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Chris Cornell RIP

Postby NMB » 18 May 2017, 08:58

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Belle Lettre » 18 May 2017, 09:08

Shit :(
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Fonz » 18 May 2017, 09:10

This is grim.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby The Red Heifer » 18 May 2017, 09:42

Fucking grim alright.

Down On The Upside was one of the first 10 albums I'd bought.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby modharper » 18 May 2017, 10:54

Really sad and shocking news, especially for us '90s kids, whose listening habits were blessed by that wave of great music coming out of Seattle, at just the right time.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby joels344 » 18 May 2017, 10:58

Dang, so young to pass away that suddenly. Seems the cause of
death is currently unknown.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Thang-y » 18 May 2017, 11:17

Bugger, he had a great rock voice. Easy on the eye too.

Perhaps naively I didn't have him down as being .. how can I put this .. the type to be at risk from od'ing. Didn't her about him being ill ...

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Goat Boy » 18 May 2017, 11:20

I loved Superunknown.

Very sad and shocking.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Toby » 18 May 2017, 11:23

Very sad. I didn't like Soundgarden at all, but 52 is too young.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby fire and fueryIre » 18 May 2017, 11:32

Toby wrote:Very sad. I didn't like Soundgarden at all, but 52 is too young.


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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Fireplug » 18 May 2017, 11:52

My favourite rock singer. Huge part of the soundtrack of my life. Saw him live last year and he was better than ever. I'm stunned.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Bent Fabric » 18 May 2017, 13:37

Absolute fucking shame. Undeniable talent.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 18 May 2017, 13:58

What a drag. Poor fucker. Louder Than Love spent quite a bit of time in my tape deck.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Super-Jank » 18 May 2017, 13:59

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Goat Boy » 18 May 2017, 14:07

I know he wasn't that much younger than Prince, say, but this feels closer to my generation than other rock star deaths. After hearing this I thought about my own mortality a little bit.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby fange » 18 May 2017, 14:14

Ah shit. :cry:

I'm really sad to hear about this. The man was only a half-dozen years older than me. Superunknown was a huge part of my life, and still holds a very special place in my heart.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Thang-y » 18 May 2017, 14:40

Apparently, 'In My Time Of Dying' was the last song he sang on stage. That could be me adding 2 + 2 = 7. Grim either way. :(

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby sloopjohnc » 18 May 2017, 14:45

Yeah, terrible. One of the best hard rock voices ever. I've learned a bunch of his songs on guitar. Musically, he's really a great songwriter and pulls off lots of Beatles' tricks in his songs that might not be evident at superficial listening.

Followed Soundgarden and Cornell from the start. I feel bad for his kids and family - he's had problems with drug addiction and depression in the past, but I thought that was past him.
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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Hightea » 18 May 2017, 14:54

RIP Chris. This was a shocker to me this morning. One of my favorite vocalists.
over the past 6 years I've got to see him a number of times (PJ20 (temple of the dog set), Chris solo, Soundgarden and last years Temple of the Dog Tour.
52 is just too young! Chris will be missed.

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Re: Chris Cornell RIP

Postby Very Stable Baron » 18 May 2017, 15:03

I don't really know what to say about Soundgarden. As I said on FB, at the time, they were firm favorites. I bought the records the
Day they came out and, after Louder Than Love,
Never missed a tour. They got better and better on record and live until the time I saw them on tour foe their last record (96ish) when it was clear they weren't having fun. But I don't think there's a band I was more into at the time that I have less an urge to listen to now. I'd rather listen to a Jane's Addiction record now! Nevertheless, it's a stunner that he's gone. What a fucking shame. Thanks for all the good times---they were great times for me. RIP.
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