Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead at 41

In devastating news coming out of America this morning, Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide in Los Angeles. The 41-year old singer was reportedly found hanged inside his Palos Verdes Estates home just before 9am local time on Thursday. He leaves six children, and his wife, Talinda. The news comes on what would have been Chris Cornell‘s 53rd birthday. Cornell, a friend of Bennington’s, … Continue reading Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dead at 41

Audioslave Members Perform Emotional Tribute To Cornell

The surviving members of Audioslave, Tom Morello, Tim Commerford and Brad Wilk have performed an emotional tribute to fallen comrade Chris Cornell for the second time this week. The guys recruited System of a Down‘s Serj Tankian to perform vocals for Like A Stone at the Prophets of Rage set at Rock im Park Festival. When the band took to the stage in Berlin last … Continue reading Audioslave Members Perform Emotional Tribute To Cornell

Prepare To Cry 1,000 Tears Over This Tribute To Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell has been laid to rest, but his widow Vicky posted a tribute to her late husband today that has us crying all over again. She posted the following to his Facebook page: “I met you on a starry Paris night at Hotel Plaza Athenee after we were called to arrange Audioslave’s under the radar after show party for the following night. I remember … Continue reading Prepare To Cry 1,000 Tears Over This Tribute To Chris Cornell

Update: Preliminary Autopsy Rules Suicide, Fans Say ‘Something Wasn’t Right’ at Cornell’s Last Show

With the world still coming to terms today with the shocking loss of Chris Cornell, preliminary autopsy results confirm his death was suicide by hanging. The Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office said it completed the preliminary autopsy on the 52-year-old, but “a full autopsy report has not yet been completed”. He was allegedly found unresponsive in the bathroom of his hotel room at the MGM … Continue reading Update: Preliminary Autopsy Rules Suicide, Fans Say ‘Something Wasn’t Right’ at Cornell’s Last Show

Rocker Chris Cornell Dead At 52

Sad news for Audioslave and Soundgarden fans today, with news out of the US that singer Chris Cornell has passed away. In a statement to The Associated Press, rep Brian Bumbery said the 52-year old rocker passed away “suddenly and unexpectedly” in Detroit. The statement said the family would be working closely with the medical examiner to determine the cause and asked for privacy. Cornell … Continue reading Rocker Chris Cornell Dead At 52