Jared Leto stepped out of his band Thirty Seconds To Mars during the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday (August 27) to deliver a special tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and Soundgarden's Chris Cornell, both of whom committed suicide this year.
Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell and Mike Inez are heading into the eighth year of their “Alice In Chains & Friends Fantasy Football League & Auction” and will honor the memories of Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington.
Given that the Rise Above festival was inspired by the suicide death of Seether frontman Shaun Morgan's brother, it was only appropriate that this year's edition, which took place over the weekend in Bangor, Maine, paid tribute to Linkin Park's Chester Bennington and Soundgarden's Chris Cornell.
Chris Cornell would’ve celebrated his 53rd birthday today (July 20), and frankly, it still feels weird to refer to the singer in the past tense. For a singer that was so present, it’s still difficult to come to grips with the fact that a vocal force that powerful is gone. Considering his talent, influence and…
Chris Cornell's widow Vicky Cornell has given her first interview since his mid-May death, telling People magazine that despite a Detroit medical examiner's ruling of suicide "he didn't want to die. If he was of sound mind, I know he wouldn't have done this...My Chris was happy, loving, caring and warm. This was not a…
Chris Cornell contributed the song “The Promise” to the 2016 film of the same name, which told the history of the Armenian Genocide. In honor of World Refugee Day, an official video for the song has been released featuring the late Cornell.
More than two weeks have passed since Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell's death, and his family -- particularly his wife Vicky -- are still asking questions about what happened in the week hours of May 18 in Detroit.
Over the weekend at Rock on the Range in Columbus, Ohio, I had the chance to ask some of the bands about their thoughts on the death of Chris Cornell. As they get ready to lay him to rest, I thought you'd like to hear what some of your favorite bands had to say. First…
Join the WRIF staff today (Friday 5/26) on-air at 1pm and 6pm as we pay tribute to Chris Cornell. We will share his music, interview clips, stories and memories as we honor his contributions to music and rock n' roll. RIP Chris Cornell.
Part One: Dave and Chuck the Freak talk about Chris Cornell passing away at the age of 52 after playing a show at the Fox Theater last night, a driver that was struck by a huge piece of concrete kicked up on a local highway, a school that is possibly battling a bed bug infestation,…
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.
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.
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!
Back in 1992, the film Singles showcased Seattle's grunge rock scene as the backdrop for director Cameron Crowe's story about single twenty-somethings in the city. Its soundtrack -- which featured songs from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains and others -- will get a 25th anniversary re-release on February 17.