From Jimmy Page To Elton John, Shellshocked Rockers Remember Chris Cornell

From Jimmy Page To Elton John, Shellshocked Rockers Remember Chris Cornell | Society Of Rock Videos

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Tributes Pour In For Late Soundgarden, Audioslave Frontman

The world was rocked this morning by news of the death of rock legend Chris Cornell, found dead this morning at the age of 52 after taking his own life. For fans, Cornell’s death comes as a tremendous shock as one of music’s best and brightest was called home – yet another in a seemingly endless stream of legends leaving us too soon. For the music world, however, Cornell’s death marks the end of an era for those who were lucky enough to call him a friend and for those in the rock community who hail the singer-songwriter-musician as a genius who was second to none when it came to getting to the heart of the human condition in all its beauty and ugliness, even if it meant an ending as tragic as the circumstances that gave life to some of his greatest work. 

A fiercely gifted musician who earned the respect of everyone from Jimmy Page and Elton John to Rush and Peter Frampton, here’s a look at what the rock world has had to say about Chris Cornell:



Tom Morello:


Peter Frampton:


Perry Farrell, Jane’s Addiction


Jimmy Page, Led Zeppelin:


Elton John:


Brian May, Queen:


Courtney Love, Hole:

Goodbye darling boy . Please say hi to all my loved ones . I cried for you today . Rip .

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Gavin Rossdale, Bush:

An even further testament to Cornell’s immense talent, several figures from the country music world came out in droves to offer condolences and tribute to the Soundgarden, Audioslave frontman:


LeAnn Rimes:


Jason Isbell:


Jennifer Nettles, Sugarland:


Zac Brown Band:

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