Chris Cornell's final hours Click here

- Chris Cornell's Wife released a statement part of it.. "When we spoke after the show, I noticed he was slurring his words; he was different. When he told me he may have taken an extra Ativan or two, I contacted security and asked that they check on him," she continued. "What happened is inexplicable and I am hopeful that further medical reports will provide additional details. I know that he loved our children and he would not hurt them by intentionally taking his own life."  More here.

- Reports say Chris Cornell killed himself with an exercise band that is typically used for rock climbing . Click here


Update 7:43 pm (5/18): 10 Chris Cornell Moments  This includes a performance w/ his daughter Toni. 

Update 1:36pm (5/18) : Chris's wife Vicky said "Chris was NOT in any way, shape or form in a suicidal state. She doubled down and said there were no signs he was at all depressed." more here. 

Update 1pm (5/18) : CHRIS CORNELL Cause of Death Ruled SUICIDE BY HANGING "This according to the Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office. Chris Cornell's body was discovered in a Detroit hotel room following a concert. A full autopsy report, including toxicology results has not yet been completed."
more here

So sad.. 
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 Chris Cornell, Grammy winning Rocker, the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, Temple of the Dog has passed away at the age of 52. He performed w/ Soundgarden last night at the Fox Theatre in Detriot hours before his 'unexpected and sudden' death. Chris and his wife Vicky were married for 13 years having two children together: Toni (12) and Christopher (11).  Before Chris was married to Vicky, he was married to  Soundgarden manager Susan Silver in 1990, and they had a daughter, Lillian Jean Cornell (16). They divorced in 2004.  More here.

"In my time of dying, I want nobody to mourn... All I want for you to do is take my body home.." These lines start the Led Zeppelin song 'In My Time of Dying'. The last song Chris Cornell sang on stage dying a few hours later. More here.. 

The Detroit Police Investigating Chris Cornell Death as 'Possible Suicide'-"...officers received a 911 call at midnight from an unnamed person at the MGM Grand Casino in downtown Detroit requesting assistance. ..."When the units arrived they were met by a gentleman who indicated that Chris Cornell had been found in his room," Woody said. "When officers went to the room they found Chris Cornell laying in his bathroom, unresponsive and he had passed away. We are investigating it as a possible suicide but we need to wait on the medical examiner to determine the cause and manner of death." (Billboard) 
Update at 1pm Suicide by Hanging 

Chris's recent tweets... 
Wednesday 7:06 PM - 17 May 2017
#Detroit finally back to Rock City!!!! @soundgarden #nomorebullshit

Monday   7:57 PM - 15 May 2017
Much thanks to Kansas City Mo and all of our friends there for blowing it up! @soundgarden 2017

Sunday 3:22 PM - 14 May 2017
Happy Mother's Day to my mom @ToniKaras you thank for giving me the love of my life...3
Sunday 12:29 PM - 14 May 2017
To my @vickycornell you are an angel and a lioness. The perfect mother and the perfect wife. I love you! Happy #MothersDay20171

Musicians React to Chris's passing   Chris talks to the last crowd who saw him perform live in Detriot!  10 Chris Cornell Moments (it includes a performance w/ his daughter Toni)

Chris w/ Soundgarden final performance of several videos that can be found here. Here's one of them. This and many other  Soundgarden Ear Candy kept me awake during the weekend overnight hours when I first started in radio at Z-92 in Omaha, NE. Chris / Soundgarden were always CRANKED UP in the studio!!!  #RIPChrisCornell (Heather Rivera)