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Representative: Rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52

Representative: Rocker Chris Cornell has died at age 52

Detroit Police said Cornell's death is being investigated as a possible suicide.

Woody says Cornell died at the MGM Grand Detroit hotel.

KEXP, Seattle's popular independent radio station, paid tribute to Cornell all day. Cornell's 2015 cover of Prince's ' Nothing Compares 2 U' is going viral in the wake of his death, as a devastating reminder of the range and beauty of his voice. If you were in high school in the 90s, as I was, you probably owned Superunkown because it was one of the best CDs of the era.

"I don't even know what to say".

"It was a pretty dark album lyrically and pretty depressing, and I was going through a really hard time in my life - my band wasn't together anymore, my marriage was falling apart and I was dealing with it by drinking way too much, and that has its own problems, particularly with depression", he said.

In a statement to The Associated Press, Cornell's representative Brian Bumbery called the death "sudden and unexpected" and said his wife and family were shocked by it. The band had reunited in 2010 after years on hiatus.

Cornell was roommates with Andrew Wood, lead singer of the Mother Love Bone, who died of a heroin overdose in 1990. He was the lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave.

Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains were other bands to come out of the Northwestern grunge-rock scene at about the same time. "There are also parts of it that are very celebratory".


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