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Chris Cornell Dead at 52: Twitter Reaction

The rock work is simply shocked after many woke to the news of the sudden passing of Soundgarden/Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell.  Like fans the world over, many musicians and entertainers took to Twitter to share their grief over the loss of easily one of the most powerful singers in rock history.

Elton John on Twitter

Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @chriscornell. A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man.

Jimmy Page on Twitter

RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed.

Billy Idol on Twitter

Sad 2 hear of Chris Cornell passing..great singer and artist... another blow...RIP

Dave Navarro on Twitter

SO SO stunned to hear about Chris Cornell! Such a terrible and sad loss! Thinking of his family tonight! RIP

LINDA PERRY on Twitter

Woke to terribly sad news, Chris Cornell passed away. A gifted sweet loving soul with a voice as chilling & deep as the ocean. Powerful!

Paul Stanley on Twitter

STUNNED to hear the death of Chris Cornell. Music's loss. Greater still, his family has lost a father&husband. RIP.

Joe Perry on Twitter

Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace.

Butch Walker on Twitter

Chris Cornell. One of the greatest voices in rock n roll history. Helped inspire me to evolve and change musically. I'm so sad. RIP BUDDY..

Glenn Hughes on Twitter

So very very sad that we lost another beautifully gifted human today .. RIP brother #chriscornell??

Mark Tremonti on Twitter

RIP Chris Cornell. Chris was the most influential singer to me as a writer. I just saw him perform days ago. Completely devastated

Elijah Wood on Twitter

Oh man. Sad to hear of the passing of Chris Cornell.

Mike Portnoy ? on Twitter

Wow...this one is shocking. Chris Cornell was one of the benchmark vocalists of our generation...devastating loss. #RIPChrisCornell

Nile Rodgers on Twitter

A mutual friend called me and tells me my bro passed away. #RIPChrisCornell You are a great artist Love to Vicki and fam @nilerodgers