In death, it’s easy to elevate an entertainer’s talent or importance. (Grief and shock lend itself easily to that.) But in the case of Chris Cornell, even before his shocking death today (May 18), he was already considered one of the greatest voices in rock history.
Chester Bennington turns 41 today (March 20th,) and if there's one thing that sets the Linkin Park frontman apart from other lead singers, it's his powerful scream. In honor of his birthday, we're looking at Bennington and other awesome screams in rock. Enjoy!
There were a lot of protests over the weekend, but the loudest -- and, for rock fans, most satisfying -- was probably Audioslave's reunion on Friday (January 20) at the Anti-Inaugural Ball in Los Angeles.